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Playback: Welcome to Terrordome: Sixth Street During SXSW
Appraising APD's solution to Sixth Street during SXSW
"...Last Saturday night on Sixth Street, closing time: Local wisdom cautions you to avoid..."

April 8, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Yassine Sixth Street Noir
Legends, rumors, unpaid taxes ... and coke on the side
"...were vague, but this was not a polite operation. Sixth Street workers were saying the FBI was out in..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Sixth Street Showdown
Downtown is growing, and with that growth come rising tensions between police, partiers, and activists
"...some friends, most visiting from San Antonio, were crossing Sixth Street after a night out enjoying Downtown Austin. Caught..."

Feb. 26, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Sixth Street Jaywalker Partially Vindicated in Federal Court
Jury finds cop used excessive force
"...a very public and violent arrest for the high crime of jaywalking across Sixth Street at night, Jeremy King..."

Jan. 19, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Sixth Sense
Neighbors, business owners, and the city are all searching for the future of East Sixth Street
"...store and warehouse at the southeast corner of East Sixth and Medina streets. After eight months of renovations, Benz..."

Feb. 24, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 4
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 23-31
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 23, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 1
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 4-8
"...Since July Is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 4, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 3
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 16-22
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 16, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

July Is Crime Month: The Crime Blotter, Week 2
A curated guide to unlawful activities around town July 9-15
"...Since July is Crime Month at the Chronicle, the ruffians and reprobates at..."

July 9, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...treading some unsafe ground." – "Six Bells Chime," by Crime & the City Solution, from the soundtrack to Wim..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

A Gay-Bashing in the East Sixth 'Dead Zone'
A brawl outside Emo's raises questions about police protection east of Red River
"...29, Jack Culverhouse was standing outside Emo's on East Sixth Street talking with a group of friends, waiting for..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

'Chronicle' Coverage of Hate Crime and Assault Lacking
"...occurred outside of Emo's ["A Gay-Bashing in the East Sixth 'Dead Zone,'" News, June 11]. Of course it is..."

June 16, 2004 Postmarks

Crime Statistics
Dec. 4, 2002 to June 4, 2004
"...Total Crimes: 607 / 526..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature

Low Crime at Halloween
APD reports low crime figures for the Sixth St. Halloween parade.
"...it's actually a pretty peaceable affair: at least on Sixth Street. At last night's annual parade of costumed revelers..."

Nov. 1, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Second Arrest Made in Suspected Hate Crime
Quinn O’Connor has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault
"...has been made in connection with the suspected hate crime, which occurred near the Fourth Street gay bar strip..."

Feb. 12, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Four Suspects Charged in Brutal Assault on Gay Couple
Austin police are investigating the case as a potential hate crime
"...is also still being investigated as a potential hate crime, which would increase the severity of the charges...."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

The Figures Do Lie
The Statesman finds a cops-and-race story that just isn't there
"...discovered Jimmy Hoffa's body buried beneath the department's Eighth Street headquarters – that, after a "comprehensive" analysis of police..."

Feb. 6, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Slim Richey Benefit
Slim Richey injured in hit-and-run accident.
"...Jitterbug Vipers loaded out from a venue on East Sixth Street after a performance...."

March 1, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Red River Clubs Grapple With Downtown Homelessness
Beggars, hustlers, and dealers make you wonder how Downtown music keeps from going under
"...on a cold Wednesday in early January. Red River Street looms as a gauntlet of lost hope. Two steps..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

Faces of Homelessness
Another Downtown attempt to find answers
"...did when we first took a look at Downtown crime earlier in the year ("Crime and the City Solution,"..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Feature by Marc Savlov

On Leaving Dove Springs
A meditation on neighborhood, fear, family, and change
"...incidents mentioned above ("incidents" is too euphemistic; they are crimes), the theft of Lucky is perhaps the most telling,..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

A Safe Place?
Parties, alcohol, and attitudes are contributing to a high number of sexual assaults in Austin
"...(her term ended in February), works as the sex crimes liaison for the D.A.'s office. Nelson is responsible for..."

Sept. 25, 2015 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Naked City
"...on July 17 at Oilcan Harry's bar on Fourth Street in the Warehouse District. The men offered the victim..."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mapping Calle Ancha
The Avenue That Existed Before That Big Parking Lot in the Sky, I-35, Was Built
"...La Calle Ancha -- "the wide street" -- isn't among Austin's high-profile streets and avenues. It's..."

Jan. 26, 2001 Features Feature by Belinda Acosta

311 Story in Error
"...[Ed Reply: The aforementioned statement from "Welcome to Sixth Street... Where Live Music is Dead" (Vol. 16, No...."

Oct. 25, 1996 Column

New Tricks on South Congress
A Community Policing Success Story
"...small child, ask yourself if prostitution is a victimless crime. Those who live in neighborhoods, on the East and..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Quote of the week: "You, my hyphenated friend, are an ambassador of evil."
"...the issue of musicians being harassed about unloading from Sixth Street into a club. Recently I was preparing to..."

March 17, 2000 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Long Live Sixth Street's King..."

March 7, 2003 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...law against photographing the state Capitol from across the street, and don't hundreds of tourists do it each day..."

July 5, 2002 Column

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...within the three or four blocks just north of Sixth Street. You get this weird mix of used furniture..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

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