BP Rig Supervisors Request Manslaughter Trial Delay

Two BP rig supervisors charged with manslaughter in the 2010 Gulf oil spill have asked a federal judge to postpone their trials, WDEF News Channel 12 reports. Defense lawyers asked for more time to prepare and stated Justice Department prosecutors are not opposed to the delay. U. S District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. didn’t immediately rule on their request.