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Chipping Away at Crack Sentencing Disparity
The first step toward eliminating the much-reviled 100-to-one crack-to-powder-cocaine sentencing scheme will take effect tomorrow, Nov. 1.
"...The first step toward eliminating the much-reviled 100-to-1 crack-to-powder-cocaine sentencing scheme will take effect tomorrow, Nov. 1, when..."

Oct. 31, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Obama on Crack
Obama says he supports eliminating the 100-to-1 crack sentencing disparity
"...President Barack Obama supports the adoption of a one-to-one crack-to-powder cocaine sentencing scheme, Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer told..."

April 29, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Crack Busters
The pieces are finally in place to end the crack cocaine sentencing disparity
"...now in place to finally eradicate the notorious 100-to-one crack to powder cocaine federal sentencing guidelines...."

Oct. 19, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Talkin' Crack With AG Michael Mukasey
"...country will soon be invaded by teeming throngs of crack-addled heathens hell-bent on infecting new users with their dangerous..."

Jan. 28, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Fleet Foxes’ Crack-Up
Northwest folk beardos enter bold new territory
"...When Robin Pecknold reunited Fleet Foxes for June’s Crack-Up, the comeback hung on whether their northwest harmonies still..."

Aug. 17, 2017 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Austin's Reigning Scream Queen Louisianna Purchase Releases First Single “Whip Crack
Theremin track conjures a “haunted dance floor for glamour ghouls”
"...casts in the local drag artist’s first-ever single, “Whip Crack,” which releases today...."

Oct. 30, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

The Crack Pipes’ Beautiful Protest
Track premiere from the ATX blues punks’ vinyl reissue
"...a uniquely punkified take on blues and soul, the Crack Pipes ruled Austin’s garage rock scene at the turn..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

No Knock and No Crack, Pt. 3
"...informant told them a man named “Sam” was dealing crack out of the small house. They needed the no-knock..."

May 4, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: Closing the Crack-Cocaine Gap
U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to close disparate gap between federal sentencing guidelines related to crack and powder cocaine
"...widely disparate gap between federal sentencing guidelines related to crack and powder cocaine, and unless Congress acts to block..."

June 15, 2007 News Column by Jordan Smith

Reefer Madness: A Crack at Correcting Sentencing Disparity
New law may indicate course change for drug sentencing
"...lawmakers have finally undone the 100-to-1 sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine. And without delay, on Aug. 3,..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Column by Jordan Smith

Crack Music
2005's music haiku
"...Ray Charles for "Gold Digger." Two tracks later, West's "Crack Music" burns right to the black heart of hip-hop's..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Ground Floor Theatre's black do crack
In this new solo show, writer-performer Florinda Bryant shatters the myth that black women must go it alone
"...In black do crack, a new solo work that Florinda Bryant seems to..."

March 1, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Whip That Crack!
"...What exactly is the "Crack House Law"? It's a federal statute that dates back..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

"Jesse Narens: Creak, Crack, Creep" at Yard Dog Gallery
This Portland artist's images of nature transmogrified are a perfect antidote to holiday overcheer
"...the intersection of DIY and brilliance is called "Creak, Crack, Creep." It's a show of work from Portland's Jesse..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Crack Neighborhoods?
"...it particularly offensive when my neighborhood was characterized as "crack-infested" ["EAST, at Ease," Arts, Nov. 17]. I find my..."

Nov. 19, 2006 Postmarks

APD's Crack Crackdown
Operation C'Ya Later hits the Downtown streets
"...have had a busy couple of weeks busting downtown crack dealers and Honduran distributors. On Nov. 19, the APD..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Dosen't Like Dentler's Crack Pipes Review
"...the road. Along with the helpful revelation that the Crack Pipes have a classic album in them – maybe..."

Nov. 19, 2003 Postmarks

Last Week in Live Music: Courtney Barnett, The Crack Pipes, FIDLAR, and More
"...The Crack Pipes at Hotel Vegas on Oct. 26, 2018..."

Oct. 30, 2018 Photo Gallery

No Knock and No Crack, Pt. 2
"...police said a confidential informant told them he’d purchased crack at Johnston’s house, and in a warrant application Officer..."

April 4, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Knock and No Crack
"...police said a confidential informant told them he’d purchased crack cocaine at the house, and in a warrant application..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Post by Jordan Smith

Inappropriate Crack Mean-Spirited
"...Dear Editor, The crack about Jenna Bush in last week's "Naked City" [News,..."

June 1, 2004 Postmarks

Abbott to Crack Down on Sexual Assault, Human Trafficking
Texas Rangers to have purview over investigations

Feb. 6, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

City to Crack Down on Graffiti?
Proposal for crackdown on unauthorized street art coming?

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Top Chef Texas, Week 8: Crack Kills
Top Chef Texas finally lands in Austin, where dreams come true.

Dec. 23, 2011 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

An Ethical Pecan to Crack
Former City Council Member Brewster McCracken hits a Pecan Street Project roadblock
"...As a City Council member, Brewster McCracken championed and helped organize the Pecan Street Project. But..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

One Pol's Stimulus Is Another's Crack Cocaine
When it comes to the stimulus, state lawmakers split along party lines

March 6, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

No Knock and No Crack, Pt. 4
Was the drug raid that took life of 92-year-old in Atlanta in 2006 caused by a quota system at police department?

Nov. 10, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Horns Crack Top 10; Klaus Paces St. Ed's; USA in Cuba
Soccer news from Austin and afar

Sept. 3, 2008 Sports Post by Nick Barbaro

Crack Breakers?

Jan. 28, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Sweat in Your Crack: The Schadentrack
A sweaty, itchy look at this summer's freaky discs.

May 29, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

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