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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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

Man hit, killed by car on I-35 south of downtown Austin

AUSTIN, Texas - A man died after being hit by a vehicle on Thursday evening just south of downtown Austin. The accident happened in the northbound lanes in the 20 block of I-35 at 8:48 p.m. The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are telling drivers to expect delays on I-35


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Woman who ran illegal group home used alias to operate new locations, officials say

Deputies on Tuesday arrested the former owner of an unlicensed assisted living facility who investigators suspect began to operate new homes under an alias, officials with the Travis County district attorney's office said. File photo of Renee Segura-Livingston (HANDOUT) Renee Segura-Livingston prev


Grand jury indicts 3 Austin police officers

AUSTIN, Texas - Three Austin police officers have been indicted on charges related to a shooting that happened on Feb. 16. According to the indictments, Nathaniel Stallings has been charged with assault causing bodily injury. Donald Petraitis has been charged with official oppression and assault cau


Austin police searching for missing, endangered woman

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police are seeking the public's help in locating a woman who has been missing for roughly a week. Officers were called to a home located on McNeil Drive just before 5 p.m. on Friday, March 9. It was reported that the home's garage door had been open for a few days. Officers no


Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-02-04-07-08-12-14-15-19-20-23-24 (one, two, four, seven, eight, twelve, fourteen, fifteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-three, twenty-four) Copyright 2018 The Associated


East Austin neighbors meet with city leaders after package bombings

AUSTIN (KXAN) - Neighbors from Austin's east side came together Thursday evening to talk about what they can do to make their neighborhoods safer after the package bombings that killed two people and injured two others. Around 200 people met at the Greater Zion Baptist Church, along with Mayor Steve