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One Gored Among Dozens Injured at Bull-Running in Spain

PAMPLONA, Spain — One man was gored in the arm among scores more injured on Thursday during Spain’s centuries-old San Fermin bull-running festival where protesters complained new safety measures were spoiling the buzz. The Red Cross said 67 people were …

Pot-Decorated Jewelry Vendor Sues West Virginia Festival

A vendor says she was booted from this year’s Mountain State Forest Festival because she was selling jewelry decorated with pictures of marijuana leaves. Cynthia Mae Husiar of Barboursville is suing the festival in Randolph County Circuit Court. The Inter-Mountain …

3rd Lawsuit Filed in West Virginia Music Festival Crash

A third federal lawsuit has been filed stemming from a fatal July accident at the All-Good Music Festival near Masontown. Elizabeth Rose Doran, 21, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., filed the lawsuit alleging negligence against the event’s producer, the venue’s owner …

Marine Copter Stirs up Debris; Bystanders Hurt in North Carolina

The Marine Corps says a number of people were injured by debris sent flying by wind from a military helicopter’s rotors as it departed the Havelock Chili Festival. Marine officials said in a news release that the debris was swept …

Lawsuits Filed in Fatal West Virginia Music Festival Crash

The father of a 20-year-old South Carolina woman crushed under a truck as she slept in a tent at the All Good Music Festival is suing the event producers, hosts, traffic directors and security providers for negligence. Nicole Miller died …

Injured Lawyer Sues South by Southwest Festival in Texas

An Austin attorney has filed a lawsuit claiming he’s had to end his law practice because of an injury he suffered while attending a concert at the South by Southwest festival earlier this year. The Austin American-Statesman reports that attorney …

Pilot, Passengers Injured at Maine Balloon Fest

The pilot of a hot air balloon and his passengers were burned when propane ignited as he was changing a fuel line upon lift off at the Great Falls Balloon Festival in Lewiston. Festival organizers said a small amount of …

Elaborate Outdoor Concerts Amp Up Safety Concerns

When thunderstorms slammed New York’s Central Park before this summer’s highly anticipated Black Eyed Peas concert, officials made the rare decision to call off the event. Tens of thousands of fans were livid, but safety experts praise the decision for …

Man Dies After Bull Gores Him in Spanish Festival

A Spanish official says a 74-year-old man has died after being gored in the neck by a young bull during a small-town summer festival. Isabel Munoz, spokeswoman for the northern regional government of Navarra, said the man was charged and …

10 Hurt, No Gorings: Spain’s Running of the Bulls

Thousands of thrill-seekers ran with the bulls on a crowded fourth day at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona on Sunday. Ten people were injured but no one was gored. Several runners tripped, fell and were trampled as crowds raced …