Costa Concordia News
Venice to divert large cruise ships from city center
After years of studies, protests and legal debates, the Italian government has announced that large cruise ships and other massive vessels will no longer be able to enter Venice's large canal, preventing tens of thousands of tourists a day from disembarking in the heart of the famous city on the
Costa Concordia Captain Found Guilty in Fatal Shipwreck, Sentenced to 16 Years
Italian Captain Francesco Schettino was found guilty today for causing the fatal shipwreck of the Costa Concordia and sentenced to 16 years in prison, according to a three-judge panel. The verdict came after a 19-month-long trial in which Schettino, who had been accused of causing the Jan. 13, 2012
Costa Concordia Captain Gets 16 Years in Prison
Great cast its disgraced captain of the Costa Concordia. Leaving court after claiming the media put him through the meat grinder. And gave him no chance to defend themselves in the end it did not matter the judge. In him in that case sentencing him to sixteen years one month in prison for the
Haunting Remains of the Costa Concordia
More than 200 workers are dismantling wreckage of the luxury cruise ship for scrap metal and recyclable materials.
More Than 400 Rescued Amid Ferry Disaster
Death toll rises to seven as Italian Navy rescues passengers stranded in Adriatic Sea.
Costa Concordia Captain Appears to Be Waiting for Life Raft in Video
Newly released video claims to show the cruise ship captain before allegedly fleeing the sinking ship.
Video Appears to Show Francesco Schettino Trying to Flee Costa Concordia
Prosecutors in an Italian court released video today purportedly showing captain Francesco Schettino boarding a lifeboat before passengers of the Costa Concordia – a 2012 accident that resulted in 32 deaths. The cruise liner was navigating through shallow waters on Jan. 13, 2012 when it slammed
Prosecution Says Video Shows Costa Concordia Captain Leaving
Newly released video allegedly shows Captain Schettino before he left the sinking cruise ship.
Ashton Carter Tapped for Secretary of Defense; Detroit Loses Power; Adrian Peterson in Court
Carter nominated as new Secretary of Defense; Parts of Detroit lose electricity; NFL running back Peterson in court.
Costa Concordia Captain's Most Shocking Statements
The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia made his first court appearance today in Italy and testified that he steered the cruise ship closer to shore so he could "pay homage to the island." Captain Francesco Schettino's decision led to the death of 32 passengers on board when the ship got too