Dylann Storm Roof

In this June 18, 2015 photo, Charleston, S.C., shooting suspect Dylann Storm Roof, center, is escorted from the Sheby Police Department in Shelby, N.C.  (Chuck Burton/AP Photo)

Jail clerical error acknowledged in church shooting gun buy

LEXINGTON, S.C. — A jail clerk made a mistake when entering information…

 

Sons of Confederate Veterans member Dickie Phalen points at a statue of George Washington at the South Carolina Statehouse after a rally to support the Confederate flag on Thursday. (Jeffrey Collins/AP)

Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on…

 

Mourners gather before the funeral service for Ethel Lance, one of the nine people killed in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church last week in Charleston, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Hundreds attend 1st funeral for church shooting victims

Police officers stood guard and checked bags as hundreds of people filed…

 

Parishioners pray and weep during services at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of it's pastor and eight others. (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)

Reopening church doors after shooting ‘sends a message’

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden…

Parishioners pray and weep during services at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Charleston, S.C., four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of it's pastor and eight others. (AP Photo/David Goldman, Pool)
In this June 19, 2015, photo, a Confederate flag flies near the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.  Whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag on its statehouse grounds is the latest in a series of issues to arise this summer challenging the GOP’s effort to build the young and diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win the White House.  (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

South Carolina governor calls for Confederate flag to come down

CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday the Confederate…

In this June 19, 2015, photo, a Confederate flag flies near the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.  Whether South Carolina should continue to fly the Confederate flag on its statehouse grounds is the latest in a series of issues to arise this summer challenging the GOP’s effort to build the young and diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win the White House.  (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)
Kearston Farr hugs her 5-year-old daughter Taliyah visiting a memorial in front of the Emanuel AME Church on Friday, June 19, 2015 in Charleston, S.C.  Dylann Storm Roof, 21, is accused of killing nine people during a Wednesday night Bible study at the church.   ( Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Roof appears on 9 murder counts; Charleston seeks unity

The people of Charleston built a memorial and planned a vigil Friday…

Kearston Farr hugs her 5-year-old daughter Taliyah visiting a memorial in front of the Emanuel AME Church on Friday, June 19, 2015 in Charleston, S.C.  Dylann Storm Roof, 21, is accused of killing nine people during a Wednesday night Bible study at the church.   ( Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Images on a flier provided to media, Thursday, June 18, 2015, by the Charleston Police Department show surveillance footage of a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting Wednesday at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (Courtesy of Charleston Police Department via AP)

Suspect in Charleston church shooting had apartheid-era patches

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Dylann Storm Roof drove around with a Confederate flag…

Images on a flier provided to media, Thursday, June 18, 2015, by the Charleston Police Department show surveillance footage of a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting Wednesday at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. (Courtesy of Charleston Police Department via AP)
Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

UPDATE: Suspect captured in killing of 9 people in black church

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A white man who joined a prayer meeting inside…

Worshippers embrace following a group prayer across the street from the scene of a shooting Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman)