Criminal negligence

FILE - This Dec. 3, 2016, file image taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the building in Oakland, Calif. Oakland will pay $32.7 million to settle lawsuits filed over a 2016 fire at an illegally converted warehouse dubbed the Ghost Ship that killed 36 people. The City Council authorized the settlements Thursday, July 16, 2020. (KGO-TV via AP, File)
July 16, 2020 - 9:10 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland will pay $32.7 million to settle lawsuits filed over a 2016 fire at an illegally converted warehouse dubbed the Ghost Ship that killed 36 people, the city announced Thursday. The City Council authorized settlements of lawsuits filed by the families of 32 victims. The...
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In this photo provided by the Ventura County Fire Department, VCFD firefighters respond to a boat fire off the coast of southern California, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. The U.S. Coast Guard said it has launched several boats to help over two dozen people "in distress" off the coast of southern California. (Ventura County Fire Department via AP)
September 04, 2019 - 9:18 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The captain and crew who leapt from a burning dive boat off Southern California saved themselves as 34 people perished below deck. Whether their escape from the Conception before dawn Monday was the only viable option, an act of cowardice or even a crime has yet to be determined...
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FILE - This combination of June 2017, file booking photos provided by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows Max Harris, left, and Derick Almena at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, Calif. A judge has ordered deliberations to start over in the trial of the two men, accused of turning a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse into a cluttered maze where 36 partygoers died during a fire. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Trina Thompson excused three jurors Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in the trial of Derick Almena and Max Harris on the 10th day of deliberations. It comes after a four-month trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.(Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
August 19, 2019 - 11:02 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Three jurors were dismissed Monday for undisclosed reasons on the 10th day of deliberations in the trial of two men charged in the deaths of 36 partygoers from a fire inside a cluttered San Francisco Bay Area warehouse. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Trina Thompson...
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This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff's Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year's Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, June 4, 2019, on 11 criminal charges related to his inaction. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The arrest of a Florida sheriff's deputy for not confronting the gunman in the Parkland school massacre represents a highly unusual use of the law — and a legally dubious one, in the opinion of some experts. Scot Peterson, 56, appeared in court Wednesday on 11 charges,...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:54 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor has decided North Carolina police officers won't be charged criminally in the death last year of a black man who was hogtied while in custody. The News & Record of Greensboro reports former Guilford County District Attorney Doug Henderson determined the...
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Ugandan police carry away a body of one of the victims of a boat which capsized in Lake Victoria near the capital, Kampala, Uganda, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Police say dozens died when the boat, which was carrying more than 90 passengers on a pleasure cruise, capsized Saturday evening. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)
November 25, 2018 - 11:52 am
MUKONO, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan divers retrieved 31 bodies and expected to find more in a capsized vessel in Lake Victoria, making it one of the country's worst maritime disasters and prompting the president to call for more stringent safety regulations. The vessel was believed to be overcrowded with...
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Nauman Hussain, left, leaves Cobleskill Town court with his attorney Lee Kindlon after arraignment Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. The limousine service operator, Hussain, was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
October 10, 2018 - 8:22 pm
COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges. Nauman Hussain, 28, showed little emotion as he was...
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In this April 27, 2018 photo, Dr. Robert Rho walks toward the court room for his trial at Queens County Criminal Court in New York. A jury in the Queens borough of New York heard closing arguments Tuesday, May 1, in the manslaughter case against Rho, who presided over an abortion procedure that went horrifically wrong that resulted in his patient bleeding to death. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 05, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York doctor who says he's done 40,000 abortions has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the 2016 death of a woman who was six months pregnant and bled to death. The case in Queens Criminal Court marks one of the rare legal instances of criminal prosecution of a...
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Angelika Graswald leaves the courtroom after sentencing, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, who admitted removing a plug from her fiance's kayak in 2015 before it capsized in the Hudson River, but maintained that she was falsely accused of intentionally causing his death, was sentenced Wednesday to up to four years in state prison. (Jim Sabastian/Times Herlad-Record via AP, Pool)
November 08, 2017 - 3:31 pm
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who admitted removing a plug from her fiance's kayak before it capsized in the Hudson River but maintained she was falsely accused of intentionally causing his death was sentenced on Wednesday to up to four years in state prison. Angelika Graswald, 37, pleaded guilty...
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Supporters of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dance outside the Supreme Court after Yingluck failed to show up to hear a verdict in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Thailand's Supreme Court said Friday it will issue an arrest warrant for Yingluck after she failed to show up for a contentious trial verdict in which she could face a 10-year prison term for alleged negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice subsidy program. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
August 25, 2017 - 6:08 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the court case against Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (all times local): 2 p.m. Thailand's defense minister says he doesn't know the whereabouts of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show up in court on Friday, fueling...
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