Barack Obama

President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.

In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a “despicable” and “terrible” hate crime.

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Dylann Roof

A Charleston, South Carolina judge allowed family members of the 9 AME church shooting victims to speak to gunman Dylann Roof in court this morning.

Roof, 21, is charged with 9 counts of felony murder and 1 count of weapons possession in the shooting deaths of 9 members of historically black Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. on Wednesday.

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Dylann Roof

With the Charleston Church Shooting dominating headlines, many in the news media are tossing around the words ‘sociopath’ and ‘psychopath’ as if they are interchangeable. But there are distinct differences between the two personalities that sets them apart from each other.

To make it simple, a sociopath is someone with a personality disorder (like narcissism) who is less likely to kill you. A psychopath is an individual with a serious mental defect who is more likely to kill you and everyone in your family.

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church shooter

The suspect who slaughtered 9 members of a Bible study group in Charleston, S.C. has been arrested.

Police say Dylann Storm Roof, 21, of Columbia, S.C. was arrested in Shelby, N.C.

Roof entered the historic black church in Charleston, S.C. around 8 p.m. Wednesday night. Survivors of the massacre say Roof sat in the pews praying with about 12 members of the church for an hour before opening fire.

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black church shooting

A massive manhunt is underway for a crazed gunman who shot and killed 9 people as they prayed inside a historic black Charleston, S.C. church. Six females and 3 males were killed in the massacre on Wednesday night. The gunman reportedly allowed survivors to leave the church so they could tell people what he had done.

The FBI and local authorities are calling the shooting a hate crime.

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Otis Byrd

The FBI are investigating the death of a black man who was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi on Thursday.

Otis Byrd, 54, was reported missing nearly 3 weeks ago. His body was found hanging from a tree in a wooded area in Claiborne County in western Mississippi, about half a mile from his home.

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