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.
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.
The question so many people are asking is what was alleged SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens thinking? While it may be some time — if ever– before we know a definitive answer to that question, CBS 11 News has learned why the suspect was in Austin.
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.
CBS 11 News learned that a young couple from Fort Worth is among those injured in the Austin crash at the South by Southwest festival. Both remain hospitalized – one in a medically induced coma.
Family and friends packed First Baptist Church to say goodbye to ShyAnn Hooper.
Wednesday afternoon the gymnasium where the Lady Texan basketball team plays was empty. The season is over but it was never supposed to end like this.
Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation.
The mother of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player who was killed in a December 2012 car crash said she doesn’t hold a grudge against the man who was drunk behind the wheel that night, her son’s close friend and teammate Josh Brent.
As former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter and confronted with the possibility of spending up to 20 years in prison, the mother of the man he killed sat two rows behind him.
Jurors have reached at a guilty verdict in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent.
Deliberations are once again underway in the intoxication manslaughter trial for former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent.