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. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel toured the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune last week to meet with health care providers about a new pilot […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia At least 10 people were killed and 47 injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday, and Interfax news agency said the […]
Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready told Rolling Stone magazine the decision to cancel their April 20 show in Raleigh in protest of North Carolina House Bill 2 was not an easy decision, but one they […]