Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

Jeremy Redmon is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers. He now covers a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including immigration, politics and military affairs.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Thousands of federal employees furloughed in Georgia during shutdown
 The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...

Posted: 23 hours ago

The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...
Georgia feels the pain from federal government shutdown
 The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...
Here’s what to expect in Georgia in case of a government shutdown
 Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...

Posted: 3 days ago

Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...
Widow: Head wound from live-fire training killed Fort Stewart soldier
 Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...

Posted: 13 days ago

Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...
Lawsuit: Somalis beaten, straightjacketed on failed deportation flight
 Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...

6:29 PM Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...
Report: Safety problems at immigration detention center in S. Georgia
 An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...

5:57 PM Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...
Soldier injured in training exercise dies from his injuries in Georgia
 The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...

5:27 PM Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...
Stewart County, among nation’s poorest, illustrates rural Georgia’s woes
 Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...

11:28 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...
Middle Georgia’s opioid overdose outbreak remains unsolved 
 In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...

8:03 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...
ICE: Hotel power, water outages caused deportation flight to turn back
 Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...

11:15 PM Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...





Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

Jeremy Redmon is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers. He now covers a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including immigration, politics and military affairs.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Thousands of federal employees furloughed in Georgia during shutdown
 The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...

Posted: 23 hours ago

The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...
Georgia feels the pain from federal government shutdown
 The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...
Here’s what to expect in Georgia in case of a government shutdown
 Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...

Posted: 3 days ago

Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...
Widow: Head wound from live-fire training killed Fort Stewart soldier
 Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...

Posted: 13 days ago

Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...
Lawsuit: Somalis beaten, straightjacketed on failed deportation flight
 Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...

6:29 PM Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...
Report: Safety problems at immigration detention center in S. Georgia
 An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...

5:57 PM Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...
Soldier injured in training exercise dies from his injuries in Georgia
 The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...

5:27 PM Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...
Stewart County, among nation’s poorest, illustrates rural Georgia’s woes
 Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...

11:28 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...
Middle Georgia’s opioid overdose outbreak remains unsolved 
 In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...

8:03 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...
ICE: Hotel power, water outages caused deportation flight to turn back
 Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...

11:15 PM Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...





Jeremy Redmon

Reporter

Jeremy Redmon is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers. He now covers a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including immigration, politics and military affairs.

Latest from Jeremy Redmon

Thousands of federal employees furloughed in Georgia during shutdown
 The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...

Posted: 23 hours ago

The damage had already been done in Georgia before Congress voted Monday to end the three-day federal government shutdown. Thousands of federal employees across the Peach State were sent home Monday morning without pay before the Senate and and then the House both approved the budget deal, which would fund the government through Feb. 8. Richard...
Georgia feels the pain from federal government shutdown
 The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...

Posted: 2 days ago

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s childhood home in Atlanta closed Saturday. So did the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church where he and his father preached. Motorists were blocked from entering Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. And Fort Stewart, an economic powerhouse for coastal Georgia with thousands of...
Here’s what to expect in Georgia in case of a government shutdown
 Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...

Posted: 3 days ago

Georgians could be in for some pain, if President Donald Trump and Congress can’t work out a budget deal by midnight Friday and cause a government shutdown.  Social Security checks, Medicare reimbursements and food stamps would continue flowing. And the mail would continue to be delivered. But it’s possible thousands of federal...
Widow: Head wound from live-fire training killed Fort Stewart soldier
 Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...

Posted: 13 days ago

Sgt. Michael T. Trask died from injuries he suffered last month after a bullet grazed his head during a live-fire training exercise at Fort Stewart in coastal Georgia, his widow told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Angelina Trask of Richmond Hill said her 31-year-old husband — who served in Iraq and Afghanistan — suffered severe...
Lawsuit: Somalis beaten, straightjacketed on failed deportation flight
 Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...

6:29 PM Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017

Federal immigration authorities and their contract guards “beat, kicked, choked, pushed, straightjacketed, threatened to kill, and berated” detainees during a failed attempt to deport them to Somalia this month, a new class-action lawsuit alleges. Filed this week, the federal complaint says the Somali men and women — some...
Report: Safety problems at immigration detention center in S. Georgia
 An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...

5:57 PM Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

An immigration detention center in South Georgia has struggled with serious safety problems undermining the “humane treatment” of its detainees, according to a stinging new report by the U.S. Homeland Security Department’s Office of Inspector General. At Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, some detainees with high-risk...
Soldier injured in training exercise dies from his injuries in Georgia
 The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...

5:27 PM Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

The soldier who was critically wounded in a live fire training exercise at Fort Stewart last week has died from his injuries at a Savannah hospital. The military identified him as Sgt. Michael T. Trask, 31, an infantryman from Olalla, Wash., who was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division. Trask, who is survived by his wife, died Tuesday. Posthumously...
Stewart County, among nation’s poorest, illustrates rural Georgia’s woes
 Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...

11:28 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

Stewart County’s students quietly filed into their cafeteria this week for a lunch complete with chicken, multigrain waffles, broccoli and milk. The meals are free for all of the South Georgia county’s 515 public school students. So are their breakfasts. And if the county wins a federal grant, its students could start receiving...
Middle Georgia’s opioid overdose outbreak remains unsolved 
 In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...

8:03 PM Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

In his nightmares, Jamarco Gibson doesn’t know where he is, why he is there and where he is going. He feels as if he is dying, just like when he swallowed the yellow “Percocet” pill he bought from a stranger six months ago. When the 24-year-old Macon resident wakes up from his nightmares, he is drenched in sweat, jobless...
ICE: Hotel power, water outages caused deportation flight to turn back
 Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...

11:15 PM Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Power and water outages at a Senegalese hotel triggered a bizarre episode last week when a U.S. deportation flight returned to America with all its 92 Somali nationals onboard, including some who resided in Georgia, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. En route to Djibouti — a country adjacent to Somalia — the...