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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

Mourners attend a prayer service held at St. David's Episcopal Church following a deadly car accident at the South by Southwest Music, Film and Interactive Festival on March 13, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Somber Mood Hangs Over SXSW Festival

The South By Southwest festival continued on Friday in Austin with the destructive car crash that killed two people still fresh on the minds of those attending.

03/14/2014

Lady Gaga arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on March 2, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (credit: ADRIAN SANCHEZ-GONZALEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Lady Gaga Takes Over The SXSW Spotlight

Pop provocateur Lady Gaga began her appearance at SXSW on Thursday night by roasting herself on a spit like a gutted pig as her dancers basted her with barbecue brushes.

03/14/2014

Mark Foster of Foster the People performs onstage at the Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway on June 23, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

Foster The People Returns To SXSW

Foster the People made its first trip to SXSW four years ago, playing for basically no one. This year, the group is one of the marquee acts at the annual music festival.

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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2 People Dead After Car Plows Into SXSW Crowd

Two people were killed and more than two dozen people were hurt after a car plowed into a crowd at the South By Southwest festival in Austin early Thursday morning.

03/13/2014

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Jay-Z & Kanye West Steal Show At SXSW

Two of rap’s top stars combined for a hit-filled show Wednesday night during South By Southwest, allowing Samsung to steal some of Apple’s luster at the annual music festival.

03/13/2014

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Neil Young Brings Digital Music Vision To SXSW

Neil Young loves quality sound and he’s willing to pay for it. Turns out a lot of others are, too.

03/13/2014

Aloe Blacc performs at the 4th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards at Mack Sennett Studios on February 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Guild of Music Supervisors)

Aloe Blacc Is ‘The Man’ At SXSW

Aloe Blacc enters the South By Southwest music festival this week riding the crest of his perfectly timed hit “The Man” from his new album, “Lift Your Spirit.”

03/13/2014

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