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SXSW, St. Patrick’s Day & Spring Break All On The Same Day

It was a combination many concert attendees in Austin on Tuesday had waited all year to happen — St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Break and the South By Southwest music festival.

CBS 11–03/17/2015

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Safety A Priority At This Year’s SXSW Festival After 2014 DWI Crash

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The South by Southwest Music Festival kicked off Tuesday afternoon in Austin. And after a deadly 2014 DWI crash, safety is priority number one for law enforcement there. CBS […]

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2015

Curtisha Davis (L) and her boyfriend Deandre Tatum. Both were injured in the deadly 2014 SXSW crash. Tatum died two weeks after being run down. (credit: Jeff Paul/CBS 11 News)

SXSW Crash Victim Talks Death Of Boyfriend & Festival Changes

North Texan Curtisha Davis remembers walking down Red River Street in Austin, heading to a restaurant to get food. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a hospital bed.

CBS 11–03/16/2015

Actress Molly Ringwald (L) and actress Ally Sheedy attend "The Breakfast Club" 30th Anniversary Restoration world premiere during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for SXSW)

‘Breakfast Club’ Cast Members Attend SXSW Anniversary Screening

Ensuring film-lovers won’t forget about them, actresses Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reminisced about making “The Breakfast Club” at a Texas screening of the fully-restored iconic 1985 film.

03/16/2015

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SXSW Has An $315M Economic Impact In Austin

SXSW organizers say a new report they commissioned showed this year’s festival having a $315 million impact on the Austin economy. Officials say 134,000 people attended at least one SXSW event in March.

09/12/2014

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

Grand Jury Indicts Suspect In Deadly SXSW Crash

A grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin on capital murder and murder charges. The Travis County grand jury indicted Rashad Owens on one capital murder count and four counts of murder.

05/19/2014

Fort Worth resident Curtisha Davis, a victim in the South by Southwest crash in Austin, returns home. (Source: CBSDFW.COM)

SXSW Crash Victim Released From Hospital, Back In North Texas

One of the two Fort Worth victims of last week’s deadly South by Southwest crash in Austin is back home in North Texas. Curtisha Davis’ life was turned upside down when an accused drunk driver drove through a crowd at the SXSW Festival.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2014

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

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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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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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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