Michael Slager, Officer Who Killed Walter Scott, Gets 20-Year Sentence

A federal judge announced the sentence nearly seven months after Michael T. Slager pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of Walter L. Scott in North Charleston, S.C.

Officer Who Shot Walter Scott to Plead Guilty in Charleston

By ALAN BLINDER May 2, 2017 CHARLESTON, S.C. — The former South Carolina police officer who was recorded on video when he opened fire on a fleeing black motorist, killing him, in 2015 will plead guilty on Tuesday, people familiar with the case said....

Union Vote at Boeing Plant Tests Labor’s Sway Under Trump

By NOAM SCHEIBER and CHRISTOPHER DREW February 13, 2017 NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Boeing came to South Carolina more than seven years ago to establish a second assembly line for its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. At least part of the attraction,...