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Cedar tree removal program to increase water supply approved

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Cutting down cedar trees, to increase ground water supplies, a controversial state program, was approved Monday More>>

*Update* Same-sex marriage supporters unable to drop off petitions

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Same-sex marriage supporters are petitioning Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. They want the state to support marriage equality but the trip to the AG's office didn't go exactly as planned.


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Former police officer caught transporting drugs through Fayette Co

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Fayette County deputies bust a former police officer with 100 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. More>>

Gun maker launches new precision shooting technology

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A Pflugerville gun maker is launching its next generation of precision shooting technology. More>>

Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use

Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River. More>>

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. More>>

Volunteers from Austin church traveling to border to help undocumented immigrants

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A local church is headed to the Texas/Mexico border to help care for the children and families that have crossed into America.Volunteers at St. James' Episcopal Church left around 2 p.m. Sunday for their five day mission trip.
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Texas doctor contracts Ebola while in Africa

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A Texas doctor is among two American aid workers who have contracted Ebola while in Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly is from Fort Worth. More>>

Fertilizer companies involved in West explosion suing town

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Two fertilizer companies involved in last year's explosion in West are suing the town saying it’s partially to blame.
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Fatal accident in NW Austin

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An early morning wreck leaves one woman dead and two children in the hospital. Austin police say they got a call at 7:15 this morning regarding a two vehicle collision. More>>

  • One year later: Family holds vigil for Larry Jackson Jr.

    One year later: Family holds vigil for Larry Jackson Jr.

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:13:48 GMT
    Saturday marks one year since 32-year-old Larry Jackson Jr. was fatally shot by an Austin Police officer. His family and friends remembered him with a candlelight vigil on the 34th Street bridge where he died.
    Saturday marks one year since 32-year-old Larry Jackson Jr. was fatally shot by an Austin Police officer. His family and friends remembered him with a candlelight vigil on the 34th Street bridge where he died.
  • Austin neighborhoods fighting against crime

    Austin neighborhoods fighting against crime

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:18 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:18:31 GMT
    It's a community effort to make Austin the safest city in the nation. Residents met Saturday to figure out how to make that happen.
    It's a community effort to make Austin the safest city in the nation. Residents met Saturday to figure out how to make that happen.
  • Invasion of birds in North Austin

    Invasion of birds in North Austin

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:17 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:17:24 GMT
    It's a sight that residents say you don't want to miss. An invasion of birds in North Austin. Waiting and watching as hundreds of thousands of birds take to the sky.
    It's a sight that residents say you don't want to miss. An invasion of birds in North Austin. Waiting and watching as hundreds of thousands of birds take to the sky.
  • San Marcos downtown transforms to demonstrate possible future changes

    San Marcos downtown transforms to demonstrate possible future changes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:16:18 GMT
    Land development codes and transportation plans usually take place in meeting rooms, but not in San Marcos. The city spent Saturday demonstrating their ideas to the public.
    Land development codes and transportation plans usually take place in meeting rooms, but not in San Marcos. The city spent Saturday demonstrating their ideas to the public.
  • Fire leaves 4 without a home

    Fire leaves 4 without a home

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:14:53 GMT
    Four people are without a home this evening after a fire rips through a Southwest Austin duplex.Austin fire crews got the call around 4:30 this afternoon regarding a garage fire at a home in the 4900 block of Cana Cove.
    Four people are without a home this evening after a fire rips through a Southwest Austin duplex.Austin fire crews got the call around 4:30 this afternoon regarding a garage fire at a home in the 4900 block of Cana Cove.
  • Operation Homefront and the Back-to-School Brigade

    Operation Homefront and the Back-to-School Brigade

    Operation Homefront and the Back-to-School Brigade

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:56:51 GMT
    Mike Warren will be joining Operation Homefront at their Back-to-School Brigade event on August 15th at Camp Mabry. Operation Homefront distributes backpacks and school supplies to military families.
    Mike Warren will be joining Operation Homefront at their Back-to-School Brigade event on August 15th at Camp Mabry. Operation Homefront distributes backpacks and school supplies to military families.
  • State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

    State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

    State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
    State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
  • Animals rescued from Kenedy Animal Shelter

    Animals rescued from Kenedy Animal Shelter

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 18:56:36 GMT
    *WARNING: SOME MAY FIND SOME PHOTOS IN STORY DISTURBING* Texas Humane Heroes says that it has stepped in and saved all the animals currently at the Kenedy Animal Shelter after community activists and volunteers from the area reached out for assistance.
    *WARNING: SOME MAY FIND SOME PHOTOS IN STORY DISTURBING* Texas Humane Heroes says that it has stepped in and saved all the animals currently at the Kenedy Animal Shelter after community activists and volunteers from the area reached out for assistance.
  • Kendra Scott talks about business

    Kendra Scott talks about business

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:30 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:30:34 GMT
    The designer talks about the highs and the lows of the business and a new partnership helping out women in African countries.
    The designer talks about the highs and the lows of the business and a new partnership helping out women in African countries.
  • Game wardens undergo water survival training

    Game wardens undergo water survival training

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-25 02:39:59 GMT
    Sometimes, you unexpectedly end up in the water...when you're a game warden.
    Sometimes, you unexpectedly end up in the water...when you're a game warden.
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    Crimewatch

    FOX 7's Noelle Newton investigates how law enforcement battle crime in the community

    FOX 7's Noelle Newton investigates how law enforcement battle crime in the community.

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    Mugshot Madness

    All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
    All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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