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Home detention for white police chief who shot black man

A white former police chief will have to spend a year under home detention but won't have to serve any prison time in the 2011 shooting death of an...

Solicitor David Pascoe cross-examines former Eutawville police chief Richard Combs in January while holding the gun Combs used in the shooting death of Bernard Bailey, an unarmed black man, in May 2011. Pascoe said he intends to bring Combs to trial again after the jury announced it could not reach a decision and the judge declared a mistrial.