After initially reporting a package explosion in South Austin on Tuesday evening, authorities later said the incident involved an incendiary device rather than a bomb and may not be connected to previous explosions in the Austin area since early March.
The top local stories this evening from KERA News: Austin is a city on edge following a string of bombings. Two people have been killed and four others hurt. Local, state, and federal agencies are chasing leads, trying to figure out who’s behind the bombings.
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