The latest from TV, Radio, and Newspapers

Add a news source

Are we missing a Almena news source? Let us know!

Almena Newswire

Almena Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Almena, KS.

Results 1 - 20 of 50 in Almena, KS

  1. Larry ArcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

    He was born Jan. 26, 1939 in Almena, Kansas, the son of Tracy and Gladys Archer. On Oct. 8, 1960 he was united in marriage to Rita M. Geist in Norton, Kansas.

    Comment?

  2. Phillips County officials plead for completion of K 383 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Hays Daily News

    ... over the next decade or more. "Suicide Corner" is a term Ken Tharman, superintendent of USD 212 Northern Valley in Almena, said he became familiar with after moving to Long Island in 1991 to farm with his in-laws. The term actually refers to the ...

    Comment?

  3. Ghost Ship fire attorney calls motion to reinstate plea deal a shallowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Reporter

    The attorney of one of the Ghost Ship victims mother's reacted to the defendant's motion made public Monday, saying that Derick Almena is pointing the finger at everyone else, but himself. The attorney who represents Sami Long Kopelman, the mother of 34-year-old Edmond Lapine, who perished along with 35 others at the warehouse fire on Dec. 2, 2016, reacted to the motion that asked for the plea deal to be reinstated.

    Comment?

  4. Families of Ghost Ship fire victims warned that defendants could walk away freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Reporter

    ... hope that the outcome could be anything other than the judge accepting negotiated sentences of nine years for Almena and six years for Harris after they pleaded not guilty to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Even though the families met with ...

    Comment?

  5. Families of Ghost Ship fire victims warned that defendants could walk away freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Family and friends of Ghost Ship victims arrive for a sentencing hearing for defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris at the Rene C. Davidson Courthouse in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Almena and Harris pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter for the deaths of 36 people at the deadly Dec. 2, 2016 warehouse fire.

    Comment?

  6. Plea deals rejected for Oakland warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | TurnTo23.com

    ... struck between prosecutors and the two defendants each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena pleaded no contest to the charges in exchange for a nine-year prison sentence. Max Harris agrees to plead no contest in exchange ...

    Comment?

  7. Judge set to sentence men in deadly Oakland warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... be released after serving half their terms. Judge James Cramer on Friday is expected to sentence 48-year-old Derick Almena to nine years in prison and 28-year-old Max Harris to six years, even though relatives of victims of the 2016 blaze in Oakland ...

    Comment?

  8. Anger, tears as families speak at warehouse fire sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... manslaughter for the Dec. 2, 2016, fire at the warehouse known as the Ghost Ship. In exchange for their pleas, Derick Almena, who rented the warehouse and is accused of illegally converting it into housing and entertainment space, agreed to a ...

    Comment?

  9. Mother of Marin Ghost Ship fire victim gives dramatic testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... manslaughter for the Dec. 2, 2016, fire at the warehouse known as the Ghost Ship. In exchange for their pleas, Derick Almena, who rented the warehouse and is accused of illegally converting it into housing and entertainment space, agreed to a ...

    Comment?

  10. Anger, Tears as Families Speak at Oakland Warehouse Fire SentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... manslaughter for the Dec. 2, 2016, fire at the warehouse known as the Ghost Ship. In exchange for their pleas, Derick Almena, who rented the warehouse and is accused of illegally converting it into housing and entertainment space, agreed to a ...

    Comment?

  11. The Latest: Tearful warehouse fire hearing concludes for dayRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... restart Friday for two men who accepted plea deals on 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. The plea deals call for Almena, who rented the warehouse, to receive a nine-year prison sentence, and Harris, who collected rent and scheduled concerts, to ...

    Comment?

  12. The Latest: Raw emotions during sentencing in warehouse fireRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2018 | Fox News

    ... struck between prosecutors and the two defendants each charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter. Derick Almena pleaded no contest to the charges in exchange for a nine-year prison sentence. Max Harris agrees to plead no contest in exchange ...

    Comment?

  13. Families of 36 people killed in Ghost Ship fire will share their pain in sentencing hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    ... doors. The two defendants also are expected to address the judge and the victims' assembled families. Derick Almena, 48, and Max Harris, 28, pleaded no contest in a plea deal last month to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the deaths of 36 ...

    Comment?

  14. Opinion: Ghost Ship parent's anger at lenient plea deal after 36 diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... is my hope the horrendous event in which he died does not disappear from public memory. The illegal actions of Derick Almena and Max Harris led to 36 people dying. Ironically, the law does not seem to care about the people who died, only the rights ...

    Comment?

  15. Plea deals eyed for California men in deadly warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    This Dec. 3, 2016, file image from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the building in Oakland, Calif. Derick Almena and Max Harris are expected to accept plea bargain prison sentences Tuesday, July 3, 2018, to resolve felony charges connected to the Northern California warehouse fire that killed three dozen partygoers at an unlicensed concert in 2016.

    Comment?

  16. Men Charged In Deadly Calif. Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Plead No ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... fire, pleaded no contest on Tuesday, in a deal letting them avoid trial and possibly lengthy prison terms. Derick Almena, who managed the artists' collective turned dance venue known as the Ghost Ship, agreed to a nine year sentence with an ...

    Comment?

  17. Men Charged In Deadly Calif. Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Plead No ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | National Public Radio

    ... fire, pleaded no contest on Tuesday, in a deal letting them avoid trial and possibly lengthy prison terms. Derick Almena, who managed the artists' collective turned dance venue known as the Ghost Ship, agreed to a nine year sentence with an ...

    Comment?

  18. Defendants in deadly Ghost Ship fire agree to six- and nine-year jail termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Lake County Record-Bee

    A year and a half after a fire blazed through an East Oakland warehouse party, killing 36 people, two men are expected to plead no contest Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter charges and accept county jail terms of six and nine years. The pleas by Derick Almena, 48, and Max Harris, 28, would close a chapter in the Dec. 2, 2016, Ghost Ship warehouse fire - one of the state's deadliest building infernos - and avoid a jury trial scheduled to begin July 16. An email sent Saturday by Alameda County Deputy District Attorney David Lim to victims' families says Almena has agreed to a nine-year prison term and Harris to a six-year sentence.

    Comment?

  19. Defendants in deadly Ghost Ship fire plead no contest, agree to six- and nine-year jail termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    A year and a half after a fire blazed through an East Oakland warehouse party, killing 36 people, two men pleaded no contest Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter charges and accepted county jail terms of six and nine years. The pleas by Derick Almena, 48, and Max Harris, 28, would close a chapter in the Dec. 2, 2016, Ghost Ship warehouse fire - one of the state's deadliest building infernos - and avoid a jury trial scheduled to begin July 16. An email sent Saturday by Alameda County Deputy District Attorney David Lim to victims' families says Almena has agreed to a nine-year prison term and Harris to a six-year sentence.

    Comment?

  20. Plea deals eyed for California men in deadly warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    Two men are expected to accept plea bargains with prison time Tuesday after each was charged with dozens of counts of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire that killed partygoers at an unlicensed concert. Derick Almena, 48, and Max Harris, 28, will accept the agreements in exchange for prison sentences of less than 10 years each, said Tony Serra, a lawyer for Almena.

    Comment?

Almena Job Listings
View or post Almena job listings on Topix.
Almena Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Almena from Topix.
Almena Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Almena on Topix.