Max Harris

Oakland Firefighters Ghost Ship Warehouse
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Megan Goldsby
September 06, 2019 - 10:38 am
The lead counsel in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire civil case is confident of a different outcome than that of the criminal trial.
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A mourner pays his respects as Investigators carry on their work at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland, Calif., on December 13, 2016.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 05, 2019 - 2:21 pm
A jury has acquitted Max Harris for his role in the deadly Ghost Ship fire and failed to reach a verdict for co-defendant Derick Almena. The jurors found that Harris was not guilty and couldn't agree on a decision for Almena. They were both charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the...
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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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All News KCBS Radio
September 05, 2019 - 1:36 pm
A verdict has been reached in the Ghost Ship trial and will be announced after 2 p.m. on Thursday.
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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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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
An Alameda County Superior Court judge dismissed three jurors in the Ghost Ship manslaughter trial, forcing the newly constituted jury to start the deliberations anew. Judge Trina Thompson used three of four available alternate jurors to take the places of the dismissed members on Thursday. No...
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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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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm
After a three-month trial, the jury in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire moved into deliberations Wednesday. Jurors will decide if master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris are each guilty of 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the fire that killed 36 people. The 10,000 square...
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California Superior Court in Oakland.
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Scott Lettieri
July 08, 2019 - 7:23 pm
OAKLAND — Wearing a dark suit and white shirt, weighing 60 pounds more than when he was arrested and with his long black tied in a pony tail, 49-year-old Derick Almena's first words as he testified were, "I'm tired and I'm broken-hearted." During his testimony on Monday about the 2016 Ghost Ship...
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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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Jenna Lane
May 09, 2019 - 9:42 pm
The fourth day of testimony in the Ghost Ship manslaughter trial proved the most emotional so far for the Alameda County jury that will be considering 36 charges each against Derick Almena and Max Harris.
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Alameda County Court House
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Jenna Lane
May 08, 2019 - 9:50 pm
An Alameda County jury spent much of the last two days learning about fire codes that govern Oakland buildings like the Ghost Ship warehouse, where 36 people were trapped and died in a 2016 fire.
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Curtis Briggs, right) and Tyler Smith are co-counsel for Ghost Ship defendant Max Harris.
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Jenna Lane
May 07, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The jury that will consider 36 counts of manslaughter against two men accused in the Ghost Ship fire of 2016 heard testimony from a survivor who escaped the flames and a whistleblower who warned authorities about dangerous conditions in the warehouse years before it burned down.
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Workers and emergency responders look at a warehouse in which a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.
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Holly Quan
May 06, 2019 - 7:04 am
The first witness to testify in the Ghost Ship trial is expected to be the mother of one of the victims in the deadly 2016 warehouse fire.
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