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Texas Task Force on Concert Safety holds second in-person meeting

Members discuss concert safety and strategies to protect concertgoers

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, Dec. 14, Governor Greg Abbott's Texas Task Force on Concert Safety held their fourth meeting and second in-person meeting, in Bryan, Texas. The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) hosted the meeting. Public safety and…

Funeral services for Astroworld Festival victims are underway

As dozens of lawsuits are filed over the tragedy

Originally Published: 13 NOV 21 04:30 ET Updated: 13 NOV 21 10:56 ET By Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- The funeral for one of the youngest victims of last week's Astroworld Festival is being held Saturday in Houston, as families…

Astroworld Festival 'unraveled in chaos' according to brothers who attended

Eight peopled died and others were injured at the festival

Originally Published: 11 NOV 21 03:53 ET Updated: 11 NOV 21 10:41 ET By Travis Caldwell, Jennifer Henderson and Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Brothers Jonathan and Bryan Espinoza say they witnessed "chaos" at the Astroworld Festival from the moment…

Governor Abbott forms Texas Task Force on Concert Safety

This announcement follows the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston

AUSTIN, Texas - On Wednesday, Nov. 10, Governor Greg Abbott announced the formation of the Texas Task Force on Concert Safety in response to the tragedy at Astroworld Festival in Houston. At least eight people were left dead and hundreds…

Astroworld emergency operational plan lacked surge protocol

More than 20 lawsuits have already been filed

HOUSTON (AP) - Emergency plans for the Astroworld music festival did not include protocols for dangerous crowd surges. But that’s what authorities believe happened Friday night when eight people died at the Houston music festival. Hundreds of others were injured,…

Governor Abbott releases statement on Astroworld tragedy

Eight were reported dead and several others injured

AUSTIN, Texas - On Saturday, Nov. 6, Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement following the tragic event that took place at the Astrowold Festival in Houston. Eight people were reported dead and several others injured after a crowd surge. "What…

Travis Scott speaks out after Astroworld Festival tragedy

'I'm honestly just devastated'

Originally Published: 07 NOV 21 09:06 ET Updated: 07 NOV 21 09:07 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Rapper and producer Travis Scott, the organizer of the Astroworld Festival in Houston where at least eight people died Friday night,…