Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

A US jury on Tuesday sentenced Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist who gunned down nine black worshippers in a South Carolina church, to death over the June 2015 massacre. Roof, 22, was convicted last month of 33 federal charges — including hate crimes resulting in death — in connection with the carnage at the […]

Wife of Orlando shooter could be charged for knowledge of attack

Wife of Orlando shooter could be charged for knowledge of attack

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub knew of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday. The source told Reuters that a federal grand jury had been […]

Orlando shooter’s dad says attack ‘nothing to do with religion’

Orlando shooter’s dad says attack ‘nothing to do with religion’

  The Afghan-born father of Omar Mateen, the man police identified as the gunman who killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Florida on Sunday, is a fringe political commentator who rails against Pakistan and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Seddique Mateen, who public records indicate is the father of Omar Mateen, had an […]