AUSTIN (KXAN) - The road out of this life can be a rough one. Sometimes it helps to take some tunes along.
41-year-old Claudia Flores, running her final laps in a decade-long race against cancer, is on her way to a concert, a concert in her own living room.
Singer-songwriter Christine Albert says, "In the context of an illness, your last memories end up being about the suffering and the grief of letting go. But when you inject some music into that time period, it becomes easier; they focus on that and that's the memory that they hold on to."
The non-profit that ministers to the dying with music had its beginnings almost twenty years ago when a terminally ill fan of singer-songwriter Christine Albert asked her to perform for a small gathering of his friends and family before he died.
The man's name was John Swann and the organization became known as Swan Songs.
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Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.