Costa Concordia Captain Sentenced To 16 YearsThe captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship will be spending 16 years in an Italian prison. Francesco Schettino was convicted of manslaughter in the deaths of 32 passengers and crew members. The ship ran aground near Italy in January 2012.
5 Convicted In Costa Concordia Crash That Killed Minn. CoupleFive employees of an Italian cruise ship that crashed off the coast of Italy have been convicted of manslaughter. The cruiseliner sank near the shore of Tuscany in January 2012. Among the 32 who died were Barb and Jerry Heil, who lived in White Bear Lake. Under the plea deal, the five employees were sentenced to prison time, but only two will likely serve time.
Victims Of Costa Shipwreck Mark AnniversarySurvivors of the Costa Concordia shipwreck and relatives of the 32 people who died marked the first anniversary of the grounding Sunday with the unveiling of memorials to the victims, a tearful Mass in their honor and a minute of silence to recall the exact moment that the cruise ship rammed into a reef off Tuscany.
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Survivors, Captain Hear Italian Shipwreck EvidenceA theater in Italy turned into a courtroom Monday, providing extra space for all those who needed to hear the evidence against the captain of a shipwrecked cruise ship.
6 Months Since Costa Concordia WreckFriday marks six months since the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off the coast of an Italian island.
Family To Bring Home MN Couple Who Died On Ship CBS News has confirmed a White Bear Lake couple was among 30 people killed in the cruise ship disaster off the coast of Italy earlier this year. The bodies of Jerry and Barbara Heil were positively identified on Monday.
Divers In Italy Report Finding 4 More Ship BodiesItalian authorities say divers searching the capsized Costa Concordia cruise ship have spotted four more bodies in a submerged section of a passenger deck.
Minn. Couple Lost In Italy Shipwreck MemorializedThe son of a Minnesota couple who were never found after last month's Italian cruise ship disaster says he's glad his parents' suffering is over and that they were together at the end.
Memorial Service Is Saturday For Gerald, Barbara HeilA memorial service is set for 10 a.m. Saturday in White Bear Lake for Gerald and Barbara Heil, the couple who have yet to be found after the Costa Concordia went aground in Italy.
Service Set For MN Couple Missing In Ship Disaster A memorial Mass has been scheduled for a Minnesota couple who are missing in the Italian cruise ship disaster.
New Pictures Of The Costca Conconrdia