Appeals Court Says E2 Nightclub Owners Must Be Re-SentencedDwain Kyles and Calvin Hollins were found guilty in 2009 of violating a judge's order before the tragedy that they close the club's second floor. They had received two-year prison sentences.
Illinois Supreme Court Rules Against E2 Nightclub Owners In Deadly StampedeThe Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously reversed an appeals court decision clearing the two owners of the former E2 nightclub of indirect criminal contempt charges, filed after 21 people died in a stampede at the club in 2003.
10 Years Later: Families Still Want Closure After E2 Tragedy It will go down in history as one of the worst tragedies this city has ever seen. Ten years ago on February 17, 2003 in the early hours of the morning, 21 people died -- the result of a stampede at E2 nightclub.
Authorities Shut Down Parties At Club And Community Center Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.