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Bombing suspect dead after police track him to Round Rock, sources say

The suspected Austin bomber is dead following an officer-involved shooting on Interstate 35, three law enforcement sources confirm to KXAN's Sally Hernandez. The shooting happened on Interstate 35 in Round Rock near Old Settlers Boulevard around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Round Rock police say while northb

KXAN - 2018-03-21 09:20:06

Package believed to be bound for Austin explodes at Texas FedEx facility, police say

AUSTIN, Texas - A package believed to be bound for Austin exploded at a Texas FedEx facility overnight, law enforcement officials said early Tuesday. The explosion occurred at a FedEx facility in Schertz, Tex., just northeast of San Antonio sometime around 1 a.m., said FBI Special Agent Michelle Lee

CBS7.COM - 2018-03-20 12:31:00

Reports: suspected Austin serial bomber dead

ROUND ROCK, TEXAS (WKBW) - This morning we're following breaking news out of Texas where reports are emerging that the suspected serial bomber is dead. According to CNN and ABC affiliate KVUE in Austin are reporting this surrounds and officer-involved shooring in Round Rock, Texas overnight. KVUE i

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-21 09:07:40

Bombing case closes southbound I-35 near Old Settlers Blvd. in Round Rock

Authorities have closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Old Settlers Boulevard as they continue to investigate the scene where the suspect in a series of Austin bombings has died. Round Rock police said the section of I-35 would be closed for several hours but they recommended alternate s

MYSTATESMAN.COM - 2018-03-21 10:56:02

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

Austin Bombings: Suspect Blows Self Up In Vehicle On I-35

ROUND ROCK, TX - The suspect in a deadly bombing spree that for weeks terrorized the Austin region blew himself up in a vehicle on Interstate 35 in Round Rock as authorities closed in on him. Officials identified him only as 24-year-old white man.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 10:44:28

One person, possibly Austin bombing suspect, dead in officer involved shooting

Officials are investigating an officer involved shooting which has left one person, believed to be the suspect in the recent series of Austin bombings, dead. ATF tweeted out that it is with Austin police and FBI San Antonio on I-35 on the scene of the individual suspected in the Austin bombings and

FOX7AUSTIN.COM - 2018-03-21 11:29:00

FEMA asks public in Williamson County for appeals, comments on preliminary flood maps

Residents and business owners in Williamson County are being invited to appeal or comment on new preliminary flood maps. According to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, residents and business owners in the cities of Austin, Cedar Park, Coupland, Georgetown, Hutto,

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-03-20 17:56:00

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

The Latest: Package bomb explodes at FedEx in Texas; 1 hurt

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local): 5 a.m. The San Antonio Texas Fire Department says a package bomb has exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting 1 person, a FedEx employee who apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion

CLEARFIELD PROGRESS - 2018-03-20 10:15:08

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

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-03-19 12:36:35

Austin bombing suspect dead, I-35 shut down

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Sources with APD confirm to CBS Austin that the Austin bombing suspect is believed to be dead in an incident involving officers along I-35 in Round Rock. Police were closing in on the suspect when they killed themselves and their car exploded according to our source. I-35 is cl

CBSAUSTIN.COM - 2018-03-21 03:46:22

Main Street in Pflugerville shut down; public told to stay inside

Main Street in Pflugerville has been shut down, and police are asking people on or near that street to stay inside. Pflugerville police representatives did not respond to phone calls requesting information, and Pflugerville police dispatchers declined to share further information. Main Street in Pfl

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-03-21 04:38:54

The Latest: Official says FedEx bomb was destined for Austin

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Texas' attorney general says the package that exploded at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio was sent from Austin and was addressed to a home in Austin. Attorney General Ken Paxton also told televisio

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-20 16:30:40

Crews responding to another reported explosion in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas - Authorities in Austin say they are responding to another reported explosion that has injured at least one person. Lori Brown, reporter for FOX station KDFW in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, posted a video to her verified twitter page, showing first responders heading to the scene. Emerg

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-21 03:32:00

Lane closures on I-35 in Round Rock to know this week, March 18-25

Several major lane closures are scheduled, weather permitting, for I-35 through Round Rock this week. Here is a breakdown of what you need to know about lane and road closures on I-35 looking ahead.Northbound and southbound I-35 lane and FM 3406 to close for bridge construction According to a Texas

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-03-20 16:48:11

'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

HERALD & REVIEW - 2018-03-19 18:00:00

SXSW-Timed Attraction In Cedar Park Had Some Real Fire Power

CEDAR PARK, TX - Each year at SXSW, the festival brings attractions with some real fire power. Officials at Cedar Park-based Firefly Aerospace capitalized on the crowds with a demonstration taking that notion to its full extent. In a demo staged at the company's engineering site on Test Stand 1, th


One man injured in Austin explosion

AUSTIN, Texas (KWTX) Police were responding to a report of another explosion just after 7 p.m. Tuesday in Austin, according to a tweet sent by Austin-Travis County EMS. A man in his 30s with potentially serious injuries was taken to St. David's Hospital, a subsequent tweet said. The explosion was re

KWTX - 2018-03-21 02:21:00

Investigators suspect FedEx bomb is tied to Austin bombings

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries. FBI Special Agent Michelle Lee said the explosion happened at around

ALLIANCE REVIEW - 2018-03-20 13:55:13