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Stage Collapse

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Reports Slam Response To Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Two reports are out on the collapse of the stage at last summer’s Indiana State Fair, and the response to the disaster, in which seven people died and dozens were hurt.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Sugarland Attorneys Say Fans Share Blame In Fatal Stage Collapse

Attorneys for country music superstars Sugarland suggested in a recent court filing that fans who were killed or hurt when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair last year were partly to blame for their injuries.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Prosecutors: Women Trying To Collect Weren’t Really At Indiana State Fair

Two women have been charged with trying to collect money from funds intended for the victims of the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair this past summer.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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Chicago Woman Killed At Indiana State Fair To Be Remembered

A Chicago woman killed in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse will be remembered and honored next weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

First Lawsuits Filed In Ind. Stage Collapse

The first lawsuits were announced Friday in connection with last weekend’s Indiana State Fair stage collapse, as the fatal accident claimed a sixth life.

08/19/2011

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Services Planned For Chicago Woman Killed At Indiana State Fair

The Chicago woman killed in the Indiana Fair stage collapse last Saturday will be buried later this week.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Chicago Engineer Hired To Probe Indiana Stage Collapse

Chicago-based structural engineers have been put in charge of the finding out what led to the terrifying stage collapse that killed five people on Saturday at the Indiana State Fair.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

‘Gustnado’ Likely Cause Of Stage Collapse At Indiana State Fair

Meteorologists believe the deadly storm at the Indiana State Fair may have been caused by a “gustnado.”

08/15/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Officials Probe What Led To Deadly Stage Collapse At Indiana State Fair

The death toll stands at five after the stage collapse Saturday night at the Indiana State Fair, and the investigation into how it could have happened is getting underway as the grieving continues.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Chicago Woman Among 5 Killed When Concert Stage Collapses At Ind. State Fair

The wind gust that toppled a stage at the Indiana State Fair Saturday night, killing five and injuring dozens of fans waiting for the country band Sugarland to perform, was a “fluke” that no one could have anticipated, the governor and others said Sunday.

08/13/2011