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Police chief says Austin bombing suspect is dead

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) - Austin's police chief says the serial bombing suspect who has terrified Texas' capital city this month is dead. Police Chief Brian Manley said early Wednesday that the suspect set off an explosive device in his vehicle as SWAT team members were closing in. He says one of th

KBTX.COM - 2018-03-21 12:12:00

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

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

Who is Mark Conditt? What we know about the Austin bombing suspect

ROUND ROCK, Texas - Police were evacuating the area near the home where the Austin bombing suspect lived Wednesday morning as they searched for evidence following his death. Late Tuesday night, the suspect, 24-year-old Mark Anthony Conditt, was identified by investigators via security footage taken

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-03-21 17:18:13

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

Authorities ID suspected Austin serial bomber

ROUND ROCK, TX (RNN) - A law enforcement source has identified the dead Austin bombing suspect as Mark Anthony Conditt. But the case in Austin is still active as authorities conduct an followup investigation into suspicious packages, including at a FedEx location near the airport. No one has been ev

FOX 19 - 2018-03-21 15:14:42

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

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

'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


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

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

Six Central Texas cities among the top 50 safest in the state, new report finds

A new report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security found that six Central Texas cities were among the safest in the state in 2018. Using the most recent FBI crime statistics and population data, the council-a national trade association comprised of licensed alarm installers, contracto


Explosion injures 2 in Texas capital hours after appeal in earlier blasts

AUSTIN, Texas - Police responded Sunday night to an explosion that injured two people in a neighborhood in southwest Austin just hours after an unusual direct appeal to whoever was responsible for several deadly package explosions this month that have kept the capital of Texas on edge. A short time


Local high school, daycare on lockdown after deadly shooting

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Temple High School and a daycare were locked down Monday afternoon following a deadly shooting at a nearby apartment complex. Police are looking for two suspects. The shooting was reported at the Saulsbury Apartments at 2406 Saulsbury Dr. Further details weren't immediately avai

KWTX - 2018-03-19 22:10:00

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


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


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


Obstacles impede fire crews' attempt to save Leander home from blaze

A structure fire near Leander destroyed a house Sunday morning as fire crews struggled to respond to the home in a remote part of Travis County. Fire rescue crews of Travis County Emergency Service District 1 headed out to the blaze around 8 a.m. in the Sandy Creek neighborhood, about four miles wes


The 2018 Georgetown Summer Camp Guide

The Georgetown area is home to a variety of summer camps for children of all ages and interests. Parents can choose from academic, day, overnight and sports camps. This list is not comprehensive. Skills Camp Goodwater This camp offers a variety of traditional and nontraditional camp activities in s