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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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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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Snowden, Assange Top Bill At SXSW Tech Gathering

Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what’s on the minds of tech industry thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it’s a good idea to head to Austin this time of the year for the South By Southwest Interactive Festival.

03/07/2014

Musician Melissa Etheridge wears an Obama guitar strap while performing on day three of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Pepsi Center August 27, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Melissa Etheridge, Action Bronson Added To SXSW

The South by Southwest Music Festival has added pop singer Melissa Etheridge, rapper Action Bronson and hundreds more acts to its March lineup.

01/07/2014

The group Depeche Mode at the 2013 SXSW music festival in Austin. (credit: Earl McGehee/sxsw.com)

SXSW Festival Adds North Texas Groups To Spring Line-Up

The South by Southwest Music Festival has added hundreds of more performers for 2014. The six-day conference takes over downtown Austin in March.

11/19/2013

2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at the Paramount Theatre on March 16, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

SXSW Festival Releases Initial Music Lineup

The South by Southwest Music Festival released its first list of artists for 2014 on Wednesday, featuring acts ranging from New Orleans rapper Vockah Redu to Texas country singer Rodney Crowell and Swedish rock band INVSN.

10/16/2013