Former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager speaks during a hearing in front of Judge Clifton Newman in Charleston, S.C., Monday, Jan. 4, 2016. The state judge approved bail Monday for a former South Carolina police officer charged with killing an unarmed black motorist. (Brad Nettles/The Post and Courier via AP, Pool)

Former officer charged in shooting death released on bail

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist was re…