-- Prosecutors say they will try again with a new jury after a state judge declared a mistrial in former North Charleston officer Michael Slager's case. -- Scott's mother Judy told reporters she trusts God and believes Slager "get his just reward." -- Dylann Roof has reversed course and now wants his defense attorneys back for part of the trial. -- A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Charleston after a baby was born
Walter Scott’s family said Monday they still have trust in God's plan and that justice will happened for the former North Charleston police officer who shot and killed him. Their comments came not long after a state judge declared a mistrial in the case of Michael Slager when the jury revealed it could not come to a unanimous verdict after 22 hours of deliberation. “I trust God, I believe God. I am encouraged because I know God is
A state judge has declared a mistrial in the case of former North Charleston officer Michael Slager after a jury indicated Monday it could not reach a verdict after more than 20 hours of deliberations. "We as a jury regret to inform the court that, despite the best efforts of all members, we are unable to come to a unanimous decision in the case of State vs. Michael Slager," said a note sent to Circuit Judge Clifton Newman just after 3:30
Included in the noon newscast: -- The jury deliberations are getting more muddled in the trial of former North Charleston officer Michael Slager. -- Dylann Roof wants his attorney back, at least for one segment of his trial.
A conservative state senator from Anderson County has said he is interested in becoming South Carolina's next lieutenant governor According to the Anderson Independent-Mail, State Sen. Kevin Bryant, R-Anderson, told the newspaper that he would consider it an honor to be the state's next in line to the Governor's Office. The lieutenant governor post became a focal point in state government this month when Gov. Nikki Haley on the day
Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster spoke publicly for the first time Friday since Gov. Nikki Haley’s nomination as US Ambassador to the United Nations. If, as expected, the US Senate confirms Haley as ambassador then McMaster will become South Carolina's 117th governor. After a South Carolina Military Base Task Force meeting in Columbia, McMaster told reporters he is working on the transition. “Gov. Haley’s staff and my staff have been meeting. There
A University of South Carolina legal workplace expert said President-elect Donald Trump Trump announced a deal this week that he hopes will keep 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Indiana, where his Vice-President-elect Mike Pence is governor. The president-elect drew national attention to air conditioning manufacturer Carrier, which had indicated it planned to move roughly 1,400 jobs from […]
South Carolina’s inspector general says food stamp overpayments after 2015’s historic flooding may total more than $10 million. In an October report, Inspector General Patrick Maley said his office investigated how disaster supplemental food stamps (D-SNAP) were distributed in the aftermath of last year’s record flooding. There had been concern of fraud by some legislators that the number […]