RINGLING GOES ON DESPITE DEATH

The May 22 death of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey acrobat Dessi Espana was ruled a "tragic accident" by St. Paul (Minn.) Police, according to Officer Paul Schnell, department spokesman. The 32-year-old fell three stories to her death at Xcel Energy Center during a chiffon act when there was a mechanical failure in her support, Schnell said. The circus was not at fault in the failure, however the city was still deciding whether to charge the compan...

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