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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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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


US 183 in Liberty Hill closed after reports of gunman

LIBERTY HILL, Texas - A portion of U.S. 183 is closed in Williamson County because of reports of a suspect with a gun. Both the north and southbound lanes are shut down in the 7290 block of U.S. 183, according to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office. The closures were reported at 9:10 p.m. People


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


Round Rock Gun Show Canceled After Firearm Goes Off Accidentally

ROUND ROCK, TX - A gun show that had been planned this weekend didn't go off after a firearm was discharged last year, organizers said. Round Rock Sports Center officials opted not to host gun shows anymore after a vendor discharged a firearm by accident during a show hosted by Premier Gun Shows at


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.


Lupe Tortilla to open Round Rock location this summer

Lupe Tortilla announced it will open this summer at 240 Bass Pro Drive, Round Rock. The Tex-Mex restaurant chain will open in a 7,000-square-foot building and offer more than 60 menu items when it opens, including margaritas, hand-pressed tortillas, seafood, carne asadas and more. Lupe Tortilla has