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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 7

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) — Polly Sheppard dove under a table as soon as the bullets started flying. The stranger who had just been warmly welcomed into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church began unloading his pistol on a Bible … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 6

For more than six months, Dylann Roof traveled to historic sites of racial strife in South Carolina’s history, ending up again and again at the church where he later gunned down nine black worshipers during their weekly Bible Study. Data … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 5

Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, had a handwritten note in his car with the names of several churches on it, according to testimony today at Roof’s ongoing trial. … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial | Day 4

CHARLESTON, SC — The revelations in a federal courtroom last week were gruesome – difficult to hear and to watch. But an underlying tension in the horrific hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof is the battle between two key players … Continue reading

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Government releases Dylann Roof confession video

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – The government has released a video which authorities say shows Dylann Roof confessing to the shooting at the Mother Emanuel AME church that took the lives of nine people. The release of the video comes after … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial Continues

A South Carolina jury viewed graphic photos on Thursday of bullet-riddled bodies and cartridge cases left in the wake of the June 2015 attack on an historic black church, after a federal judge denied a mistrial for accused gunman Dylann … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Death Penalty Trial

CHARLESTON, S.C. — She recalled watching the young white man stroll into Bible study, thinking he just wanted to seek the word of God. He was handed a Bible and a worksheet about that Wednesday night’s lesson, the parable of … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial | Opening Statements

The judge in the Dylann Roof federal death penalty trial has denied a motion by attorneys to delay the trial. Roof’s attorneys wanted to delay the trial because of the publicity surrounding the mistrial in a former police officer’s case. Roof’s lawyers … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial: Jury qualifications Day 6

Accused Emanuel AME Church shooter Dylann Roof filed a motion Sunday asking a federal judge to let his defense team represent him again, but only through the guilt phase of his death penalty trial set to begin in three days. … Continue reading

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#DylannRoof Federal Death Penalty Trial: Jury qualifications Day 5

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The long-awaited federal death penalty trial of the white man charged with the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church is scheduled to get underway next week with the final seating of … Continue reading

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