Viola Davis working on church shooting documentary

2018-11-05 13:54

Viola Davis has teamed up with US basketball player Stephen Curry to executive produce a documentary based on the Charleston church shooting.

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.

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.

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.

Attorneys want jury questionnaires in church shooting sealed

2016-08-16 18:01

Attorneys in South Carolina have submitted proposed jury questionnaires for the upcoming federal death penalty trial of Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shooting and want a judge to keep them confidential.

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.

Charleston church shooting: FBI sued

2016-07-02 15:43

The families of some of the nine people killed in a South Carolina church are suing the FBI.

US prosecutor wants death for church shooting

2015-09-03 22:03

A South Carolina prosecutor says she will seek the death penalty for a white man charged with killing nine black churchgoers in Charleston.

TV shooter: Charleston massacre the tipping point

2015-08-26 23:30

A black man who shot to death two journalists during a live broadcast before taking his own life, apparently claimed he had been pushed over the edge by the recent massacre of black worshippers in South Carolina.


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.

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.

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.

Roof attorneys want death penalty ruled unconstitutional

2016-08-02 20:40

Attorneys for Dylann Roof, the white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston church, want a federal judge to rule the death penalty unconstitutional and allow their client to plead guilty and serve life in prison.

Church shooter wants fed case dismissed

2016-07-06 17:45

The man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church wants the federal charges against him dismissed.

Prosecutors ask for mitigating factors in Charleston church shooting

2016-06-28 20:10

Federal prosecutors in South Carolina want to know what mitigating factors the defence plans to present during the sentencing phase of the death penalty trial of accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof.

Gunman in TV shooting had history of workplace issues

2015-08-27 05:59

The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia is a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued a Florida station, alleging discrimination because he was black.

Not guilty plea in court for US church shooting suspect

2015-07-31 22:12

A US judge has entered not guilty pleas on more than 30 federal charges, including for hate crimes, for a white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in South Carolina.

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