Police shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, shakes hands with a patron while visiting a coffee shop on Main Street in Concord, N.H., Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Gillibrand visited New Hampshire as she explores a 2020 run for president. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
February 15, 2019 - 6:14 pm
The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 6:15 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris has held her first South Carolina town hall since announcing her 2020 presidential bid. The crowd swelled, and some attendees climbed on top of folded bleachers for...
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February 14, 2019 - 8:13 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man wanted in a shooting death in South Carolina last month has been arrested in Washington state. News outlets reported North Charleston police said 20-year-old Da'Shawn Marquis Richards was arrested without incident by federal marshals in Seattle. Richards is...
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January 23, 2019 - 11:15 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys have asked an appellate court to reconsider its ruling upholding the conviction and 20-year sentence of a former South Carolina policeman in the shooting death of an unarmed motorist who was running away from a traffic stop. Court filings show lawyers for Michael...
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January 02, 2019 - 8:46 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials have identified a 20-year-old man who was shot and killed on the porch of a home in South Carolina last week. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported that North Charleston police are investigating DeTwan Walker's death on Dec. 26 as a homicide. Police...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:39 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The indictment of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on a murder charge in the killing of an unarmed black neighbor marks the latest development in a national conversation on issues of law enforcement and race. A look at that case and others in recent years in which law enforcement...
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August 15, 2018 - 1:03 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in the 2015 stabbing death of a man in South Carolina. News outlets reported that 38-year-old Rolando Aldama Ocampo entered an Alford plea to a voluntary manslaughter charge in Charleston this week. An Alford plea does not admit...
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July 17, 2018 - 8:26 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A motorcyclist has been arrested and charged with hitting and killing a pedestrian in South Carolina last month. News outlets reported that 24-year-old Sean Austin Merriman of Ladson turned himself into police Monday and was charged with reckless homicide. Fifty-five-year-...
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May 31, 2018 - 8:14 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — One person has died after a shooting at an apartment complex in South Carolina. Dorchester County sheriff's Maj. Tony Phinney told news outlets that officers were called to an apartment complex just outside North Charleston shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday. Phinney says...
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May 25, 2018 - 9:03 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been found shot to death in a wrecked vehicle in South Carolina. North Charleston police spokesman Spencer Pryor told news outlets that officers were called to a shooting on a busy street Thursday afternoon. Pryor said officers found a man inside the vehicle...
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April 23, 2018 - 10:26 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend in South Carolina. North Charleston police told local media outlets Monday that 40-year-old Terry Darnell Kelly Jr. of St. George has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a...
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