South Carolina

I deeply wanted to remove myself from the story. As a journalist, you are trained to be objective, neutral, and void of forcing an agenda.

Roof attended Tuesday's hearing sitting "impassively" in front of the victims' families, journalists and spectators, the Times reports. He faces 33 counts, including hate crimes.

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.

The officers refused to believe Elijah Pontoon was not hiding any drugs on him and subjected him to a cavity search in broad daylight. A female officer searched Pontoon's girlfriend, Lakey Hicks, exposing her breasts.

Meanwhile, the police found nothing among the suspects.

The ongoing Confederate flag controversy has made its way to the courts of Mississippi, where Attorney Carlos Moore has filed a federal lawsuit against Governor Phil Bryant to strip the Mississippi flag of the Confederate symbol.

June Cross’ eye opening documentary about the HIV epidemic in South Carolina airs Feb 29 on PBS.

Questions swirl about what caused the death of a woman locked up in South Carolina.

Donald Trump won the Republican presidential primary in South Carolina, while Hillary Clinton won Nevada's Democratic caucuses, paving the way for a general election showdown between the two.