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Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Will Defend Himself in Court
The 22-year-old was granted the right to act as his own attorney in his upcoming federal trial on hate crimes charges.
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Things Are Going Great for the Guy Who Attacked Dylann Roof in Jail
Dwayne Stafford is enjoying temporary housing and donated clothing, food, and cash after being released from jail where he assaulted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof.
South Carolina Governor Signs Off on Bill to Remove Confederate Flag
It's "a day we can all be proud of," Governor Nikki Haley said in a statement shortly after the state House passed the bill to remove the flag.
South Carolina Grand Jury Indicts Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof for Attempted Murder
The Charleston County prosecutor presented the three attempted murder charges to correspond with the number of injured survivors from the June 17 shooting at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
'It's the Right Thing to Do': South Carolina Senate Votes to Remove Confederate Flag From Capitol
South Carolina's State Senate has voted 37-3 in favor of a bill to remove a Confederate battle flag that has flown on the grounds of the State Capitol for more than 50 years.
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New Dashboard Video Shows Charleston Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof's Arrest
Police arrested Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof on Thursday, June 18 in Shelby, North Carolina.
Confederate Flag Debate Heats Up as Major Retailers Drop Merchandise From Shelves
Sears and Walmart have announced removal of Confederate flag merchandise from stores, while a Mississippi lawmaker has called for the emblem's removal from the state's flag.
South Carolina Governor Calls for Confederate Flag to be Removed From Statehouse Grounds
"Right now my strategy is to scream a lot because my friend is dead,” Brannon said. “Sen. Pinckney's death and the death of eight others, that has to move us to do the right thing.”
White Supremacist Cited in Dylann Roof's Alleged Manifesto Donated to Major GOP Campaigns
The suspected shooter allegedly credits some of his views to the group Council of Conservative Citizens, whose 62-year-old president Earl Holt III has donated $65,000 towards various GOP campaigns.
Witness Reportedly Says Dylann Roof Attempted Suicide After Church Shooting
The son of one of the Charleston victims reportedly spoke with a survivor of the attack who said the gunman tried to shoot himself but ran out of bullets.
Historic Charleston Church Holds Emotional Sunday Service Days After Deadly Shooting
The service took place hours after demonstrators marched on South Carolina's State House demanding that the Confederate flag be taken down.