Jeremy Redmon

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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

As opioid deaths rise, metro Atlanta searches for solutions
 A large crowd watched as the man collapsed on a stage in Decatur, acting as if he’d just overdosed on opioids. He shut his eyes, splayed his arms and stuck a bent knee out to his side. Dr. Daniel Knecht guided the crowd through how to help him: Try to get him to wake up. If that doesn’t work, check to see if he is breathing. Rub...

Posted: 5 hours ago

A large crowd watched as the man collapsed on a stage in Decatur, acting as if he’d just overdosed on opioids. He shut his eyes, splayed his arms and stuck a bent knee out to his side. Dr. Daniel Knecht guided the crowd through how to help him: Try to get him to wake up. If that doesn’t work, check to see if he is breathing. Rub...
Reality Winner to be sentenced in NSA leak case on Aug. 23
 Reality Winner, who pleaded guilty in June to leaking top-secret government documents about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court in Augusta on Aug. 23. The first leaker to be prosecuted by the Trump administration, the former National Security Agency contractor’s plea agreement with...

Posted: 6 days ago

Reality Winner, who pleaded guilty in June to leaking top-secret government documents about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court in Augusta on Aug. 23. The first leaker to be prosecuted by the Trump administration, the former National Security Agency contractor’s plea agreement with...
Two members of Georgia immigration panel quit amid term limit dispute
 The chairman and another member of Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board have resigned amid a contentious legal battle with Decatur over its policy of limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities. The panel’s chairman, Shawn Hanley, and board member Phil Kent sent messages to Gov. Nathan Deal’s office...

Posted: 10 days ago

The chairman and another member of Georgia’s Immigration Enforcement Review Board have resigned amid a contentious legal battle with Decatur over its policy of limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities. The panel’s chairman, Shawn Hanley, and board member Phil Kent sent messages to Gov. Nathan Deal’s office...
Runoff wins boost female presence on Georgia’s ballot in November
 Two first-time candidates secured nomination in a pair of suburban Atlanta U.S. House districts late Tuesday, adding to the record number of women who will be on congressional ballots in Georgia this fall. Georgia State University professor Carolyn Bourdeaux won the Democratic nod in the 7th Congressional District, edging out businessman...

Posted: 22 days ago

Two first-time candidates secured nomination in a pair of suburban Atlanta U.S. House districts late Tuesday, adding to the record number of women who will be on congressional ballots in Georgia this fall. Georgia State University professor Carolyn Bourdeaux won the Democratic nod in the 7th Congressional District, edging out businessman...
Bourdeaux, McBath win Democratic nominations for U.S. House seats
 A pair of first-time female candidates — one a prominent gun control activist, and the other a college professor — won the Democratic nomination for two suburban Atlanta congressional seats Tuesday, securing spots on the November ballot to face incumbent GOP Reps. Karen Handel and Rob Woodall. In Georgia’s 6th Congressional...

Posted: 22 days ago

A pair of first-time female candidates — one a prominent gun control activist, and the other a college professor — won the Democratic nomination for two suburban Atlanta congressional seats Tuesday, securing spots on the November ballot to face incumbent GOP Reps. Karen Handel and Rob Woodall. In Georgia’s 6th Congressional...
Stormy Daniels, husband Glendon Crain divorcing, lawyer says
 Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she once had an extramarital fling with Donald Trump years before his presidential bid, is getting a divorce. Michael Avenatti, Daniels’ lawyer, announced the news  Monday, the day after she was scheduled to perform at the Pink Pony strip club in Atlanta. The performances were abruptly canceled...

Posted: 24 days ago

Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she once had an extramarital fling with Donald Trump years before his presidential bid, is getting a divorce. Michael Avenatti, Daniels’ lawyer, announced the news Monday, the day after she was scheduled to perform at the Pink Pony strip club in Atlanta. The performances were abruptly canceled...
Lawyer: Stormy Daniels and husband are divorcing
 Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she once had an extramarital fling with Donald Trump years before his presidential bid, is getting a divorce. Her lawyer announced the news on Monday, the day after she was to have performed at metro Atlanta strip club The Pink Pony. The performances were abruptly canceled due to a “family issue...

Posted: 24 days ago

Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she once had an extramarital fling with Donald Trump years before his presidential bid, is getting a divorce. Her lawyer announced the news on Monday, the day after she was to have performed at metro Atlanta strip club The Pink Pony. The performances were abruptly canceled due to a “family issue...
Stormy Daniels cancels Sunday performances at Brookhaven’s Pink Pony
 Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film star who has alleged she had an extramarital affair with Donald Trump before he became president, has canceled her scheduled performances for this Sunday at the Pink Pony strip club in Brookaven. Her attorney said Daniels — her real name is Stephanie Clifford — cancelled because of a &ldquo...

Posted: 27 days ago

Stormy Daniels, the pornographic film star who has alleged she had an extramarital affair with Donald Trump before he became president, has canceled her scheduled performances for this Sunday at the Pink Pony strip club in Brookaven. Her attorney said Daniels — her real name is Stephanie Clifford — cancelled because of a &ldquo...
Stormy Daniels’ upcoming appearance at the Pink Pony draws fire, praise
 Jokes about Stormy Daniels’ scheduled performances Sunday at the Pink Pony have been popping up on the strip club’s Facebook page for weeks. One man posted that President Donald Trump was “putting people back in the job market like he promised.” Another said the club should serve Cheetos during the pornographic film...

Posted: 28 days ago

Jokes about Stormy Daniels’ scheduled performances Sunday at the Pink Pony have been popping up on the strip club’s Facebook page for weeks. One man posted that President Donald Trump was “putting people back in the job market like he promised.” Another said the club should serve Cheetos during the pornographic film...
ICE, GEO weigh expanding immigration detention center in South Georgia
 First, the Trump administration moved last year to close the federal immigration detention center near the Georgia-Florida border, citing “low usage.” Then U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement negotiated to shrink the no-bid, $1.9 million-a-month contract this year to run the Folkston ICE Processing Center. Now ICE...

Posted: 29 days ago

First, the Trump administration moved last year to close the federal immigration detention center near the Georgia-Florida border, citing “low usage.” Then U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement negotiated to shrink the no-bid, $1.9 million-a-month contract this year to run the Folkston ICE Processing Center. Now ICE...
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U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, left,  meets with constituents.

6:10 PM Saturday, Jul. 14, 2018

U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, left, meets with constituents.