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# charleston - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Hostage situation in South Carolina ends after 'disgruntled employee' shot by police

“This is not an act of terrorism,” the mayor of Charleston said.

# charleston - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'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.

# charleston - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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 - Monday 2 January, 2017

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.

# charleston - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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.

# charleston - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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 - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'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.

# charleston - Thursday 3 November, 2016

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.

# charleston - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

'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.

# charleston - Monday 20 July, 2015

White supremacist gets sunstroke, helped to the shade by black policeman

This is something you couldn’t make up.

# charleston - Saturday 27 June, 2015

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 - Friday 26 June, 2015

WATCH: Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral for Charleston church leader

He said the Charleston shooter was “blinded by hatred.”

# charleston - Thursday 25 June, 2015

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 - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops Charleston This post contains videos

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 - Monday 22 June, 2015

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.

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism Straight Talking This post contains videos

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

The US President was speaking on a comedian’s podcast.

# charleston - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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”.

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# charleston - Friday 19 June, 2015

WATCH: Families of victims tell Charleston shooting suspect "I forgive you"

“May God have mercy on you.”

Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders

Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.

The 9 at 9: Friday

You’re this close to the weekend. Here’s all you need to know this morning.

# charleston - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

"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.

# charleston - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bill Murray crashed a stag party and gave an amazing speech What About Bill?

# charleston - Thursday 24 November, 2011

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.