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December 10, 2016 5:18 AM Jury in church massacre trial watches Dylann Roof's confession: 'We all know I'm guilty'

In a lengthy taped interview with FBI agents conducted a day after he fatally shot nine black members of a Charleston Bible study, Dylann Roof casually and matter-of-factly confessed to the crimes, giggling uneasily as he recounted his actions and his motivation. The massacre was “minuscule,” he said, compared with what African Americans were doing to white 43

December 10, 2016 2:01 AM Jurors Hear Dylann Roof Explain Shooting in Video: ‘I Had to Do It’

Mr. Roof answered the agents’ questions eagerly in a matter-of-fact tone, his voice deeper than might be expected from his boyish appearance. He did not so much express remorse as depict his actions as necessary to retaliate for what he perceived as an epidemic of black-on-white crime. “I regret doing it a little bit,” he said, before the agents revealed 64

December 9, 2016 10:34 PM In Taped Confession, Charleston Church Shooter Says 'We All Know I Am Guilty'

The parking lot behind the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, S.C. in June 2015. The man accused of murdering nine people in a church basement in Charleston, S.C., last year told investigators he is guilty, according to a confession video played in court on Friday. The jury in the trial of Dylan Roof, 22, watched an excerpt 36

December 9, 2016 5:35 PM Dylann Roof's Videotaped Confession Stuns Courtroom

Dylann Roof began his videotaped confession with 11 chilling words: "I went to that church in Charleston and I did it." And then for the next two or three hours, the self-declared white supremacist described to an FBI agent how he gunned down nine black worshippers last year at a historic South Carolina church in a bid to spark a race war. "What I did is still 53

December 9, 2016 5:34 PM Police Believe Ex-University Chaplain Killed Daughter, Self

Police in Maine say it appears a former chaplain who worked with Roger Williams University students fatally shot his daughter before turning the gun on himself. A neighbor discovered the bodies of 56-year-old Daniel Randall and 27-year-old Claire Randall on Thursday at their home in Hebron. Police say Daniel Randall's body was found on a porch with a shotgun 25

December 9, 2016 3:07 PM Dylann Roof's mom had heart attack during church shooting trial, lawyer says

Dylann Roof's mother suffered a heart attack not long after prosecutors described how her son planned a cold and calculated killing of nine black church members in a racially motivated attack, the white man's attorney said in court documents Thursday. Roof's mother collapsed and said "I'm sorry" several times on Wednesday as family members and court 34

December 8, 2016 1:25 AM Charleston shooting witness: 'I was just waiting my turn'

CHARLESTON, S.C. — On one side of Felicia Sanders lay her son, on the other, her beloved aunt Susie Jackson. Beneath her, she clutched her 11-year-old granddaughter nearly to the point of smothering the child. “There was so many shots,” Sanders testified in the federal government’s case against Dylann Roof, on trial for killing nine congregants at Emanuel 34

December 7, 2016 10:03 PM Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later: U.S. Recalls A Shocking Attack

An explosion at the Naval Air Station, Ford Island, Pearl Harbor is seen during the Japanese attack. The U.S. is marking the 75th anniversary of the violence that thrust the country into World War II. Marking the day in 1941 that thrust the U.S. into World War II, Americans are honoring veterans and remembering those who lost their lives in Japan's attack 55

December 7, 2016 4:15 PM Maine man allowed to take ID photo wearing religious horns on his head

PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A Maine man who applied for a new ID after changing his name said he won a battle with officials to allow him to wear a pair of religious horns in his photo. Phelan MoonSong of Millinocket said he had his photo taken for a new ID after he legally changed his name in June, and he was told to sent the Secretary of State's 29

December 6, 2016 6:00 PM Grammy Nominations 2017: Female Singers Dominate Most Country Categories

It turned out to be a great day for Nashville-related acts as the nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday (Dec. 6) morning. While there might have been a few surprises, the dominance of Maren Morris was not one of them. The Texan hit the industry in a big way in 2016, and continued to pick up steam throughout the year. In addition 37