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Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...is essentially zero, but the University System of Georgia is trying to find less expensive textbooks. When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/metro
Dash-cam video won't be released in police shooting

COLUMBIA - When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the shooting apparently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-03/dash-cam-video-wont-be-released-pol
Police clash with protesters in Baltimore; National Guard takes positions

...the unrest that erupted last year over the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.Political leaders and residents called the violence a tragedy for the city and lamented the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-29/police-clash-protesters-baltimore-n
Attorney for man in car with Walter Scott says client heard Taser before fatal shooting

...is white, firing eight shots at Scott in an incident that renewed the national debate of blacks being shot by white police officers.Fulton on Monday released a statement saying he didn't know why Scott ran. Peper said his client has given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-15/attorney-man-car-walter-scott
Sharpton praises response to police shooting of SC man

...death of Walter Scott, 50, has been different than other instances of unarmed black men being fatally shot by white police officers, including the violent demonstrations from people in Ferguson, Mo. after Michael Brown's death.Sharpton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-12/sharpton-praises-respo
SLED suspicious of killing even before video

...alleged tail light violation, there have been vigils and protests of what some view to be a continuing pattern of white police officers fatally shooting unarmed black men. Slager has claimed that Scott took his electric stun gun, an account that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-10/sled-suspicious-killin
Strain to hear the truth

...went on to issue a deeply personal soliloquy on "the death of yet another unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.""What frightens me more than anything," he told viewers in a hyperbolic pre-judgment of the Brown case...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-22/strain-hear-truth
Rants & Raves

...police officer shoots an unarmed person to death that the media fails to mention the officer was black. When a white police officer does so the country becomes unglued.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-18/rants-raves
Girlfriend says Georgia man shot by officer had stopped taking medication

...chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black Staten Island man who got into a videotaped confrontation with white police officers, Anderson said she expressed anger and frustration with police. But Hill told her to remember that most police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-03-11/girlfriend-says-georgia-ma
Ferguson police chief resigns

...of a scathing Justice Department report prompted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.The city said in a statement that it reached a mutual separation agreement with Chief Thomas Jackson, who will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-11/ferguson-police-chief-resigns