Judge: Defendant Competent To Stand Trial In Church ShootingDylann Roof is competent to stand trial starting next week in the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church last year, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Local Leaders Nominate Emanuel AME Church In South Carolina For Nobel Peace PrizeA group of local politicians have nominated the Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina for the Nobel Peace Prize, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Chicago Area Officials Seeking Nobel Peace Prize For Charleston ChurchThornton Township Supervizor Frank Zuccarelli, Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, and Illinois State Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) were spearheading the effort to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Emanuel AME Church, where nine people were shot and killed by a white supremacist in June.
Thornton Township To Push For Nobel Peace Prize For Charleston, S.C., ChurchRepresentatives from Thornton Township said they believe the reaction of the city of Charleston and the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church after a hate-fueled mass murder in June qualifies them for the Nobel Peace Prize.
How-To Guide For Traveling AloneIf you're thinking of taking a trip on your own, you might be surprised just how easy and enjoyable it can be.
Vacation Guide To Charleston, South CarolinaWant to take a trip to "The Best City In America?" Check out this vacation guide to Charleston, South Carolina from Mary Alice Monroe, author of "The Summer's End."
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Charleston Massacre Conjures Memories Of Neo-Nazi's Shooting Spree In Illinois, IndianaIt has been nearly 16 years since the two-state shooting spree by a neo-Nazi that left former Northwestern University men's basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong dead. In fact, this is the weekend of the Race Against Hate in Byrdsong's memory.
Friend Of Charleston Church Massacre Victim: 'Guns Are Going To Be The Death Of Us'Albert Tyson, an elder at St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church, knew Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, and said he had a meteoric rise, both in religion and in politics.
Explore The South: Sights To Behold In America's Southern RegionFeaturing many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.
Under-The-Radar National ParksVacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.
Best Historic Vacations In The USThe early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.