"Knowing what happens on video after it happens is totally different than knowing what the cop was thinking and what he will say he was thinking," says one criminal justice expert.
Dylann Roof was arraigned on 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges, plus state murder and attempted murder counts.
South Carolina does not have a hate crimes statute, and so the hate crime charges that Roof targeted the victims "because of their race and in order to interfere with their exercise of religion," are ...
State Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson set a tentative court date of July 11, 2016.
FBI Director James B. Comey said agency employees should have rejected Dylann Roof's attempt to purchase a gun because Roof had earlier been arrested for possession of drugs.
South Carolina governor Nikki Haley announced that the Confederate flag will be removed from the State House grounds on July 10.
Republican House member Michael A. Pitts is leading the opposition in favor of the Confederate banner.
One historian says: "I'm in favor of the vandalism."