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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.

Parole of Station club owner opposed

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The family of one of the victims of a 2003 fire at Rhode Island's Station nightclub has opposed the potential parole of the club's owner, Michael Derderian.

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.

Mixed reaction to R.I. club-fire plea deal

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A plea agreement for the owners of a Rhode Island nightclub that burned in 2003 has drawn criticism from many relatives of the 100 people who were killed.

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.

Witness to be focus of nightclub fire case

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The attorney for Michael Derderian, facing charges after a fire at his Rhode Island nightclub, plans to attack the credibility of a main prosecution witness.

Nightclub fire trial could last months

WARWICK, R.I., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Prospective jurors in the trial of the co-owner of a Rhode Island nightclub, where a fire killed 100, were told the trial could last three or four months.

Jury selection begins in club fire case

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Jury selection has begun in the trial of Michael Derderian, co-owner of a Rhode Island club where flammable wall coverings spread a 2003 fire, killing 100.

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.

Attorney leaves nightclub fire case

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 26 (UPI) -- Former Rhode Island Attorney General Jeffery B. Pine Friday withdrew from defending the owner of a nightclub where a fire killed 100 people.

Great White members to testify in trial

PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 23 (UPI) -- Two members Great White have been subpoenaed as witnesses in the trial of a Rhode Island nightclub owner charged with 200 counts of manslaughter.

Trial date set in R.I. deadly club fire

PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 15 (UPI) -- A judge in Providence, R.I., has set a summer trial date for one of two brothers charged in a deadly nightclub fire that killed 100 people.
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