Church shooter Roof seeks appellate court mercy

2017-05-24 09:07

Dylann Roof, sentenced to death for killing nine worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church, has petitioned an appeals court for mercy.

Friend of convicted church shooter begins serving sentence

2017-04-28 21:04

A friend with whom convicted church shooter Dylann Roof shared his plans to massacre South Carolina churchgoers, has begun serving prison time for lying to federal authorities.

Guilty plea wraps up cases against Charleston church shooter

2017-04-10 10:27

Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof is expected to plead guilty to state murder charges, leaving him to await federal execution and sparing his victims and their families the burden of a second trial.

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

2017-02-22 19:55

Dylann Roof, convicted of killing nine worshippers in a black church in Charleston, drove toward a second black church after the shootings, prosecutors say.

US jury condemns Charleston church shooter to death

2017-01-11 10:30

A US jury condemned self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the massacre of nine black worshipers in a South Carolina church in June 2015 - a crime that shocked the nation.

Charleston killer Dylann Roof faces death or life in jail

2017-01-04 15:28

Jurors have begun considering whether to sentence self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof to death or life in prison for the racially motivated slaying of nine African Americans in a South Carolina church.

Dylann Roof won't submit evidence to spare life

2016-12-29 07:42

Dylann Roof has told a judge he plans on calling no witnesses and presenting no evidence to try to convince a jury to spare his life for killing nine black Charleston church worshippers in a hate crime.

Prosecutor: Dylann Roof had cold, hateful heart

2016-12-07 19:57

A federal prosecutor says Dylann Roof was a man with a "cold and hateful heart" when he fired a Glock pistol and killed nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church.

Racially motivated church shooting suspect’s trial set to begin

2016-12-07 11:47

The death penalty trial for a white man who has said he wanted to start a race war by killing black people in their South Carolina church, is set to begin.

Lengthy jury selection in Charleston church shootings begins

2016-09-26 07:32

The laborious process of jury selection is getting under way in the trial of Dylann Roof, the white US man charged in the deaths of nine black parishioners gunned down during a Bible study at a Charleston church.


Convicted church shooter Roof chose death over autism label

2017-05-11 12:17

The same federal judge who presided over the trial of a man who killed nine worshippers in a racist attack at a Charleston church has rejected Dylann Roof's first appeal.

9 life sentences in state case on Charleston church slayings

2017-04-11 08:09

Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has received 9 life sentences after pleading guilty to state murder charges, leaving him to await federal execution.

Dylann Roof's friend gets 27 months

2017-03-22 05:20

The only person with whom Dylann Roof shared his plot to massacre worshippers at a South Carolina church, Joey Meek, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.

'You are Satan' - Relatives of slain churchgoers confront gunman for last time

2017-01-12 09:53

One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time.

Prosecutor: 'Horrific acts' justify death for Dylann Roof

2017-01-04 18:06

Prosecutors say convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof deserves the death penalty because he painstakingly chose to kill nine black parishioners over the colour of their skin and felt no remorse.

Roof faces sentencing over South Carolina church killings

2017-01-02 17:03

The same jury that unanimously found Dylann Roof guilty in the slayings of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church is returning to court to begin mulling if he should be put to death for his crimes.

Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI

2016-12-10 12:07

Dylann Roof laughed at times during his FBI confession to killing nine black people in a racially motivated attack at a Charleston church.

Jury picked, opening statements set in church slayings trial

2016-12-07 18:50

Twelve jurors have been chosen to decide the death penalty trial of a white man who authorities say wanted to start a race war by killing nine black people in a South Carolina church.

Judge questions church massacre suspect's competency

2016-11-12 14:29

Newly unsealed court documents in the federal death penalty trial of Dylann Roof indicate the judge believes it's possible the white man charged with gunning down nine black parishioners may not be mentally competent to stand trial.

Charleston church murderer to argue mental illness

2016-07-13 07:39

Attorneys for Dylann Roof, the man who faces the death penalty for the murders of nine black parishioners at Charleston's Emmanuel AME Church, say they will present evidence that he has a mental illness.

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