"I am really sorry and deeply ashamed. I don't know what to say." — A man identified by Korean broadcaster YTN and Yonhap news agency as the sunken ferry's captain, 60-year-old Lee Joon-seok, said in brief comments shown on TV. Nine people died in the accident and many more are feared dead among the nearly 300 people still missing.
"The reality is our customers don't anticipate drinking water that's been contaminated by some yahoo who decided to pee into a reservoir." — Portland, Ore., Water Bureau Administrator David Schaff said. City officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because a person urinated in a city reservoir.
"I would like to remind my children once again I love them. Everything is OK. I love you all, and I love my children. I am at peace." — Jose Villegas, 39, when he asked if he had a statement before being put to death by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas.