Costa Concordia Captain May Be Jailed

Costa Concordia

Italy's highest court is expected to rule Tuesday on whether the captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship will remain under house arrest.

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  • The Wreck of the Costa Concordia
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  • BBC News
    Maps and graphics about the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which ran aground off Italy's west coast with 4,000 on board.
    02/10/2015 - 11:52 am | View Website
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