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June 17, 2020, 11:03 PM

'We have done nothing' 5 years after Charleston massacre, mourner says

What changes were made after the Charleston, South Carolina church shooting?
June 17, 2020, 11:03 PM
'We have done nothing' since Charleston massacre, mourner says
2 years ago

9/11 Memorial architect designing a shrine to 2015 Charleston church shooting victims

Plans for a memorial honoring the victims of the 2015 church shooting are out.
2 years ago
9/11 Memorial architect designing a shrine to 2015 Charleston church shooting victims
2 years ago

Church shooter's sister arrested after social media post

Her brother, Dylann Roof, is on death row for shooting nine black churchgoers.
2 years ago
Church shooter's sister arrested after social media post
2 years ago

Sister of Charleston shooter arrested at school after Snapchat post 'caused alarm'

She was arrested on weapons charges after she allegedly made an alarming post.
2 years ago
Sister of Charleston shooter arrested at school after Snapchat post 'caused alarm'
3 years ago

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof 'is not all bad,' grandfather says

Dylann Roof pleaded guilty today to all state charges against him.
3 years ago
Charleston church shooter 'is not all bad,' grandfather says
3 years ago

Key moments in Charleston church shooting case as Dylann Roof pleads guilty to state charges

The shooting at a Charleston church on June 17, 2015, left nine people dead.
3 years ago
Key moments in Charleston church shooting case as Dylann Roof pleads guilty
3 years ago

Grandfather of Charleston church shooter: 'Dylann is not all bad'

Dylann Roof's grandfather Joe Roof addressed the court for the first time today.
3 years ago
Grandfather of Charleston church shooter: 'Dylann is not all bad'
3 years ago

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof to plead guilty in state murder case

Roof, 22, was sentenced to death in January in a federal hate crimes case.
3 years ago
Charleston church shooter to plead guilty in state murder case
3 years ago

Dylann Roof stopped at another AME church after Charleston massacre, new documents say

After the attack on June 17, 2015, which left nine black worshippers dead, Roof left Emanuel AME Church and traveled west to the Branch AME Church, according to WCIV, which cited GPS data not presented in court during his trial.
3 years ago
Dylann Roof stopped at another AME church after Charleston massacre, new documents say
3 years ago

Dylann Roof stopped at another AME church after Charleston massacre, new documents say

After the attack, Roof left Emanuel and traveled west to another church.
3 years ago
Dylann Roof stopped at 2nd AME church after shooting
3 years ago

Dylann Roof's Lawyers Look to Have Death Penalty Tossed

Last month, Roof was sentenced to death after he was convicted of hate crimes.
3 years ago
Dylann Roof's Lawyers Look to Have Death Penalty Tossed
3 years ago

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death

The 22-year-old was sentenced to death for killing nine people after he walked into a church in South Carolina and opened fire during a Bible study meeting.
3 years ago
Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death
4 years ago

Wife of Charleston Shooting Victim Says She's Glad Sentencing Is Over

Jennifer Pinckney, whose husband, South Carolina State Sen. Clementa Pinckney, was killed in the shooting, said her daughters "miss daddy."
4 years ago
Wife of Charleston Shooting Victim Says She's Glad Sentencing Is Over
4 years ago

Charleston Victim's Mother Tells Dylann Roof 'I Forgive You' as He's Sentenced to Death

Roof was sentenced to death for killing nine churchgoers at a Bible study.
4 years ago
Charleston Victim's Mother Tells Dylann Roof: 'I Forgive You'
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death, 1st to Get Death Penalty for Federal Hate Crimes

He was convicted of killing nine churchgoers at a Bible study in Charleston.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death, 1st to Get Death Penalty for Federal Hate Crimes
4 years ago

Charleston Victim's Brother Calls Dylann Roof's Sentence a 'Hollow Victory'

Roof was sentenced to death today for killing nine churchgoers in 2015.
4 years ago
Charleston Victim's Brother Calls Dylann Roof's Sentence a 'Hollow Victory'
4 years ago

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death

He was convicted of killing nine churchgoers at a Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina.
4 years ago
Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death
4 years ago

Charleston Victim's Brother Calls Dylann Roof's Sentence a 'Hollow Victory'

Roof was sentenced to death today for killing nine churchgoers in 2015.
4 years ago
Charleston Victim's Brother Calls Dylann Roof's Sentence a 'Hollow Victory'
4 years ago

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death

Dylann Roof, 22, has been sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study in Charleston, South Carolina.
4 years ago
Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Tells Jury, 'I Still Feel Like I Had to Do It'

Roof is back in court for the sentencing part of his federal trial.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Tells Jury, 'I Still Feel Like I Had to Do It'
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Rests Case Without Calling Witnesses in His Own Defense

Roof will be sentenced to death or life in prison at the conclusion of this federal trial.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Rests Case Without Calling Witnesses in His Own Defense
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Sentencing: Charleston Church Shooting Survivor Shares Stories of Slain Son

Felicia Sanders was final witness to testify at sentencing part of Roof's trial.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Sentencing: Shooting Survivor Shares Stories of Slain Son
4 years ago

Charleston Church Shooting Victim Was Considering Retirement, Brother Says at Dylann Roof Sentencing

Roof is in court for the sentencing portion of his federal trial.
4 years ago
Charleston Church Shooting Victim Was Considering Retirement, Brother Says at Dylann Roof Sentencing
4 years ago

Convicted Church Shooter Dylann Roof Insists He's Not Mentally Ill

Roof, who shot and killed nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, refused to plead insanity in the sentencing phase of his murder trial.
4 years ago
Convicted Church Shooter Dylann Roof Insists He's Not Mentally Ill
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Sentencing: Jurors Cry as Victims' Families Share Stories of Loss

Roof is back in the courtroom for the sentencing portion of his federal trial.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Sentencing: Jurors Cry as Victims' Families Share Stories of Loss
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Says He Won't Call Witnesses During Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case

Roof was convicted of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a church.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Won't Call Witnesses During Sentencing
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Tells Jury 'There's Nothing Wrong With Me Psychologically'

Roof is back in the courtroom for the sentencing portion of his federal trial.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Me Psychologically'
4 years ago

Convicted Church Shooter Dylann Roof Speaks to Jurors

The convicted murderer is acting as his own defense as the trial moves to the penalty stage.
4 years ago
Convicted Church Shooter Dylann Roof Speaks to Jurors
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case

Roof was convicted of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a S.C. church.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case
4 years ago

Judge Orders Second Competency Evaluation on Dylann Roof Before Sentencing

The judge ordered the evaluation out of "abundance of caution."
4 years ago
Judge Orders Evaluation on Dylann Roof Before Sentencing
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case

Dylann Roof's fate will soon be back in the hands of the jurors who found him guilty of killing nine black parishioners at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Faces Sentencing in Federal Death Penalty Case
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Won't Call Witnesses During Sentencing

Roof was convicted of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a church.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Won't Call Witnesses During Sentencing
4 years ago

Victim's Daughter Hopeful After Dylann Roof Guilty Verdict

The Rev. Sharon Risher's mother was among the victims of the June 2015 shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church.
4 years ago
Victim's Daughter Hopeful After Dylann Roof Guilty Verdict
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Found Guilty in Church Shooting

Roof, 22, killed nine parishioners in a church basement in the name of white supremacy.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Found Guilty in Church Shooting
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Charges in Federal Trial

Roof, 22, could face the death penalty after being convicted by a jury on all 33 charges for killing nine people in an African-American church in Charleston.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Charges in Federal Trial
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Counts in Federal Death Penalty Trial

Roof was accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Counts in Federal Death Penalty Trial
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Counts in Federal Death Penalty Trial

Roof was accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Found Guilty on All 33 Counts in Federal Death Penalty Trial
4 years ago

Emotional Moments After the Shooting in Charleston, SC

One year later, a look back at the response to Dylan Roof's June 17, 2015, attack at the Emanuel AME Church, killing nine people.
4 years ago
Emotional Moments After the Shooting in Charleston, SC
4 years ago

Accused Church Shooter Dylann Roof Showed 'Tremendous Hatred' and 'Must Be Held Accountable,' Prosecutor Says

Roof is accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study.
4 years ago
Church Shooting Suspect Showed 'Tremendous Hatred': Prosecutor
4 years ago

Church Massacre Survivor Shares Emotional Testimony

Polly Sheppard told jurors in the Dylann Roof trial how she hid under a table at the Charleston church where her friends were shot and killed in front of her.
4 years ago
Church Massacre Survivor Shares Emotional Testimony
4 years ago

Charleston Church Massacre Survivor Gives Gripping Testimony

The jury heard the 911 call made by the victim that the defendant, Dylann Roof, allegedly left alive so that she could tell the story.
4 years ago
Charleston Church Massacre Survivor Gives Gripping Testimony
4 years ago

Dylann Roof Federal Trial: Key Points From Government's Case

Roof is accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a church.
4 years ago
Dylann Roof Federal Trial: Key Points From Government's Case
4 years ago

Charleston Church Shooting Survivor Says She Prayed as Dylann Roof Gunned Down Parishioners

Roof is accused of killing nine people on June 17, 2015.
4 years ago
Shooting Survivor Says She Prayed as Roof Gunned Down Helpless Parishioners
4 years ago

Prosecutor: Accused Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Stood Over Victims, Shooting Repeatedly

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine black Charleston church members.
4 years ago
Prosecutor: Dylann Roof Stood Over Victims, Shooting Repeatedly
4 years ago

New Video Revealed in Dylann Roof Trial

Police say Roof, 22, recorded himself at home using the same 45-caliber Glock pistol Roof is accused of using in the fatal shooting of nine at a historic black church in Charleston.
4 years ago
New Video Revealed in Dylann Roof Trial
4 years ago

Accused Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Had Handwritten Note Listing Churches

Dylann Roof is accused of is fatally shooting 9 black parishioners at a church.
4 years ago
Accused Church Shooter Had Handwritten Note Listing Churches
4 years ago

Stunning New Details From the Trial of Accused Church Shooter Dylann Roof

Prosecutors say they found a list of other black churches that were also targeted.
4 years ago
Stunning New Details From the Trial of Accused Church Shooter Dylann Roof
4 years ago

Accused Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Laughed When Admitting to Shooting in Video 'Confession' Played in Court

Dylann Roof said he supports Hitler during an interview with FBI agents.
4 years ago
Accused Church Shooter Laughed During 'Confession'
4 years ago

New Evidence in Dylann Roof Murder Trial

Police say Roof, on trial for the murder of nine people in a historic black church in Charleston, had in his possession a list of other black churches in the Charleston area and told the FBI he considered other targets.
4 years ago
New Evidence in Dylann Roof Murder Trial
4 years ago

Accused Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Had List of Other Black Churches

Roof and one of his lawyers are seen laughing during breaks while the tearful victims' families sit nearby.
4 years ago
Accused Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Had List of Other Black Churches