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March 19, 1994 |
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne's insurance company has been ordered to pay $60,000 to a Burbank electrician who claims he was trampled during a 1992 concert. An Orange County Superior Court jury made the award to Kenneth Allan Winkler, 43, who claimed that he was injured in the melee that ensued after Osbourne invited a heavy metal crowd at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre to climb onto the stage. Winkler claimed he was trampled in the melee and suffered a shoulder injury known as a torn rotator cuff.
February 20, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne said Thursday that he feared he might not be able to perform again after an accident on an all-terrain vehicle late last year that left him in a coma for eight days. "In my left shoulder I have a piece of metal approximately that long, that deep and screws in," Osbourne said on ABC's "Primetime" television show, which was to be broadcast Thursday evening. "And I'm really frightened that I won't be able to perform again 'cause that's the love of my life."
December 10, 2003 |
British rocker Ozzy Osbourne will be on a ventilator for at least one more day after fracturing eight ribs and a vertebra in an all-terrain vehicle crash, doctors said Tuesday. "His progress is steady," said Dick Jack, medical director at Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, west of London, where the former Black Sabbath lead singer and reality TV star is being treated.
October 9, 2007 |
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are doing some housecleaning. The 58-year-old rocker and his wife are selling art, furniture and collectibles from their homes in Malibu, Beverly Hills and England. The Nov. 30 auction will also feature items from their MTV reality show, "The Osbournes," including son Jack Osbourne's black leather bed and a cast-iron crucifix that adorned Ozzy's den in various episodes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation.
March 30, 1992 |
Two people required medical treatment after heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne invited fans to join him onstage at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, triggering a stampede. Two concert-goers sought emergency medical treatment for minor lacerations, said an administrator at Irvine Medical Center. About 500 people surged toward the stage Saturday night, many ending up in the orchestra pit, said Alex Stojsic, a 20-year-old student who attended the performance.
November 24, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker turned reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, spoke Tuesday of their distress after a burglar stole valuable jewelry from their English country mansion. The thief, who was unsuccessfully tackled by Ozzy as he raided the house early Monday morning, made off with items including wedding rings, gem-encrusted watches, necklaces and a rare 24-carat sapphire, the couple and police said.