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Jury Sentences Dylann Roof to Death for Charleston Church Massacre

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00pm 1/10/2017 at 7:00pm

Dylann Roof received the death penalty from a federal jury for murdering nine black people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, in June 2015. It took the jury less than three hours to reach their verdict. Judge Richard Gergel will impose the sentence of Roof at 9:30AM on Wednesday.

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Now Dylann Roof Wants His Lawyers Back

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 5, 2016 at 2:00pm 12/5/2016 at 2:00pm

`Last week, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel granted Dylann Roof’s request to represent himself at his trial for murdering nine black people at a church in Charleston, SC, in the summer of 2015. But now Roof wants his lawyers back during the guilt phase:

After a two-sentence formal motion filed by his...

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Judge Allows Dylan Roof to Represent Himself in Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/28/2016 at 1:00pm

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel found Dylan Roof competent to stand trial for the murder of nine black people at a church in Charleston, S.C., last summer.

Today, the judge has decided that Roof can represent himself in his trial:

Roof made the last-minute request as jury selection was set to...

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Judge Finds Dylann Roof Competent to Stand Trial in Charleston Church Shootings

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/25/2016 at 1:00pm

Last summer, Dylann Roof opened fire at the historic Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, murdering nine black people during a meeting. The court started jury selection this month, but U.S. Distric Judge Richard Mark Gergel stopped the process when Roof and his defense team filed a...

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South Carolina May Allow Teachers to Carry Guns on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/17/2016 at 3:00pm

After a deadly school shooting in October that killed a six-year-old student, South Carolina Rep. Joshua Putnam (R) introduced a new bill that would allow teachers...

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Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 27 dead across 5 states

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:00am 10/11/2016 at 9:00am
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For four days, Hurricane Matthew hit the coast of the southeastern U.S.before weakening and veering out over the Atlantic Ocean.

So far, the storm has left at least 27 dead, over 1 million homes and businesses without power today, and billions of dollars in damage.

Matthew wreaked havoc in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina,...

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Three Injured at South Carolina Elementary School

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/28/2016 at 4:30pm

DEVELOPING: Officials have reported three injuries, two children and one teacher, at Townville Elementary School in Townville, SC, on Wednesday afternoon.

Fox News reports:

The Greenville News reported that two children were injured and a man was found dead near the school. A suspect is reportedly in custody.

Lt. Sheila Cole with the Anderson...

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Honey Bees: Collateral Damage in Fight Against Zika

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/4/2016 at 2:30pm

There is another disturbing report related to the spread of the Zika virus; however, this one doesn’t involve birth defects or neurological problems.

Millions of honey bees were killed after areas of South Carolina were sprayed to kill the mosquitoes that transmit the pathogen.

“On Saturday, it was total energy, millions of bees...

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New South Carolina Law Requires Students to Learn Founding Documents

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 4:30pm 6/19/2016 at 4:30pm

As we’ve documented countless times at College Insurrection, many students in America today have a flawed understanding of free speech and other Constitutional subjects.

There once was a time when it was safe to assume students were taught about the Constitution and America’s other founding documents, but the behavior on many campuses...

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South Carolina RESULTS: Trump Wins // JEB SUSPENDS CAMPAIGN

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 6:30pm 2/20/2016 at 6:30pm

Welcome to our South Carolina Republican Primary live blog.

Up for grabs, 50 delegates.

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Nikki Haley Wants Death Penalty for Dylann Roof

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 4:30pm 6/20/2015 at 4:30pm

As the families of victims in the Charleston shootings show amazing strength and faith, some people on the left are already exploiting the incident for political gain.

Meanwhile, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is calling for the harshest punishment for the shooter.

Nick Gass of Politico:

Nikki Haley: Charleston shooter deserves death penalty

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South Carolina primary day — Will voters runoff Lindsey Graham?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 9:20am 6/10/2014 at 9:20am

After a lot of speculation and angst by conservative voters in South Carolina, today is Judgment Day for Lindsey Graham.

Over the past year, SC grassroots activists have attempted to organize with the goal of defeating Graham in his re-election bid.  The problem always came back to the lack of a serious...

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