Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing
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Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — During a night of vodka, cocaine, marijuana and video games, Joey Meek listened as a childhood buddy confided that he hated blacks so much he was going to kill them at a South Carolina church. Meek said he thought his friend was all talk until a week later, when news broke … Continue reading

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Lawyer’s at center of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston cases
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Lawyer’s at center of race, gun debate on 2 Charleston cases

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Andy Savage keeps in his law office a sealed plastic bag with the blood-splattered clothes that Felicia Sanders wore sheltering her granddaughter from a fusillade of bullets that killed nine black parishioners at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church. Down the hall, his colleagues met recently with another client, Michael Slager, the white … Continue reading

Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic
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Ex-wife says Colorado suspect vandalized another clinic

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic left a decades-long trail of broken marriages, scant social connections and a reputation for religious zealotry that didn’t match his yen for gambling and extramarital affairs. New court documents and interviews reveal Robert Lewis Dear as an occasionally … Continue reading