HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A contractor who took the blame for accidentally starting a 2011 Christmas Day house fire that killed his girlfriend's three children and her parents now says she's the one who left a bag of fireplace ashes in a mudroom.
A six-member jury was chosen on Monday in Colorado to hear the first civil trial of wrongful death and personal injury claims stemming from a 2012 mass shooting in which 12 people were killed and dozens wounded in a suburban Denver movie theater. More than two dozen plaintiffs, including surviving victims and relatives of the dead, have sued Cinemark USA Inc [CNKMAI.UL] and the cinema's property owners in state court, accusing them of various security lapses they say contributed to the tragedy. A separate civil suit against Cinemark in federal court is expected to go to trial in July.
Thousands of rowers from around the country will be coming to Philadelphia this coming weekend for the Dad Vail Regatta, but local rowers who know every inch of the river are seriously worried about the river and the future of rowing here.