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North Charleston hires its first Black police chief following the fatal police shooting of Walter Scott. [Read More]
He's one of several black officers taking command in cities where a high-profile police killing occurred in recent years. [Read More]
After 52 years as a resident, 29 years as a police officer and five years as assistant chief—and nearly three years since the killing of... [Read More]
Reviews and News: A couple of pieces on the relationship between fiction and history caught my eye this morning. First, there's Christopher Scalia responding to... [Read More]
After a turbulent few years that included the shooting death of black motorist Walter Scott by a white officer and a rising tide of deadly... [Read More]
Sebastian Barry thought he was having too much fun writing his rollicking historical novel "Days Without End" for it to be any good. But his... [Read More]
"Heap on more wood!" wrote Sir Walter Scott. "The wind is chill; But let it whistle as it will, We'll keep our Christmas merry still."... [Read More]
Michael Slager pleaded guilty earlier this year to violating Walter Scott's rights by shooting him eight times as he fled after a traffic stop. [Read More]
After the death of Michael Brown and the subsequent uprising in Ferguson, Mo., police departments across the country underwent massive campaigns to integrate body cameras... [Read More]
Michael Slager, the former North Charleston Police officer who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for shooting Walter Scott in 2015, will appeal his... [Read More]
The former North Charleston police officer sentenced in the shooting death of a motorist plans to file an appeal, court documents state. [Read More]
Michael Slager, the former North Charleston policeman sentenced to 20 years in prison in Walter Scott's shooting death, indicated on Wednesday his plans to appeal... [Read More]
Re: "White ex-cop gets 20 years for slaying of Walter Scott," Dec. 8: Will The East Bay Times ever realize that biased reporting is not... [Read More]
The ex-officer was found guilty of murder for shooting unarmed Walter Scott. [Read More]
Hansen, Alex C. "Sonny" Age 84, resident of St Michael, born on Apr 6, 1933 in Minneapolis, passed away after a long, full life on... [Read More]
Justice was not swift, but it has been served. [Read More]
New court documents show more details about why Michael Slager was sentenced to 20 years instead of life in prison for the fatal shooting of Walter... [Read More]
The author on her frustration with Dickens, why Yeats makes her cry, and scaling Sir Walter Scott's Peveril of the Peak... [Read More]
On April 4, 2015, North Charleston, white Police Officer Michael Slager shot Walter Scott as he ran away from Slager, after a car stop. [Read More]