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Indiana State Fair

Puppy Kissing Booth Will Make You Fall In Love

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.12.2014 | Good News

The kisses at this Indiana State Fair kissing booth might be a little more slobbery than the ones you're used to, but we promise all that love is for ...

State Fair Hogs Head Home After Illness Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green

Aug 6 (Reuters) - The hogs at Indiana State Fair's swine barn were sent home on Monday, a day early, after six pigs showed signs of illness during a...

Indiana Fair Makes Management Changes After Collapse

AP | By CHARLES WILSON | Posted 07.11.2012 | Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana State Fair Commission on Thursday announced management changes spurred by last summer's deadly stage rigging collapse, inc...

Indiana Blames Stage Builder For State Fair Collapse

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS — Country duo Sugarland resisted delaying the start of a concert last August at the Indiana State Fair despite threatening weather ...

Indiana State Fair Victims Sue Sugarland For Stage Collapse

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

INDIANAPOLIS -- Country duo Sugarland was named in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by 44 survivors of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse and family members...

Partner Of Woman Who Died In Indiana Stage Collapse Sues, But Faces Uphill Battle

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A new lawsuit filed in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse could challenge the state's same-sex relationship recognition laws. Valparaiso, Ind. a...

Indiana Tragedy: Another Survivor Files Wrongful Death Suit

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times Alisha Brennon will file suit in the wrongful death of Christina Santiago, her fiancé who wa...

Joseph Erbentraut

Lesbian Injured In Indiana Stage Collapse Sues, Challenges Marriage Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.25.2011 | Chicago

Since the first two of what could be many lawsuits were filed last week over the deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse on Aug. 13, new questions ha...

Indiana Hires Outside Firm To Investigate Deadly State Fair Stage Collapse

AP | CHARLES WILSON | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has hired an outside firm to help with its investigation into a fatal stage collapse at the state fair after questions we...

Another Stage Collapses At Pukkelpop Festival

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home

UPDATE: Another stage collapsed Thursday at Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium, just as the Smith Westerns were about to perform. Go here for more informat...

Questions Linger Surrounding Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

AP | CHARLES WILSON and TOM LOBIANCO | Posted 10.16.2011 | Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS — An emergency plan outlining what to do if severe weather threatens the Indiana State Fair takes up a single page and does not men...

The Decision That Saved Sugarland From The Tragic Stage Collapse

AP | By CAITLIN R. KING | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It came down to seconds and one instinctive decision that may have saved the lives of country duo Sugarland and others at the Indi...

Chicago LGBT Advocate Killed In Indiana State Fair Tragedy

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin and Tracy Baim, courtesy of the Windy City Times Christina Santiago, a well-known LGBT advocate and the manager of programming ...

At Least 4 Dead From Horrifying Stage Collapse At State Fair

AP | By CLIFF BRUNT | Posted 10.13.2011 | Travel

UPDATE: A fifth person has died as a result of the stage collapse, the AP reports: "The Marion County Coroner's office identifies the victims as 23...

Indiana State Fair Stage Collapses

AP | Posted 10.13.2011 | Travel

INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities said they have confirmed at least three deaths after a stage collapsed Saturday night during a storm at the Indiana S...

Hot Beef Sundaes At The Indiana State Fair

Boing Boing | David Pescovitz at 9:43 PM Sunday, Aug 8, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

My brother Mark Pescovitz visited the Indiana State Fair today where he was tempted by a variety of fine cuisine such as Hot Beef Sundaes, Doughnut Bu...