Latest: Bail approved for ex-officer charged in shooting

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The latest in the case of a former South Carolina police officer charged with killing an unarmed black motorist. All times local:

8 p.m.

A Charleston County sheriff’s spokesman has confirmed that Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black motorist has posted bond and has been released from custody.

Slager will remain under house arrest until his trial later this year. A state judge on Monday ordered that jury selection in…

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