Dylann Roof faces the death penalty or life in prison when the penalty phase of his hate crimes trial resumes on January 3.
"After we looked at the evidence and read the laws, and looked at the things that were presented to us by the judge, we had to come to find out that he didn't do anything malicious," the foreman said.
Joe Thomas Sr. says that playing in Saturday's South Carolina State game was "one of the happiest days" of his life.
The Department of Justice and a South Carolina sheriff's department reach an agreement on police involvement in student discipline. Meanwhile the ACLU files a lawsuit against the state's vaguely worded statutes blamed for filling the school to prison pipeline.
Currently, Roof faces 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges based on the allegation that he purposely targeted members of Emanuel based on their race and religion.
Church officials gave the families of the victims $1.5 million, but are retaining $1.8 million for building maintenance, memorials and scholarships.
Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.
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Savion Barrow was at his Rock Hill home with his mother and 10-year-old sister when the incident occurred. His mother, who hasn't been identified, told police she was watching television when she heard the semi-automatic gun go off. She turned around to discover that little Savion had shot himself in the head while playing with the firearm.
Sean Groubert, a white former South Carolina State Trooper who made headlines after shooting unarmed Black man Levar Jones in 2014, was arrested for…