Included in this evening’s newscast:
— Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to prevent Dylann Roof’s attorneys from introducing a “mercy instruction ” to his future jury.
— Department of Social Services officials say it will be 2019 before a required child support database is online.
— The Coast Guard has now identified a passenger who went missing off a Charleston-bound cruise ship shortly after it left the Bahamas Tuesday.
— Officials say “multiple factors” contributed to the death of a Lexington County high school football player after a practice last month.