Coast Guard Capt. Gregorio De Falco, right, and his wife Raffaella arrive at the Grosseto court, Italy, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. A Italian Coast Guard official has testified that hundreds of people were ... more 
Coast Guard Capt. Gregorio De Falco, right, and his wife Raffaella arrive at the Grosseto court, Italy, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. A Italian Coast Guard official has testified that hundreds of people were still aboard the shipwrecked Costa Concordia when the commander abandoned the cruise liner in a lifeboat. Coast Guard Capt. Gregorio De Falco become a national hero after repeatedly ordering Francesco Schettino, the Concordia's commander on trial for manslaughter and abandoning ship, to return to the badly listing vessel. Schettino is also charged with causing the 2012 shipwreck by sailing too close to the Tuscan island of Giglio. A reef gashed the hull, water rushed in and 32 people died. (AP Photo/Giacomo Aprili) less 
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Mon, Dec 9, 2013 12:56 PM EST