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CNN's Baraki Sellers: 'African American voters, particularly women, are carrying the load for the Democratic Party'.

As black voters turned out in record numbers to help Alabama's Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones defeat Roy Moore, CNN political commentator and former South Carolina state legislator Bakari Sellers wanted to make sure credit is given where it's due. “Let me be explicitly clea...

- The Raw Story - US

South Carolina man arrested after Airbnb guest finds camera.

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina man has been arrested after a woman who rented an apartment from him using Airbnb found a hidden camera.

- Billings Gazette - US

Image: Science from the moon's shadow.

While total solar eclipses happen about once every 18 months somewhere on Earth, the Aug. 21, 2017, eclipse was rare in its long path over land. The total eclipse lasted about 90 minutes, from the time it first reached the Oregon coast to when it left the North American mainland in South Carolina. This long, uninterrupted ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Serial Killer Taunts Police In New Letter, Claims There Are More Victims.

A convicted serial killer sent a letter to a South Carolina newspaper claiming police hadn't found all of his victims ― and he's not planning to help them.

- Yahoo! News - US

Single Coin in Salvation Army Kettle Was Worth $1.2K.

An anonymous person dropped a single gold coin worth about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in South Carolina. The 1-ounce South African Krugerrand was dropped into a Salvation Army kettle during a fundraising drive at a Walmart store in Tega Cay, the Herald reports. The coin will likely...

- Newser - US

Serial killer captured after woman was rescued says he has more victims.

A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that, in an eight-page letter, Todd … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Gold coin worth $1,200 left in SC Salvation Army kettle.

An anonymous person dropped a single gold coin worth about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in South Carolina.

- FOX News - US

A serial killer's creepy post-conviction message: There are more victims.

​With six words penned to his local newspaper, serial killer Todd Kohlhepp gave voice to the fears of investigators and anyone else worried that a missing loved one had become a victim of the infamous murderer from the US state of South Carolina:

- Stuff - NZ

Gold coin worth $1,200 left in SC Salvation Army kettle.

TEGA CAY, S.C. — An anonymous person dropped a single gold coin worth about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in South Carolina.Multiple media outlets report the one-ounce South African Krugerrand was dropped into a Salvation...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Convicted serial killer writes letter saying there's more undiscovered dead bodies.

A serial killer who has been convicted of taking the lives of 7 people says the actual body count is much higher than that. In an eight-page letter to The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Todd Kohlhepp claimed that he informed authorities, including the FBI, but they dismissed his statements, The Associa...

- The Raw Story - US

South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims.

A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that, in an eight-page letter, Todd … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was somewhat blurry, recorded from a distance, but it clearly showed an unarmed black man running from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back.

- Yahoo! News - US

South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered.

- Billings Gazette - US

South Carolina serial killer says there are more victims

A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered.

- FOX News - US

South Carolina serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claims he has more victims

A South Carolina man who admitted to killing seven people earlier this year has claimed to have more victims whose remains have not been discovered.

- FOX News - US

Private college supervising 5 South Carolina charter schools

- Education Week - US

S.C. Police Officer Who Killed Walter Scott Committed Murder, Judge Rules

Michael Slager pleaded guilty in May to violating Scott's civil rights

- Yahoo! News - US

Clemson, USC to partner in research with new Samsung plant

NEWBERRY, S.C. — Samsung is bringing together South Carolina's two biggest universities — and sports rivals — to partner with the South Korean electronics company for research into home appliances.The new Palmetto Consortium...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Justice Has Been Served' In South Carolina, Former Justice Department Official Says

Rachel Martin talks with former Obama administration Justice Department official Vanita Gupta about the conviction of a white South Carolina police officer shooting and killing an unarmed black man.

- NPR - US

Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back.

- Billings Gazette - US

Former South Carolina Officer Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

A white former South Carolina police officer received a 20-year prison sentence for killing an unarmed black man. Michael Slager fired eight times as Walter Scott ran away following a traffic stop.

- NPR - US

Former cop sentenced to 20 years for fatally shooting unarmed black man

A federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina, has sentenced a white former police officer to 20 years in prison after his guilty plea to a…

- ABA Journal - US

Ex-South Carolina police officer who killed Walter Scott sentenced to 20 years in prison

Michael Slager, the white former South Carolina police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in the back as he fled a traffic stop, was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison. In a rare case of a law enforcement officer being imprisoned for an on-duty shooting, U.S. District Judge David...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Ex-Cop Who Shot and Killed Walter Scott Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Michael Slager, the white former police officer who gunned down Walter Scott, an unarmed black man running away from Slager, was sentenced to 20 years in prison today after he pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges. Slager had been charged with murder by the state of South Carolina,......

- FindLaw - US

South Carolina Police Officer Sentenced For Shooting An Unarmed Black Man

A white former South Carolina police officer received a 20-year prison sentence for the shooting death of an unarmed black man. Michael Slager shot Walter Scott from behind after he fled during a traffic stop.

- NPR - US

Ex-South Carolina Cop Gets 20 Years in Prison for Black Motorist's Death

The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder. The decision came a year after Michael Slager's state murder trial for the death ...

- Voice of America - US

Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder.

- Reuters - US

Former Police Officer Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Death Of Walter Scott

Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced Thursday to 19 to 24 years in prison for fatally shooting Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop in 2015.

- Yahoo! News - US

Judge Sentences Ex-Policeman to 20-Year Prison Term in S.C. Shooting

A white former South Carolina police officer has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for shooting an unarmed black motorist to death in 2015.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Police officer who shot unarmed black motorist as he fled sentenced to 20 years in prison

After pleading guilty in May to a federal civil rights offense in the death of Walter Scott, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice, The Post and Courier reports. In April 2015, Slager fatally shot the unarmed Scott ...

- The Week - US

White Charleston ex-cop gets 20 years for fatal shooting in back of unarmed black

A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Franken Announces Resignation, Officer Gets 20 Years for Killing Unarmed Man, Fatal Shooting at N.M. School: P.M. Links

Sen. Al Franken announced today he will be resigning from the Senate amid accusations of groping women. The former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed Walter Scott following a traffic stop was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal civil rights charge in a deal. Three federal ...

- Reason.com - US

Ex-South Carolina cop gets 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

The white former policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, with a federal judge ruling that the killing amounted to murder. The decision came a year after Michael Slager's state murder trial for the death ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-officer Slager gets 20 years for Walter Scott shooting

A former South Carolina officer was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison after a judge found him guilty of murder in the death of a motorist two years ago.

- UPI - US

Ex-South Carolina cop who shot fleeing Walter Scott in the back sentenced to 20 years in prison

One by one, relatives of the late Walter Scott urged a judge to mete out a significant punishment for Michael Slager, the white former police officer who fatally shot Scott, an unarmed black man, in the back after a 2015 traffic stop. Through tears, Scott's family told Slager they felt sorrow for...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Former police officer gets 20 years in prison for fatal shooting in South Carolina

A bystander recorded the shooting on a cellphone, and it was shared around the world, setting off protests across the U.S. as demonstrators said it was another egregious example of police officers' mistreating African-Americans.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Ex-South Carolina cop sentenced to 20 years in prison for black motorist's death

A white former South Carolina policeman caught on video shooting an unarmed black man in the back after a 2015 traffic stop was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in federal prison for violating the motorist's civil rights. Michael Slager, 36, pleaded guilty in May to using excessive force when he killed 50-year-old Walter ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ex-cop Michael Slager sentenced to prison for killing of unarmed black man

A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement.

- FOX News - US

Ex-South Carolina cop who shot and killed unarmed black man Walter Scott could face 24 years in prison

Grace Beahm/Post and Courier via AP Michael Slager, the former cop who shot and killed Walter Scott in 2015, will spend 19 to 24 years in prison. Slager pleaded guilty in federal court to violating Scott’s civil rights. The judge also found that he obstructed justice when he made statements to state police after the ...

- Business Insider - US

Judge weighs 2 decades in prison for ex-cop's fatal shooting

A white former South Carolina police officer committed second-degree murder when he shot an unarmed black motorist to death and should expect to spend about two decades in prison, a judge said Thursday as he prepared to sentence the ex-officer for a federal civil rights violation.

- WRAL.com - US

Judge rules ex-South Carolina cop committed murder

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A federal judge ruled Thursday that a former South Carolina police officer committed second-degree murder when he shot an unarmed black motorist to death.

- Billings Gazette - US

Judge rules ex-South Carolina officer committed second-degree murder in the shooting of unarmed black motorist

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Judge rules ex-South Carolina officer committed second-degree murder in the shooting of unarmed black motorist.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Judge: Ex-South Carolina cop committed murder

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Latest on the federal sentencing of a former South Carolina police officer in the death of an unarmed motorist:10:15 a.m.A federal judge has ruled that a former South Carolina officer...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Emotional testimony expected as ex-officer's sentencing ends

For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist's shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge to consider how much time Michael Slager should spend in federal prison.

- FOX News - US

Emotional testimony expected as ex-officer's sentencing ends

CHARLESTON, S.C. — For three days, attorneys representing the federal government and a former South Carolina officer charged in an unarmed black motorist's shooting death have presented technical testimony to a judge considering how much time Michael Slager should…

- Billings Gazette - US

Ex-South Carolina cop could soon learn fate for motorist's shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man fleeing a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina could learn as soon as Thursday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison for violating the motorist's civil rights.

- Reuters - US

Saving Sea Turtles Through Community Litter Cleanups

By: Christi Hughes In January 2016, a young sea turtle named Grace was found floating cold and listless next to a dock in Awendaw, South Carolina. She was rescued by compassionate locals to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center™ for life-saving medical treatment. Grace, who was the size of a dinner plate, ...

- Discover - US

Ex-South Carolina cop could soon learn fate for motorist's shooting

A white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man fleeing a 2015 traffic stop in South Carolina could learn as soon as Thursday whether he will spend the rest of his life in prison for violating the motorist's civil rights. Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager pleaded guilty in May to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Testimony winds down at sentencing for ex-South Carolina officer who killed unarmed man

A white former South Carolina police officer who fatally shot a black motorist in 2015 could learn his fate as soon as Wednesday afternoon as his federal sentencing hearing winds down on its third day. Thus far, prosecutors and defense attorneys have put up more than half a dozen witnesses, several...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Sentencing could soon wrap up for former officer

The Latest on the federal sentencing of a former South Carolina officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed motorist : 10:30 a.m.

- FOX News - US

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