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  • PD: 71-year-old victim shoots teen during attempted robbery

    03/15/2016 11:59:32 AM PDT · by csvset · 59 replies
    WAVY ^ | March 15, 2016 | WAVY News
    HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 71-year-old Hampton man shot and killed a teenage robbery suspect Sunday afternoon, according to police. Officers responded to the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road around 2:45 p.m. Sunday for the report of an attempted robbery and shooting in the area. They arrived on scene to find 18-year-old Jafari Mitchell suffering from a gunshot wound. EMS transported Mitchell to the hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. According to police, Mitchell and a 15-year-old approached the 71-year-old man; one of them pulled out a gun and demanded money. The victim also had a gun and...
  • Police: Store employee shot two men, killing 1, during robbery

    01/30/2016 12:53:19 PM PST · by csvset · 27 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 30 January 2016 | Staff
    HAMPTON A gift card ATM store employee shot two men, killing one of them, during a robbery on Friday evening. Around 6:21 p.m., police were called to the first block of West Mercury Blvd. after a report of a robbery, according to a news release. When officers arrived, they found a man who had suffered a gunshot wound. Timothy L. Johnson, 18, of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A second man was found in the 2000 block of Seldendale Drive suffering from a gunshot wound, police said. He was taken to a local hospital and is...
  • Kentucky’s New GOP Lt. Gov. Is Black Tea-Party Activist

    11/04/2015 9:00:01 AM PST · by rktman · 38 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 11/3/2015 | John Fund
    Matt Bevin’s 53 percent to 44 percent victory tonight marks only the second time in 48 years that Republicans have won the Kentucky governor’s race. But Republicans also made history in another way. Bevin’s lieutenant governor running-mate, Jenean Hampton, is now the first African American elected to statewide office ever in the state’s history.
  • Meet Jenean Hampton, the first black statewide officeholder in Kentucky. And, she’s a Republican

    11/04/2015 9:54:56 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 53 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | November 4, 2015 | Amber Phillips
    Kentucky's newest lieutenant governor-elect is unique in many ways. She and her running mate, Gov.-elect Matt Bevin, are some of this election cycle's first victorious political outsiders. (Bevin had been likened to Donald Trump). Jenean Hampton is also the first African American to be elected to statewide office in Kentucky. And she's just one of a handful of black women on the national level to identify with the tea party movement.
  • Hampton, Overly debate hot button issues in second lt. governor debate

    09/28/2015 9:20:58 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 7 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 9/28/2015 | Nick Storm
    ... The topic turned to Hampton’s statements on early childhood education during the debate, as Hampton was asked about her comments she made calling federal early childhood education program Head Start a way “to get the kids at an even earlier age and just start the indoctrination sooner.” ... On Monday, a visibly perspiring Hampton, told the panel at WAVE 3, “…all we ask is that Head Start funds be evaluated objectively so we can see if they are being used properly, and effectively and efficiently,” “And, there’s no point spending those funds if we’re not seeing results,” Hampton said,...
  • Bevin running mate Jenean Hampton says Head Start is for early "indoctrination"

    09/26/2015 5:02:15 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 6 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 09/24/2015 | Nick Storm
    Jenean Hampton, the running mate of Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin, said the federal early childhood education program known as Head Start is used to indoctrinate young children. Head Start is a federal program providing 3 to 5 year old children from low income families with health and developmental screenings, meals and education services. On the campaign trail in Jessamine County on Tuesday, Hampton told a group at a meet-and-greet in Nicholasville that the program essentially does not serve a purpose. “I remember when Head Start began and it was just for low income, very low income kids because they...
  • Overly, Hampton showcase philosophical gulf in first lt. governor debate

    09/23/2015 7:29:33 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 2 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 9/23/2015 | Madeline Janicki
    MIDWAY — Set against the back drop of Kentucky’s lone women-only college, candidates for lieutenant governor Jenean Hampton a Republican and Rep. Sannie Overly a Democrat went head to head at Midway College tonight. ... Overly said she and running mate Attorney General Jack Conway, “want to encourage programs that offer partnerships, a state wide apprentice program, and other opportunities so students can earn while they learn.” Hampton spoke of her time of working her way through college, and using loans grants and scholarships. Hampton said that she and Bevin would work to strengthen partnerships and emphasized alternative education. “We...
  • Bevin, Overly spar in Radcliff

    07/12/2015 9:15:19 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 3 replies
    The News-Enterprise ^ | July 12, 2015 | Judah Taylor
    While advocating diversity in politics Saturday before the Kentucky Black Caucus meeting in Radcliff, GOP gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin said he was against extending equal protection to the LGBT workforce. Asked afterward if he was OK with an individual being fired because of sexual orientation, Bevin said, “I believe in equal opportunity under the law,” and in the forum said he believed in protecting religious freedoms. “I think we have laws that protect everybody’s rights and that they should continue to exist just as they do,” he said in an interview. During the forum, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor Sannie...
  • 2015 Election field is set in Kentucky - meet the candidates (Matt Bevin and entire ticket)

    06/01/2015 5:13:04 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 1 replies
    Governor: MATT BEVIN (R) MattBevin.comOpponent: Jack Conway (D) Lt. Governor: JENEAN HAMPTON (R) (Note: In Kentucky, Governor and Lt. Governor run together on the same slate as running mates vs. separate elections like in many other states) Opponent: Sannie Overly (D) Secretary of State: STEVE KNIPPER (R)Steve Knipper campaign websiteOpponent: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) State Auditor: MIKE HARMON (R)Mike Harmon campaign websiteOpponent: Adam Edelen (D)Attorney General: WHITNEY WESTERFIELD (R) Whitney Westerfield campaign websiteOpponent: Andy Beshear (D)State Treasurer: ALLISON BALL (R) Allison Ball campaign websiteOpponent: Rick Nelson (D) Commissioner of Agriculture: RYAN QUARLES (R)RyanQuarles.comOpponent: Jean-Marie Lawson Spann (D)
  • Hillary Clinton Calls Out Republicans For Killing Jobs And Not Standing Up To Tea Party

    05/23/2015 2:35:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    PoliticusUSA - Real Liberal Politics ^ | May 22, 2015 | Keith Brekhus
    At a craft brewery in Hampton, New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton called out her Republican presidential opponents for sacrificing American jobs to appease the billionaire Koch Brothers and talk radio Tea Party extremists. In particular, Clinton criticized Republicans who want to dismantle the Export-Import Bank, which supplies loans and provides insurance to facilitate the sale of U.S. exports to international buyers. A number of Republican presidential contenders have gone on record in favor of killing the Export-Import Bank, a move that could potentially eliminate a significant number of American jobs in the process. Florida Senator Marco Rubio and Texas Senator Ted...
  • Hampton man arrested in Waffle House parking lot shooting

    06/03/2014 6:47:16 AM PDT · by csvset · 32 replies
    Daily Press ^ | June 2, 2014 | Staff
    A Hampton man was arrested by police in connection to a shooting in the parking lot of a Waffle House early Saturday morning. Officers responded to a call just after 3 a.m. to the restaurant at 1811 West Mercury Boulevard, where the victim and the suspected shooter had left the scene, according to a news release from the Hampton Police Division. According to a police investigation, the suspected shooter shot the victim during an argument, and an armed security guard working at Waffle House, who saw the incident, confronted the shooter, the release stated. The shooter pointed his firearm at...
  • ‘Praise Darwin!’ UConn Professor Goes Ape During Campus Preaching

    05/03/2014 5:12:40 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    STORRS, Conn. – A University of Connecticut professor asserted that he came from an ape on Tuesday as he went wild during a campus gospel presentation that included discussion on evolution. James Boster, Professor of Anthropology at University of Connecticut, spent over two hours attempting to draw students away from several evangelists that were open-air preaching and distributing gospel literature on campus. Evangelist Don Karns of Hampton, Virginia told Christian News Network that Boster approached him as he was holding a sign about evolution and became condescending and confrontational. “He asked me if I had accepted Darwin as my lord...
  • Ex-Rahm aide Amer Ahmad jailed by Pakistani authorities

    05/01/2014 1:29:30 AM PDT · by csvset · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 04/30/2014 | Dan Mihalopoulos
    Pakistani authorities said Wednesday they have jailed and intend to charge Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former city comptroller Amer Ahmad after taking him into custody Monday with a fake Mexican passport, a forged visa to enter their country and a large amount of cash. Ahmad was carrying about $146,000 and 126,000 euros in cash when he was stopped by authorities Monday morning at the international airport in Lahore, said Usman Anwar, the Punjab region director for the Federal Investigation Agency, the Pakistani equivalent of the FBI. "He said he that he lived in America and lied that he never had American...
  • After audit reveals corruption, Florida town's days could be numbered

    03/11/2014 6:56:04 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 20 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/10/14 | Mike Krumboltz
    Critics of the town (population less than 500) argue that it has long existed for the sole purpose of enforcing a speed trap on a 1,260-foot stretch of highway. Issued tickets (12,698 between 2011 and 2012, according to the New York Times) resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines. But where did the money go? No one knows. Auditors were told by city officials that some of the records were "lost in the swamp," according to CNN.
  • VA:Hampton: 76-year-old homeowner shoots suspected burglar hiding in closet

    12/23/2013 8:19:32 PM PST · by marktwain · 26 replies
    dailypress.com ^ | 10 December, 2013 | Andrea Castillo
    After police left, the resident found someone in a closet in a barber shop attached to the home. Out of fear for his safety, the resident shot the man once in the arm, police said. The intruder ran away from the home, and officers, hearing the shot, ran to the backyard and took the man into custody.
  • Literally, The Police State Is Coming

    08/30/2013 6:27:15 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 36 replies
    Alan Levy, Gun Owner | 8/30/13 | Alan Levy, Gun Owner
    In between bowls of chicken poodle soup and deciding to provide air cover for al-Qaeda in Syria, our Dear Leader, Barack Hussein Obama, found time to meet with mayors from our crumbling major cities. From Justin Sink of The Hill: *** "President Obama told a collection of big-city mayors Tuesday at the White House that he would continue to use executive actions to combat gun violence plaguing major cities. In the meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder and the mayors of 18 cities from across the nation, Obama discussed commonly applicable strategies to reduce youth violence. 'He also vowed to...
  • Hampton carnival canceled after 5 shot, 1 killed

    05/27/2013 3:34:19 AM PDT · by csvset · 41 replies
    DailyPress ^ | May 26, 2013 | By Sarah Pawlowski
    HAMPTON — The Hampton Coliseum Spring Carnival has been canceled following nearby shootings Saturday night that killed at least one teen and injured four others. Hampton police officers and members of the Hampton Fire and Rescue Division found 16-year-old Ralphael Davis Jr. lying in the road in the 1900 block of Coliseum Drive shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, according to Hampton police spokeswoman Mary Shackleford. Davis, who suffered a gunshot wound to his upper torso, was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead at 11:14 p.m., Shackleford said. Officers located four additional victims in parking lots adjacent to hotels...
  • Thomas Sowell: What Obama's 2007 speech at Hampton U reveals

    10/11/2012 8:01:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 17 replies
    St. Paul Pioneer Press ^ | 10/10/12 | Thomas Sowell
    When President Barack Obama and others on the left are not busy admonishing the rest of us to be "civil" in our discussions of political issues, they are busy letting loose insults, accusations and smears against those who dare to disagree with them. Like so many people who have been beaten in a verbal encounter and who can think of clever things to say the next day, after it is all over, President Obama, after his clear loss in his debate with Mitt Romney, called Gov. Romney a "phony." Innumerable facts, however, show it is our Commander in Chief who...
  • Race in America: Riots explained … finally (Obama... justifying black mob violence)

    10/03/2012 10:17:53 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    WND.com ^ | October 03, 2012 | Colin Flaherty
    <p>“And most of the ministers here know that those riots didn’t erupt overnight; there had been a ‘quiet riot’ building up in Los Angeles and across this country for years.</p> <p>“If you had gone to any street corner in Chicago or Baton Rouge or Hampton – you would have found the same young men and women without hope, without miracles and without a sense of destiny other than life on the edge – the edge of the law, the edge of the economy, the edge of family structures and communities.”</p>
  • The Most Controversial Quotes from Obama’s Hampton University Speech

    10/02/2012 6:39:51 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 73 replies
    National Review ^ | October 2, 2012 7:54 P.M | By Eliana Johnson
    Based on the transcript posted by the Chicago Sun Times, here are the 5 quotes from then Senator Obama’s 2007 speech at Hampton University that are most likely to raise eyebrows: Hurricane Katrina “was a powerful metaphor for what’s gone [in America] on for generations.” “It was also there — at Trinity United Church of Christ on the South Side of Chicago — that I met Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., who took me on another journey and introduced me to a man named Jesus Christ. It was the best education I ever had.” On his run for the Illinois...