The Miami Herald Internship Summer 2017 in Miami

Below are a list of various clips from my summer 2017 internship with the Miami Herald. All articles that I wrote, co-authored, photographed for, or contributed reporting for are included.


Family must relive father’s 1991 murder as his young killer makes new case for freedom
Section 8 tenants treated ‘like garbage’ during troubled renovations

Hurricane Irma

Animal caretakers prepping for Irma with lessons learned from Andrew
Boat owners doubled-up on ropes, fenders, and hope ahead of Hurricane Irma
Where should I park my car during Hurricane Irma? 
Volunteers relocate 41 horses hundreds of miles north ahead of Hurricane Irma
Miami Beach causeways remain opened for cars, but closed for boats
Miami-Dade issues countywide curfew for Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma keeps police and paramedics off the roads
When will schools, businesses and airports open after Irma? What we know so far
Hurricane Irma leaves these residents stranded. And many are elderly Hispanics
Hurricane Irma leaves elderly residents stranded, but most want better than a shelter
They fled Nebraska to escape tornadoes. Their escape hatch: the Florida Keys

Environment or Health

Nuclear review board signs off on plan to pump wastewater underground at Turkey Point
Protesters keep up pressure on Rubio, saying healthcare ‘not just for the rich’
‘Get a lawyer’: Federal judge throws out anti-naled suit


Miami man who killed two over imagined offenses gets 45 years
Miami teen gets 50 years in prison for murdering man walking blind brother home
Miami businessman convicted of jailhouse plot to murder witness, his own lawyer
Jury to decide if Miami businessman arranged scheme to kill witness, his own lawyer
A fake Hooters waitress, a tryst, a murder plot: An only-in-Miami jail tale on trial


Less than two weeks until school starts! Take these steps now to ease opening-day stress
Many families struggle to afford a lawyer. This FIU program could help.


Best way to prevent cars’ floodwater damage? ‘Don’t drive’
Nude swimmer survives a rare shark attack on Miami-Dade beach
Key Biscayne plane accident is the second in two weeks linked to Miami flight school
Elián González, now 23, says he would like to reconcile with his Miami relatives
Miami Beach clear of poop, swim advisory lifted
Hurricane Harvey isn’t hitting Florida — but it may hit gas prices
Miami Beach installs concrete barriers on Lincoln Road to ward off car attacks
Flood watch is extended through Sunday evening in South Florida
He speaks Spanish, carries a Confederate flag and lives in Hialeah. Who is he? 
It’s a girl! Watch a baby giraffe take her first steps


Woman arrested for fatal hit-and-run that killed a tourist
Man jumps out of a car, shoots another man dead
14-year-old and her 7-month-old baby missing in Palm Beach County
Stop & Shop armed robbery suspect still at large
Man threatens Publix employees with butcher knife that they just sold to him, police say
Florida correctional officer in Miami-Dade is charged with sexual battery
Cop shoots man dead in Liberty Square after traffic stop goes bad

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