Jessica Lipscomb is news editor of Miami New Times and an enthusiastic Florida Woman. Born and raised in Orlando, she has been a finalist for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.
1 month ago | Broward News
Overnight, Hurricane Dorian has barely moved as it continues its assault on the Bahamas. Today the U.S. Coast Guard announced it will begin search-and-rescue missions in the Abacos. After confirming at least five dead so far, Bahamian officials re...
2 months ago | Severe Weather
We've all been there: You get to Publix after a long shift at work, days before a hurricane is projected to mess up your entire weekend. The shelves are picked clean, with just a few lone bottles of Topo Chico and a single can of tuna left for gra...
2 months ago | Crime
Every summer, people of the Jewish faith commemorate the day of Tisha B'Av by fasting and mourning. The date memorializes the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem centuries ago. In modern times, Tisha B'Av has become an annual ...
3 months ago | Marijuana
For years, Floridians have watched from the sidelines as states such as Colorado, California, and even Michigan have legalized recreational marijuana. But with activists pushing to get recreational weed on the 2020 ballot in Florida, the possibili...
3 months ago | Broward News
Nearly two months into the 2019 hurricane season, only two named storms have emerged: Subtropical Storm Andrea and Tropical Storm Barry. Today a smaller, unnamed weather system is moving along the coast of Florida.
3 months ago | Animal Planet
If you've lived in Florida long enough, you know neon-green iguanas are just part of the scenery — no different from an anti-abortion billboard or an O.J. Simpson sighting. But green iguanas are actually an invasive species. Earlier this month, st...