Video confession of Dylann Roof reveals disturbing views on race
Video confession of Dylann Roof reveals disturbing views on race Roof called self ‘racially aware’

Dylann Roof paused and breathed in deeply as agents from the FBI began to question him on the afternoon after he opened fire inside Emanuel AME Church…


Jurors view gruesome evidence of shooting at Emanuel AME
Jurors view gruesome evidence of shooting at Emanuel AME Government presents crime scene photos

Rev. Clementa Pinckney waited outside of Emanuel AME Church on the evening of June 17, 2015. As parishioners filed out of the church’s side door, several stopped for brief conversations,…


Anti-LGBT creationist Kevin Bryant could soon be first in line to become governor
Anti-LGBT creationist Kevin Bryant could soon be first in line to become governor Bryant led efforts to make cuts after 'Fun Home' and add Bible creation story into state law

A state senator who led the effort to cut funding from College of Charleston over summer reading assignments and pushed to include quotes from the Book of Genesis in legislation…


Shooting survivor, first responder take stand in Dylann Roof trial
Shooting survivor, first responder take stand in Dylann Roof trial Jury views footage of crime scene

Felicia Sanders, one of the survivors of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church that left nine dead and a community devastated, was called as the first witness for the prosecution…


Attorneys deliver opening statements in the trial of Dylann Roof
Attorneys deliver opening statements in the trial of Dylann Roof Prosecutors recount Emanuel AME shooting

Opening statements in the federal trial of Dylann Roof began Wednesday with a dramatic account of the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in June 2015. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Richardson…


Blotter: It's in the bag
Blotter: It's in the bag Nature's Hiding Spot

Blotter o' the Week: A shoplifter grabbed several plastic bags from a recycling bin at a grocery store before walking the aisles to complete his shopping. Dressed in his pajamas,…


Is Dylann Roof wearing his prison jumpsuit on purpose?
Is Dylann Roof wearing his prison jumpsuit on purpose? An ex-inmate's take on courtroom apparel

Federal District Court Judge Richard Gergel wasn’t whistling Dixie when he said that the alleged Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, had a high IQ. Representing himself, the 22-year-old defendant to…


All I want for Christmas is what I already have
All I want for Christmas is what I already have Enough is Enough

Several years ago, I was on an early run in December. It was an idyllic morning, dappled sun falling through a canopy of live oaks as I ran. No one…


We should welcome and encourage women to run for local office
We should welcome and encourage women to run for local office Pro Pantsuit Nation

Just before this year's presidential election, a Facebook group called Pantsuit Nation formed. Initially this group started as a way for women to come together and share in their excitement…


Being non-racist is not good enough
Being non-racist is not good enough We are engaged in a superficial kind of unity

In the wake of a mistrial in the case of former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager, ex-S.C. State Trooper Sean Groubert must be kicking himself for having pled guilty…


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