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.
RALEIGH A recent poll of 600 North Carolinians across the political spectrum conducted by Strategic Partners Solution, a Republican campaign consulting firm, found bipartisan support for increasing access to renewable energy and energy efficiency, […]
BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday on suspicion of belonging to a group supporting the Islamic State and preparing acts of terrorism during next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Justice Minister […]
NEW YORK – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fell ill on Sunday as she became “overheated” and had to leave early from a September 11 memorial ceremony in New York City. The video came from […]