S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley remains emotional nearly two weeks after nine African-American churchgoers were gunned down during a Bible study in Charleston in what is being called a hate crime. But she is resolute in calling for the Confederate flag’s removal from the S.C. State House.
State and federal prosecutors are proceeding with parallel but linked investigations of the 21-year-old Columbia area man accused in the racial killings of nine African-Americans at a Charleston church. But neither U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles nor 9th Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson will say yet whether Dylann Roof will face one trial, in either state or federal court, or two, with one in each court.
Jeb Bush, the leader in recent S.C. GOP presidential primary polls, returned to the Palmetto State on Monday, more than a week after he called off a Charleston town-hall meeting scheduled for the day after nine African-American parishioners were gunned down.
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