A Judge Just Declared a Mistrial in the Walter Scott Case
Despite video evidence clearly showing the 50-year-old black man was shot and killed while fleeing, a mostly white jury couldn't agree to convict the white former cop who did the deed.
South Carolina City to Pay Walter Scott's Family $6.5m in Police Shooting Settlement
The payout for the death of the unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer was the largest pre-lawsuit settlement in the history of South Carolina and one of the largest in the United States, the family's lawyer said.
Cop Who Fatally Shot Fleeing, Unarmed Man in the Back is Charged With Murder
Michael Slager faces 30 years to life for the April 4 shooting of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who fled after Slager pulled him over for a broken tail light.