NEW HAVEN -- Miriam Martinez will turn herself in to ICE Monday morning after decades of trying to become a legal citizen. She came to The United States illegally from Guatemala in 1992. She fled the war-torn country with hopes of a better life. Martinez met her husband in Stamford and they had two children together. Everything was fine until an unfortunate diagnosis derailed her life. "Type one juvenile diabetes," says Glenn Formica, Miriam's lawyer.
BRIDGEPORT -- A female Bridgeport police officer was seen on video repeatedly punching 18-year-old Aaron Kearney. The family said the incident was a display of excessive force and so does Congressman Christopher Rosario. "We're calling for an expedited investigation into the situation that happened and if there are charges to be filed there needs to be charges filed," said Rosario. The congressman is also the chair for the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus in Connecticut.
CHESHIRE -- It was a special night at First Congregational church in Cheshire. Religious leaders of several faiths came together for the Rondos family. Thousands of community members also gathered to lend support to the family. Denada's husband and three children are U.S. citizens however, she is not. Denada moved to the U.S. illegally in 2002 to escape violence in Albania. In 2007, ICE issued a removal order against her.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".