Top Stories: Austin Bombings Investigation Continues; Exploring Dallas Debt Trends | KERA News

Top Stories: Austin Bombings Investigation Continues; Exploring Dallas Debt Trends

Mar 20, 2018

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.

On Tuesday, the radius of the investigation grew. Early this morning, a package exploded at a FedEx facility in Schertz –just outside of San Antonio.

Public radio reporters in San Antonio and Austin wrap up the day’s events.

Other stories this evening:

  • Every week, KERA’s One Crisis Away project examines life on the financial edge. Today: consumer credit in North Texas. Access to credit is how most people buy houses, pay for school or get a new car. Borrowing money and paying it back is how people participate in the economy. The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has been exploring debt trends in Dallas County. Emily Perlmeter wrote the report, and she talked with KERA's Courtney Collins.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.