Why we shouldn’t be surprised by muted reaction to Slager mistrial

THERE WERE NO riots in Charleston after a jury deadlocked Monday over whether former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager committed a crime when he killed the unarmed motorist Walter Scott. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. Nor were there protests of any consequence. That shouldn’t surprise us either.

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Making a Gingerbread House

Learn how to make a simple gingerbread house by watching children participate in a class during the Gingerbread Jamboree at Edventure Museum on Dec. 10, 2016. (Video by Rob Thompson)
Making a Gingerbread House 1:07

Making a Gingerbread House

Watch the last two key plays from Newberry-Chapman 1:36

Watch the last two key plays from Newberry-Chapman

Postgame reaction from Dutch Fork's win over Fort Dorchester 2:49

Postgame reaction from Dutch Fork's win over Fort Dorchester

Highlights: Brookland-Cayce vs. Dillon, state semifinals 2:13

Highlights: Brookland-Cayce vs. Dillon, state semifinals