Tim Elfrink is an award-winning investigative reporter, the managing editor of the Miami New Times and the co-author of "Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era." Since 2008, he's written in-depth pieces on police corruption, fatal shootings and social justice issues across South Florida. He's won the George Polk Award and has been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.
14 days ago | Crime
Ever since the Parkland massacre, the Broward School Board and superintendent Robert Runcie have insisted that the school system did everything possible to help Cruz, who'd been a known violent threat for years. And yet the school board has also f...
26 days ago | Crime
Moments before a rented Dodge Journey swerved in front of chart-topping musician XXXTentacion's BMW outside a Riveria Beach motorcycle shop June 18 and two men pumped the 20-year-old full of bullets, surveillance cameras inside the dealership capt...
2 months ago | Broward News
Two years later, the stark facts of Gregory Frazier's death are still startling. Frazier was eating a chicken dinner in his Pompano Beach backyard September 9, 2016, when two Broward County Sheriff's deputies stormed in with guns drawn. It was 10 ...
6 months ago | Crime
Everyone knew Nikolas Cruz was deeply disturbed. He'd been in and out of mental health treatment. He'd been kicked out of school. His Instagram page was full of photos of dead animals and weapons. He was so frightening to teachers that he'd been b...
6 months ago | Politics
Marco Rubio was still in his first year as a senator when a madman with an assault rifle murdered 20 schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary. After the Miami Herald pressed him for a response, he said he hoped to "take a break fro...
7 months ago | Broward News
"This is new?" a worried passenger asks while she films U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stalking the aisle of a Greyhound bus in Fort Lauderdale and demanding proof of citizenship from the riders. Moments later, the agents arrest a...