HARD AGROUND - Wreck of the Exxon Valdez - March 24, 1989

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03/26/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN GETS DRUG, ALCOHOL TEST IN VALDEZ:
TWO CREWMEN ALSO TESTED; MECHANICAL FAILURE RULED OUT

By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

03/27/89 Anchorage Daily News REPORT OF CAPTAIN"S DRINKING DISPUTED:
UNQUALIFIED THIRD MATE AT CONTROLS

By GEORGE FROST and DAVID HULEN and RICHARD MAUER, Daily News reporters

03/28/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN'S RECORD SHOWS 3 ALCOHOL ARRESTS:
By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News SPILL PROMPTS CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION:
STATE TO DECIDE IF PROSECUTION WARRANTED; INQUIRY FOCUSES ON TANKER CAPTAIN

By DAVID POSTMAN and GEORGE FROST and DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporters

03/29/89 Anchorage Daily News SKIPPER'S MOTHER CONFIRMS HE HAD DRINKING PROBLEM:
The Associated Press

03/30/89 Anchorage Daily News INVESTIGATOR SAYS ALCOHOL SMELLED ON SKIPPER'S BREATH:
By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

03/31/89 Anchorage Daily News NTSB: CAPTAIN TOO DRUNK TO RUN SHIP:
EXXON FIRES SKIPPER; STATE CONTINUES INVESTIGATION TO DECIDE ON PROSECUTION

By DAVID POSTMAN and SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporters

04/01/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN SLIPS TOWN:
By GEORGE FROST and DAVID POSTMAN, Daily News reporters

04/02/89 Anchorage Daily News STATE CHARGES HAZELWOOD BUT POLICE CAN'T FIND HIM:
By GEORGE FROST and RICHARD MAUER, Daily News reporters

04/04/89 Anchorage Daily News FUGITIVE CAPTAIN FAILS TO SHOW:
By GEORGE FROST, Daily News reporter

04/06/89 Anchorage Daily News CAPTAIN SURRENDERS:
JUDGE SETS SKIPPER'S BAIL AT $1 MILLION

Daily News staff and wire services,

04/07/89 Anchorage Daily News JUDGE REDUCES EX-SKIPPER'S BAIL:
The Associated Press

04/10/89 Anchorage Daily News SUIT CHARGES CAPTAIN WAS HEAVY DRINKER:
18-MONTH-OLD COURT PAPERS SAY HAZELWOOD WAS REGULARLY DRUNK

The Associated Press

04/15/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD LAWYERS, STATE TRY TO ARRANGE RETURN:
By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporter

04/25/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD RISKED SINKING SHIP AT REEF:
TAPES REVEAL CAPTAIN TRIED TO FREE VALDEZ

by STAN JONES and PATTI EPLER, Daily News reporters

04/28/89 Anchorage Daily News LAWYER: SKIPPER DIDN'T TRY TO MOVE SHIP:
ACCOUNT GIVEN BY HAZELWOOD'S ATTORNEY CONTRADICTED BY RADIO TRAFFIC TAPE

By STAN JONES, Daily News reporter

05/04/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD MAY FACE FELONY INDICTMENT:
By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporter

05/07/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD LOOKED SOBER COUSINS SAYS:
The Associated Press

05/18/89 Anchorage Daily News NTSB REPORTS ON DRINKING BEFORE SPILL:
By DAVID HULEN, Daily News reporter

08/17/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD'S SOBRIETY TEST:
ATTORNEYS WANT RESULTS THROWN OUT AS EVIDENCE

The Associated Press

09/07/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CLAIMS IMMUNITY FROM LAW:
STATE REGULATION ENCOURAGES SELF REPORTING OF OIL SPILLS

By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporter

10/19/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD ASKS U.S. COURT TO DISMISS OIL SPILL CHARGES:
by JOHN TETPON, Daily News reporter

10/28/89 Anchorage Daily News EX-CAPTAIN LOSES BID:
HAZELWOOD WILL FACE TRIAL IN ANCHORAGE

By JOHN TETPON, Daily News reporter

11/04/89 Anchorage Daily News JUDGE REFUSES IMMUNITY BID BY HAZELWOOD:
By SUSAN GALLAGHER, The Associated Press

11/26/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD LAWYERS WILL SEEK DISMISSAL:
EX-CAPTAIN EXPECTED TO RETURN FOR HEARING

By SUSAN GALLAGHER, The Associated Press

11/28/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD'S REPORT FACES SCRUTINY:
By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News reporter

12/12/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD RULING EXPECTED TODAY:
The Associated Press

12/30/89 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD HAS FELONY CHARGES FOLDED INTO ONE:
The Associated Press

01/29/90 Anchorage Daily News ALCOHOL STAINS RECORD OF SKILLED SEA CAPTAIN:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

01/29/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD TRIAL BEGINS TODAY:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

01/30/90 Anchorage Daily News FINE POINTS, NOT FIREWORKS: SPILL TRIAL BEGINS:
HAZELWOOD'S ATTORNEYS FAIL TO GET CHARGES DISMISSED

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

02/16/90 Anchorage Daily News JURORS HEAR KEY SPILL TAPE:
STATE: TAPE SHOWS RECKLESSNESS

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

02/22/90 Anchorage Daily News WITNESS: CAPTAIN ADMITTED MISTAKE:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

03/16/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD DOES NOT TESTIFY:
VALDEZ SKIPPER DECLINES CHANCE TO TELL HIS STORY AT SPILL TRIAL

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

03/21/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD TRIAL GOES TO THE JURY:
ATTORNEYS SPECULATE EXXON VALDEZ SKIPPER MAY HAVE HAD A FEWS DRINKS AFTER GROUNDING

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

03/23/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CLEARED ON THREE COUNTS:
JURY FINDS EXXON VALDEZ SKIPPER GUILTY ONLY OF MISDEMEANOR OIL DISCHARGE

By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

03/24/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD SENTENCED TO CLEANUP:
JUDGE GIVES HIM 1,000 HOURS ON OILED BEACHES

By MARILEE ENGE, Daily News reporter

05/22/90 Anchorage Daily News JURY WILL HEAR HAZELWOOD'S ALCOHOL HISTORY:
By DON HUNTER, Daily News reporter

07/26/90 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD GETS TWO CHARGES DISMISSED:
By LINDA DEUTSCH, The Associated Press

05/11/91 Anchorage Daily News STATE CHALLENGES HAZELWOOD CLAIMS:
By T.A. BADGER, The Associated Press

05/08/92 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD TEACHES YOUNG MARINERS TO STAND WATCH:
Daily News wire reports,

07/11/92 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD WINS APPEAL:
POLLUTION CONVICTION OVERTURNED; STATE LOOKS TO SUPREME COURT

By MARILEE ENGE, Daily News reporter

08/28/92 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CASE ON ITS WAY TO STATE SUPREME COURT:
The Associated Press

12/08/92 Anchorage Daily News HIGH COURT TO HEAR HAZELWOOD CASE:
By IAN MADER, The Associated Press

01/18/93 Anchorage Daily News MAN TESTIFIES HE SAW WHISKEY IN HAZELWOOD'S CABIN:
The Associated Press,

01/20/93 Anchorage Daily News NO IMMUNITY FOR HAZELWOOD, STATE ARGUES:
By SHEILA TOOMEY, Daily News Reporter

12/04/93 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD LEGAL BATTLE CONTINUES:
SUPREME COURT OPINION CLOUDS CONVICTION ISSUE

By LIZ RUSKIN, Daily News reporter

03/23/94 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD WORKS AS CONSULTANT, AWAITS APPEAL:
The Associated Press

05/10/94 Anchorage Daily News SPILL TRIAL IS COURT'S HOT TICKET:
HAZELWOOD'S CONDITION FOCUS OF OPENING DAY

By NATALIE PHILLIPS, Daily News reporter

05/11/94 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD DETAILS HIS STRUGGLE WITH BOOZE:
EXXON VALDEZ CAPTAIN SAYS MANY COMPANY OFFICIALS KNEW ABOUT HIS DRINKING

By NATALIE PHILLIPS, Daily News reporter

05/12/94 Anchorage Daily News 3 VODKAS ON THE ROCKS:
HAZELWOOD SAYS HE LIED ABOUT DRINKING

By NATALIE PHILLIPS, Daily News reporter

05/13/94 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD SAYS SHOCK OF SPILL MADE HIM SICK:
NATALIE PHILLIPS, Daily News reporter

05/10/95 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CASE HAS 2ND GO IN APPEALS COURT:
By T.A. BADGER, The Associated Press

03/16/96 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CONVICTION TOSSED OUT :
DEFINITION OF 'NEGLIGENCE' CRITICIZED; STATE TO APPEAL

By LIZ RUSKIN, Daily News reporter

10/04/97 Anchorage Daily News HAZELWOOD CONVICTION REINSTATED:
By LIZ RUSKIN, Daily News reporter

07/03/98 Anchorage Daily News APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS HAZELWOOD SENTENCE:
By ROSANNE PAGANO, The Associated Press

   
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