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May 14, 2024 at 5:19 PM

Trial for final wrongful death suit in Astroworld concert crowd crush is set for September

A judge says the remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after 10 people were killed during a deadly crowd crush at the 2021 Astroworld music festival will go to trial in civil court in Houston in September
May 14, 2024 at 5:19 PM
FILE - Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld music festival at NRG Park, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston. The one remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after 10 people were killed during a deadly crowd crush at the 2021 Astroworld music festival has been set for trial in civil court in September, a judge said Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
1 year ago

Astroworld tragedy: Grand jury declines to indict Travis Scott, 5 others

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg announced the grand jury's decision on Thursday.
1 year ago
In this Nov. 5, 2021, file photo, Travis Scott performs during 2021 Astroworld Festival at NRG Park, in Houston, Texas.
1 year ago

Travis Scott will not be charged for Texas music festival deaths

A criminal investigation into the accidental deaths at Travis Scott's 2021 Astroworld music festival did not result in charges against the rapper. A Texas grand jury refused to indict.
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Nearly 2,400 needed medical treatment after deadly Astroworld festival: Lawyers

Nearly 2,400 people required medical treatment following last year's deadly Astroworld music festival in Houston, according to a new court filing.
2 years ago
Two people who knew an unidentified victim of a fatal incident at the Houston Astroworld concert embrace at a memorial, Nov. 7, 2021.
2 years ago

Travis Scott gives 1st interview since Astroworld festival tragedy

In an interview with radio personality Charlamagne Tha God, Scott maintained he had no idea people were injured while he performed and said he never heard the cries for help from the crowd.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Travis Scott gives 1st interview since Astroworld festival tragedy
2 years ago

Travis Scott says he wasn't aware of Astroworld casualties until after the show

Travis Scott spoke out about the Astroworld tragedy in an interview with Charlamagne Tha God, where he said that he wasn't aware of the fatalities until after the show.
2 years ago
Travis Scott performs onstage during the third annual Astroworld Festival at NRG Park, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
2 years ago

Travis Scott says he couldn’t hear screams during concert disaster

ABC’s Matt Gutman reports on Travis Scott’s first public interview with Charlamagne Tha God after 10 died and dozens more were injured in Scott's Houston Astroworld concert last month.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Travis Scott says he couldn’t hear screams during concert disaster
2 years ago

Rapper Travis Scott breaks his silence on concert deaths

Travis Scott spoke about his Astroworld festival performance last month in Houston, where 10 people died, including a 9-year-old boy.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Rapper Travis Scott breaks his silence on concert deaths
2 years ago

New lawsuit against Travis Scott from Astroworld tragedy

The family of 14-year-old victim, John Hilgert, are suing Scott for gross negligence after their son was killed. Astroworld was Hilgert's first concert.
2 years ago
VIDEO: New lawsuit against Travis Scott from Astroworld tragedy
2 years ago

Funeral for 9-year-old Astroworld victim held

Ezra Blount, 9, died from severe injuries after being trampled at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert.
2 years ago
Ezra Blount, 9, died from severe injuries after being trampled at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert.
2 years ago

Funeral for 9-year-old Astroworld victim held Tuesday morning

Ezra Blount, 9, died from severe injuries after being trampled at Travis Scott's Astroworld concert.
2 years ago
Pall bearers carry the coffin at the funeral of nine-year-old Ezra Blount, who died after sustaining injuries during a crowd surge at the Travis Scott Astroworld concert, in Dallas, Nov. 23, 2021.
3 years ago

10 victims identified following fatal Travis Scott Astroworld concert

As the victims' names emerged from the deadly Astroworld Festival concert in Houston, the medical examiner asked for the public's help in identifying one young man.
3 years ago
Stacey Sarmiento places flowers at a memorial in Houston, Nov. 7, 2021, in memory of her friend, Rudy Pena, who died in a crush of people at the Astroworld music festival.
3 years ago

Timeline: How the tragedy at the Astroworld Festival unfolded

It took just minutes for a crowd of concertgoers to transform to a deadly melee during the Astroworld music festival on Saturday that killed nine people.
3 years ago
Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
3 years ago

Astroworld festival: Tracking the tragedy

ABC News pieced together social video and documents to track what happened at Travis Scott's music festival in Houston that left 10 people dead.
3 years ago
ABC News pieced together social video and documents to track what happened at Travis Scott's music festival in Houston that left 10 people dead.
3 years ago

Nike delays Travis Scott Air Max sneaker collaboration following Astroworld tragedy

Nike has delayed the brand's upcoming Travis Scott Air Max sneaker collaboration following the rapper's Astroworld tragedy.
3 years ago
Travis Scott performs onstage during the third annual Astroworld Festival at NRG Park, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
3 years ago

9-year-old trampled at Astroworld dies

The 9-year-old who was hospitalized following the violent Astroworld festival crowd surge earlier this month has died from his injuries, his family confirmed Sunday.
3 years ago
The 9-year-old who was hospitalized following the violent Astroworld festival crowd surge earlier this month has died from his injuries, his family confirmed Sunday.
3 years ago

9-year-old who was trampled by crowd at Astroworld music festival dies from injuries

The 9-year-old who was hospitalized following the violent Astroworld festival crowd surge earlier this month has died from his injuries, his family confirmed Sunday.
3 years ago
Ezra Blount attends the Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival concert at NRG Park in Houston. Ezra Blount was on his father Treston's shoulders when the crowd surge began.
3 years ago

Lawsuits against Travis Scott, Astroworld organizers grow

More than 100 victims of the Astroworld chaos are represented in lawsuits.
3 years ago
More than 100 victims of the Astroworld chaos are represented in lawsuits.
3 years ago

Lawsuits against Travis Scott, Astroworld organizers pile up

Several lawsuits have been filed against Astroworld organizers, as well as rappers Travis Scott and Drake.
3 years ago
Two people who knew an unidentified victim of a fatal incident at the Astroworld concert embrace at a memorial on Nov. 7, 2021, in Houston.
3 years ago

Travis Scott’s attorney says rapper didn’t know about deadly crowd chaos

Edwin F. McPherson discusses if his client was aware of the chaos unfolding as he performed at the Houston festival that killed nine people.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Travis Scott’s attorney speaks on deadly Astroworld tragedy
3 years ago

9th person dies following Astroworld tragedy

Bharti Shahani, 22, who was a student at Texas A&M University, is the ninth person confirmed dead at the Travis Scott concert.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 9th person dies following Astroworld tragedy
3 years ago

9th person dies following Astroworld festival tragedy

Bharti Shahani is the 9th person to die following the tragedy at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival.
3 years ago
Bharti Shahani, 22, is pictured in an undated family photo. Shahani passed away on Nov. 10, 2021, bringing the Astroworld festival death toll to nine.
3 years ago

Travis Scott fan who tried to stop deadly Astroworld show tells his story

Astroworld concertgoers may experience trauma and need emotional healing following the concert chaos.
3 years ago
Travis Scott performs at Day 1 of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
3 years ago

How Travis Scott's chaotic shows electrify a fervent fan base

Travis Scott is known for chaotic shows with elements of rock-and-roll like moshing and crowd surfing. But before Astroworld none had led to fatalities.
3 years ago
Travis Scott jumps into the audience while performing on Day 4 of the 2017 Bonnaroo Arts And Music Festival, June 11, 2017, in Manchester, Tenn.
3 years ago

Medic recounts chaos at deadly Astroworld concert

Remington Richardsson took to TikTok to describe an understaffed medical team who thrusted into an out-of-control crowd, begging for help, while working at Travis Scott's festival.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Medic recounts chaos at deadly Astroworld concert
3 years ago

Viral social media videos expose the chaos at Astroworld music festival

Travis Scott is currently one of the highest-paid rappers and he has many young fans. Sources tell ABC News that Scott will provide a full refund for all attendees who bought tickets to Astroworld.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Viral social media videos expose the chaos at Astroworld music festival
3 years ago

Viral social media videos show chaos at Astroworld

In their criminal investigation, authorities in Houston are trying to determine what led to the surge in the crowd that killed at least eight people, all younger than 30.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Viral social media videos show chaos at Astroworld
3 years ago

9-year-old fights for his life after Travis Scott Astroworld festival: Family

Ezra Blount went to the Travis Scott festival at NRG Park in Houston with his father.
3 years ago
Ezra Blount attends the Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival concert at NRG Park in Houston. Ezra Blount was on his father Treston's shoulders when the crowd surge began.
3 years ago

Teen recounts Astroworld horror: 'I came to the point where I was accepting my death'

Ayden Cruz, 18, who climbed a camera platform and pleaded to stop the show, discusses the concert chaos as new details emerge about public safety concerns raised prior to the deadly event.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Teen recounts Astroworld horror: 'I came to the point where I was accepting my death'
3 years ago

Probe into deadly Houston music festival

A newly-obtained operations plan details a number of safety concerns that were raised ahead of the concert. ABC News’ Mona Kosar Abdi has more.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Probe into deadly Houston music festival
3 years ago

How popular rap festival Astroworld turned deadly

As rapper Travis Scott began his performance, a crowd crush left eight concert goers dead and hundreds more injured. The FBI has now joined the investigation.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  How popular rap festival Astroworld turned deadly
3 years ago

Astroworld victim recounts scary stampede: 'There was no oxygen left to breathe'

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Astroworld Festival victim Cynthia Lira, who describes what transpired during the deadly concert.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Astroworld victim recounts scary stampede: 'There was no oxygen left to breathe'
3 years ago

FBI assists investigation into deadly crowd surge at Astroworld Festival

Over the weekend in Houston, Texas, eight people died and hundreds of others were injured at the music festival Astroworld, headlined by rapper Travis Scott.
3 years ago
VIDEO: FBI assists investigation into deadly crowd surge at Astroworld Festival
3 years ago

Deadly concert stampede

Concertgoers speak out following Astroworld concert chaos.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Deadly concert stampede
3 years ago

Travis Scott faces lawsuits after deadly Astroworld concert

Multiple lawsuits have been filed against the rapper, LiveNation and music artist Drake after at least eight people were killed at the Houston concert.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Travis Scott faces lawsuits after deadly Astroworld concert
3 years ago

Astroworld tragedy: What to know before sending kids to concerts

Parenting expert Ericka Souter shares tips for parents after many of the victims at the Astroworld Music Festival tragedy were under the age of 18.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Astroworld tragedy: What to know before sending kids to concerts
3 years ago

Legal action taken after deadly crowd surge at Astroworld concert

Chief legal analyst Dan Abrams discusses the potential legal consequences after eight people died at the Travis Scott concert in Houston.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Legal action taken after deadly crowd surge at Astroworld concert
3 years ago

Tragedy strikes Astroworld music festival in Houston

Eight victims between the ages of 14 and 27 are now confirmed dead.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Tragedy strikes Astroworld music festival in Houston
3 years ago

Criminal investigation underway into deadly Astroworld crowd surge

Trial attorney Danielle Cohen Higgins speaks on the legal ramifications this tragic situation could have and how to avoid this type of situation in the future.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Criminal investigation underway into deadly Astroworld crowd surge
3 years ago

Unanswered questions to Astroworld tragedy

Two survivors of Friday night’s catastrophe, former Marine Lucas Naccarati and 19-year-old Kaia Redus, discuss what they witnessed.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Unanswered questions to Astroworld tragedy
3 years ago

2 teens among 8 dead after crowd surge at Astroworld music festival in Houston

At least eight people are dead after a crowd surging toward the stage Friday night at a massive Houston concert caused panic and chaos, authorities said.
3 years ago
The crowd watches as Travis Scott performs at Astroworld Festival, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston.
3 years ago

8 dead at Astroworld music festival in Houston

Rapper Travis Scott was on stage at the time when the crowd suddenly surged, and he called for help.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 8 dead at Astroworld music festival in Houston
3 years ago

At least 8 killed during music festival in Houston

Over 50,000 people attended the opening night of the Astroworld music festival at NRG Stadium.
3 years ago
Over 50,000 people attended the opening night of the Astroworld music festival at NRG Stadium.