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 — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump to broadly implement an executive order governing refugees entering the country from around the world. The justices granted a request from the Trump […]
LONDON – One woman has died and other people are being treated for “catastrophic” injuries after an attack near parliament on Wednesday, British news agency Press Association reported, citing a junior doctor at a central […]
RALEIGH An eminent domain bill that saw limited action in previous legislative sessions is moving through the N.C. General Assembly, having passed the N.C. House of Representatives on Thursday. H.B. 3 is an act […]