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.
8 days ago | Broward News
Fort Lauderdale joins about 250 other cities, counties, and states that have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors for igniting the opioid crisis. Earlier this year, in April, Miami filed a civil lawsuit against Purdue Pharm...
21 days ago | Broward News
Police response to the Parkland school shooting that left 17 students and teachers dead and 17 others injured has been under scrutiny in the nine months since the tragedy took place. Today a Broward Sheriff's Office sergeant was placed on administ...
1 month ago | Election
Congressman Ron DeSantis won the Florida governor's race tonight with 49.9 percent of the vote with 99 percent counted, defeating his progressive opponent, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, in one of the mostly closely watched races in the nation. ...
2 months ago | Music News
While imprisoned on domestic abuse charges, XXXTentacion made hundreds of phone calls from jail, which were recorded and held as evidence against him by the State Attorney's Office. In one of the recordings, Onfroy repeatedly demands his friend as...
2 months ago | Crime
In 2014, Florida lawmakers reversed their stance on mandatory minimum sentences for opioid offenses, but that means little for the thousands of Floridians like Powell who were sentenced before the law changed. If Amendment 11 passes, changes the F...
2 months ago | Politics
The Florida Commission on Ethics today released a trove of documents that darkens the cloud that has hung over Andrew Gillum's gubernatorial campaign for months. They show an undercover FBI agent gave the Tallahassee mayor tickets to see the block...