Walter Scott

"After we looked at the evidence and read the laws, and looked at the things that were presented to us by the judge, we had to come to find out that he didn't do anything malicious," the foreman said.

Michael Slager testified in his own defense on Tuesday, getting grilled by prosecutors in the high-profile murder trial in the death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who was shot five times.

The former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer who was charged with the murder of Walter Scott—a 50-year-old Black man who was fatally shot during a traffic stop—has asked that the state court move his murder trial out of Charleston.

A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]

Hanahan Police Department are investigating whether an arsonist set fire to the home of Michael Slager, the cop who killed Walter Scott.

Because Slager's trial date isn't until October, lawyers argued that keeping him in jail was akin to punishing him for the crime without a conviction.

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.

About a third of the seats were unfilled in a convention center ballroom where Donald Trump spoke in South Carolina on Wednesday.

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…

Statistics about fatal police shootings are notoriously hard to come by, so the Washington Post started counting this year. The result is an analysis of…

A Black homeowner in Hollywood, South Carolina was shot in the neck Thursday by a White sheriff’s deputy responding to a 911 call about a…