The Latest: 2 jurors held in contempt for warehouse trial

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the trial against a man who will be retried on involuntary manslaughter charges after a fire in a California warehouse killed 36 partygoers (all times local): ...

Retrial for man in California warehouse fire that killed 36

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say they will re-try a man on manslaughter charges for allegedly turning a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse into a cluttered maze that killed 36 at a party. ...

California's dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One was a ship in name only, an artist commune set up in an Oakland warehouse. The other was a bona fide boat afloat on the ocean off Santa Barbara. Both became fi...

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame. The Class of 2019 being...

New Taipei City Children’s Art Festival kicks off today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Taipei City Children's Art Festival, one of the biggest parties of the summer, will run from Aug. 2 to 11. The annual celebration takes on a "Future Mo...

Attorney: Jury should find man not guilty in deadly fire

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for one of two men on trial in connection with a fire that killed 36 people at a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse two years ago has told the jury there's enough evi...

Electronic music festival returning to downtown Miami

MIAMI (AP) — One of the world's top electronic music festivals is returning to downtown Miami. The Miami Herald reports that city commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday to...

Artists' warehouse founder: City visited, had no complaints

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The founder of an artists' collective in a San Francisco area warehouse that caught fire two years ago, killing 36, said Tuesday that police, fire and other officials who visite...

Ghost Ship leader testifies in manslaughter trial

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The leader of a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where a fire killed 36 people more than two years ago has taken the stand in his defense for the first time. D...

French festival of music celebrates country's culture in Taiwan

The Association des Français de Taiwan (AFT) hosted its annual Fête de la Musique at Maji Square on Saturday (June 22). The "Festival of Music," as it is called in English, g...

Taiwanese singers perform at Midem 2019 in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese singers were invited to perform at the Midem 2019 in France as part of the “Taiwan Beats” portion of the festival on June 5. Midem 2019 is a...

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law

MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in ...

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki's comic book sees techno-optimism

MIAMI (AP) — Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living batteries. ...

The Latest: Prosecutor says 36 victims had no notice of fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two men for 36 people at a warehouse fire (all times local): 10:55 a.m.: A prosecutor opened the trial for two men f...

Men face trial for fatal California warehouse fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges. Derick...