Tag Archives: Dylann Roof

10Apr/17

Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to separate state murder counts

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, pleads guilty to separate state murder charges.
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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from April to June 2015

World events during the second quarter of the year include an attack on a Kenyan university, a gunman targeting tourists on a Tunisian beach and, after decades of hostility, a handshake between the leaders of the United States and Cuba.
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19Jul/15

Flag dispute triggers clash at South Carolina capitol

A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group held overlapping demonstrations outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week.

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10Jul/15

Background check mix-up allowed Roof to buy gun: FBI

(R Reports) – Many have questioned why a gunman would open fire at a Bible-study, killing nine worshippers in Charleston last month.

Now, FBI Director James Comey says suspect Dylann Roof never should have gotten his hands on this gun.
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01Jul/15

Ohio church blaze brings the number of black church fires to seven in one week

USA (Next Media) – The FBI has launched an investigation into fires at seven different African-American churches in the United States in the last seven days to understand whether they are something more than a coincidence. According to Reuters, so far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes.
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25Jun/15

Alabama governor orders Confederate flags removed from state Capitol

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley orders Confederate flags to be removed from the grounds of the Southern state’s Capitol.
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20Jun/15

Charleston: hope and mercy after bloodshed

Outside the church in Charleston where a gunman shot dead nine people at bible study there’s a mood of sadness, but also of hope.
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