Attorneys for the federal government have opposed Dylann Roof's request for a new appellate hearing, arguing that the South Carolina man was properly convicted and sentenced for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation. In court documents filed Thursday, federal prosecutors argued that a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals correctly ruled last month that the government had proven its case against Roof, despite his protestations on several points. “The Court’s rulings were correct, and there is no reason to revisit them,” federal prosecutors wrote.
Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins, who has capably replaced 2020 All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari to start the season, is doubtful for Sunday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Jenkins injured an ankle during Monday night’s victory over Detroit. “There’s definitely an outside chance” of Jenkins playing, coach Matt LaFleur said after Friday’s practice.
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