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9 Dead in Shooting at Historic Black Church in Charleston

Nine people are dead after a gunman opened fire in an African American church in Charleston, South Carolina Wednesday night, in an attack police are investigating as a hate crime. Charleston Police Chief Greg Mullen told reporters that an unidentified 21-year-old white male walked into Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church during a weekly scheduled prayer meeting and began shooting.  Mullen said eight people died at the church, while another died after being taken to a...

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