Mainly White-dominated juries have decided police-involved shootings since August 2014. Whites tend to give law enforcement the benefit of any doubt.
Plus, African-Americans claim discrimination in class-action lawsuit against CNN and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser recently met with President-elect Trump.
One lone juror swore that he couldn't "in good conscience” convict Michael Slager beyond a reasonable doubt. The jury reconvenes on Monday.
The federal judge presiding over the Michael Slager trial ordered the jury to keep working after jurors said they could not come to a consensus.
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.
Micheal Slager, the ex-cop who shot Walter Scott, asks the court to drop his murder charge. The defense team cites double-jeopardy.
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 […]
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.
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…
The father of Jordan Davis, the unarmed teen who was gunned down by Michael Dunn in 2012 over loud music, has advice for the family of South Carolina…