Emanuel AME church

Harry Griffin, a 25-year-old councilmember, voiced support for white nationalists who participated in an alt-right rally on Saturday aimed at "taking back the city."

Renowned architect Michael Arad, designer of the September 11 memorial, will lead the project.

Joey Meek sentenced to 27 months in prison for lying to the FBI and failing to report a crime.

Dylann Roof, the self-avowed White Supremacist, was carrying around a church hit list.

Efforts by defense attorneys to have a mistrial declared in the Dylann Roof trial have been thwarted.

Day two of the Dylann Roof Trial is underway and more heartbreaking testimony is expected from survivors of the heinous and premeditated attack.

Judge Gergel warned Roof that it would be in his best interest to have legal representation, but approved the request and resumed jury selection.

A federal judge decided to resume jury selection after initially postponing the process on Monday afternoon.

Roof suffered minor bruises on the face and back, according to a jail spokesperson.

Dylann Roof's lawyer, Sarah Gannett, said the charges are "extremely grave" and "under the Constitution they are not properly charged."

About a third of the seats were unfilled in a convention center ballroom where Donald Trump spoke in South Carolina on Wednesday.