Tim Elfrink is an investigative reporter and the managing editor of Miami New Times. He's won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
3 months ago | Crime
Rayan Rodriguez just wanted to play a few rounds of dominoes in Máximo Gómez Park — better known as Calle Ocho's famous Domino Park — where tourists line up all day to snap photos of viejitos slapping tiles down on the park's tables. But instead o...
3 months ago | Police
A few seconds after storming into a flea market parking lot with a handgun, firing that gun into the same car where her kid was sitting, and then grabbing her son and speeding away, the woman with bright green hair suddenly realizes she perhaps sh...
3 months ago | Environmental
After months of watching a wrenching natural catastrophe unfolding in slow motion across Florida's Gulf Coast and hoping against hope it wouldn't move to the Atlantic, Miami's dreaded day has come at last: Red tide is here.
4 months ago | Media Watch
For the past two decades, Pastor Rick Wiles has built a career on the far fringes of the evangelical movement by railing against Jews, gays, and immigrants in language so over-the-top it would make Pat Buchanan blush. Wiles blamed Hurricane Harvey...
4 months ago | Politics
Maurice Symonette has become a political celebrity thanks to Donald Trump's staff, which has repeatedly given the ex-member of Miami's deadly Yahweh ben Yahweh cult prime seats behind the president at nationally televised rallies to show off his "...
4 months ago | Police
If you've ever played soccer in Miami, you've seen it happen dozens of times: Someone makes a hard tackle or calls a borderline foul. Suddenly, the testosterone flows like cafecitos from a ventanita. Sweaty faces are pushed together. Someone screa...