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.
GPS data which was not presented during the trial showed that convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof stopped at another AME church on the night of the shooting massacre, ABC News affiliate WCIV reported Tuesday. According to the WCIV report, Roof told FBI officials that he was too tired after the attack at the […]
FBI officials said Thursday that a White male -- with a felony record in South Carolina and alleged ties to White supremacist groups -- threatened a "Dylann Roof-style attack" and purchased a handgun.
A jury has reached a death penalty verdict for Dylann Roof, the man who shot and killed nine church members at the historically Black Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in June 2015. The verdict came after a prosecutor reminded jurors about the "god-fearing" spirit of the church members killed during the massacre and testimonies from the victims' families and friends.
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.