CHARLESTON, S.C. A federal judge on Monday granted a request by Dylann Roof, the white man accused of killing nine black parishioners at a Charleston, S.C., church last year, to represent himself at his death penalty trial.U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel said he believed Roof’s decision was unwise but ruled in court that the defendant had the right and capacity to serve as his own lawyer.Roof faces 33 counts of hate crimes, obstruction of religion and firearms charges stemming from the massacre carried out at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015.
TARBORO While the massive amount of water left after Hurricane Matthew traveled through the state a month ago has finally receded, the lengthy recovery process for people across Eastern North Carolina has only just […]
RALEIGH North Carolina emergency officials have estimated that the destructive and deadly Hurricane Matthew caused $1.5 billion worth of damage to more than 100,000 homes, businesses and government buildings in the state. The state’s […]
RALEIGH Attorneys representing Citizens for Buck Newton, a PAC advocating for Sen. Buck Newton (R-Wilson) in the race for N.C. attorney general, have sent cease and desist letters to media outlets Saturday demanding they […]