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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. President Donald Trump is expected to sign legislation Tuesday that makes it easier to fire employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill passed the Senate last week and is part […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s candidate for attorney general said on Tuesday he was against banning Muslims from entering the country and would enforce a 2015 law that outlawed waterboarding terrorism suspects, even […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Police say that one person was killed on Saturday when a car slammed into a crowd in Virginia after clashes at a gathering of white nationalists who oppose plans to remove the […]