Captain stands trial alone in Italy over cruise liner shipwreck that killed 32

  • by: FRANCES D'EMILIO , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 9, 2013 - 10:30 AM

GROSSETO, Italy — The crippled Costa Concordia lies on its side off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, a stubborn reminder of the 2012 shipwreck that claimed 32 lives. On Tuesday, the luxury cruise liner's captain went on trial here as the sole defendant in a case that may take months or longer to resolve — making an end to the drama even more elusive.

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