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2nd suspicious package found at FedEx after blast

CNN - 19 Mar 2018
Preliminary information indicates there could be a connection between the Schertz blast and the four Austin explosions, FBI San Antonio spokeswoman Michelle Lee said. • But FBI special agent James Smith said it was too early to know whether the Schertz ...
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Officer who shot at Austin bomber won't face charges

KXAN.com - 06 Sep 2018
GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — A Williamson County grand jury decided Thursday not to charge the officer who fired at the Austin bomber in March. The grand jury process is a routine step whenever officers use deadly force. The evidence before the jury ...
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Inside the SWAT Team That Took Down the Austin Bomber

Officer (press release) (blog) - 17 Sep 2018
AUSTIN -- Sometime around midnight on March 20, a handful of Austin Police Department SWAT officers climbed into a van and raced north up Interstate 35. They were close to catching the serial bomber who had terrorized the city for 19 days. In the dimly ...
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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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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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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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Austin bombings were 'domestic terrorism,' police chief says

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 29 Mar 2018
When he looks back at what the Austin bomber “did to our community, he was a domestic terrorist for what he did to us,” interim Austin police Chief Brian Manley said Thursday at a panel discussion that focused on how police, the media and the community ...

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