Mayor Ganim, Senator Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Tetreau Celebrate 116th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s “First in Flight”

Mayor Ganim, Senator Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Tetreau Celebrate 116th Anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s “First in Flight”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Dalmarys Matos (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov Jennifer S. Carpenter (203) 256-3095, jcarpenter@fairfieldct.org WHO:             Mayor Ganim, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau, Family members of Gustave Whitehead, Fairfield resident Andy Kosch who had successfully built and flown a replica of Whitehead’s plane, “Condor No. 21”, will attend and display his life […]

Inmate Reports Cell Temperatures Reach 100 Degrees or More

Inmate Reports Cell Temperatures Reach 100 Degrees or More

COMPARES PRIVATE PRISON’S CONDITIONS TO ILLEGAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS by Sharon Rondeau (Aug. 7, 2017) — In a letter received on Monday dated August 1, 2017, an inmate at the South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF) in Clifton, TN reported that over the summer, cell temperatures have reached or exceeded 100°F due to a faulty air-circulation […]

SAPPA Info Updates

SAPPA Info Updates

SEVERAL IMPORTANT HAPPENINGS WITH 2ND AMENDMENT LAWSUIT by Team SAPPA, Courtesy of TPATH, ©2017 (Jul. 29, 2017) — Want to attend SAPPA meeting of August 9th?  Sign up here. SAPPA invites various active federal litigants to join us SAPPA update log – Check out the amazing chain of events Time, location and date for SAPPA […]

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

ZEUS THE POLICE DOG TRACKS 9-YEAR-OLD SPECIAL NEEDS BOY from Delmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Police Department is praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child.  Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit, […]

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

CONVICTED OF LESSER CHARGE; PLANS TO APPEAL by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 14, 2017) — On Tuesday, a trial for Los Angeles mother “Michelle Robinson” concluded with an acquittal on a charge of “spousal abuse” but a conviction of a lesser charge of “battery” against her youngest child’s father, Eric Crutchfield. Since early spring, The Post […]

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

“LET’S PRAY THIS ENDS WELL FOR ME” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2017) — In a bulky envelope received on Monday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, enclosed a copy of a June 29 letter written to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker enumerating 11 reasons for his having launched a hunger strike […]

“Notes from Underground”

“Notes from Underground”

REPORT:  CORRECTION OFFICERS JOKE ABOUT FOOD TO INMATE ON LENGTHY HUNGER STRIKE by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 5, 2017) — The journal entries which follow were sent by Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who has been on a hunger strike for a month to protest harsh treatment he said he received upon his arrival at the […]

Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

PROJECTED STATE BUDGET MAY LEAVE BRIDGEPORT UP TO 27 MILLION DOLLARS LESS from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, Rowena.White@Bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 3, 2017) — BRIDGEPORT, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today announced that the city and his administration are anticipating that the Governor’s Interim Budget Proposal will fall short up to $27 million dollars in municipal funds […]

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

“WE ARE ALL INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY” by Roy Cook, Roane County, TN Citizen (Jul. 3, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following letter was sent by email on Monday evening to the Tennesse Ninth Judicial District Public Defender’s office lead attorney Kim Nelson; criminal court clerk Kathi Hamilton; and five attorneys, each of whom was […]

Tennessee Denies Responsibility for Actions of Private Prison Employees

Tennessee Denies Responsibility for Actions of Private Prison Employees

BASED ON CASE LAW by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 2, 2017) — Earlier this year, Tennessee inmate Ronald Allen, #356042, filed a complaint with the Claims Commission of the State of Tennessee, Middle Division, alleging “negligent care, custody or control of personal property and persons” arising from his incarceration at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) […]

How Long Can a Hunger Strike Last?

How Long Can a Hunger Strike Last?

“I’M VERY WEAK AND WOULD LIKE TO EAT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 26, 2017) — After more than two weeks, on Monday The Post & Email received a letter from Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who began a hunger strike on June 5 at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX). Harmer’s situation was discussed on […]

Los Angeles Spousal-Abuse Trial Continued to Next Week

Los Angeles Spousal-Abuse Trial Continued to Next Week

WILL BEGIN JUNE 27 by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 22, 2017) — A trial for a Los Angeles mother charged with “spousal abuse” which was expected to commence on Thursday morning was continued to Tuesday, June 27, based on her public defender’s lack of availability. Early Thursday afternoon on Thursday, but late morning on the West […]

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