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Jennifer Pompi

Jennifer Pompi is a general assignment reporter and afternoon slot editor for The Washington Times. Previously, she worked as an editor for AOL/Patch, covering hyperlocal news in Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland. She can be reached at

Articles by Jennifer Pompi

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Berkeley County sheriff facing DUI charges

Berkeley County, South Carolina sheriff Wayne Dewitt is facing DUI and other charges after leaving the scene of an accident and failing a field sobriety test, reports ABC4. Published December 28, 2014

Law enforcement officers from multiple agencies work the scene of a shooting Saturday, Dec. 27 2014 in Flagstaff, Ariz. near where  Flagstaff police officer Tyler Stewart was involved in a fatal shooting. According to the Flagstaff police department Robert W. Smith, 28, of Prescott, Ariz. opened fire on Stewart when he was responding to a domestic violence complaint before taking his own life. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Sun, Jake Bacon)

Arizona police officer shot dead by domestic violence suspect

A rookie Flagstaff, Arizona, police officer with less than one year on the job was shot and killed while checking on a domestic violence incident before the suspect turned the gun on himself, according to the Arizona Republic. Published December 28, 2014

Ben Carson said race relations were better before President Obama was elected. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Ben Carson: Race relations 'worse' under Obama

Former neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said in a recent interview on Breitbart TV that he thinks race relations in the U.S. were better before President Obama, the nation's first biracial president, was elected to office. Published November 25, 2014

Bruce Springsteen performs on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, during the Concert for Valor. The Veterans Day event is hosted by HBO, Starbucks and Chase and is free and open to the public. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Boss, other big music stars honor vets on Mall

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered Tuesday on the National Mall for a star-studded Veterans Day concert honoring current and former members of the U.S. military. Published November 11, 2014

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014 file photo,  protesters participate in a rally outside a Burger King on Chicago's south side as labor organizers escalate their campaign raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they are also looking to motivate younger people, minorities and others in their base to go to the polls on Nov. 4th. The party has put questions on the ballot in five states asking voters whether the minimum wage should be increased. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) **FILE**

Minimum wage wins at the ballot box in three states

Minimum wage workers and their advocates scored huge victories Tuesday at the ballot box, with voters pushing through wage increases in three states, reported Market Watch. Published November 4, 2014

People were tweeting about everything from education to Ebola on Election Day. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Issues Twitter users cared most about in #Election2014

On Election Day, as on most days, Americans took to social media to air their views and voice their opinion. Social media platform Twitter captured some of Tuesday's #Election2014 tweets and analyzed them to see what was on voters' minds. Published November 4, 2014

On Tuesday, millions of Facebook users logged on to their accounts to see a little app at the top of their feed, asking people if they were voters, and that app has proven to increase voter turnout. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Facebook app increases voter turnout, researchers say

On Tuesday, millions of Facebook users logged on to their accounts to see a little app at the top of their feed, asking people if they were voters, and that app has been proven to increase voter turnout. Published November 4, 2014

Kmart Black Friday to begin at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day

In an effort to grab early Black Friday shoppers before Thanksgiving dinner has even been served, general merchandise retailer Kmart Monday announced plans to open their stores at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving, according to Food World News, and stay open until the following midnight. Published November 3, 2014