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FBI arrests man reportedly planning a ‘Dylann Roof-style’ attack on Jewish synagogue

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – A suspected white supremacist is accused of planning a terror attack on a Jewish synagogue in Myrtle Beach. The FBI says 29-year-old Benjamin Thomas Samuel McDowell was arrested Wednesday in Myrtle Beach after allegedly trying to buy a gun from an undercover agent. McDowell had previously talked about carrying out a Dylan Roof-style attack. McDowell is…

Dylann Roof found guilty on all counts in Charleston church massacre

CHARLESTON, SC (WFXB) – A jury has found Dylann Roof guilty of all 33 federal charges stemming from last year’s Charleston church massacre. A self-declared white supremacist, Roof walked into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal in June of 2015, and shot and killed nine people. One woman, Polly Sheppard, survived. She testified Wednesday about the moments Roof began shooting as church members…

New details emerge in Dylann Roof trial

CHALRESTON, S.C. (WFXB) –  New details emerged yesterday to potentially convict Dylann Roffof the mass shooting that killed 9 black worshipers in 2015. A prints analyst found Roof’s fingerprints on the murder weapon, including one print on the trigger of the .45-caliber Glock pistol. Prosecutors are suggesting Roof also had a “hit list,” as investigators revealed that Roof traveled to Charleston from…