Austin likely facing 'serial bomber,' police chief says

Posted: March 19, 2018 at 1:45 p.m.
Updated: March 19, 2018 at 4:01 p.m.

Associated Press/Eric Gay Officials work and stage near the site of Sunday's deadly explosion this morning in Austin, Texas. Police warned nearby residents to remain indoors overnight as investigators looked for possible links to other package bombings elsewhere in the city this month.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Fear escalated across Austin on Monday after the fourth bombing this month -- this time, a blast that was triggered by a tripwire and demonstrated what police said was a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks.

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