Ghost Ship Defendant To Receive Public Funds For DefenseAn Alameda County Superior Court judge granted an unusual motion Tuesday morning to allow the use of public money to cover the cost of defending Max Harris, who stands accused of 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the 2016 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland.
Ghost Ship Creative Director To Ask For Donations To Fund DefenseThe lead attorney for Ghost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris will ask a judge on Tuesday to provide public funds to help pay for Harris' defense as he prepares to stand trial for his role in a blaze at the warehouse in December 2016 year that killed 36 people.
Judge Orders Almena, Harris to Stand Trial for Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse FireA judge ordered Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris to stand trial for their roles in a blaze at the warehouse last year.
Oakland Fire Official: Electrical Problem Caused Ghost Ship FireA top Oakland Fire Department official said she thinks the deadly Ghost Ship fire was caused by some type of an electrical problem.
Oakland Fire Captain Says Almena Told Him No One Lived At Ghost Ship WarehouseAn Oakland fire captain testified Tuesday that Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena told him in September 2014 that no one was living at the structure in Oakland's Fruitvale district where 36 people perished in a fire last year.
Ghost Ship Leaseholder: Almena Brushed Off Concerns About WarehouseA leaseholder for the Ghost Ship warehouse testified that master tenant Derick Almena laughed him off when he told him that the building should be brought up to code.
Ghost Ship Fire Survivor Tells Court He Thought 'It Was Just Over For Me'Aaron Marin was convinced his life was over as smoke engulfed an Oakland warehouse in what was the country's deadliest building fire in more than a decade.
Preliminary Hearing Postponed For 2 Charged In Ghost Ship FireA preliminary hearing for two men charged in the deaths of 36 people killed by a fire during an electronic music party at a warehouse in Oakland has been postponed.
Emotions Soar As Ghost Ship Fire Preliminary Hearing Set To BeginJust days after a somber one-year anniversary, a preliminary hearing is set to begin this week for two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
Oakland Issues Report On Steps Taken Since Deadly Ghost Ship FireOakland City Administrator Sabrina Landreth issued a detailed report Monday outlining the actions the city has taken following the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire nearly a year ago.
Ghost Ship Leaders Plead Not Guilty To Involuntary ManslaughterGhost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Art Installation To Pay Tribute To Ghost Ship Fire VictimsAn art installation that pays touching tribute to the victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire is almost ready to make its public debut after months in the making.

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