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Call for a 2nd suspicious package under investigation at FedEx near ABIA

AUSTIN, Texas - A second suspicious package is being investigated at the FedEx facility near the airport, reports say. According to Austin police, the call came in at 9:32 a.m. to 4117 McKinney Falls Parkway. Media: Investigators are conducting a follow up regarding a suspicious package at 4117 McK

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 16:47:00

Man killed in South Austin shooting identified

AUSTIN, Texas - A man who died after he was found lying in the road has been identified after a South Austin shooting on Friday, March 16. Austin police were called to the 2200 block of South 5th Street around 5:30 a.m. after reports of shots fired and people screaming. Matthew Aguirre, 22, was foun

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 17:46:00

New Explosion Reported In Austin; At Least 1 Hurt

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS SF) - Another explosion has been reported in Austin, Texas; the latest in a series of explosions in the city which authorities have attributed to a serial bomber. The explosion happened at a Goodwill store in the southern part of Austin. It was the sixth explosion in the area this

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 17:39:35

Abandoned suitcase prompts south Austin Whole Foods evacuation

Abandoned suitcase being investigated at the Arbor Trails Whole Foods in south Austin on March 20, 2018. (KXAN Photo/Ben Friberg) AUSTIN (KXAN) - A south Austin Whole Foods store was evacuated while APD investigated a report of a suspicious package. The Arbor Trails store at William Cannon Drive and

KXAN - 2018-03-20 18:33:18

Reported incident in South Austin not a package explosion, police say

AUSTIN, Texas - UPDATE: Austin police say there was no package explosion. Items inside package was not a bomb, rather an incendiary device. Police said they have no reason to believe the incident is related to the previous explosions at this time. Multiple agencies responded to an incident at a Good

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-03-21 02:35:00

Sources say suspected Austin bomber is dead following officer-involved shooting

AUSTIN, Texas (KXAN) - According to KXAN in Austin, the suspected Austin bomber is dead following an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 35, three law enforcement sources confirm. The shooting happened on Interstate 35 in Round Rock near Old Settlers Boulevard around 2 a.m. Wednesday. A law enfo

WSAV-TV - 2018-03-21 09:23:37

Can apparent 'serial bomber' be stopped? Austin terrorized for weeks, but police say they now have leads

AUSTIN, Texas - Emergency teams responded Tuesday night to another reported explosion in Texas' capital, this one at a Goodwill store in the southern part of the city. In a tweet, the Austin Police Department urged residents to avoid the area. Austin-Travis County EMS said there had been reports of

LA CROSSE TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 01:00:00

Austin woman missing about 2 weeks located, safe

AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Police Department on Tuesday morning reported a woman who went missing about two weeks ago has been located and is safe. Police said the case is now closed. Investigators were called to the home of 30-year-old Lindsay Rodriguez on March 9 when it was reported that her gara

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 18:33:00

Two men injured in explosion in southwest Austin

Authorities working explosion scene on Dawn Song Drive on Sunday, March 18, 2018. (KXAN Photo) AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Two men were rushed to the hospital Sunday evening after an explosion in southwest Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS says it originally responded to 4721 Eagle Feather Dr. just after 8:30 p


'This changes things'; Police in Texas suspect serial bomber on loose after tripwire near trail injures two

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Fear escalated across Texas' capital city on Monday after the fourth bombing this month - a blast that was triggered this time by a tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks. Two men were wou


LATEST: Trip wire would show 'different level of skill' of bomber, Austin police chief says

FBI and police investigate a bombing at the intersection of Republic of Texas and Mission Oaks boulevards in the Travis Country neighborhood on Monday March 19, 2018. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN (Jay Janner/Jay Janner) 8 a.m. update: If police confirm that Sunday night's bomb in Southwest Austi


Cedar Park Man Dies In Custody After Swallowing Drugs

CEDAR PARK, TX - A Cedar Park man died in custody after police said he swallowed narcotics before being arrested, sending him into seizures before his death. Anthony Ray Harris, 35, of Cedar Park, was arrested after deputies were called to a nightclub along the 16300 block of North Interstate 35 jus


EMS respond to an explosion in Southwest Austin

Rescue crews are reporting an explosion in Southwest Austin, EMS say. Initial unconfirmed reports say that six patients are "on the ground," according to the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service. The location is the 4700 blok of Eagle Feather Drive near the Y in Oak Hill. This is a develop


FORECAST: Dry air, winds increase wildfire risk; Austin temps to reach 83

Monday forecast for Austin: We bid farewell to many of our South by Southwest visitors, sending them off with sunshine and unseasonably high temperatures reaching 83 degrees, the National Weather Service says. But for the rest of us living in Central Texas, the weather service has issued a red flag


Fourth Austin bombing injures two men

AUSTIN, Texas - Another bombing in Austin has police warning residents in one neighborhood to stay inside. It's the fourth bomb this month in Austin. Two people, in their 20s, were hurt in the explosion Sunday night in Southwest Austin. Police said a tripwire may have been used to detonate the devic


False bomb threat forces cancelation of SXSW event

AUSTIN, Texas - A bomb threat forced a SXSW event to be canceled Saturday. According to the Austin Police Department, they were contacted by Live Nation Music after the company received the bomb threat in an email. The threat was targeting the location where Live Nation was hosting "Bud Light x The


Off-Duty Texas Deputy Punched 12-Year-Old Girl in The Face at Austin BBQ Restaurant

AUSTIN, Texas - A Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputy has been fired after he was arrested while off-duty at an Austin barbecue restaurant for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old girl. Austin Police arrested 42-year-old Jack Danford Jr. at Oakwood BBQ at 307 E. Braker Lane on Saturday, March 3.


Man hit, killed, I-35 shutdown at Ben White Blvd

Man hit, killed on I-35 at Ben White Blvd (ReportIt: Jason White) AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin police and Austin Travis County EMS are on scene of a fatal auto-pedestrian crash on I-35 in south Austin. ATCEMS said a man in his 20s died at the scene just before 7 a.m. after being struck by a vehicle on th


Vehicle of missing northwest Austin woman found

AUSTIN (KXAN) - An Austin woman who has not been seen by anyone in her family since Feb. 24 is still missing, but police say her car has been found. Lindsay Rodriguez's vehicle was recovered Thursday at the Pavilion Park and Ride off US 183 and Oak Knoll Road -- which isn't far from her home on McNe


Three suspects in New Orleans hotel gang rape believed to be in Austin

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Three suspects wanted in connection to New Orleans gang rape. From left, James Palmer, David Campbell, and Niall Carr (New Orleans Police Department Photos) AUST