Manley was named the lone finalist to lead the city’s police department.
He was a highlight of Austin’s creative community and, in death, a spotlight on the city’s problems with race.
Experts in the earlier case say Austin’s police are working just as hard now that suspect is dead.
Even a 25-minute video confession leaves police with many questions about motive.
The Midnight Assassin, who terrorized Austin 138 years ago, also targeted minorities first.
Paxton incorrectly whipped up fear on Sean Hannity’s national television show.
The suspect blew himself up as police approached his vehicle.
With law enforcement racing to track down their first real lead, officials urge continued caution.
Austin police say latest blast was not a package bomb, and was instead caused by an "artillery simulator."
This and other FedEx-related developments today have given police their best chance yet at a lead on the bomber.
It’s an uncertain time. Here’s what we can be confident in.
Authorities are still investigating a motive, but they haven’t ruled out a potential hate crime because the two victims were African-American.