Ghost Ship

Tony Serra, defense attorney for Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena, addresses reporters after his opening statement in Alameda County Superior Court, Oakland, May 1, 2019
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Jenna Lane
May 01, 2019 - 1:47 pm
After hearing the district attorney's office blame the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire on the disregard for safety of two tenants, jurors on Wednesday listened to a defense attorney suggest the catastrophe was caused by an explosion.
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Firefighters work to clear debris at the site of the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland where 36 people died in a fire in 2016.
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May 01, 2019 - 8:19 am
More than two years after the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland broke out in December 2016, the trial of tenants Derick Almena and Max Harris is underway.
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Two defendants have pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 people caused by a fire in an Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship in December 2016.
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Bob Butler
December 03, 2018 - 9:22 pm
The trial for two men charged in the 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people in Oakland has been scheduled to begin April 2.
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Lawyers for Derick Almena and Max Harris said they are pleased that their clients will stand trial for the Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
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Jenna Lane
August 17, 2018 - 2:46 pm
A week after a judge rejected their plea deals, defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris briefly appeared in court on Friday. Their attorneys said that they’re pleased the case will go to trial, probably early next year.
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Attorney Tony Serra spoke to reporters after a judge rejected a plea deal for his client Derick Almena's role in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people.
KCBS Radio
August 10, 2018 - 4:07 pm
In a surprise decision, a plea deal for two defendants in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire was rejected Friday by an Alameda County judge.
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Two defendants have pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 people caused by a fire in an Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship in December 2016.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
August 09, 2018 - 11:06 am
Derick Almena, the master tenant of the Ghost Ship warehouse, and co-defendant Max Harris are to be sentenced for their roles in the December 2, 2016 fire that killed 36 people in Oakland.
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Two defendants have pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of 36 people caused by a fire in an Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship in December 2016.
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July 04, 2018 - 11:25 am
Relatives of people killed in a 2016 California warehouse fire say others besides the two men who agreed to plea deals are responsible for their losses.
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Ryon Gesnik visits Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland
Ryon Gesnik visits Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland (Photo credit: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA)
April 05, 2018 - 2:22 pm
Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena has filed two separate motions to dismiss the 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter he faces for his role in a fire at the warehouse in December 2016 that killed 36 people.
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Ryon Gesnik visits Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland
Ryon Gesnik visits Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland (Photo credit: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 20, 2018 - 1:28 pm
OAKLAND (KCBS Radio) - The two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire pleaded not guilty to all charges in Alameda County Superior Court Tuesday. Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris made their...
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