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Michael Slager To Plead Guilty To Feds On Walter Scott Killing

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina policeman who shot and killed a fleeing black motorist, will plead guilty in a federal civil-rights case, sources told The Post and Courier on Tuesday. The newspaper notes it is unclear to what charges Slager will plead regarding his fatal shooting of Walter Scott last year in North Charleston.…

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death

Dylann Roof, who was convicted in December on all charges related to the 2015 killing of nine black worshipers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced to death Tuesday. Roof represented himself during the sentencing phase of the trial and told the jury, “I felt like I had to…

Dylann Roof Represents Himself At The Sentencing Face Of His Trial

Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof spoke to the jury for the first time at his death penalty trial Wednesday, telling them that there’s nothing wrong with him psychologically and that he is not trying to keep any secrets from them. “My opening statement is going to seem a little bit out of place,” the…

Jury Convicts Dylann Roof For Charleston Church Massacre

Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist accused of murdering nine people at the historically black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been found guilty on all 33 counts brought against him. Roof, 22, faced multiple charges stemming from the June 2015 attack, including hate crimes, religious obstruction crimes, and firearms crimes.…

Judge Declares Mistrial In Fatal Police Shooting Of Walter Scott

The judge in the murder trial of former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager on Monday declared a mistrial after jurors were unable to reach a verdict after three days of deliberations. Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, after a 2015 traffic stop. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Charleston…

Dylann Roof Reportedly Assaulted in Jail

Dylann Roof was reportedly assaulted Thursday morning by a fellow inmate, according to multiple reports. According to an ABC News reporter, he was assaulted while leaving his cell; and he is still alive. Roof, 22, is suspected of killing nine parishioners of the Emanuel AME Church—one of America’s oldest black churches—in Charleston, South Carolina, in…

Obama to deliver eulogy Friday for slain South Carolina pastor [VIDEO]

The is a BREAKING NEWS Event. To WATCH LIVE CLICK HERE President Barack Obama will deliver the eulogy for the pastor of the historic church where the attack took place. Reverend Clementa Pinckney, a widely admired state senator and pastor of Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, was among the nine people who died when…

Larry Wilmore Agreed Its Time To Take Confederate Flag Down [VIDEO]

Larry Wilmore talks of the process for removing the Confederate flag that flies over the South Carolina capitol. Republican Gov. Nikki Haley called Monday for the flag to be removed from its symbolic location in the wake of the massacre of nine black churchgoers by a white supremacist. “Yes! You can applaud,” Wilmore said. “That…

CAPTURED: Church shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof in Custody

The FBI has named Dylann Storm Roof, 21, of Columbia, South Carolina as the suspected killer of nine people at a black church in Charleston. Roof was previously arrested on April 26 for a trespassing arrest and was awaiting moderation. THIS IS A LIVE BREAKING EVENT YOU CAN WATCH HERE

Gunman Left Woman Alive to Tell What Happened [VIDEO]

The gunman who killed nine people during a Bible study meeting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, gave chilling instructions to at least one survivor. He reportedly told the woman, who has not been identified, that she was allowed to live so that she can tell everyone else what happened, according…

9 Dead Shooting in S.C. Charleston Church – Gunman Loose [VIDEO]

A shooter opened fire on Wednesday at a church in Charleston South Carolina, killing 9 people, and was still at large, a police official said. Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis said the shooting occurred at the Emanuel AME Church around 9 p.m. local time. He said police were still searching for a suspect, and…