Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state charges avoiding the possibility of a second death sentence. The 23-year-old entered his plea Monday on charges which included nine counts of murder in South Caroline,three attempted murder counts and weapons offenses which yielded a life prison sentence. The self-described white supremacist pleaded not guilty in his […]
On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof left Mother Emmanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church, about 30 minutes away, planning to attack that Bible study as well.
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.
Dylann Roof faces the death penalty or life in prison when the penalty phase of his hate crimes trial resumes on January 3.
Dylann Roof asked a federal judge if his former defense team could represent him for his murder trial.
The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.
Currently, Roof faces 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges based on the allegation that he purposely targeted members of Emanuel based on their race and religion.
I deeply wanted to remove myself from the story. As a journalist, you are trained to be objective, neutral, and void of forcing an agenda.
Roof attended Tuesday's hearing sitting "impassively" in front of the victims' families, journalists and spectators, the Times reports. He faces 33 counts, including hate crimes.