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On Eve of Jury Selection, 9 of 10 Astroworld Suits Settle

Only 1 wrongful death action remains in deadly 2021 Travis Scott concert

(Newser) - Nine of the 10 wrongful death lawsuits filed after the deadly crowd surge at the 2021 Astroworld festival have been settled, including one that was set to go to trial this week, an attorney said Wednesday. Jury selection had been set to begin Tuesday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed...

Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Travis Scott

Lawyer says rapper is 'ecstatic' after panel found no crime was committed

(Newser) - A grand jury decided Thursday to not indict Travis Scott or anyone else in the deaths of 10 people at the 2021 Astroworld Festival in Houston. Thousands of people were injured, as well, in the crowd surge . The Harris County grand jury spent the day weighing criminal charges against the...

Lawsuit: Thousands Were Hurt at Astroworld

Injuries to more than 700 last fall required extensive treatment: court filing

(Newser) - Thousands of concertgoers were injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston last fall, a new court filing says. Lawyers handling a combined lawsuit said 732 people signed onto the suit received injuries that required "extensive medical treatment" during the crowd surge , reports ABC News . And 1,649 other claimants...

Travis Scott: I Saw, Heard Nothing at Astroworld

Rapper says he was unaware of tragedy until after concert

(Newser) - In his first interview since the deaths of 10 people at Astroworld, Travis Scott continued to insist he had no idea of the horror that was unfolding in the audience as he performed. "Any time you can hear something like that, you want to stop the show,” he...

Hulu Users Did Not Approve of Astroworld Special

Service has yanked locally produced 'Astroworld: Concert From Hell' after backlash

(Newser) - Hulu has yanked a news special it released this week that recapped the events of the Travis Scott concert in Houston last month that injured hundreds and left 10 people dead, including a 9-year-old boy . Per the Los Angeles Times , the 50-minute Astroworld: Concert From Hell was pulled from Hulu'...

Boy, 9, Dies After Falling From Dad's Shoulders at Astroworld

He becomes the youngest victim of the Houston concert tragedy

(Newser) - Update: The death toll from Houston's Astroworld festival has hit 10. The 9-year-old boy who was placed in a medically induced coma after likely being trampled at the Travis Scott concert Nov. 5 died Sunday, the Houston Chronicle reports. Ezra Blount's father brought him to the show...

Lawyer: Rapper Didn't Know There Was a Crisis

Spokesperson says Travis Scott didn't have the authority to stop the show anyway

(Newser) - Travis Scott was busy onstage last weekend and had no idea he was performing at a mass casualty event , his lawyer said Friday. "He's up there trying to perform," Ed McPherson said. "He does not have any ability to know what's going on down below....

Travis Scott's Moves After Concert Are Dissected

Sources say he went to party, left as soon as he found out people had died at Astroworld

(Newser) - Travis Scott has said he wasn't aware a tragedy was unfolding during his set at Astroworld Friday night—a claim that may be backed up by his behavior after the show. Sources tell TMZ that the rapper went directly from Houston's NRG Park to an afterparty at Dave...

Astroworld Survivors Are Getting Refunds

Scott, promoters could face dozens of lawsuits

(Newser) - Travis Scott and Astroworld festival organizers say attendees are being offered mental health counseling after Friday night's tragedy—and their money back. Organizers Scoremore said in a tweet Monday that full refunds are being offered, USA Today reports. Scoremore said it is "working on ways to support attendees,...

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