FILE - This April 7, 2015, file photo provided by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Office shows Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager. A grand jury in Charleston on Monday, June 8, 2015, affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge against Slager, who is accused of shooting an unarmed black man trying to run from a traffic stop.

  • Video key in ex-officer’s stiff sentence for killing
    FILE - In a Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager ... S.C. Slager was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, for 2015 fatal shooting of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott. (Grace Beahm/Post ...
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  • Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing Walter Scott
    a judge ruled the shooting had been a murder and sentenced Slager to 20 years in prison for violating Scott's civil rights, giving the Scott family the justice they had sought ever since that stranger came to them with the video. “I forgive Michael Slage ...
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  • Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing
    "I forgive Michael ... shooting, the Scott family successfully pleaded for calm, asking everyone to let the justice system run its course. If Slager had faced another state trial and been convicted of murder, he could have been sentenced to anywhere from ...
    12/8/2017 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • The Latest: 3rd day of ex-officer's sentencing wraps up
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the federal sentencing ... prison time for the shooting of an unarmed motorist. Attorneys for Michael Slager reiterated their argument that the officer was afraid, not malicious, when he shot Walter Scott five ...
    12/6/2017 - 10:43 pm | View Link
  • Ex-officer’s attorney: Shooting was manslaughter, not murder
    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors pushing for former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager to be sentenced ... in the killing of Walter Scott during a traffic stop in April 2015. Federal prosecutors have said the shooting was murder ...
    11/27/2017 - 2:41 pm | View Link
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  • Shooting of Walter Scott
    The shooting of Walter Scott occurred on April 4, 2015, in North Charleston, South Carolina, following a daytime traffic stop for a non-functioning brake light. Scott, an unarmed black man, was fatally shot by Michael Slager, a white North Charleston police officer.
    04/13/2018 - 7:10 am | View Website
  • CRIME NEWS DAILY: Murders Archives
    Former Student Wanted in Shooting. A campus employee was killed after a shooting on the campus of Wayne County Community College in Goldsboro, N.C., and police are searching for a former student they've identified as a person of interest, officials said.
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  • Walter Scott shooting: Michael Slager, ex-officer ...
    Walter Scott shooting: Michael Slager, ex-officer, sentenced to 20 years in prison by Matthew Vann and Erik Ortiz / Dec.07.2017 / 5:28 PM ET / Updated Dec.09.2017 / 4:25 PM ET
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  • Michael Slager, Officer in Walter Scott Shooting, Gets 20 ...
    Judy Scott holds a photo of her son Walter Scott on Thursday after Michael Slager, a former police officer who shot and killed Mr. Scott in 2015 after a traffic stop, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for violating Mr. Scott’s civil rights.
    12/8/2017 - 10:55 am | View Website
  • Walter Scott shooting: Ex-officer Michael Slager sentenced ...
    Michael Slager, the former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in federal prison, a decision the Scott family said gave it a "sense of justice."
    12/7/2017 - 11:46 am | View Website
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