When Candice Anderson was prosecuted for a 2004 car crash that killed her boyfriend, the automaker claimed not to know the cause of the wreck, but one of its engineers already had reported that a defective ignition switch most likely had shut off the vehicle’s power.
(Reuters) - Attorneys for Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson said in a statement released on Monday that he was following his training and the law when he shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. "We recognize that many people will want to second-guess the grand jury's decision. We would encourage anyone who wants to express an opinion do so in a respectful and peaceful manner," the statement said. (Reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Chicago; Editing by Paul Tait)
(Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday evening issued a temporary flight restriction for Ferguson, Missouri as violent protests erupted after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer who shot dead a black teenager in August. The St. Louis County Police Department said in a Tweet that there was heavy automatic gunfire heard in Ferguson near the scene of the fatal police shooting. (Reporting by Fiona Ortiz in Chicago; Editing by Mark Bendeich)