Included in this evening’s newscast:
— Experts say the indictment this week of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager on federal civil rights charges is rare.
— A rubber and plastics recycling company announced Thursday it will expand in Berkeley County, creating up to 200 new jobs.
— The US Labor Department says three Lowcountry restaurants must pay more than $200,000 in back wages to 26 employees.
— Pickens County sheriff’s deputies have identified a man they found dead in his home after a standoff.