Saturday, July 30, 2016 95°F Scattered clouds
Minutes before it crashed near Lockhart, a reader took this photo of the hot air balloon
Austin Statesman 4 hours
Gov. Greg Abbott: "I ask all of Texas to join us in praying for those lost"
Travis County SO 2 hours
We ask that those offering to host fund raisers for Hutch's family hold off during this initial time of shock and grief. We are overwhelmed.
NEW: Witness says hot air balloon ‘was barely moving’ before Lockhart crash
Austin Police Dept 50 min
atxtraffic The fatality collision investigation on SB Mopac has concluded and the roadway is back opened. WC3
Lynnanne Nguyen 4 hours
Allison Harris 2 hours
Man who went on Heart of Texas hot air balloon ride year ago says pilot was "very honest about the inherent danger".
Erin Jones 2 hours
Allison Harris 3 hours
Caldwell Co. sheriff: "When it's a balloon ride like this, anybody can buy tickets...get on...not a plane manifest."
Austin Statesman 40 min
Austin author’s Facebook rant captures everyone’s feelings about I-35
Elizabeth Saab 23 min
from the Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Ride's FB page. Balloon went down in Lockhart. At least 16 dead.
KVUE News 2 hours
Today's hot air balloon crash comes 2 years after the FAA was warned of potential for many hot air balloon deaths.
My Statesman 43 min
Deadly balloon crash near Lockhart comes months after FAA rejected safety recommendations