Debbie Elliott

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Convicted S.C. Church Shooter Represents Himself In Penalty Phase

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Dylann Roof, 22, convicted of killing 9 church members in Charleston, spoke to the jury that's deciding whether he dies for the crimes. He said, "There's nothing wrong with me psychologically."

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Penalty Phase Begins In Dylann Roof Church Shooting Trial

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The penalty phase of the Dylann Roof Charleston, S.C., church shooting trial began Wednesday. The 22-year-old, who is representing himself and killed nine worshippers, addressed the jury for the first time.

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S.C. Church Shooting Trial Moves To Penalty Phase

Friday, December 16, 2016

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty after Dylann Roof, who is white, was convicted in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last year.

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Dylann Roof Found Guilty Of All Counts Of Killing 9 Black Worshippers

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A federal jury in Charleston, South Carolina has found Dylann Roof guilty of all 33 counts related to the killings of nine black worshippers at the Emanuel AME Church in 2015.

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Testimony Concludes After Jury Hears Survivor In Dylann Roof Trial

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Testimony concluded Wednesday in the trial of Dylann Roof after jurors heard the testimony of Polly Sheppard, who survived the shooting at a church in Charleston, S.C.

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Amid 2 Murder Trials, A South Carolina City Reflects On Racial History

Sunday, December 11, 2016

It's a tense time in Charleston, S.C. The trial of accused church shooter Dylann Roof is underway, and another racially-charged trial involving a fatal police shooting recently ended in a hung jury.

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Dylann Roof Jury Sees Images Of Church Mass Shooting Aftermath

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Bibles and white tablecloths, as well as the bodies of victims and pools of blood, appear in photos of the Emanuel AME Church basement presented by prosecutors Thursday in Charleston, S.C.

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Trial Of Accused Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Begins

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

The trial of Dylann Roof, who is accused of killing nine worshippers at a church in Charleston, S.C., begins Wednesday.

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After One Race-Related Trial, Another One Begins In Charleston

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

After a hung jury in one prominent race-related trial, and opening arguments scheduled to start in another, we explore the racial climate in Charleston, S.C.

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Alabama's Prison System Goes On Trial

Monday, December 05, 2016

A trial starts Monday over conditions in Alabama's prisons. Mentally ill inmates say they're denied basic care. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is conducting a civil rights probe into the prisons.

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Trump's Pick For Attorney General Known For Hard-Line Immigration Stance

Friday, November 18, 2016

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions is President-elect Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top law enforcement officer. Sessions' anti-immigrant views and past allegations of racism are sure to draw scrutiny.

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In South Carolina, African-Americans Struggle To Make Sense Of Election

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

The view from some African-Americans voters in conservative South Carolina trying to make sense of the election.

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Voters Across America Weigh In On The End Of The 2016 Campaign

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Voters in Pennsylvania, Texas and South Carolina weigh in on the end of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Jury Selection Postponed In Trial For Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof

Monday, November 07, 2016

Jury selection was postponed Monday in the federal death penalty trial for Dylann Roof, the white man accused of killing nine worshippers at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Prosecutors say it was a racially-motivated attack.

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In South Carolina, Jury Selection To Begin In Church Shooting Trial

Monday, November 07, 2016

Jury selection begins in the federal death penalty trial for Dylann Roof, the white man accused of killing nine worshippers at Charleston's Mother Emanuel AME Church.

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Former KKK Leader David Duke Blames Debate Protests On Black Lives Matter 'Radicals'

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Debate sponsors barred the public from the forum, angering students protesting Duke's appearance on the campus of Dillard University, a historically black college in New Orleans.

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Trial Begins For South Carolina Police Officer Accused In Walter Scott Death

Monday, October 31, 2016

Jury selection begins Monday in the case of the former North Charleston, S.C., police officer Michael Slager. The white officer is accused of murder in the death of Walter Scott, a black man shot four times in the back fleeing during a traffic stop.

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For Many, S.C. Police Shooting Trial May Finally Offer A Turning Point

Monday, October 31, 2016

In previous high-profile police shooting cases, prosecutors have not won convictions against the officers. But many in Charleston hope the trial of ex-cop Michael Slager will send a different message.

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Department Of Justice Investigates Overcrowding At Alabama Prisons

Friday, October 14, 2016

The Department of Justice is investigating Alabama's prison system, and whether crowded conditions put inmates and officers in danger.

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Florida Cleanup Underway After Hurricane Causes Flooding

Saturday, October 08, 2016

One day after Hurricane Matthew skirted the Florida coast, cleanup and recovery are underway. At least nine people were killed across the Southeast.

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