No-Fly Zone Enacted Over Slain Mo. Teen's Town

Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, instituted on Tuesday a no-fly zone over the suburban town where tensions have been high after the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager, Michael Brown Jr. by a police officer. "On Sunday night our police helicopter came under fire on 3 or 4 occasions, so we requested that the FAA put up a no-fly zone for the safety of pilots," St. Louis County Police Department Officer Brian Schellman told NBC News. The ban on flights is scheduled to last until Monday, Aug. 18 with clearance for only medical evacuation helicopters.

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