Josh Fiallo is a Florida-based breaking news reporter at The Daily Beast, where he writes about crime, politics, world news, and all things Sunshine State. His recent coverage includes stories on the victims of Israel’s war with Hamas, a mass shooting in Maine, and a bizarre mayoral election that included spats, Speedos, and the embracing of white nationalists. He is a former reporter for the Tampa Bay Times, where he covered local cops, courts, and was the paper’s primary hurricane reporter. Send him tips at