Archive | July, 2018

NEWS: Two Defendants in Oakland’s Ghost Ship Fire Take Plea Deals, Avert Trial

NEWS: Two Defendants in Oakland’s Ghost Ship Fire Take Plea Deals, Avert Trial

The two men facing dozens of manslaughter charges stemming from the 2016 fire at Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse that killed 36 people, pleaded no contest Tuesday, reaching a deal with…

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RESEARCH: How the Largest Nightclub Fire in U.S. History Became a Milestone in Modern Medicine.

RESEARCH: How the Largest Nightclub Fire in U.S. History Became a Milestone in Modern Medicine.

Outside it was the cold Saturday of a Thanksgiving weekend. But in the basement of the Cocoanut Grove, a Boston nightclub, revelers could imagine they were in the balmy South…

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RESEARCH: Ghost Ship Lawsuits Call Warehouse a ‘Death Trap’

RESEARCH: Ghost Ship Lawsuits Call Warehouse a ‘Death Trap’

A slew of people, including the building owner and employees of various city and county departments, knew Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse posed dangers long before a deadly blaze killed 36…

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NEWS: Arsonist Sets Fire to Local Artist and Musician Dave Shelton’s House, Destroying Everything

NEWS: Arsonist Sets Fire to Local Artist and Musician Dave Shelton’s House, Destroying Everything

From Facebook friend: My good friend Dave Shelton, lost his house in Idaho Springs, to arson yesterday, his roommate set it on fire, I know that most of you don’t…

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