Exclusive: Police Officer Darren Wilson Discusses Firing Deadly Shot
ABC News(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson discussed his account of the moment he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in an exclusive interview with ABC News.
Wilson said Brown was charging at him, disregarding the officer’s instructions.
“I started backpedaling, ‘cause he’s just getting too close and he’s not stopping,” Wilson told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos.
“After I fired the second round of shots, he gets about eight to 10 feet [away]. And as he does that, he kinda starts to lean forward like he’s gonna tackle...
Winter Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Northeast
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wednesday's winter storm has left almost 400,000 customers without power in the northeast.
Public Service Company of New Hampshire spokesman Martin Murray says, "The reason that this has occurred is we really had wet, heavy snow, that's fallen on evergreen trees and there hasn't been a lot of wind to push that snow off so instead they've been weighed down and they've interfered with power lines and equipment."
In New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, 293,000 customers are without power.
In New York, New Jersey, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia,...
Snow, Rain Threatening Millions of Thanksgiving Travelers
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Wintry weather is bringing travel delays for many Americans on Wednesday, causing problems on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
As of Wednesday night, 4,624 flights were delayed and 735 were cancelled, according to the flight-tracking company FlightAware.
More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel more than 50 miles away from home in the coming days, the country’s highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2007, according to AAA.
Residents along the East Coast should expect heavy rain from a nor’easter, with the rain then changing to snow. Snow...