A possible new explosion was reported Tuesday evening near a Goodwill store, the Austin Police Department said on its Twitter account.
One male said to be in his 30s was transported to the hospital. Their condition is serious, but the injuries are not expected to be life threatening.
Tuesday incident comes just hours after a package detonated at a FedEx package handling facility in San Antonio, Texas, which is about 60 miles from Austin.
The San Antonio explosion was considered tied to four previous incidents in Austin. The package’s intended destination is unknown.
(VIA) Austin-Travis County EMS says they responded to 4721 Eagle Feather Dr. just after 8:30 p.m. for “unconfirmed reports of six patients on the ground.” The neighborhood is off of Southwest Parkway just west of South MoPac.
However, when they arrived, ATCEMS says it found two separate incidents, the second one being on Dawn Song Drive, which is one block over. Two male patients have been identified and are currently being prepared for transport to the hospital.
On Sunday afternoon, the Austin Police Department held a news conference pleading for the person responsible for the recent bombings to come forward before anyone else gets injured or killed. Continue reading
TheCount.com reported this morning of a fatal package explosion in Austin, which followed another fatal blast last week, and now a third explosion has occurred.
The third explosion has been reported in Austin, Texas, after an earlier blast on the same day killed a teenage boy. Authorities have said they believe the first two explosions, both the result of explosives left in a package at a residence, are related.
A March 2 explosion killed an adult male.
Both of the deceased victims are African-American, and Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said in a news conference that authorities “cannot rule out hate crime is the cause of this.” Continue reading
U.S. immigration officials say, Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man suspected of a double murder in Cedar Hill, a Dallas suburb, was in the country illegally. Franco-Luviano had been deported three times to Mexico prior to the killings.
Franco-Luviano was arrested Tuesday at an apartment in Georgetown, about 25 miles north of Austin. Ruben Moreno, 23, of Duncanville and Walton Betts, 44 of Cedar Hill were his victims.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement Wednesday that an immigration detainer has been placed on the 40-year-old Mexican national. He remains in the Williamson County Jail in Georgetown on a murder warrant in the Sunday night slaying of a motorist in Dallas. Continue reading
Teqnika Moultrie, a California high school bus driver, was identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in a crowded entertainment district of downtown Austin on Sunday.
Moultrie, 30, was shot and killed during the attack. She was from San Carlos. Three others were injured after a suspect fired at crowd at the popular entertainment hotspot. The motive remains unknown.
Moultrie was pronounced dead at the scene in the Sixth Street Entertainment District shortly after 2 a.m. The Bay Area woman drove buses for the Sequoia Union High School District. Continue reading
Phife Dawg, of legendary hip-hop group, A Tribe Called Quest, has passed away. He was 45.
DJ Chuck Chillout posted the sad news in a Twitter post, just after 1 a.m. EST Wednesday morning.
The Five-Foot Assassin has been battling his health for years, consistently fighting Type-I diabetes, which he developed in 1990. Continue reading
IKEA, the furniture superstore, has finally made its way to Las Vegas and will open its doors on May 18, 2016.
Customers are expected to line up for the grand opening on May 16 for special deals and promotions.
The 351,000-square-foot store will be IKEA’s first Nevada store, and 42nd U.S. store. “We are thrilled by the excellent construction progress made to date, and believe we can complete the remaining milestones and interior build-up by mid-May Continue reading
Bernie Sanders‘ wife Jane took a nasty fall Saturday after an unknown commotion took place at the conclusion of the candidate’s rally.
Bernie had just finished speaking in Austin, TX., and he and his wife were making their way back to their vehicle when Jane took a tumble. Link to video located below.
Only problem is … she was surrounded by security guards blocking her view and ate it on a cable guard that was on the ground. Lucky for Jane … she seemed to be alright and played it off like no big deal.
The remote West Texas ranch where Antonin Scalia was found dead Saturday is a 5-star resort that once was a group of forts used by 19th Century cattle barons to fend off attacks by Apaches and thieves.
Cibolo Creek Ranch was bought by Houston billionaire John Poindexter in 1990 and renovated into a luxury 33-room resort with a private airstrip. It’s located about 30 miles south of Marfa, or about 440 miles west of San Antonio. h/t mysanantonio
Rob Kardashian drove for 26 hours straight, L.A. to Austin, 1,377 miles to retrieve Blac Chyna on the heels of her arrest.
Rob’s Bentley was spotted making the long haul trek leaving Los Angeles “minutes” after Chyna got arrested for public intoxication at the Austin International Airport Friday.
A photo documenting the road trip was posted at around 12:20 PM PT — 22 hours after her arrest: The drive is 19 hours minimum Continue reading