Austin Police Department

  1. SXSW Crash Victim Dies After Hospitalization (Report)

    March 17, 2014 12:56 PM EDT A third person has died due to injuries resulting from a driver speeding into a crowd late last Thursday night during SXSW in Austin, CNN is reporting . It's the third death to result from the attack in which 23 people were hospitalized. The ...

  2. SXSW: Mohawk, Cheer Up Charlie's Staying Open Following Car Crash

    March 13, 2014 7:37 PM EDT Following Wednesday night's deadly car crash outside of the Mohawk and Cheer Up Charlie's on Austin's Red River Street, the planned South By Southwest shows at those two venues will be going on as scheduled on Thursday night (March ...

  3. South By Southwest 2011 Was More Dangerous Than Usual: A Recap

    March 22, 2011 6:33 PM EDT The vast majority of the estimated 200,000 people who flocked to Austin for this year's South by Southwest festival played nice, patiently lining up to see buzz bands and keeping any drunken impulses under control. But a few people didn' ...

  4. Club Owner Clifford Antone Dies

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He was 56. Clifford Antone, owner of the namesake blues club credited with launching the careers of Stevie Ray Vaughan and other musicians, has died. He was 56. Laura Albrecht, a spokeswoman for the Austin Police Department, said officers responde ...