Fury, forgiveness at S Carolina church gunman’s sentencing

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, SC, Jan 11 : White supremacist Dylann Roof, condemned to death for the brutal mass shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, heard forgiveness and fury at his sentencing hearing today from grieving loved ones of the nine slain black parishioners. Some victims’ family members called Roof, 22, evil and deserving […]

South Carolina church gunman objects to tearful testimony

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 6 : Convicted murderer Dylann Roof said tearful testimony by family members of those slain in the South Carolina church massacre was excessive and would prejudice jurors who will decide whether he should be sentenced to death. The 22-year-old white supremacist, found guilty last month of killing nine black […]

Jurors asked to hold Charleston church shooting suspect accountable

By Greg Lacour CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec 15 : Racial hatred drove white supremacist Dylann Roof to kill nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, after months of meticulous planning, a federal prosecutor argued today, asking jurors to hold the accused gunman accountable. Assistant US Attorney Nathan Williams’ voice rose in a […]