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Deadly Crash

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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2014

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SXSW Crash Suspect In Austin Hoping To Get His Big Music Break

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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

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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

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)

Young Fort Worth Couple Among Those Injured In SXSW Crash

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.

CBSDFW.COM–03/13/2014

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Family, Friends Say Goodbye To 16-Year-Old Northwest High Student

Family and friends packed First Baptist Church to say goodbye to ShyAnn Hooper.

02/14/2014

Brianna Christensen (credit: Northwest Independent School District)

After Crash, H.S. Team Grieves Over Loss & Prays For Injured

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.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent Sentenced To Jail Time, Probation

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation.

01/24/2014

Stacey Jackson, Jerry Brown's mother, testifies at Josh Brent's sentencing for intoxication manslaughter charge. (credit: KTVT)

Brown’s Mother: No Grudge Against Ex-Cowboy Brent

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.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Sentencing Phase Begins For Ex-Dallas Cowboy 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.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent arrived for the first day of his intoxication manslaughter trial. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Guilty Of Intoxication Manslaughter

Jurors have reached at a guilty verdict in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent.

01/22/2014

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Deliberations Enter 2nd Day In Ex-Cowboy’s Crash Trial

Deliberations are once again underway in the intoxication manslaughter trial for former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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