Scott's shooting marked a defining moment in furthering the national discussion of deadly force used by law enforcement against Black men and women.
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.
The family of Walter Scott, who was shot and killed by a cop in North Charleston, SC, reached the $6.5 million deal with the city.
Michael Slager, the former North Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, has been denied in his request for bail.
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 in April, inflaming tensions over police brutality against African-Americans, according to MSNBC. The former officer, Michael Slager of the North Charleston Police Department, was captured on video firing eight shots at […]
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 home invasion, according to Fox News. The unidentified homeowner, who was armed, was either leaving or standing at the back door of his mobile home when deputies from the Charleston […]
Playing the disturbing video of former North Charleston police officer Michael T. Slager shooting and killing 50-year-old Walter Scott may soon cost thousands for news outlets around the world. According to the New York Times, a publicist representing the bystander who shot the video, Feidin Santana, said the footage will now cost media $10,000 to […]
Pierre Fulton, the passenger seated in the front seat alongside Walter Scott before he was gunned down, released a statement late Monday, saying, his friend “didn’t deserve to die,” according to AOL. Until now, no one had heard from Fulton, who remained seated in the vehicle throughout the confrontation on April 4 when Scott, 50, was […]
” ] Walter Scott was the 300th person killed by police officers this year alone. That’s more than one person a day. And take it from Twitter user Abdul (@Sirelmi), who tweeted this: Walter Scott is the 300th person murdered by cops this year. There’s only 365 days in a year, it’s barely April. — […]
Audio has surfaced of Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who killed Walter Scott, laughing about his “pumping adrenaline” just moments after the fatal shooting. The audio was taken from Slager’s police dash cam after he shot the 50-year-old five times on April 4. Slager, who is also suspected of planting his Taser next to Scott’s […]