Families Of Two Naperville Men Killed At Astroworld Festival File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Travis Scott, Concert OrganizersJake Jurinek and Franco Patino, both 21, were among the 10 people killed as a result of an intense crowd surge during Scott's performance at the festival on Nov. 5.
Visitation To Be Held This Weekend For Franco Patino And Jacob Jurinek, Friends From Naperville Who Were Killed In Astroworld StampedeVisitation will be held this weekend in Naperville for Franco Patino and Jacob Jurinek – the two young men from Naperville who were killed in the stampede at Astroworld in Houston last week.
Navy Pier Security Guard Mistakenly Called In Active Shooter, Urged People To Take Cover Before Stampede At July Fourth CelebrationSecurity guards thought there might have been an active shooter Navy Pier during Thursday night's July Fourth celebrations, and Chicago police jumped into action in active shooter protocol only to learn there was no active shooter.
3 Stabbed After Fight Breaks Out At Navy Pier, 13 Others Hospitalized After Firecracker Causes StampedeThree people were stabbed at Navy Pier around the time of the annual fireworks display Thursday night, and 13 others were hospitalized for injuries after being trampled a stampede when someone tossed a firecracker at Harry Caray's Tavern.
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.
Appellate Court Tosses Convictions Of E2 Nightclub OwnersA panel of the Illinois Appellate court has overturned the convictions of the owners of the E2 nightclub where 21 people were killed in a stampede to the exit in 2003 after a security guard used pepper spray in the crowded club.