Dylann Roof

Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state charges avoiding the possibility of a second death sentence. The 23-year-old entered his plea Monday on charges which included nine counts of murder in South Caroline,three attempted murder counts and weapons offenses which yielded a life prison sentence. The self-described white supremacist pleaded not guilty in his […]

A federal appeals court allows New Orleans to remove three prominently displayed Confederate monuments.

FBI officials said Thursday that a White male -- with a felony record in South Carolina and alleged ties to White supremacist groups -- threatened a "Dylann Roof-style attack" and purchased a handgun.

The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.

Donald Trump's transition team is calling on Congress to fund the creation of a wall along the Mexican border as soon as April.

According to reports, many of the electors did not reside in the congressional districts they represented.

President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.

Dylann Roof faces the death penalty or life in prison when the penalty phase of his hate crimes trial resumes on January 3.

Dylann Roof on Thursday was found guilty of all 33 counts in the Mother Emanuel AME Church Massacre.

The trial for Emanuel AME church shooter Dylann Roof kicked off Wednesday in Charleston, South Carolina with gripping testimony from one of three survivors, who described him as evil incarnate.

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    12/05/16 – Roland Martin and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press political/legal affairs reporter, provide updates on the Slager and Roof trials which are both currently happening in South Carolina. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. (Photo: Meg Kinnard Twitter Profile)

Judge Gergel warned Roof that it would be in his best interest to have legal representation, but approved the request and resumed jury selection.