The police audio, obtained by the Guardian, includes a phone call Officer Michael Slager received from a family member as well as tense laughter with another officer.
The funeral for the 50-year-old man, who was fatally shot by a North Charleston police officer last week, took place on Saturday.
Residents gathered outside city hall Friday night to share their own stories of injustice and call for change after the fatal police shooting of Walter Scott.
Without a bystander’s video, many in the community doubted justice would be served for Walter Scott, who was fatally shot by a police officer Saturday.
Justin Gregory Craven, 25, was initially given a misdemeanor for shooting 68-year-old Ernest Satterwhite last February. But on Tuesday he was arrested and charged with a felony.
Patrolman 1st Class Michael Slager, 33, who is white, was charged with murder for shooting and killing Walter Scott, 50, while he was running away from the officer in North Charleston on Saturday. Police Thursday released dashcam footage of the traffic stop that led up to the shooting.
Footage shows the North Charleston police officer shooting at a man who is running away. The person who took the video told NBC Nightly News that police “had control of the situation.”
American by birth, Southern by the grace of God.
“I don’t know what that makes me,” Graham said on Meet the Press.
Erskine College, which calls itself a Christian liberal arts college, said it was not changing its policy on LGBT students. The school’s board of trustees did recently release a statement that said, “Sexual relations outside of marriage or between persons of the same sex are spoken of in scripture as sin and contrary to the will of the Creator.”
All Southern food feels like it’s prepared with love.
Known as the Friendship Nine, the African-American men staged a protest at a segregated restaurant in South Carolina and were sent to jail for 30 days.
Photographer Eliot Dudik captures breathtaking images in a beautiful region of South Carolina known as the “Lowcountry”.
Uber and Lyft are fighting for the ability to operate in cities across the country. Here are some of the regulatory battles, the resulting citations, and in some cases, law suits the companies are embroiled in.
Richard Combs shot Bernard Bailey in the chest in May 2011. The indictment comes one day after an NYPD officer was cleared in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
The #FindAMissingPerson hashtag was created to bring awareness to the thousands of people who go missing in the U.S. each year. We challenge you, the internet at large, to help find these 55 missing people.
Still working to rebound from a rough 2013, Rubio hits the Palmetto State again this year — with a friend in Sen. Tim Scott and a South Carolinian as a political adviser.
S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Sean Groubert opened fire during a stop for a seat belt violation. He was arrested Wednesday and faces up to 20 years in prison.
Investigators say the children’s father led officers to their bodies and “pretty much confessed.” Authorities told the Associated Press that Timothy Ray Jones Jr. would be charged with five counts of murder.
It’s more than a region, it’s a state of mind.
Tropical storm warnings were discontinued for the Virginia coast and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The warnings remain in effect for Nantucket and the Cape Cod in Massachusetts. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.
“According to [the DMV employee] me wearing makeup would be a disguise,” the South Carolina teen recalled.
Graham defeated six challengers Tuesday night in South Carolina’s Republican party primary, surpassing the 50% vote threshold to avoid a runoff.
The governor of South Carolina signed into law Monday a medical marijuana bill, which will allow children with severe epilepsy to use cannabidiol oil (CBD), a nonpsychoactive marijuana derivative. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed a similar bill into law on Friday.
Ray Moore, a candidate for Lieutenant Governor in South Carolina, has some issues with America’s education system, which he calls “anti-Christian, pagan and godless.”
The shooting took place Saturday at 11 p.m. on the boardwalk in front of Bermuda Sands Motel.
The cancellation comes only a month after House of Representatives cut $17,142 from USC Upstate’s budget for assigning freshmen to read a book of essays on coming out in the South.