7 days ago
Lawyer Francesco Pepe said Schettino had wanted to defend himself at trial, but when the other defendants all sought plea bargains, his defense team sought one, too.
85 days ago
Francesco Schettino to be tried for causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship while the frantic evacuation of passengers and crew was still being conducted.
111 days ago
Francesco Schettino is challenging Costa Crociere SpA's decision to fire him after the Concordia ran aground off Tuscany Jan. 13, 2012, and capsized, killing 32 people.
128 days ago
In an interview broadcast Sunday with RAI state television, Schettino again defended his actions and said he wanted to "share in the pain of all the victims and the families of the victims.
141 days ago
The captain, Francesco Schettino, is immediately relieved of command and placed in charge of the Italian economy.
151 days ago
Francesco Schettino risks 20 years in prison if convicted of manslaughter and abandoning ship before evacuation was complete.