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