parking lot
20 hours ago
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Single parking space in Charleston on sale for $74,000

A parking space in downtown Charleston is being sold for $74,000.
Dylann Roof (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
1 month ago
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Roof won’t use mental health experts to try to save his life

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Dylann Roof won’t ask jurors to consider his mental health when they decide whether to spare his life when he is sentenced for killing nine black Charleston church worshippers. Roof filed a notice with a federal judge Friday night saying he won’t call any mental health experts during the penalty phase […]
Michael Slager, former SC police officer charged in shooting death of Walter Scott.
2 months ago
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The Latest: Mistrial declared in police officer murder trial

Jurors deciding the fate of fired South Carolina patrolman accused of murder in the death of a black motorist are expected to have questions for the judge Monday morning before their deliberations resume.
Dylann Roof (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 months ago
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Dylann Roof to judge: Let lawyers back on death penalty case

The white man charged with the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church wants to stop acting as his own lawyer, at least for now.
Dylann Roof (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 months ago
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Jury qualification continues in Charleston church shooting

The slow process of picking a jury for the federal death penalty trial of the white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church continues with the defendant now in charge of his own defense.
Michael Slager, former SC police officer charged in shooting death of Walter Scott.
2 months ago
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Slager to testify in own defense at motorist shooting trial

Former South Carolina patrolman Michael Slager is taking the stand to tell his version of what happened when a black motorist was gunned down while fleeing a traffic stop.
Michael Slager, former SC police officer charged in shooting death of Walter Scott.
2 months ago
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Defense focus on seconds before shooting of black motorist

The defense in the Michael Slager murder trial is focusing on the seconds before the white former South Carolina police officer shot and killed an unarmed black motorist.
Dylann Roof (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 months ago
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The Latest: Judge keeps Dylann Roof hearing closed

The federal judge overseeing Dylann Roof's death penalty trial gave the families of the nine black worshippers he is charged with killing at a Charleston church an extraordinary chance to air their concerns.
Dylann Roof (Source: Charleston Co. Sheriff's Office)
2 months ago
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Judge asked to change mind on closed Dylann Roof hearing

A federal judge will hear arguments on whether he should change his mind and open to the public a hearing on whether Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for killing nine black worshippers in a Charleston church.
Mental Illness
4 months ago
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SC deputies complete program for dealing with mentally ill

Sheriff's deputies in three South Carolina counties have recently completed training for dealing with mentally ill people that they hope will make them more empathetic in such situations.