Fairs and festivals

August 02, 2019 - 6:22 am
TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Twin brothers driving separately to the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, say each got pulled over for the second time in two years. But this time they got off without a ticket and just a laugh. Andy Baker says he and his twin brother Chad were driving from Nashville,...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 1:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 12:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who survived a mass shooting at California's Gilroy Garlic Festival says she's living with trauma — and a bullet in her body that will never be removed. Twenty-six-year-old Brynn Ota-Mathews spoke to reporters on Thursday after being released from a hospital. She and...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 8:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows a van decorated with "Woodstock or Bust" at the original Woodstock Festival site in Bethel, N.Y. Woodstock 50 is officially cancelled. Organizers announced Wednesday, July 31, 2019 that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won’t take place next month. The three-day festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16-18, but holdups included permit denials and the loss of a financial partner and a production company.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
July 31, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won't take place next month. The three-day festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16-18, but holdups included permit denials and...
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July 30, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Officials say a 19-year-old gunman used a rifle he illegally brought into California to fatally shoot three people at a California food festival before he was killed by police. Police say the attacker at the Gilroy Garlic Festival used an AK-47-style rifle that he purchased legally in Nevada but...
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Police tape stretches behind a perimeter fence at the Gilroy Garlic Festival the morning after a deadly shooting at the food festival in Gilroy, Calif., Monday, July 29, 2019. Experts say organizers should take another look at their emergency plans in the wake of the shooting at the festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 30, 2019 - 6:09 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Event organizers should review their emergency plans after the deadly shooting at a California food festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements as the peak of summer and fair season brings open-air environments that are notoriously difficult to secure, law...
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FBI personnel examine an area around an inflatable slide at Christmas Hill Park, the scene of Sunday's deadly shooting, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif. Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why 19-year-old Santino William Legan opened fire on a popular food festival at the park less than a mile from his parents' home in California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 29, 2019 - 10:06 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a food festival in Northern California (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Hundreds of Gilroy residents have come to City Hall to light candles, comfort each other and show strength after Sunday night's shooting that killed three people, including two...
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In this aerial photo, vendor booths line Christmas Hill Park, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif., the site of a shooting the day before at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Authorities on Monday were searching for answers to why a 19-year-old opened fire on a popular food festival less than a mile from his parents' home in California, killing two children and another man, but believe many more people would have died if officers patrolling the event had not stopped the gunman so quickly. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 29, 2019 - 8:24 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Before a 19-year-old gunman opened fire on a famed garlic festival in his California hometown, he urged his Instagram followers to read a 19th century book popular with white supremacists on extremist websites, but his motives for killing two children and another young man...
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July 28, 2019 - 10:07 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — At least five people were hospitalized Sunday after a shooting at an annual food festival in Northern California, a hospital spokeswoman said. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center has received two victims from the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival and expects three more,...
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