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Local Reaction to Dylan Roof Verdict - WJBF-TV

Local Reaction to Dylan Roof VerdictWJBF-TVA little over a year and a half ago Dylann Roof shot and killed several church members after a Wednesday night bible study. All nine of those parishioners were killed inside historic bethel AME. Church in Charleston. News Channel 6's Kimberely Scott ...and more »

Dylann Roof Sabotaged His Defense — And Now He Wants A New Trial - Vocativ;

Dylann Roof Sabotaged His Defense — And Now He Wants A New Trial - Vocativ

VocativDylann Roof Sabotaged His Defense — And Now He Wants A New TrialVocativNot long after being formally sentenced to death for the murders of nine people at a historically black church in South Carolina, and after putting up virtually no defense at trial, mass murderer Dylann Roof filed a motion on Wednesday asking for an ...and more »

Dylann Roof's Death-Penalty Sentence Draws Mixed Reactions; Some Want His Life Spared - Atlanta Black Star

Dylann Roof's Death-Penalty Sentence Draws Mixed Reactions; Some Want His Life SparedAtlanta Black StarA 12-member jury sentenced church shooter Dylann Roof, 22, to death on Tuesday, Jan. 10, for the massacre that killed nine African-American worshipers at Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof, who is the first person to receive ...and more »

Dylann Roof courtroom sketch artist wept as he drew images from trial - Live 5 News

Dylann Roof courtroom sketch artist wept as he drew images from trialLive 5 NewsRobert Maniscalco's sketch book is filled with images of convicted Charleston Church shooter Dylann Roof. Page after page shows an emotionless profile of the 22-year-old, mostly seated and about 10 feet away. The pages also show attorneys, family ...and more »

Why Dylann Roof's Death Sentence May Never Be Carried Out - Mother Jones;

Why Dylann Roof's Death Sentence May Never Be Carried Out - Mother Jones

Mother JonesWhy Dylann Roof's Death Sentence May Never Be Carried OutMother JonesOn June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof entered a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot and killed nine worshippers after reading Bible verses with them. As it was later revealed, the 22-year-old Roof was a white supremacist. After an ...and more »

Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church members - L.A. Watts Times

Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 church membersL.A. Watts TimesAn unrepentant Dylann Roof was sentenced to death Tuesday January 10, for killing nine black church members during Bible study, the first person to face execution for federal hate crime convictions. A jury deliberated his sentence for about three hours ...and more »

Dylann Roof Death Sentence: 'May God Have Mercy on Your Soul' Says One Survivor - Gospel Herald;

Dylann Roof Death Sentence: 'May God Have Mercy on Your Soul' Says One Survivor - Gospel Herald

Gospel HeraldDylann Roof Death Sentence: 'May God Have Mercy on Your Soul' Says One SurvivorGospel HeraldA federal judge in South Carolina formally sentenced mass murderer Dylann Roof to death on Wednesday, one day after jury members recommended he be executed for killing nine people through gunfire inside an Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal ...and more »

Up next for Dylann Roof: 2nd trial, long death row wait - Fox News;

Up next for Dylann Roof: 2nd trial, long death row wait - Fox News

Fox NewsUp next for Dylann Roof: 2nd trial, long death row waitFox NewsCHARLESTON, S.C. – Dylann Roof's death sentence this week for killing nine black church members ends one chapter in his case, but it's far from over. Roof has indicated he will appeal his federal punishment and there are nine murder charges looming in ...and more »

Bishop begs prayers for Dylann Roof's conversion and the souls of his victims - Catholic Online;

Bishop begs prayers for Dylann Roof's conversion and the souls of his victims - Catholic Online

Catholic OnlineBishop begs prayers for Dylann Roof's conversion and the souls of his victimsCatholic OnlineThe death sentence announced this week for mass murderer Dylann Roof prompted the local Catholic bishop to call for prayer, for both the victims and Roof. The bishop also reiterated Catholic opposition to the death penalty.and more »

Where Dylann Roof killed, a search for answers - CNN;

Where Dylann Roof killed, a search for answers - CNN

CNNWhere Dylann Roof killed, a search for answersCNNCharleston, South Carolina (CNN) Just hours after a judge sentenced Dylann Roof to death for killing nine church members during a study of Scripture, parishioners gathered Wednesday in the very room where the massacre took place -- for another Bible ...and more »

Why black Americans are against death for Roof: Column - USA TODAY;

Why black Americans are against death for Roof: Column - USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhy black Americans are against death for Roof: ColumnUSA TODAYOn Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel sentenced Dylann Roof to death, ending, at least for now, the saga of the troubled young man who walked into Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, 2015, and shot nine parishioners dead.and more »

As Dylan Roof Sentenced to Death, Families of Shooting Victims Urge Killer to Turn to Christ - Christian News Network;

As Dylan Roof Sentenced to Death, Families of Shooting Victims Urge Killer to Turn to Christ - Christian News Network

Christian News NetworkAs Dylan Roof Sentenced to Death, Families of Shooting Victims Urge Killer to Turn to ChristChristian News NetworkCHARLESTON, S.C. — Family members of those who were shot to death while attending a 2015 Bible study at South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church called upon gunman Dylann Roof to turn to Christ on Wednesday as he was ...and more »

Victims to Dylann Roof: 'Rot in Hell' - Daily Beast;

Victims to Dylann Roof: 'Rot in Hell' - Daily Beast

Daily BeastVictims to Dylann Roof: 'Rot in Hell'Daily BeastThe Charleston church shooter was called 'coward' and 'spawn of Satan' by survivors and family members of the dead during his formal sentencing. Jason Ryan. 01.11.17 3:50 PM ET. CHARLESTON, South Carolina—For the third time in a little more than a ...and more »

Dylan Roof Receives the Death Sentence - RecorderDaily;

Dylan Roof Receives the Death Sentence - RecorderDaily

RecorderDailyDylan Roof Receives the Death SentenceRecorderDailyThe jury has just announced the final decision regarding Dylan Roof, in which it came to the inevitable death sentence as he had earned 33 different charges that included hate crimes and murder in the first degree to nine black worshipers at Charleston ...and more »

What's next for Dylann Roof after federal death sentence? - CNN;

What's next for Dylann Roof after federal death sentence? - CNN

CNNWhat's next for Dylann Roof after federal death sentence?CNN(CNN) Dylann Roof just became the first person convicted of a federal hate crime to get the death penalty -- and he could be sentenced to death in South Carolina state court as well. But that doesn't mean Roof will be executed any time soon -- if ever.and more »

They may not forgive Dylann Roof, but they don't want him dead - CNN;

They may not forgive Dylann Roof, but they don't want him dead - CNN

CNNThey may not forgive Dylann Roof, but they don't want him deadCNNThis story was adapted from a CNN article published in 2011. (CNN) Nine people slain. In a black church. By an avowed white supremacist. Who wanted to start a race war. Yet there are at least two family members who don't want to see Dylann Roof die by ...and more »

Church members join relatives in grief, anger at gunman - Reading Eagle;

Church members join relatives in grief, anger at gunman - Reading Eagle

Reading EagleChurch members join relatives in grief, anger at gunmanReading EagleCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Family members of the nine people Dylann Roof killed in a Charleston, South Carolina, church weren't the only ones who suffered. Their church family grieved, too. Along with the 32 family members of victims, three people ...and more »

Preacher's Son Vows to Attend Execution - TMZ.com;

Preacher's Son Vows to Attend Execution - TMZ.com

TMZ.comPreacher's Son Vows to Attend ExecutionTMZ.comWhen Dylann Roof is executed, the son of slain Rev. Daniel Simmons wants to bear witness -- but not out of vengeance. Daniel Simmons Jr. tells TMZ he and other members of the Charleston church were relieved by the jury's guilty verdict and decision to ...and more »

Judge formally sentences white supremacist over 2015 church shootings - The Japan Times;

Judge formally sentences white supremacist over 2015 church shootings - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesJudge formally sentences white supremacist over 2015 church shootingsThe Japan TimesCHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – A U.S. federal judge Wednesday formally sentenced white supremacist Dylann Roof to death over the racially-charged killings of nine black churchgoers in South Carolina, one day after a jury decided he should be ...and more »

Forgiveness, compassion shape most messages to condemned shooter Roof in sentencing - ABC NEWS 4;

Forgiveness, compassion shape most messages to condemned shooter Roof in sentencing - ABC NEWS 4

ABC NEWS 4Forgiveness, compassion shape most messages to condemned shooter Roof in sentencingABC NEWS 4CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Family members of the slain black parishioners of Emanuel AME Church stood before Dylann Roof, the man who orchestrated the attack, and expressed their sorrow and offered sympathy, compassion, and condemnation.and more »