Jerry Iannelli is Miami New Times’ daily-news reporter. He graduated with honors from Temple University. He then earned his master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. He moved to South Florida in 2015.
4 hours ago | Health
While tens of thousands of Floridians were without electricity or internet this week, Senate Republicans were busy devising new and ingenious ways to strip health care from millions of people. Now that most Floridians have cell-phone service again...
11 hours ago | Politics
North Miami state Sen. Daphne Campbell has been ensnared in a remarkable series of corruption scandals throughout her career. But even for Campbell, her response to Hurricane Irma was nothing short of jaw-dropping. This past Saturday night, Campbe...
1 day ago | News
Florida Power and Light, Miami's regulated electricity monopoly, has been collecting extra fees from its customers (everyone in South and East Florida) since Hurricane Wilma hit in 2005 to gird its power grid against tropical storms. But after Hur...
1 day ago | Weather
If Florida Gov. Rick Scott is wearing his blue U.S. Navy hat, it's probably time to seek shelter. He pulls it on pretty much only when disaster is nigh. Once the National Hurricane Center begins warning that a storm is heading toward Florida, the ...
3 days ago | Lists
Hurricane Irma did more than decimate the Florida Keys — as Politico reporter Marc Caputo pointed out earlier this week, to "decimate" actually means to destroy every tenth person or thing, and Irma seems to have flattened much more than that...
4 days ago | Media Watch
There's a special place in Hell for people who price-gouge the poor and charge $99 for cases of water during a hurricane. But dangling directly above those people, locked inside cages with no room to stand or lie down, Satan has reserved a few ext...