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# charleston - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Death sentence upheld for Dylann Roof, white supremacist who killed nine churchgoers
# Charleston
# Charleston

Death sentence upheld for Dylann Roof, white supremacist who killed nine churchgoers

Aug 26th 2021, 9:34 AM 36,374 Views 48 Comments

Roof murdered nine African Americans at their church, during their Bible-study and worship, in 2015.

# charleston - Thursday 24 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 24th 2017, 9:23 PM 17,372 Views 36 Comments

“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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,441 Views 27 Comments

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
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers

Jan 10th 2017, 10:02 PM 21,106 Views 76 Comments

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'
# Charleston
# Charleston

White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:57 PM 15,790 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dylann Roof
# Dylann Roof

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty

Dec 28th 2016, 7:48 PM 25,577 Views 56 Comments

“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
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 PM 12,845 Views 65 Comments

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
# Charleston
# Charleston

'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor

Dec 8th 2016, 8:26 AM 14,536 Views 0 Comments

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
# Walter Scott
# Walter Scott

Nearly all-white jury at trial of police officer who shot unarmed black man five times

Nov 3rd 2016, 8:17 PM 13,230 Views 0 Comments

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
# Adam Ward
# Adam Ward

'We are heartbroken': Tributes pour in for journalists killed live on air

Aug 26th 2015, 11:35 PM 128,083 Views 186 Comments

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
# The Bigger Man
# The Bigger Man

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

Jul 20th 2015, 9:37 AM 34,204 Views 52 Comments

This is something you couldn’t make up.

# charleston - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime
# Charleston
# Charleston

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

Jun 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 10,591 Views 65 Comments

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
# Charleston Shooting
# Charleston Shooting

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

Jun 26th 2015, 9:02 PM 21,503 Views 57 Comments

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

# charleston - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Hundreds gather for first funerals of Charleston shooting victims
# Seven Days Later
# Seven Days Later

Hundreds gather for first funerals of Charleston shooting victims

Jun 25th 2015, 9:36 PM 13,405 Views 33 Comments

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
# Charleston

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

Jun 24th 2015, 7:41 AM 27,853 Views 36 Comments

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?
# Charleston
# Charleston

What is the Confederate flag and why is it still flying?

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:00 PM 25,007 Views 55 Comments

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
# Straight Talking

Barack Obama used the n-word while discussing racism

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:48 PM 20,934 Views 50 Comments

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
# Dylann Roof
# Dylann Roof

White supremacist manifesto and pictures of Charleston suspect found online

Jun 20th 2015, 7:50 PM 27,950 Views 43 Comments

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
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,386 Views 103 Comments

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"
# Dylann Roof
# Dylann Roof

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

Jun 19th 2015, 10:45 PM 19,310 Views 57 Comments

“May God have mercy on you.”

Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders

Jun 19th 2015, 6:25 PM 32,153 Views 92 Comments

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

# charleston - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

"The most horrible thing I've ever seen" - Victim's mother on video of cop shooting
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

"The most horrible thing I've ever seen" - Victim's mother on video of cop shooting

Apr 8th 2015, 6:54 PM 16,212 Views 46 Comments

Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager was videoed shooting Walter Scott dead.

# charleston - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

Bill Murray crashed a stag party and gave an amazing speech

May 28th 2014, 7:44 AM 6,680 Views 2 Comments

Shots for everyone!

# charleston - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours
# Late
# Late

Passengers stranded on Greyhound bus for 8 hours

Nov 24th 2011, 11:57 AM 4,006 Views 9 Comments

A bus driver abandoned her vehicle for eight hours, leaving 45 passengers stranded at a petrol station in Missouri.