Wells Dunbar http://kut.org en Listen: Why Obama's Austin Fist Bumper Made a Call for Gay Rights http://kut.org/post/listen-why-obamas-austin-fist-bumper-made-call-gay-rights <p>By now, you've <a href="https://twitter.com/dougmillsnyt/status/487313545743179777/photo/1">probably seen the photo</a> from President Barack Obama's <a href="http://kut.org/post/president-obama-back-austin-today">recent Austin visit</a>: the president smiling and extending a fist bump to a cashier at Franklin Barbecue.</p><p>If you've followed the story further, then you may be familiar with what prompted the exchange: the cashier, comedian and performer <a href="http://www.thedanielwebb.com/">Daniel Webb</a>, exclaimed "Equal rights for gay people!" when the president approached the counter. When Obama asked Webb if he was gay, he answered, "Only when I have sex."</p><p><a href="http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/gay-place/2014-07-11/fist-bumps-for-equal-rights/">Originally reported</a> by The Austin Chronicle, <a href="http://www.dailydot.com/politics/obama-fist-bump-franklin-barbecue-gay-rights/">the story</a> has <a href="http://gawker.com/obama-fist-bumps-texas-bbq-cashier-in-response-to-gay-s-1604591349">been written up</a> everywhere <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/14/obama-gay-sex-joke_n_5584378.html">online</a>.</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:04:18 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Ben Philpott 10783 at http://kut.org Listen: Why Obama's Austin Fist Bumper Made a Call for Gay Rights Austin Says 'Thanks Obama!' for All the Traffic http://kut.org/post/austin-says-thanks-obama-all-traffic <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Normally </span><a href="http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/thanks-obama" style="line-height: 1.5;">the "Thanks Obama" meme</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is reserved for things beyond the president's control: </span><a href="http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/489998-thanks-obama" style="line-height: 1.5;">paper cuts</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/489946-thanks-obama" style="line-height: 1.5;">infomercial disasters</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, to name a few.</span></p><p>But <a href="http://kut.org/post/president-obama-back-austin-today">Pres. Obama's visit to Austin</a> today –&nbsp;and its effect on morning traffic ­–&nbsp;has more than a few Twitter users directing their gridlocked ire at the president. To the surprise of no one stuck in traffic, <a href="https://twitter.com/TrendsAustin/status/487243021809774593">#ThanksObama is trending</a> in Austin this morning.</p><p>Here's a roundup of what's out there:</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:29:25 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10768 at http://kut.org Austin Says 'Thanks Obama!' for All the Traffic Listen: When Wendy Davis and a Deafening Roar Slowed Texas' New Abortion Law http://kut.org/post/listen-when-wendy-davis-and-deafening-roar-slowed-texas-new-abortion-law <p>June 25 marks the one-year anniversary of Sen. Wendy Davis' historic filibuster on the Texas Senate floor.</p><p>It was one year ago that Democratic Sen. Davis began an 11-hour filibuster intended to derail <a href="http://kut.org/post/whats-next-sb-5-abortion-bill-texas-legislature">Senate Bill 5</a>, a bill containing several new restrictions on abortion. While Davis' filibuster ended before the legislature adjourned, a supportive crowd in the Senate gallery <a href="http://kut.org/post/how-cheering-activists-defeated-texas-abortion-bill">erupted in cheers and screams</a> minutes before the midnight deadline to pass SB 5 – squashing Republican efforts to pass it that night.</p><p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:27:58 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10676 at http://kut.org Listen: When Wendy Davis and a Deafening Roar Slowed Texas' New Abortion Law Hotel or Grocery Store? Two Visions to Redevelop East Austin's Plaza Saltillo http://kut.org/post/hotel-or-grocery-store-two-visions-redevelop-east-austins-plaza-saltillo <p><strong>Update</strong>: Capital Metro has chosen a developer for its Plaza Saltillo project, spanning 11-acres that used to be a downtown rail yard.</p><p>The team led by Austin-based Endeavor Real Estate and Dallas’s Columbus Realty was awarded the project at the Capital Metro Board of Directors meeting yesterday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Capital Metro will have the final say on the design. Read below for more.</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Original story </strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(May 21):&nbsp;</span>What does the future hold for East Austin's Plaza Saltillo? This week, the city came a few steps closer to finding out.&nbsp;</p><p>For years, Austin's <ins cite="mailto:wd285" datetime="2014-05-21T14:03"><a href="https://www.capmetro.org/">Capital Metro</a></ins> has held 11 acres of land in central east Austin.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Plaza Saltillo region – bound by Interstate 35 on the west, Comal Street on the east, and between E. Fourth and E. Fifth Streets – sits adjacent to Cap Metro's commuter MetroRail line.</span></p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:39:26 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Alanah Patterson 10467 at http://kut.org Hotel or Grocery Store? Two Visions to Redevelop East Austin's Plaza Saltillo Listen: The Worst Yelp Reviews of Barton Springs and Mount Bonnell http://kut.org/post/listen-worst-yelp-reviews-barton-springs-and-mount-bonnell <p>Mount Bonnell and Barton Springs are two of Austin's eternal treasures –unblemished reminders of Austin's natural beauty.</p><p>But to a handful of reviewers on Yelp, they're totally overrated.</p><p>Mount Bonnell's scenic overlook <a href="http://www.yelp.com/biz/mount-bonnell-austin">rates a solid four stars</a> on Yelp; Austin's crown jewel, Barton Springs Pool, clocks in <a href="http://www.yelp.com/biz/barton-springs-pool-austin">at four-and-a-half</a>.&nbsp; But proving you can't please everyone, a collection of contrary reviews offer an antithetical take on these two Austin institutions.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:00:36 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Matt Largey 10656 at http://kut.org Listen: The Worst Yelp Reviews of Barton Springs and Mount Bonnell How to Sound Like You're From Austin (in 90 Seconds) http://kut.org/post/how-sound-youre-austin-90-seconds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What do you think of when you think of Austin?</span></p><p>Live music, hot summers, breakfast tacos and the people come to mind for starters. But spend a little time here, and another thing jumps out at you – the "Austin correct" pronunciation of local streets and landmarks.</p><p></p><p>Take <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/@30.2857938,-97.7421852,18z">Guadalupe Street</a> across from the UT Campus ­–&nbsp;pronounced <em>Gwad-a-loop </em>by generations of students and residents.</p><p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:58:08 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Matt Largey 10561 at http://kut.org How to Sound Like You're From Austin (in 90 Seconds) Seen These Signs in Downtown Austin? We Met the Guy Behind Them http://kut.org/post/seen-these-signs-downtown-austin-we-met-guy-behind-them <p>You may have seen them on your morning commute: handmade signs, around Lamar and Barton Springs, offering services and sentiments that seem more than a little bit off.</p><p><strong><em>Public Notice: That Rash Won't Just Go Away</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>R.I.P. Weird, 1969 – 2014. We Will Miss You!</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>If You Lived Here, You'd Be Homeless By Now</em></strong></p><p>Some even have a phone number attached:</p><p><strong><em>I Buy Broken Dreams: 512-333-1984</em></strong></p><p>They're the work of one person – a homeless man in his 30s named David. Not that he refers to himself by that name. "I go by the name of Liar, which has nothing to do with <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyre">the instrument</a>," he says.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/152060344&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:05:41 +0000 Joy Diaz & Wells Dunbar 10522 at http://kut.org Seen These Signs in Downtown Austin? We Met the Guy Behind Them Report: Austin's One of the Country's Most Dangerous Areas for Pedestrians http://kut.org/post/report-austins-one-countrys-most-dangerous-areas-pedestrians <p>Austin is the country's 24<sup>th</sup><sup> </sup>most dangerous metro area for pedestrians, according to a new report.</p><p><a href="http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/documents/dangerous-by-design-2014/dangerous-by-design-2014.pdf">"Dangerous by Design 2014" [PDF]</a>, a study from the National Complete Streets Coalition and <a href="http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/complete-streets">Smart Growth America</a>, examines pedestrian deaths in the country's 51 biggest metro areas.</p><p>The study factors five years of data on pedestrian deaths (2008-2012) with the percentage of area commuters that walk to work to create a Pedestrian Danger Index. The Austin-Round Rock index is 78.6, well above the national average of 52.2. The area averages 1.44 pedestrian deaths for every 100,000 residents, which is actually somewhat below the national average of 1.56. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area had 251 pedestrian deaths from 2003 to 2012.</p><p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:14:23 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10457 at http://kut.org Report: Austin's One of the Country's Most Dangerous Areas for Pedestrians The Texas-California Sriracha Brawl is Now a Taiwanese Cartoon http://kut.org/post/texas-california-sriracha-brawl-now-taiwanese-cartoon <p>Attempts to <a href="http://kut.org/post/after-red-scare-texas-could-be-srirachas-solution">lure the makers of Sriracha to Texas</a> aren’t going unnoticed – although this latest round of attention may not be what the popular hot sauce is after.</p><p>Yesterday, a bipartisan group of Texas politicians, business people and agricultural representatives visited Huy Fong Foods in Irwindale, California – the company that makes Sriracha sauce.</p><p>The company is <a href="http://kut.org/post/sriracha-maker-says-factory-will-remain-california">staying in California for now</a>, despite complaints from neighbors. But it may open a second plant in the Lone Star State.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 16:58:04 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Laura Rice 10406 at http://kut.org The Texas-California Sriracha Brawl is Now a Taiwanese Cartoon Austin Police Detective Indicted in Larry Jackson Jr. Shooting Death http://kut.org/post/austin-police-detective-indicted-larry-jackson-jr-shooting-death <p>A Travis County grand jury is indicting a now-retired Austin Police detective in the shooting death of Larry Eugene Jackson Jr.</p><p>Detective Charles Kleinert is reported to have said that his gun discharged accidently in a struggle with Jackson<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in July 2013. As </span><a href="http://kut.org/post/apd-detective-shoots-kills-man" style="line-height: 1.5;">KUT reported at the time</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:</span></p><blockquote><p>Brian Manley, assistant chief at&nbsp;APD, says the incident began as a detective was inside the Benchmark Bank at&nbsp;<a href="http://goo.gl/maps/phVX5">1508 W. 35th Street</a>, investigating&nbsp;a robbery&nbsp;that occurred at 8:19 A.M. Friday. The subject came to the front door and tried to open it, but the door was locked, Manley said.</p><p>"The subject walked away for a minute and then came back to the front door and attempted to open the door again … At this point, he got the attention of the bank management staff that was inside."</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 19:59:35 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10401 at http://kut.org Austin Police Detective Indicted in Larry Jackson Jr. Shooting Death Building Austin's New Central Library Takes 1,000 Concrete Trucks. They're All Coming This Weekend. http://kut.org/post/building-austins-new-central-library-takes-1000-concrete-trucks-theyre-all-coming-weekend <p>Here's a reason to avoid <a href="https://www.google.com/maps/search/seaholm+plant/@30.2663454,-97.7523446,18z">the Seaholm area</a> near Cesar Chavez Street tonight<span style="line-height: 1.5;">: over 1,000 concrete trucks from Austin and surrounding cities constantly rotating through the area for over 24 hours.</span></p><p>The City of Austin is building <a href="http://kut.org/post/check-out-austin-s-evolving-central-library-design">a new central library</a> at 701 W. Cesar Chavez, near the former Seaholm power plant. Tonight, construction crews are putting in a five-foot deep concrete slab to create the building’s foundation. That’s a big project – requiring a total of 1,020 concrete trucks.</p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:47:19 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Laura Rice 10389 at http://kut.org Building Austin's New Central Library Takes 1,000 Concrete Trucks. They're All Coming This Weekend. As Austin Nears Urban Rail Decision, Proof Traffic's Always Been Awful http://kut.org/post/austin-nears-urban-rail-decision-proof-traffics-always-been-awful <p>Austin is inching its way towards the creation of a possible new rail line.</p><p>Later today<a href="http://projectconnect.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">, Project Connect</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a group of regional transportation officials including the City of Austin and Capital Metro, is widely expected to unveil a proposed route for urban rail. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The announcement is a further refinement of preliminary findings tapping </span><a href="http://kut.org/post/highland-and-east-riverside-austins-best-spots-urban-rail" style="line-height: 1.5;">the East Riverside and Highland Mall regions</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as prime corridors for investment – a finding many </span><a href="http://kut.org/post/why-highland-urban-rail-advocates-question-project-connect-process" style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin transit advocates found fault with.</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Once set for the ballot by the Austin City Council, citizens will vote on whether to approve rail funding in an election this November.&nbsp;</span></p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147575061&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true"></iframe> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:53:50 +0000 Joy Diaz & Wells Dunbar 10348 at http://kut.org As Austin Nears Urban Rail Decision, Proof Traffic's Always Been Awful Five Things You May Not Have Known About Eeyore’s Birthday http://kut.org/post/five-things-you-may-not-have-known-about-eeyore-s-birthday <p><strong>Update</strong>: See some photos from Eeyore's&nbsp;2014 bash below.</p><p><strong>Original story</strong> (April 25): &nbsp;It doesn’t get much more Austin weird than&nbsp;<a href="http://www.eeyores.org/">Eeyore’s&nbsp;Birthday Party</a>&nbsp;– the annual Pease Park bacchanal known for outrageous costumes and booming drum circles.</p><p>This Saturday, April 26 is the 50<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;anniversary of the party.&nbsp;To mark the occasion,&nbsp;KUT&nbsp;News puts down the turkey leg to bring you five things you may not have known about the long-running festival.</p><ul><li><strong>It started as a UT thing.</strong></li></ul><p>Scott Sexton is the president of the Friends of the Forest foundation, the Austin nonprofit that puts on&nbsp;Eeyore’s&nbsp;birthday. He notes that the first celebration was dreamt up by UT English major Lloyd Birdwell&nbsp;Jr. and his fellow students.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:53:30 +0000 Wells Dunbar 7530 at http://kut.org Five Things You May Not Have Known About Eeyore’s Birthday Bill Clinton Speaks at UT Austin's LBJ Summit http://kut.org/post/bill-clinton-speaks-ut-austins-lbj-summit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former President Bill Clinton spoke Wednesday night </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at </span><a href="http://www.civilrightssummit.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">the Civil Rights Summit</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at the&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lbjlibrary.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">LBJ Presidential Library and Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Austin. The summit, </span><a href="http://kut.org/post/four-presidents-will-be-austin-lbj-civil-rights-summit" style="line-height: 1.5;">gathering four U.S Presidents</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and dozens of other speakers, marks the </span>50th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Rights_Act_of_1964" style="line-height: 1.5;">Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson’s Civil Rights Act</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Clinton lamented last year’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court to weaken another part of the </span>LBJ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> legacy, the Voting Rights Act. Clinton singled out the Texas law requiring voters to show photo ID.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:28:43 +0000 Trey Shaar & Wells Dunbar 10184 at http://kut.org Bill Clinton Speaks at UT Austin's LBJ Summit Snakes or No Snakes, Safety Tips for Texas Bluebonnet Pictures http://kut.org/post/snakes-or-no-snakes-safety-tips-texas-bluebonnet-pictures <p>With spring in full swing, it's time for wildflower pictures – including photos among Texas' iconic state flower, the bluebonnet.</p><p>But something's taking the bloom off this wildflower season: images of snakes among the flowers.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:54:22 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Trey Shaar 10142 at http://kut.org Snakes or No Snakes, Safety Tips for Texas Bluebonnet Pictures Fake Explosive Found & Destroyed in Killeen; Police Say No Known Link to Fort Hood http://kut.org/post/fake-explosive-found-destroyed-killeen-police-say-no-known-link-fort-hood <p><strong>Update: Device an 'Intentional Fake'</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KWTX-TV News in Waco reports that what appeared to be an improvised explosive device <a href="http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/Suspicious-Device-Found-In-Killeen-Neighborhood-253745881.html">was an "intentional fake:"</a></span></p><blockquote><div>The device, a piece of pipe with wires attached, was intentionally made to look like a pipe bomb but was, in fact, inert and contained no explosive hazard, Carroll Smith, Killeen police spokeswoman said.</div></blockquote><p></p><div><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Original story</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;(1:38 p.m.): </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The town of Killeen, Texas – on high-alert after&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kut.org/post/new-details-emerge-fort-hood-shooting" style="line-height: 1.5;">yesterday's shooting at nearby Fort Hood</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;left four dead – evacuated an area north of downtown after police found what they say "appears to be an Improvised Explosive Device."</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><a href="https://www.facebook.com/KilleenPD/photos/a.10150295981640168.335115.139802605167/10152001377655168/?type=1&amp;stream_ref=10" style="line-height: 1.5;">On Facebook</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Killeen</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Police shared initial details.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Police say "there is no known connection between this incident and the recent tragedy on Fort Hood."</span></div><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:01:43 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10115 at http://kut.org Fake Explosive Found & Destroyed in Killeen; Police Say No Known Link to Fort Hood After SXSW Tragedy, Austin Seeks 'Full Evaluation' of Crowds, Alcohol http://kut.org/post/after-sxsw-tragedy-austin-seeks-full-evaluation-crowds-alcohol <p>Questions raised by this year's South by Southwest festival and conference <a href="http://observer.com/2014/03/brand-vegas-sxsw-aint-what-it-used-to-be-and-neither-is-austin/">aren't restricted</a> to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/14/us/car-slams-into-crowd-at-sxsw-festival.html?_r=0">think pieces</a>: The Austin City Council is now asking for "a full post-event evaluation" of the ever-growing event.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The findings could result in changes to the way Austin deals with safety, crowds, permits, and even alcohol during SXSW and other events.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Coming off its 27<sup>th</sup> year, the SXSW event itself generated as many headlines as its performers and conference breakouts.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:49:48 +0000 Wells Dunbar 10023 at http://kut.org After SXSW Tragedy, Austin Seeks 'Full Evaluation' of Crowds, Alcohol Man Shot by Austin Police Sgt. This Week Was Armed with BB Gun http://kut.org/post/man-shot-austin-police-sgt-week-was-armed-bb-gun <p><strong>Update</strong>:&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin Police made clear Thursday&nbsp;that the weapon in the hand of man who was shot this week by an APD sergeant was a pistol that fires BBs or pellets. Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo spoke about that pistol in the hours after Tuesday’s shooting.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“When the sergeant sees it, he sees the suspect put it behind his back, allegedly, and then puts it back forward. The suspect at one point yells, ‘it’s a bb gun,’ or says, ‘it’s a bb gun, it’s a bb gun.’”</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:35:46 +0000 Wells Dunbar & Trey Shaar 9989 at http://kut.org Man Shot by Austin Police Sgt. This Week Was Armed with BB Gun Two Victims of SXSW Crash, Including Critical Patient, Are Fort Worth Teens http://kut.org/post/two-victims-sxsw-crash-including-critical-patient-are-fort-worth-teens <p><strong>Update</strong>: Curtisha Davis has been released from University Medical Center Brackenridge, a hospital spokesperson says. <a href="https://twitter.com/BrandonToddFOX4/status/446024297283203072/photo/1">According to Fort Worth media</a>, she has returned home. Her boyfriend, DeAndre Tatum, remains in critical condition.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two other Brackenridge patients (</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gracie Nguyen, Evan West) remain in fair condition;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at St. David's hospital,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mason&nbsp;Endres&nbsp;also remains in fair&nbsp;condition.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Another Brackenridge patient (</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joseph </span>McCraney<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) remains in good condition.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong>Original story</strong> (1: 56 p.m.):&nbsp;KERA News in Dallas has details on two of the victims in last week's<a href="http://kut.org/post/sxsw-crash-update-third-victim-dies-injuries"> fatal South by Southwest crash</a>.</p><p>Two of the victims still hospitalized – 17-year-old Curtisha Davis and 18-year-old DeAndre Tatum – are current and former students at <a href="http://trimbletech.fwisd.org/pages/TrimbleTech">Trimble Tech High School</a> in Fort Worth. "Cheerleader Curtisha Davis is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days," <a href="http://kut.org/post/fort-worth-students-dealing-death-one-classmate-sxsw-injuries-two-others">KERA reports</a>."But DeAndre Tatum is still in a medically induced coma." The two are girlfriend and boyfriend.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:59:08 +0000 Wells Dunbar 9987 at http://kut.org Two Victims of SXSW Crash, Including Critical Patient, Are Fort Worth Teens SXSW Crash Update: Third Victim Dies From Injuries http://kut.org/post/sxsw-crash-update-third-victim-dies-injuries <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A patient injured</span><a href="http://kut.org/post/sxsw-crash-update-capital-murder-charge-rashad-owens-victims-remain-hospitalized" style="line-height: 1.5;"> in last week's car collision </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">with South by Southwest crowds has died.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Sandy Thuy Le, 26, died this morning at University Medical Center Brackenridge<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She was an Austin resident, according to social media.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 15:26:41 +0000 Wells Dunbar 9980 at http://kut.org SXSW Crash Update: Third Victim Dies From Injuries