Charleston Church Shooting

Family Members of Charleston Nine react to Justice Department

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP)– Several family members of the nine people gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston say they support decisions by state and federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the man charged in the slayings. Steve Hurd, whose wife, Cynthia, was among those killed June 17 during Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal, said…

Watch: Late Senator Clementa Pinckney’s Portrait Unveiled

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Wednesday State Lawmakers formally unveiled a portrait to honor the memory of Senator Clementa C. Pinckney. Pinckney’s two daughters unveiled the portrait. His Wife Jennifer told the chamber, if he were here he’d call himself unworthy to be classified with such greatness. Pinckney was among nine Charleston church members killed at Emanuel AME Church, last June,…

Charleston City Council takes step toward day of honor for Emanuel AME victims, church

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Charleston City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday night to a day of honor for each the victims and survivors of the Emanuel AME shooting and the church itself. William Dudley Gregorie, a councilman and trustee for Mother Emanuel Church, proposed the resolution. “I’m introducing legislation today, where we will be designating a day for each victim,…

Justice Department to seek Death Penalty in Dylann Roof Case

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Federal Prosecutors announced Tuesday they will seek the Death Penalty against accused Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof. In a statement released to ABC Columbia News Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch says “Following the department’s rigorous review process to thoroughly consider all relevant factual and legal issues, I have determined that the Justice Department will seek the death…

Late Senator’s Portrait Unveiled

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Wednesday State Lawmakers formally unveiled a portrait to honor the memory of Senator Clementa C. Pinckney. Pinckney’s two daughters unveiled the portrait. His Wife Jennifer told the chamber, if he were here he’d call himself unworthy to be classified with such greatness. Pinckney was among nine Charleston church members killed at Emanuel AME Church, last June,…

Watch: Dylann Roof Hearing Set

Charleston, S.C. (WOLO) — After being delayed four times, a hearing date has been set for accused Charleston Church Shooter, Dylann Roof. When the hearing takes place later in June one of the topics will focus on whether or not Roof with face execution for the shooting massacre a Emmanuel A-M-E church. Click here to find out the latest. Categories:…

Accused Emanuel AME Shooter and Friend to Appear in Federal Court Next Month

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people in a Charleston church, and his friend who investigators say knew of the planned attack will appear in federal court next month. District Judge Richard M. Gergel scheduled a bar meeting for 10 a.m. on April 5 at the courthouse in downtown Charleston. Gergel issued the…

Confederate Flag Proposal Advances

It has been a little more than six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — It has been a little more than six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. The flag has since been placed at  the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia. This week proposals to change the location of the flag to a museum in Charleston are advancing in the…

Confederate Flag Proposal Advances

It has been nearly six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — It has been nearly six months since the Confederate flag was removed from the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. The flag has since been placed at  the Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia. This week proposals to change the location of the flag to a museum in Charleston are advancing in the legislature. Tuesday, the…