Travis Scott pulls out of Day N Vegas after Astroworld fest tragedy; petition calls for rapper to drop Coachella
Travis Scott has pulled out of the Day N Vegas music festival after two separate petitions called for the rapper to be dropped from the Las Vegas and Coachella lineups due to eights deaths at his Houston concert.
Astroworld fest security officer felt prick in neck before going unconscious, Houston police chief says
As the Houston Police Department pieces together what led to the tragedy at the Astroworld music festival that left people dead, the chief said there’s a rumor that someone was drugging other people.
OnePULSE Foundation releases footage of memorial being vandalized
The OnePULSE Foundation is looking for a person who vandalized the memorial outside the former club. The organization posted surveillance video on Facebook of the memorial from Oct. 12. In the post, officials said at around 8:30 p.m., a person in a wheelchair rolled up to a section of the memorial and set it on fire.news.yahoo.com
Texas COVID-19 cases top 2 million since the pandemic began
A health care worker administers a COVID-19 vaccination at the new Alamodome COVID-19 vaccine site, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)HOUSTON – Texas coronavirus cases have now topped 2 million since the pandemic first struck the state in early March, state officials reported Wednesday. Meanwhile, a backlog of pre-holiday death certificates reported to the state Wednesday swelled to unprecedented levels the daily Texas death count from COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. The 26,808 new cases reported Wednesday raised the total case count to 2,022,635, the Texas Department of State Health Services reported. The newly reported deaths raised the COVID-19 death toll since the pandemic first struck Texas in early March to 30,624.
‘I’m going to be very poor’: Houston rodeo vendors devastated by the cancellation of the festival
HOUSTON – Many vendors were crushed by the cancelation of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. This is the first shutdown of the Houston Rodeo in its nearly 90-year history. Vendors will have a surplus of products, as the rodeo was only a few days in. Houston rodeo bull riders lose income, world standings after historic cancellationSome vendors will struggle to sell products post-Rodeo because they don’t have an online store or storefront. "I don’t, I mean most of these vendors don’t have insurance.