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Taking down the Austin bomber | Officers talk for the first time - 13 Sep 2018
AUSTIN — When the serial bomber attacked Austin this spring, 11 Austin police officers faced an almost impossible decision: Charge toward him, knowing he probably had a bomb, or hold back until it was safe. That March morning, with their own lives on ...
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John Burnett - 18 Sep 2018
As NPR's Southwest correspondent based in Austin, Texas, John Burnett covers immigration, border affairs, Texas news, and features, and does investigative reporting. Though he is assigned to the National Desk, his beat has sometimes stretched ...
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Austin bomber dead: What we know now about the Texas bombings

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 21 Mar 2018
Since the bombings began on March 2, five suspicious package explosions, including one involving an Austin-bound package at a San Antonio FedEx facility, killed two and injured multiple others. William McManus, the San Antonio police chief, had said ...
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Austin Bombing Suspect's Housemate Called a Person of Interest

New York Times - 27 Mar 2018
AUSTIN, Tex. — One of the housemates of the man responsible for a series of bombings in Texas has become a “person of interest” in the investigation, and the authorities now have evidence that the explosive devices were constructed at the suburban ...
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The Inscrutable Terror of the Austin Bombings

The New Yorker - 28 Mar 2018
With a bomb, things are less certain. “We can't rule out that Mr. House didn't construct this himself and accidentally detonate it, in which case it would be an accidental death,” Joseph Chacon, the assistant chief of police in Austin, said at a press ...
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Austin bombings: The facts about 5 claims from social media

Austin American-Statesman - 22 Mar 2018
Information about the investigation into the Austin bombings has come at a fast pace, especially since police identified the bomber early Wednesday. As new details flood in, social media users have spread claims about the bombings that in some cases ...
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Two More Explosive Devices Rattle Texas After Austin Bombings

Wall Street Journal - 20 Mar 2018
SCHERTZ, Texas—Two more explosive devices in Texas, one that blew up inside a FedEx Corp. facility outside San Antonio, and another found unexploded at a FedEx site in Austin, kept the region on edge Tuesday as the investigation into a wave of ...
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Austin Bombing Latest

NPR - 21 Mar 2018
There are major developments out of Austin, Texas, today. At this hour, police there are holding a press conference about the suspect in a series of bombings that has shaken the city. Authorities say the suspect has been killed in a standoff with police.

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