ARCHIVES: Earlier coverage of the Hamilton-ODU controversy
E-mails obtained by the Daily Press show that Del. Phil Hamilton, R-Newport News, began pursuing a job at Old Dominion University in August 2006, months before he filed legislation to create a teaching center that eventually went to ODU, which hired him for $40,000 a year.
10:43 AM EST, January 6, 2011
A federal grand jury indicted former Newport News Republican Del. Phillip Hamilton Wednesday on charges of bribery and extortion for his efforts to secure a $40,000-a-year job at an Old Dominion University teacher-training center at the same time that he was working to obtain $1 million in taxpayer funding for the center.
6:06 PM EDT, April 6, 2011
— U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson rejected a pretrial motion to dismiss the case against former Newport News Del. Phil Hamilton Wednesday planning to move ahead with a May jury trial on bribery and extortion charges.
4:12 PM EST, January 6, 2011
Former Del. Phil Hamilton was led into a federal courtroom in handcuffs this afternoon after surrendering to the FBI in Newport News earlier in the day to face charges of bribery and extortion.
2:02 PM EDT, April 12, 2011
Sen. Harry Blevins confirmed Tuesday that he has been called as a witness in the federal bribery and extortion case against former Del. Phil Hamilton.
2:09 PM EDT, April 11, 2011
U.S. District Court Judge Henry E. Hudson has ruled that prosecutors can use emails between former Newport News Del. Phil Hamilton and his wife when he faces a May jury trial on bribery and extortion charges.
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