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Deon J. Hampton

Deon J. Hampton is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Cincinnati. 

Deon J. Hampton is a national reporter for NBC News, based in Cincinnati. 

Latest from Deon J. Hampton

4d ago

More than 1,300 Southwest Airlines pilots march on picket line, say they're overworked and underpaid

More than 1,300 Southwest Airlines pilots stood on a picket line Tuesday in Dallas, sounding off about what they say are unfair working conditions.
8d ago

Frustrations mount for Southwest Airlines pilots as summer travel picks up

Southwest Airlines pilots on Friday added themselves to the list of disgruntled commercial aviators dealing with labor shortages, cancellations, fatigue and
10d ago

Surging fuel prices force some emergency responders to cut services

Exorbitant fuel prices have forced some emergency service providers to find ways to cut costs, including by not dispatching first responders to nonemergency
17d ago

Denver's mental health approach to low-level 911 calls helped reduce minor crimes, researchers find

Denver's mental health response to low-level calls, the STAR program, helped reduce minor crimes, a new study shows.
25d ago

Eyewitness recalls Uvalde shooting, says sleepless nights have become the norm

Her nights are now long and filled with anguish, the sounds of gunshots and the thought of innocent children screaming echoing inside the single-story home
30d ago

Police waited an hour for backup in the Uvalde shooting. That’s an outdated tactic, experts say

Most “active shooter” attacks in America end within five minutes. The attack on Uvalde schoolchildren lasted an hour.

Police waited an hour for backup in the Uvalde shooting. That's an outdated tactic, experts say.

As new details emerged in the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, experts questioned why police didn't storm the gunman more quickly and end the massacre.

Texas gunman warned of Uvalde school shooting in private Facebook message

The man who gunned down 19 children and two teachers killed in Tuesday’s elementary school massacre wrote "I’m going to shoot an elementary school" in a Facebook message 15 minutes before he barricaded himself inside a classroom and fired indiscriminately, officials said.
31d ago

Texas gunman left home after fight with mom about Wi-Fi, mother's boyfriend says

The man who opened fire in a Texas elementary school Tuesday, massacring 19 children and two adults, was a loner who kept to himself and avoided any kind of
32d ago

Transportation gaps may persist for rural older adults despite infrastructure dollars

The infrastructure law will provide $2 billion for rural transit projects. But it may not be enough to solve transportation problems for rural older adults.
37d ago

Asian business community in Dallas still fearful after arrest in salon shooting

Asian Trade District employees and business leaders remain on edge three days after Dallas police arrested a man suspected of shooting three women of Korean