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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

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South By Southwest Festival Continues After Deadly Crash

Two people are dead and more than 20 others are hurt in Austin, after a suspected drunk driver blasted through barricades and down a street packed with people attending the South by Southwest Festival.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

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Website Helps Texas Law Enforcement Catch Criminals

Catching criminals just got a little easier thanks to a new website launched by a law enforcement officer in Central Texas.

01/19/2014

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GPS Technology Helping Texas Police Capture Criminals

Tracking criminals without having to chase them… it’s a concept that may seem farfetched, but at least one Texas police department is using new specialized GPS technology to do just that.

CBS 11–08/21/2013