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Group at KU agrees to review case of Lawrence man convicted in deadly fire at Boardwalk Apartments

The Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies at the Kansas University School of Law plans to review the case against the Lawrence man convicted of the deadly Boardwalk Apartment fire.

Years after Jason Rose's conviction, Boardwalk arson report still not public; DA says case not closed

More than five years after the Boardwalk Apartments fire, key evidence used in the criminal case against Jason Rose has still not been released to the public.

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Memories of man at center of Boardwalk blaze vary

In annual crime statistics compiled by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, he’s categorized as a triple murderer. To those who knew him, he’s a kind — but intellectually challenged — young man railroaded by the criminal justice system. In the Lawrence community, he’s the arsonist responsible for one of the worst local tragedies in recent memory. And for one of the victims of the Boardwalk Apartment fire, Jason Allen Rose is a hero.

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In wake of settlement, Boardwalk Apartment owners asking tenants to leave quickly

Lawyer offers little information on why tenants asked to leave

The owners of Boardwalk Apartments are asking all tenants to quickly leave their apartment complex, so they can do “something different” with it, an attorney said Tuesday.

$12 million settlement reached in lawsuit over deadly 2005 Boardwalk Apartment fire

The owners of the Boardwalk Apartments are urging tenants to abandon their apartments for safety reasons, just days after agreeing to a $12 million settlement with victims of a deadly 2005 fire at the complex.

Another lawsuit filed in Boardwalk Apartments fire

The lawsuit, against the Boardwalk Apartments and Terrace Management Services, claims the property was a "fire trap."

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6News video: Mother of fire victim files charges against Boardwalk Apartments

Two years after fire swept through the Boardwalk Apartments killing three people, the mother of one of the victims says the apartment complex is also to blame.

Lawsuit filed in deadly blaze

Victim's mother sues Boardwalk Apartments

Arson killed her daughter two years ago, but now the mother of a Kansas University student who died in the Boardwalk Apartments fire says the complex is also to blame. Nancy Bingham, Nicole Bingham's mother, has filed a lawsuit against the Boardwalk Apartments in Douglas County District Court.

Mother files suit against Boardwalk Apartments over deadly fire

Nancy Bingham is suing Boardwalk Apartments, the management company, the fire equipment safety contractors and several unnamed construction companies that performed renovations on the apartments leading up to the Oct. 7, 2005 fire. Her daughter, Nicole Bingham, was one of three people killed in the blaze.

Other questions

To the editor: The Journal-World quite correctly defended the Lawrence firefighters' performance in the Boardwalk Apartments fire. The June 25 editorial ended by stating: "The crux of the matter is that a young man started a fire that had devastating effects. From the look of things, the onus should be on the perpetrator."

Boardwalk Apartments undergo changes in wake of fire

Change is on the way for the Boardwalk Apartments as a deadly fire in 2005 is displacing residents.

Mother of fire victim files charges against Boardwalk Apartments

Two years after fire swept through the Boardwalk Apartments killing three people, the mother of one of the victims says the apartment complex is also to blame.

Boardwalk fire victims receive largest compensation

It was one of the worst fires in Lawrence history - now the Boardwalk fire has set a record for the most money the state has compensated victims for a single crime.

Jason Rose sentenced for Boardwalk Fire

He was convicted of killing three people by setting one of the worst fires in the city's history - yet Jason Rose could be out of prison as soon as seven years from now.

Rose sentencing: Nancy Bingham, mother of Nicole Bingham

Nancy Bingham, mother of Nicole Bingham who was killed in the Boardwalk Apartments fire, reacts to the sentencing of Jason Allen Rose.

Rose sentencing: DA Charles Branson

Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson talks about the sentence given to Jason Allen Rose Monday morning.

Rose to learn his fate at tomorrow's sentencing

The man convicted of setting the fire that burned down a building at the Boardwalk Apartment Complex, killing three people in the process, will learn his fate tomorrow.

Jason Rose found guilty on several charges, but not murder

Jurors reach a verdict in the case of a Lawrence man charged with setting one of the most destructive fires in city history. Prosecutors may have gotten a conviction in the case, however it wasn't the one they were hoping for.

Bingham on Rose verdict

Nancy Bingham, mother of Boardwalk fire victim Nicole Bingham, discussing the jury verdict.

Rose trial verdict

Jason Rose and his attorney Ron Evans listen to the verdict being read out.