Meryl Kornfield

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Florida, BS in Journalism

Meryl Kornfield is a staff writer on the general assignment desk. Meryl graduated in 2019 with honors from the University of Florida, where she studied journalism and Latin America. Meryl has reported for outlets across Florida, including the Associated Press, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Palm Beach Post, the Gainesville Sun and UF’s independent student newspaper, The Alligator.
Latest from Meryl Kornfield

Walgreens, CVS and Walmart ordered to pay $650 million in opioid lawsuit

A jury previously found that the pharmacy chains bore some responsibility for flooding Ohio's Lake and Trumbull counties with prescription painkillers.

August 18, 2022

Man killed mother after fatally ‘speeding’ car into crowd, police say

Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes crashed into people at a fundraiser for fire victims Saturday before driving to a nearby town and killing his mother, authorities said.

August 14, 2022

FBI attacker was prolific contributor to Trump’s Truth Social website

An account with the gunman’s name was one of the pro-Trump social network’s most prolific users, writing hundreds of posts calling to “kill [the FBI] on sight.”

August 12, 2022

Gunman killed after trying to breach FBI office in Ohio, authorities say

The man fled after an alarm went off, agents and police pursued him, and a standoff continued into the early afternoon, authorities said.

August 11, 2022

What you need to know about the monkeypox vaccine

We answer your most pressing questions about the monkeypox vaccine.

August 11, 2022

Ukraine Live Briefing: Russia ‘cannot feel safe in Crimea’ after air base blasts

A Ukrainian attack in Crimea would be a dramatic escalation in the war, demonstrating an ability by Ukrainian forces to strike at Russia far from the front lines.

August 10, 2022

Walgreens helped fuel San Francisco’s opioid crisis, judge rules

A trial will be held later to determine how much Walgreens must pay San Francisco to address the harms of the opioid crisis.

August 10, 2022

Two Ind. officers suspended after arresting man thought to be anti-police

Brookville Police Chief Terry Mitchum and investigating officer Ryan Geiser were suspended with pay from the nine-person force by the town’s council.

August 10, 2022

It’s about to get easier to access affordable naloxone

A new system allows groups to order naloxone directly from an online store at discount.

August 7, 2022

A firefighter responded to a blaze that killed 10. They were his family.

Harold Baker, a firefighter in Nescopeck, Pa., was among those responding to a blaze at his relatives’ home that left seven adults and three children dead.

August 6, 2022