Sentencing Imminent in Charleston Police Shooting Case

Attorneys for a white former North Charleston police officer who shot and killed a black motorist during a routine traffic stop in 2015 are expected to wrap up their defense Wednesday morning, believing they’ve successfully shown their client, Michael Slager, committed manslaughter, not murder, when he shot Walter Scott to death.

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Aide Says Ex-Kentucky Speaker Paid Hush Money With Donor Funds

The communications director for former Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that she was effectively fired after disclosing a secret settlement between Hoover and a sexual harassment accuser paid for with campaign donor money.

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