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Jeffrey Melofchik

Deutsche Bank skyscraper (credit: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Group Wants Review Of Deutsche Bank Building Blaze Evidence

The Skyscraper Safety Campaign and 9/11 Parents and Families of Firefighters & WTC Victims said in a statement Monday it wants the U.S. Attorney’s office to reopen the case.

07/11/2011

Deutsche Bank skyscraper (credit: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Manslaughter Convictions In Deutsche Bank Fire

Mitchel Alvo and the John Galt Corp. have been acquitted of manslaughter in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a condemned bank tower at Ground Zero.

07/06/2011

From left: Jeffrey Melofchik, Salvatore DePaola, and Mitchel Alvo (AP Photos/Seth Wenig, File)

Jeffrey Melofchik Acquitted Of Manslaughter In Deutsche Bank Fire

A day after Salvatore DePaola’s acquittal, a second construction-company supervisor was acquitted of manslaughter and all other charges in a fire that killed two firefighters at the condemned Deutsche Bank tower at Ground Zero.

06/29/2011

Overlooking the Old Deutsche Bank Site (Photo: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Closing Arguments Continue In Deutsche Bank Manslaughter Trial

While regulators fell short, three construction company supervisors are the ones to blame for two firefighters’ deaths in a condemned ground zero tower, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday.

06/15/2011

Smoke rises from the Deutsche Bank Building bordering Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Defense: Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire A ‘Bad Circumstance’

No one imagined the way careless smoking spiraled into a deadly inferno in a toxic ground zero bank tower, so three construction-company supervisors shouldn’t be blamed for it, defense lawyers said Tuesday.

06/14/2011

Smoke rises from the Deutsche Bank Building bordering Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Testimony Ends In Deutsche Bank Building Fire Trial

Testimony has wrapped up in the manslaughter trial stemming from a blaze that killed two firefighters in a condemned Ground Zero skyscraper damaged in the Sept. 11 attacks. Closing arguments are expected to start June 14.

06/07/2011

Smoke rises from the Deutsche Bank Building bordering Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Ground Zero Toxic Tower Fire Trial ‘Nearing End’

Prosecutors have rested their manslaughter case against three construction-company supervisors charged in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a toxic, condemned ground zero bank tower.

06/01/2011

From left: Jeffrey Melofchik, Salvatore DePaola, and Mitchel Alvo (AP Photos/Seth Wenig, File)

Criminal Trial In Deadly Deutsche Bank Building Fire Begins

Mitchell Alvo, Jeffrey Melofchik and Salvatore DePaola are charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the deaths of firefighters Robert Beddia and Joseph Graffagnino in 2007.

04/04/2011

Smoke rises from the Deutsche Bank Building bordering Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

2 Seek Bench Trial In Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire

An asbestos-cleanup director and his employer want to forgo a jury for their upcoming manslaughter trial in a blaze that killed two New York firefighters.

03/14/2011

Robert Beddia, Joseph Graffagnino (File)

Judge Sustains Charges In Deutsche Bank Fire

Three construction company figures have lost their bid to get a judge to dismiss a manslaughter case in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a contaminated ground zero tower.

10/22/2010