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Texas Group Wants You To Skip The Shower, For A Good Cause

An Austin-based nonprofit called ‘Well Aware’ builds water systems for impoverished communities around the world. To raise awareness and funds, they have announced the return of their infamous ‘Shower Strike’.

03/20/2014

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: Rapper Tyler The Creator performs with Earl Sweatshirt onstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California. (credit: Getty Images for Coachella)

Lawyer Says Tyler’s SXSW Show Was No Riot

An attorney for Tyler, The Creator, says the Odd Future rapper did not incite a riot at a show during the SXSW music festival last week and would not deliberately put fans at risk.

03/20/2014

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Center To Help Child Crime Victims

The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced creation of the Texas Crimes Against Children Center to help and protect the state’s youngest crime victims.

03/19/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Third Death Confirmed In South By Southwest Crash

Austin Police have confirmed that a third victim has died as a result of injuries suffered in last week’s deadly crash at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin.

03/17/2014

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Loved Ones Pray For SXSW Crash Victims

Students are returning to Trimble Tech High School in Fort Worth on Monday, the first day back since a classmate and graduate were injued in the violent SXSW crash last week.

03/17/2014

A photo of Fort Worth residents Deandre Tatum (L) and Curtisha Davis (R), who were both injured at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. (credit: Facebook)

Prayer Vigil Held For Young Couple Injured In SXSW Accident

South by Southwest festival has come to an end, but two Fort Worth teens are still recovering from a deadly accident caused by a drunk driver.

03/16/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Formally Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after smashing through a street barricade at SXSW did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds. Rashad Owens is now charged with one count of Capital Murder.

03/14/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Crowds Pack SXSW Streets Near Deadly Crash Scene

A deadly crash doesn’t seem to be slowing down SXSW. Crowds have been packing venues near the site where an alleged drunk driver plowed into a crowd of concertgoers. A memorial for the victims and their families sits among the throngs of people.

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Mourners attend a prayer service held at St. David's Episcopal Church following a deadly car accident at the South by Southwest Music, Film and Interactive Festival on March 13, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Somber Mood Hangs Over SXSW Festival

The South By Southwest festival continued on Friday in Austin with the destructive car crash that killed two people still fresh on the minds of those attending.

03/14/2014

Lady Gaga arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (credit: ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Lady Gaga Takes Over The SXSW Spotlight

Pop provocateur Lady Gaga began her appearance at SXSW on Thursday night by roasting herself on a spit like a gutted pig as her dancers basted her with barbecue brushes.

03/14/2014

Mark Foster of Foster the People performs onstage at the Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 23, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

Foster The People Returns To SXSW

Foster the People made its first trip to SXSW four years ago, playing for basically no one. This year, the group is one of the marquee acts at the annual music festival.

03/14/2014

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Blood Donations Pour In To Help SXSW Crash Victims

The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas was running low on donations before Thursday morning’s deadly crash but has received support since asking for help.

03/13/2014

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