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# Charleston
Death sentence upheld for Dylann Roof, white supremacist who killed nine churchgoers
Roof murdered nine African Americans at their church, during their Bible-study and worship, in 2015.
# Charleston
Hostage situation in South Carolina ends after 'disgruntled employee' shot by police
“This is not an act of terrorism,” the mayor of Charleston said.
# Death Penalty
'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.
# hate crime
White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers
The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.
# Charleston
White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'
Roof gunned down nine black churchgoers and will represent himself at a sentencing hearing.
# dylann roof
White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty
“I think it’s a bad idea,” said the judge presiding over the case.
# Mass Shooting
Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people
The 22-year-old shot nine black people dead in a racially-motivated attack in South Carolina last year.
# Charleston
'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor
Felicia Sanders spoke of telling her granddaughter to play dead as her son lay dying beside her.
# walter scott
Nearly all-white jury at trial of police officer who shot unarmed black man five times
11 members of the 12-man jury are white.
# Adam Ward
'We are heartbroken': Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air
The alleged shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the Charleston shooting in June led him to buy a gun.
# the bigger man
White supremacist gets sunstroke, helped to the shade by black policeman
This is something you couldn’t make up.
# Charleston
Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime
He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.
# charleston shooting
WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader
He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”
# seven days later
Hundreds gather for first funerals of Charleston shooting victims
The title of a lecture held at the church last night was “The Power of Love.”
# Charleston
Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops
Dylann Roof was arrested the morning after the Charleston shootings.
# Charleston
What is the Confederate flag and why is it still flying?
The flag has been much debated in the aftermath of the Charleston church shooting.
# straight talking
Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism
The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.
# dylann roof
White supremacist manifesto and pictures of Charleston suspect found online
The unsigned writings on the site says that the Trayvon Martin case was the trigger for Roof becoming “racially aware”.
# Oops
US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.
# dylann roof
WATCH: Families of victims tell Charleston shooting suspect "I forgive you"
“May God have mercy on you.”
# Mass Shooting
Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders
Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.
# South Carolina
"The most horrible thing I've ever seen" - Victim's mother on video of cop shooting
Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager was videoed shooting Walter Scott dead.
# what about bill?
Bill Murray crashed a stag party and gave an amazing speech
Shots for everyone!
# Late
Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours
A bus driver abandoned her vehicle for eight hours, leaving 45 passengers stranded at a petrol station in Missouri.