Meg O'Connor is a reporting fellow for Miami New Times. She just moved to Miami from New York after getting her master's degree in investigative journalism at Columbia University. She previously worked for CNN's Investigative Unit.
2 days ago | News
The case of a 19-year-old allegedly assaulted by a Miami Police officer in some ways mirrors that of Christine Blasey Ford, the research psychologist who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted sexual assault.
3 days ago | News
At the end of July, the Florida Department of Transportation closed two westbound lanes on the MacArthur Causeway, kicking off a two-year, $12.9 million rehabilitation project on one of the two main links between Miami and Miami Beach. The repairs...
4 days ago | Politics
For the past ten years, Rhyelle, a 72-year-old Sarasota County resident, hasn't been able to cast a ballot. He is one of the roughly 1.5 million Floridians who lost their right to vote because, in 2008, he was convicted of a felony for growing mar...
10 days ago | News
For about a year, homeless people in Miami Beach who didn't want to sleep in the city's shelters had another safe option: a lawn outside city hall. But that didn't last long. After complaints, the city erected a fence a year and a half ago to keep...
12 days ago | Police
Chief Colina is going a step further than any other police department in Miami-Dade with his department's citation program: he is removing officer discretion for the first two violations, meaning all officers must issue a citation the first and se...
12 days ago | News
On a hot summer evening aboard a cruise ship in Naples, Italy, Amy Tong began to feel ill. She told her husband, Jerry Ho, that she was having trouble breathing. He immediately contacted the ship's medical office, but it was closed. Despite Ho's a...