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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

'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

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

KXAN - 2018-03-19 03:26:14

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

Austin police investigating incident at FedEx near ABIA

Austin police are investigating an incident at a FedEx five miles west of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Austin police said they were called in at 6:19 a.m. Tuesday, March 20 to the FedEx Ground location in the 4100 block of McKinney Falls Parkway. The Austin Fire Department said the they a

KVUE - 2018-03-20 14:46:00

Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses tripwire

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire. Police and federal agents

WBTW.COM - 2018-03-20 00:03:44

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

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-03-18 22:37:22

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

PATCH - 2018-03-18 20:56:30

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

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 13:22:00

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

PATCH - 2018-03-19 06:52:27

Deadly Austin parcel bomber was trying to send message: police

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The person, or people, responsible for three parcel bombs that killed two people in the Texas capital this month was trying to send a message and should contact authorities to explain any motive, Austin police said on Sunday. More than 500 federal agents have joined Austin

YAHOO! - 2018-03-19 00:56:10

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

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN - 2018-03-19 01:10:09

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.


Arrest Made in Fair Market Bomb Threat

Trevor Weldon Ingram Austin Police arrested Trevor Weldon Ingram last night on third degree felony charges of making a terroristic threat. Ingram, 26, is accused of issuing the bomb threat that canceled the Roots' show Saturday night at Fair Market. According to a city statement issued at 1:53am o


2 displaced when fire sets Leander house ablaze

LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) - Two people are displaced from their home in Leander after it caught fire Sunday morning. Fire crews with Travis County ESD 1 say they received the call at 8:13 a.m. When they arrived at the home on Bingham Creek Road, they said it was already fully engulfed in flames. ESD 1 f

KXAN - 2018-03-18 16:59:14