North Charleston

Former North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager, who has been charged with the death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott, is asking for public funding to pay for his second trial. Slager reportedly has requested a court-appointed lawyer but was declined the allowance for government funding to be used for expert witnesses and the private […]

Former North Charleston, South Carolina officer Michael Slager says the police association promised to pay his legal bills after he was arrested and charged in the shooting death of Walter Scott, an unarmed Black man.

Circuit Judge Clifton Newman wrote that prosecutors’ evidence against the former North Charleston police officer, Michael Slager in Walter Scott’s shooting death was “persuasive”, denying Slager’s bid to be freed while awaiting trial on murder charges. The judge continued, “After careful consideration of all of the evidence presented and the nature and circumstances of the […]

A South Carolina grand jury returned a murder indictment on Monday against a White former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man…

A South Carolina homeowner who was fired at by the police after being mistaken for a suspect had just two seconds to react before he was…

By now we’ve heard lawyers, activists, analysts, journalists, and a list of lay people say it over and over —  the video in the Walter…