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By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
Dylann Roof planned the killing of black worshippers in Charleston, South Carolina, months in advance, federal prosecutors told a jury in opening statements Wednesday.
By Courtney Norris
If Roof is convicted, the Justice Department plans to seek the death penalty.
By PBS NewsHour
A year ago this week, nine black churchgoers were gunned down inside Charleston’s historic Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church by alleged white supremacist Dylan Roof, who faces the death penalty if convicted. Among those slain was the church’s pastor, the Rev.
By Joshua Barajas
Federal prosecutors announced they will seek the death penalty in the case against Dylann Roof, the 20-year-old accused of killing nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina last year.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill into law Friday that allows specially trained churchgoers to carry concealed firearms to enhance security at places of worship.
In our news wrap Tuesday, a federal trial for the man accused of killing nine black church members in Charleston, South Carolina, has been postponed for a third time. Also, the Israeli military says troops shot and killed two more…
In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof entered a temporary not guilty plea to federal hate crime charges in connection to the killing of nine worshippers at a church in Charleston last month. Also, the wing fragment discovered on an…
By Eric Tucker and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
The man accused of slaying of nine black church members in Charleston last month was indicted Wednesday on 33 federal counts, including hate crimes, firearms violations and obstructing the practice of religion, which could include the death penalty.
In our news wrap Friday, Dylann Roof, the suspect in the Charleston shooting, should have been barred from buying his gun, according to the FBI. Also, the head of the Office of Personnel Management has stepped down after a major…
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press
COLUMBIA, S.C. — More than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement, the state is getting ready to remove the rebel banner.
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