Kent County, Rhode Island

  1. Great White Offers $1 Mil To Settle Fire Suits

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of Great White, whose pyrotechnics sparked a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people, have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed yesterday (Sept. 2). The settlement of ...

  2. Club Owners Plead No Contest In Great White Concert Fire

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One owner to serve four years in prison. Owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where a fire killed 100 people three years ago will plead no contest to involuntary manslaughter charges, state documents showed on Wednesday (Sept. 20). Brothers Michael ...

  3. Ex-Great White Manager Gets 4 Years For R.I. Fire

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Plead guilty to 100 involuntary manslaughter counts. Former Great White manager whose pyrotechnics caused a nightclub fire that killed 100 people was sentenced Wednesday (May 10) to four years in prison. Daniel Biechele, 29, could have gotten as m ...

  4. Great White Manager Changes Plea To Guilty

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Could serve up to 10 years. Former Great White tour manager Daniel Biechele’s guilty plea of involuntary manslaughter relating to a deadly 2003 nightclub fire is a sobering development for the touring industry. But the repercussions of the East Wa ...

  5. On The Road

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST After two years of studying the fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a 600-page draft report March 3 containing 12 fire-saf After two years of studying the fire at the Sta ...

  6. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology NASHVILLE -- In an effort to improve nigh ...

  7. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Report follows Great White tragedy. In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a 600-page draft re ...

  8. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Report follows Great White tragedy. In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a 600-page draft re ...

  9. R.I. Workers' Comp Court Fines Station Owners $1 Mil

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court has ordered the state to hold the owners of the Station nightclub personally liable for a $1.06 million penalty, after their company failed to carry workers' A Rhode Island Workers' Compens ...

  10. On The Road

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys for the Plaintiff Steering Committee that represents 226 victims and families of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., cast a wide net in their 70-count civil lawsuit in Rhode Island Attorneys for the Plaintiff Steering Committee ...

  11. Victims File Negligence Suit Over R.I. Club Fire

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their families filed a 70-count lawsuit July 22 in Providence Superior Court. The Feb. 20, 2003, fire killed 100 people an Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club ...

  12. Victims File Negligence Suit Over R.I. Club Fire

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their families filed a 70-count lawsuit today (July 22) in Providence Superior Court. Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their ...

  13. Great White Covers Album to Be Pulled

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people said they have been assured that a recently released covers album titled "Burning House of Love" will be pulled from store s The band whose pyrotechnics sparked ...

  14. Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new legislative proposal in Rhode Island, inspired in large part by the Station Club tragedy a year ago, would offer immediate financial aid to employees injured or killed at businesses that do not NASHVILLE--A new legislative proposal in Rhode ...

  15. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  16. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  17. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  18. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...