The Newsroom: Everything you need to know today

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thousands of travelers worldwide are experiencing delays due to a Delta Airlines system-wide computer failure.

We have a live look from the Austin airport on how this is impacting local flights.

  1. Austin police search for fleeing driver after crash: The suspect ran off on foot after police say a driver swerved to avoid hitting a pedestrian and crashed into a building along I-35.
  2. Proposed commuter rail deal could be off: The plan to build a commuter rail line between Georgetown and San Antonio could come to an end. The Lone Star Rail Project has been in the works for more than 10 years and nearly $30 million has gone into the planning.
  3. Worldwide computer outage grounding Delta Airlines flights: Some passengers are Tweeting out their experiences, saying it is taking as long as an hour and a half to check-in at the ticket counter.
  4. Olympics: Sailing day 3 preview. Don’t miss the women’s and men’s sailing events today!

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