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Austin Bomber Confession

The deceased Austin bombing suspect left a voice recording talking about the bombs.

The city of Austin is breathing a little easier now after the death of the suspected serial bomber. Police say 23-year-old Mark Conditt killed himself as they were physically closing in. The bombings left two people dead and at least six people injured and a city in fear. Conditt blew himself up, while being pursued by police. A 25-minute voice…

An Explosive Day

Austin Police rush to the scene of yet another explosion on Tuesday, after two earlier incidents the same day.

One day, three new scares in Texas. Police have confirmed two explosives found on Tuesday were the work of the Austin serial bomber. A third event was unrelated. But Tuesday’s events, plus the four earlier explosions that killed two people have added even more layers of tension to a city filled with anxiety. Police have been following up on hundreds…

Another Explosion in Austin

An explosion in southwest Austin sent two people to the hospital and has locals worried about another package bomb.

Another explosion in Austin, Texas Sunday night injured two people. Both victims are twenty-something males. Austin police are not saying if this is package bomb number four. Locals are already anxious over a series of package bombings that left two people dead. The bombings have had an effect on Austin’s South by Southwest festival, after a 26-year-old man was arrested…

Deadly Deliveries

A manhunt is underway in Austin for a suspect who is sending out packages that explode when opened.

Three packages have exploded in ten days in Austin, TX, killing a teenager and a 39-year-old man. Other people nearby were injured, some seriously. In each case, the plain-looking box sits outside the victim’s house overnight and then goes off when opened. It wasn’t until the two latest explosions, on Monday, that police began investigating a connection. None of the…

Knife Attack on Campus

A deadly stabbing attack Monday took the life of one student on the campus of the University of Texas-Austin.

  A Texas college student has been accused of going on a stabbing spree at the University of Texas in Austin, killing one student is dead and wounding three others. Police say officers were on scene in less than two minutes and found the suspect  with a large “Bowie-style” hunting knife. Several fellow students say they’re shocked and describe him…