michael slager took the stand in his own defense yesterday. abc's steve osunsami has the details. >> i made the decision to use lethal force because mr. scott never stopped. >> reporter: this former police officer took a giant risk testifying. michael slager looked into the jury's eyes and told them that at this very moment when he started firing at walter scott in the green shirt, he felt >> i fired until the threat was stopped. >> reporter: scott was unarmed and is clearly seen in the cell phone video running away. prosecutors say it was murder and made slager stand up and hold a tape ruler to show jurors how far scott ran, a whole 18 feet before slager started shooting. slager is claiming that scott grabbed his taser in a fight before the cell phone recording. >> i saw that taser coming at me, comg >> reporter: but he now admits that scott didn't run away holing it. people in the courtroom shook their heads as slager struggled to describe this, why he picked up the taser from this location and moved it closer to scott's dead body. >> was it
slager has moved into the second day today. he's charged with killing an unarmed black man in a traffic stop last year. cell phone video captures him shooting walter scott in the back as scott ran away. prosecutos say scott let his sense of authority get the best of him. >>> new details about the deadly bus crash in baltimore this week. state regulators say the driver have been behind the wheel. his commercial driver's license suspended two months earlier. glenn chapel convicted of a violent crime which would prohibit him from driving a school bus. six people died including chapel. >>> harvard has cancelled its men's soccer season after discovering players made sexual scouting reports about the women's team. the ivy league university first learned of the so-called rating system in 2012. that season. the president says the school is looking into whether the behavior is taking place for other teams as well. >>> after more than a century, chicago celebrates a world series championship today. the parade honoring the chicago cubs ki
michael slager is facing 30 years to life in prison. if convicted. he has already been fired. >>> and if you have any money left after black friday and cyber monday, today is giving tuesday. it's an international day of goods, and time. as a counter to the commercialization of the holiday season. i can't even say it because i'm thinking about giving. those are the top stories on this tuesday, november 29th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half hour with several breaking news stories that we are following. first, a plane crash in a remote part of colombia. the charter plane was carrying members of a brazilian soccer team on the way to a match in medellin. >> this is truly a tragedy. this facebook post shows them readying for the flight in s ao paolo. there are reports, though this is the hope in all this, that six of the 72 passengers may have survived. officials say the pilot issued an emergency call before reporting an electrical failure. the crash site is in a mountainous area that'
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