Ghost Ship Judge Sets Aggressive Schedule As Trial Against Derick Almena, Max Harris BeginsThe judge in the case of Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris announced on Tuesday an aggressive and optimistic schedule for their trial.
Ghost Ship Trial Defense Attorney Asks For 6-Month DelayThe lawyer for Ghost Ship warehouse creative director Max Harris filed a motion this week asking to delay the trial of Harris and warehouse master tenant Derick Almena by six months because of newly discovered evidence.
Judge Grants Gag Order Requested By Prosecution In Ghost Ship Fire Trial
Judge Assigned For Ghost Ship Fire CaseAn Alameda County Superior Court judge was formally assigned to preside over the trial for Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris.
Defense Drops Change Of Venue Plans At Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire TrialDefense attorneys decided Monday to drop plans to ask for a change in venue for the trial of two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse fire.
Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Defendants Withdraw No Contest PleasGhost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris have formally withdrew their no contest pleas to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter related to a deadly December 2016 warehouse fire.
Trial For Ghost Ship Defendants Likely To Begin In Early 2019A jury trial for the two defendants charged with involuntary manslaughter in Oakland’s deadly 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire will likely be held in early 2019.
Defendant To Ask To Move Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire TrialAn attorney for a man accused of illegally converting a warehouse where a fire killed three dozen people at an unlicensed concert said Monday he will ask a judge to a trial to a different California county after a judge threw out his plea bargain.
Oakland Mayor Claims City Had No Liability In Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse FireWith legal showdowns on the horizon, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf echoed her belief Saturday that the city bears no liability in Dec. 2016's deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse fire.
Judge Rejects Plea Deal; Orders Ghost Ship Fire Defendants To Stand TrialAfter two days of tearful statements from the victims families, an Alameda County judge rejected a plea deal offered to two defendants in the deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire, ordering them to stand trial for 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Tearful, Emotional Statements Begin At Ghost Ship Fire SentencingThe first day of angry, tearful statements filled an Alameda County courtroom Thursday morning as family members and love ones got a chance to speak at the emotionally charged formal sentencing hearing in the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
Civil Suits Follow In Wake Of Ghost Ship Fire Plea DealRelatives 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.
Plea Deal Finalized In Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse FireThe two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in Oakland's deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire agreed to a no contest plea deal Tuesday in exchange sentences of less than 10 years in county jail.
Details Emerge On Plea Deal For Men Accused In Ghost Ship FireAccording to the East Bay Times, Derick Almena will get nine years behind bars and Max Harris will get six.
Source: Oakland Ghost Warehouse Ship Fire Defendants Make Plea DealThere was a major development in a closely watched criminal case Friday as KPIX 5 learned that the two men charged in the deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire have made a deal with prosecutors.