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R.I. high court will review penalty for employee deaths in 2003 fire

PROVIDENCE, Ohio, July 7 (UPI) -- The Rhode Island Supreme Court said it will review a $1.066 million penalty levied against owners of a nightclub where 100 people died in a 2003 fire.

Few applying to fund set up after fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Only three people orphaned by a nightclub fire 10 years ago in Rhode Island have applied for college scholarships, a benefit fund says.

Club owners offer $800K to fire victims

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where 100 people died in a 2003 fire have agreed to pay more than $800,000 to settle numerous lawsuits against them.

Fund started for kids of club fire victims

WEST WARWICK, R.I., July 20 (UPI) -- A fund set up by the owners of a Rhode Island nightclub to pay for the education of the children of those killed in a fire has split survivors and families.

Nightclub fire transcripts to be released

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Transcripts of secret testimony used to indict three suspects in the deadly fire at Rhode Island's Station nightclub are set to be made public.

Brothers sentenced in R.I. nightclub fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A Rhode Island judge Friday sentenced the owners of the burned-out Station nightclub then suspended most of their sentences.

No contest pleas end Station fire trial

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The owners of The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., where fire killed 100 people in 2003, agreed no contest pleas to involuntary manslaughter charges.

Nightclub owner to fight R.I. fire charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- An upcoming trial will determine whether Michael Derderian is criminally responsible for 100 deaths in a fire at his Rhode Island nightclub three years ago.

Rock manager gets prison for deadly fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 10 (UPI) -- Great White's tour manager will spend four years in prison for sparking a deadly nightclub fire that killed 100 people in East Warwick, R.I.

Great White singer fears criminal charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Great White vocalist Jack Russell still fears possible criminal charges in the Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people last February.

Great White singer named in fire lawsuit

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 23 (UPI) -- Great White singer Jack Russell was among those named in a lawsuit filed by victims of the February 2003 fatal nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I.

Band before grand jury on R.I. club fire

EAST GREENWICH, R.I., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Two members of the band whose pyrotechnics resulted in nearly 100 deaths in a Rhode Island nightclub fire appeared Friday before a grand jury weighing possible criminal charges.

R.I. club fire death toll down to 96

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The death toll in the Rhode Island nightclub fire a week ago has been revised from 97 to 96, Gov. Don Carcieri announced late Thursday.

Grand jury probes deadly club fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A grand jury Wednesday wrapped up its first day investigating possible criminal charges stemming from a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire. Last week's fire at The Station rock concert club left 97 people dead and more than 180 injured.

R.I. club worker 'warned of fire danger'

WEST WARWICK, R.I., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- The stage manager of The Station nightclub in Rhode Island said Tuesday that three months ago, he had warned of the dangers of bands using pyrotechnics inside the small facility. Nearly 100 people died last week and more than 180 were injured when a band'
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