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  • One person killed in collision on Hwy 290 just East of Hwy 21

    One person killed in collision on Hwy 290 just East of Hwy 21

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:49:37 GMT
    The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a collision that included two 18-wheelers. Rocks are on both the eastbound and westbound lanes. It's expected to take hours for crews to clean up.
    The Bastrop County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a collision that included two 18-wheelers. Rocks are on both the eastbound and westbound lanes. It's expected to take hours for crews to clean up.
  • State school board battle over new Texas textbooks

    State school board battle over new Texas textbooks

    The state has not approved new history textbooks for school districts to purchase since 2002. But some of the books under consideration are being described as propaganda that exaggerates the influence of Christian values while others are said to be full of liberal bias.

    The state has not approved new history textbooks for school districts to purchase since 2002. But some of the books under consideration are being described as propaganda that exaggerates the influence of Christian values while others are said to be full of liberal bias.

  • Darrell K Royal Research Fund event raises more than $1 million for Alzheimer’s research

    Darrell K Royal Research Fund event raises more than $1 million for Alzheimer’s research

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:03:04 GMT
    “Links Lyrics” was held at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. It featured Vince Gill and raised $1,050,000.
    “Links Lyrics” was held at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater. It featured Vince Gill and raised $1,050,000.
  • $5,000 reward offered for Most Wanted fugitive

    $5,000 reward offered for Most Wanted fugitive

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:03:03 GMT
    The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.
    The Texas Department of Public Safety has added Rodney Dewayne Wynn to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list and a cash reward up to $5,000 is now being offered for information leading to his arrest.
  • Red Band Society strikes a chord with local cancer patients

    Red Band Society strikes a chord with local cancer patients

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:17:47 GMT
    The new FOX show Red Band Society is about a group of teens who become friends while they're patients at a hospital. Some FOX 7 viewers, along with a few teens who have spent time in the hospital, got the chance to screen the show at Clear Channel Radio in Austin last week.
    The new FOX show Red Band Society is about a group of teens who become friends while they're patients at a hospital. Some FOX 7 viewers, along with a few teens who have spent time in the hospital, got the chance to screen the show at Clear Channel Radio in Austin last week.
  • Cats thrown from cars

    Cats thrown from cars

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:55:01 GMT
    Two cats were thrown from two different cars within days of each other. Both cats were rescued and taken to an animal shelter.
    Two cats were thrown from two different cars within days of each other. Both cats were rescued and taken to an animal shelter.
  • New form of marijuana hitting streets of Austin

    New form of marijuana hitting streets of Austin

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:26:05 GMT
    There is a new form of marijuana hitting the streets of Austin and it has federal and local authorities worried. It may become a bigger problem than what lawmen faced when meth hit the streets.
    There is a new form of marijuana hitting the streets of Austin and it has federal and local authorities worried. It may become a bigger problem than what lawmen faced when meth hit the streets.
  • Text bubble anxiety

    Text bubble anxiety

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:24:08 GMT
    Your cellphone is causing you anxiety at least according to some mental health experts. Apparently the time in-between text messages can have both physical and mental effects.
    Your cellphone is causing you anxiety at least according to some mental health experts. Apparently the time in-between text messages can have both physical and mental effects.
  • APD on lookout for "Sunglasses Robber"

    APD on lookout for "Sunglasses Robber"

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:59:45 GMT
    Police released surveillance photos of the suspect who they say has robbed several businesses in North Austin over the past several days.
    Police released surveillance photos of the suspect who they say has robbed several businesses in North Austin over the past several days.
  • Friend of Colton Turner's mother speaks out

    Friend of Colton Turner's mother speaks out

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:59:44 GMT

    Brianna Spieldenner says she was the first person to hold Colton and considered Colton's mother, Meagan Work, to be her best friend.

    Brianna Spieldenner says she was Colton's godmother and the first person to hold Colton. She considered Colton's mother, Meagan Work, to be her best friend.


  • Peterson case raising questions about corporal punishment

    Peterson case raising questions about corporal punishment

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-09-16 01:29:42 GMT

    Corporal punishment is now coming under fire after Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for injuring one of his children. This case is being seen as a double standard to many.

    Corporal punishment is now coming under fire after Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was indicted for injuring one of his children. This case is being seen as a double standard to many.


  • Texas regents exclude lawmakers from inquiry

    Texas regents exclude lawmakers from inquiry

    University of Texas System regents have rejected attempts by two state lawmakers to monitor all interviews during an independent investigation into school admissions.
    University of Texas System regents have rejected attempts by two state lawmakers to monitor all interviews during an independent investigation into school admissions.
  • Colton Turner vigil draws hundreds, despite the rain and cool air

    Colton Turner vigil draws hundreds, despite the rain and cool air

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:31:36 GMT
    The air was chilly and the rain was falling...but the crowd only grew.Varsha Megha is a Cedar Park mother of 8.
    The air was chilly and the rain was falling...but the crowd only grew.Varsha Megha is a Cedar Park mother of 8.
  • Home videos show Colton Turner spending time with parents

    Home videos show Colton Turner spending time with parents

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:30:39 GMT
    Home movies, released to FOX 7 by Colton Turner's family members, show the 2-year-old spending time with his parents.
    Home movies, released to FOX 7 by Colton Turner's family members, show the 2-year-old spending time with his parents.
  • Austin kicks off weird homes tour

    Austin kicks off weird homes tour

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:28:57 GMT
    Austin is known for being weird, now our city is embracing it even more.It's been a year in progress but Saturday the first Austin weird homes tour kicked off.
    Austin is known for being weird, now our city is embracing it even more.It's been a year in progress but Saturday the first Austin weird homes tour kicked off.
  • Local Texas Tech students laid to rest

    Local Texas Tech students laid to rest

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:28 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:28:01 GMT
    Two local Texas Tech students killed in a car crash were remembered today at their funeral service. Siblings Kylie and Ryan Murphy died in the crash last week in Burnet county.
    Two local Texas Tech students killed in a car crash were remembered today at their funeral service. Siblings Kylie and Ryan Murphy died in the crash last week in Burnet county.
  • I-35 fatal crash

    I-35 fatal crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:25 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:25:14 GMT
    A man is dead after an SUV rear ended a semi-truck on I-35 this morning. It happened around 3:30 on Southbound I-35 between Riverside and Woodward.
    A man is dead after an SUV rear ended a semi-truck on I-35 this morning. It happened around 3:30 on Southbound I-35 between Riverside and Woodward.
  • New details in the death of two-year-old Colton Turner

    New details in the death of two-year-old Colton Turner

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:30:12 GMT

    Austin Police want access to Meagan Work's Facebook account. On Monday a judge signed off on a search warrant where police say Work has pictures that show alleged abuse. It's part of the ongoing investigation homicide detectives are working on.

    Austin Police want access to Meagan Work's Facebook account. On Monday a judge signed off on a search warrant where police say Work has pictures that show alleged abuse. It's part of the ongoing investigation homicide detectives are working on.

  • City Council candidate's ride share proposal

    City Council candidate's ride share proposal

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:03:58 GMT

    Councilman Chris Riley pitched a plan Monday that he claims will allow companies like Uber and Lyft to move out of the shadows and into the mainstream.

    Councilman Chris Riley pitched a plan Monday that he claims will allow companies like Uber and Lyft to move out of the shadows and into the mainstream.

  • Travis County lifts burn ban

    Travis County lifts burn ban

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:56:06 GMT
    The Travis County Fire Marshal's Office has lifted the burn ban for Travis County that was scheduled to end on October 8th due to recent rainfall and the decrease in the risk of wildfire.
    The Travis County Fire Marshal's Office has lifted the burn ban for Travis County that was scheduled to end on October 8th due to recent rainfall and the decrease in the risk of wildfire.
  • Valuables found at bottom of Lake Travis

    Valuables found at bottom of Lake Travis

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-15 04:00:40 GMT
    Imagine what's at the bottom of Lake Travis.Some divers got an up-close look at that Sunday. It's a hunt for trash at the 20th annual Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup.
    Imagine what's at the bottom of Lake Travis.Some divers got an up-close look at that Sunday. It's a hunt for trash at the 20th annual Lake Travis Underwater Cleanup.
  • Man recovering after being stabbed near South Austin bus stop

    Man recovering after being stabbed near South Austin bus stop

    Sunday, September 14 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-09-15 02:48:20 GMT
    A south Austin man is recovering after police say he was stabbed early Sunday morning while walking to catch his bus to work.
    A south Austin man is recovering after police say he was stabbed early Sunday morning while walking to catch his bus to work.
  • Some Austin businesses unhappy about hands-free cell phone ordinance

    Some Austin businesses unhappy about hands-free cell phone ordinance

    Sunday, September 14 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-09-15 01:55:57 GMT
    In just a few months Austin drivers will have to put down their cellphones when they get behind the wheel.
    In just a few months Austin drivers will have to put down their cellphones when they get behind the wheel.
  • Police believe child’s remains found, mother booked into jail

    Police believe child’s remains found, mother booked into jail

    Saturday, September 13 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-09-13 04:10:53 GMT

    Police say they have every reason to believe that the remains of a small child found in Southeast Austin are those of two-year-old Colton Turner. Cedar Park police reported Colton as missing and in danger Thursday.

    Police say they have every reason to believe that the remains of a small child found in Southeast Austin are those of two-year-old Colton Turner. Cedar Park police reported Colton as missing and in danger Thursday.

  • Woman taken to hospital after plane crash at Austin Executive Airport

    Woman taken to hospital after plane crash at Austin Executive Airport

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:23:10 GMT

    A woman was taken to the hospital Friday evening after a plane crash at the Austin Executive Airport.

    A woman was taken to the hospital Friday evening after a plane crash at the Austin Executive Airport.

  • Biden visit causes traffic headaches

    Biden visit causes traffic headaches

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:19:32 GMT

    Vice President Joe Biden's quick trip to Austin Friday evening caused some extra traffic headaches around rush hour.

    Vice President Joe Biden's quick trip to Austin Friday evening caused some extra traffic headaches around rush hour.

  • UT basketball player accused of hitting girlfriend suspended

    UT basketball player accused of hitting girlfriend suspended

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:12:44 GMT

    There is an ongoing investigation into the charges of assault with injury/dating violence that led to the indefinite suspension of sophomore Martez Walker from the University of Texas basketball team.

    There is an ongoing investigation into the charges of assault with injury/dating violence that led to the indefinite suspension of sophomore Martez Walker from the University of Texas basketball team.

  • Paraplegic UT grad student competing in cycling competition

    Paraplegic UT grad student competing in cycling competition

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:14:34 GMT
    500 women will be competing this weekend in the Athleta Esprit de She cycling competition. Among them will be a local UT grad student who has been training for months but her race will be a bit different.
    500 women will be competing this weekend in the Athleta Esprit de She cycling competition. Among them will be a local UT grad student who has been training for months but her race will be a bit different.
  • Man killed in officer involved shooting may have held up bank

    Man killed in officer involved shooting may have held up bank

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:14:33 GMT
    The man who investigators say triggered, and was killed, in a shootout with lawman earlier this week may be the same man who held up a local bank last month.
    The man who investigators say triggered, and was killed, in a shootout with lawman earlier this week may be the same man who held up a local bank last month.
  • Two families raise awareness about Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Two families raise awareness about Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:14:33 GMT
    Two young Dripping Springs boys and their families are working to raise awareness about Prader-Willi Syndrome, a genetic disorder with a spectrum of physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.
    Two young Dripping Springs boys and their families are working to raise awareness about Prader-Willi Syndrome, a genetic disorder with a spectrum of physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.
  • Cedar Park police seek help locating missing child

    Cedar Park police seek help locating missing child

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:48:49 GMT

    Two-year-old Colton Brandt Turner is missing and Cedar Park police say they believe he is in immediate danger.


    Two-year-old Colton Brandt Turner is missing and Cedar Park police say they believe he is in immediate danger.

  • Truck collision causes fire, I35 to close

    Truck collision causes fire, I35 to close

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:22:25 GMT
    Shortly after midnight Friday morning on I-35 near Onion Creek Parkway, a truck carrying a trailer hit the guardrail.This caused the semi truck driving behind to loose control, hit the truck and flip on its side.
    Shortly after midnight Friday morning on I-35 near Onion Creek Parkway, a truck carrying a trailer hit the guardrail.This caused the semi truck driving behind to loose control, hit the truck and flip on its side.
  • Honor Flight Austin looking for Texas Pearl Harbor veterans

    Honor Flight Austin looking for Texas Pearl Harbor veterans

    Friday, September 12 2014 3:36 AM EDT2014-09-12 07:36:57 GMT
    Honor Flight Austin is searching for Texas veterans of the Pearl Harbor attack for a special 73rd anniversary ceremony at the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C.
    Honor Flight Austin is searching for Texas veterans of the Pearl Harbor attack for a special 73rd anniversary ceremony at the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C.
  • Some Hart Elementary bus routes restored

    Some Hart Elementary bus routes restored

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:16:52 GMT
    Bus routes were eliminated this year at Hart Elementary but some of those buses were brought back today.
    Bus routes were eliminated this year at Hart Elementary but some of those buses were brought back today.
  • Neighbors still dealing with cat hoarding

    Neighbors still dealing with cat hoarding

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:53:12 GMT
    Nearly 80 animals were taken from an Austin woman's home in July but neighbors say there are still more cats invading their property.
    Nearly 80 animals were taken from an Austin woman's home in July but neighbors say there are still more cats invading their property.
  • Names of officers involved in shooting released

    Names of officers involved in shooting released

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:31:34 GMT
    The names of the officers who fired shots during an officer-involved shooting in North Travis County Monday night have been released.
    The names of the officers who fired shots during an officer-involved shooting in North Travis County Monday night have been released.
  • Two children nearly kidnapped at San Marcos Walmart

    Two children nearly kidnapped at San Marcos Walmart

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-09-12 01:36:11 GMT

    Two children were nearly lured out of a San Marcos Walmart Sunday night in what police are calling an attempted kidnapping.

    Two children were nearly lured out of a San Marcos Walmart Sunday night in what police are calling an attempted kidnapping.

  • Remembering 9/11 in Austin

    Remembering 9/11 in Austin

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:24:49 GMT

    The nation paused, Thursday, to remember those lost during the 9/11 terror attacks and memorials were held locally as well.

    The nation paused, Thursday, to remember those lost during the 9/11 terror attacks and memorials were held locally as well.

  • Big rig driver arrested after chase through several counties

    Big rig driver arrested after chase through several counties

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:20:44 GMT

    An Austin man faces state and federal charges after leading authorities on a chase through several counties.

    An Austin man faces state and federal charges after leading authorities on a chase through several counties.

  • Livestrong takes hit after Armstrong confession

    Livestrong takes hit after Armstrong confession

    The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career.
    The Livestrong cancer charity reports a sharp downturn in donations and revenue in 2013 after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career.
  • Federal officials propose Texas immigration lockup

    Federal officials propose Texas immigration lockup

    Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.
    Federal authorities want to build a South Texas immigration lockup for families amid the surge of youngsters pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Construction to limit hospital access for months

    Construction to limit hospital access for months

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:10:50 GMT
    The way you get to the hospital could change on Monday. Construction on 15th Street will block some access to University Medical Center Brackenridge for the next few months.
    The way you get to the hospital could change on Monday. Construction on 15th Street will block some access to University Medical Center Brackenridge for the next few months.
  • *Update* One killed in small plane crash

    *Update* One killed in small plane crash

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:35:29 GMT

    Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board will look into what caused a small twin-engine plane to crash just north of the runway at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

    Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board will look into what caused a small twin-engine plane to crash just north of the runway at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.



  • Legendary Longhorn Band director dies

    Legendary Longhorn Band director dies

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:14:55 GMT
    The University of Texas community is mourning the loss of a former Longhorn Band director. Vincent DiNino passed away Tuesday night.
    The University of Texas community is mourning the loss of a former Longhorn Band director. Vincent DiNino passed away Tuesday night.
  • New version of one-room school house

    New version of one-room school house

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:14:55 GMT
    If your child can read, they can attend Acton Academy. The one-room school house mixes 40 elementary-age students downstairs and about 30 middle school-age kids upstairs.
    If your child can read, they can attend Acton Academy. The one-room school house mixes 40 elementary-age students downstairs and about 30 middle school-age kids upstairs.
  • Plane lands safely after losing cabin pressure

    Plane lands safely after losing cabin pressure

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:08:22 GMT
    A Delta flight with 76 people on board landed safely after it lost cabin pressure.
    A Delta flight with 76 people on board landed safely after it lost cabin pressure.
  • Trottie executed as debate continues over lethal injection methods

    Trottie executed as debate continues over lethal injection methods

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-11 03:01:04 GMT

    Death row inmate Willie Trottie was executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Wednesday night. Those who wish to eliminate the death penalty altogether let their voices be heard at the State Capitol.

    Death row inmate Willie Trottie was executed by lethal injection in Huntsville Wednesday night. Those who wish to eliminate the death penalty altogether let their voices be heard at the State Capitol.

  • Law enforcement on alert for 9/11 anniversary

    Law enforcement on alert for 9/11 anniversary

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:46:22 GMT
    The head of the Department of Public Safety says state law enforcement officers are on high alert. Steve McCraw told FOX 7 that no one is ignoring the significance of the anniversary.
    The head of the Department of Public Safety says state law enforcement officers are on high alert. Steve McCraw told FOX 7 that no one is ignoring the significance of the anniversary.
  • Deadly virus detected outside of shelter

    Deadly virus detected outside of shelter

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:46:22 GMT
    FOX 7 first told you Tuesday about a deadly virus that has killed nearly 100 animals at the Humane Society of New Braunfels. Now FOX 7 has learned that it has been detected outside of the shelter's doors.
    FOX 7 first told you Tuesday about a deadly virus that has killed nearly 100 animals at the Humane Society of New Braunfels. Now FOX 7 has learned that it has been detected outside of the shelter's doors.
  • Judge agrees to schedule hearing to discuss motion for new Kelley trial

    Judge agrees to schedule hearing to discuss motion for new Kelley trial

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:46:22 GMT
    A Harris County judge has agreed to schedule a hearing to discuss the motion for a new trial filed by attorneys of Greg Kelley. Kelley was convicted of sexually abusing a child in July.
    A Harris County judge has agreed to schedule a hearing to discuss the motion for a new trial filed by attorneys of Greg Kelley. Kelley was convicted of sexually abusing a child in July.
  • Border surge hearing

    Border surge hearing

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:04:46 GMT
    354 children who were part of the surge of undocumented minors at the border earlier this year now call Travis County home. Today a State House Committee held a hearing about those kids, where they are, and if concerns about the health risks they could pose are justified.
    354 children who were part of the surge of undocumented minors at the border earlier this year now call Travis County home. Today a State House Committee held a hearing about those kids, where they are, and if concerns about the health risks they could pose are justified.
  • Austin traffic costing local business owners money

    Austin traffic costing local business owners money

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:59:21 GMT
    When you live in Austin you are no stranger to traffic but does the congestion make doing business in the city less attractive?
    When you live in Austin you are no stranger to traffic but does the congestion make doing business in the city less attractive?
  • Grief and frustration for parents of teen who drowned in Lady Bird Lake

    Grief and frustration for parents of teen who drowned in Lady Bird Lake

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:53:01 GMT

    As a family comes to grips with the loss of their teenage son, there are more questions as to how his car ended up in Lady Bird Lake in the first place.

    As a family comes to grips with the loss of their teenage son, there are more questions as to how his car ended up in Lady Bird Lake in the first place.

  • Deadly outbreak at the Humane Society of New Braunfels

    Deadly outbreak at the Humane Society of New Braunfels

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:09:04 GMT
    There's been a deadly outbreak at the Humane Society of New Braunfels. Nearly 100 animals have been euthanized. Now your help is needed to prevent even more deaths.
    There's been a deadly outbreak at the Humane Society of New Braunfels. Nearly 100 animals have been euthanized. Now your help is needed to prevent even more deaths.
  • Hays County drug arrests

    Hays County drug arrests

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:49:30 GMT
    Three people are under arrest after a drug bust in Hays County.
    Three people are under arrest after a drug bust in Hays County.
  • Bastrop arson arrest

    Bastrop arson arrest

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:49:30 GMT
    A man is facing several felonies after Bastrop Police say he set fires at two businesses.
    A man is facing several felonies after Bastrop Police say he set fires at two businesses.
  • Wimberley karate studio owner charged

    Wimberley karate studio owner charged

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:49:30 GMT
    The owner of a karate studio in Wimberley turned himself in to authorities this week for new charges related to child pornography.
    The owner of a karate studio in Wimberley turned himself in to authorities this week for new charges related to child pornography.
  • Benefit held for boy struck by lightning

    Benefit held for boy struck by lightning

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:25:02 GMT

    The benefit was not just a fundraiser but also an opportunity for people to learn CPR training from local firefighters. The family has also filed a lawsuit.

    The benefit was not just a fundraiser but also an opportunity for people to learn CPR training from local firefighters. The family has also filed a lawsuit.


  • Conflicting accounts of events leading up to fatal shooting

    Conflicting accounts of events leading up to fatal shooting

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-09-09 23:17:44 GMT
    There's conflicting accounts as to what lead up to a fatal shooting Monday night between local lawmen and a suspected bank robber.
    There's conflicting accounts as to what lead up to a fatal shooting Monday night between local lawmen and a suspected bank robber.
  • Tuesday's Meal: Bevo Wings

    Tuesday's Meal: Bevo Wings

     Steve Constantine from HEB Cooking Connection is in studio showing Good Day Austin how to make a game day favorite, Bevo Wings.

     Steve Constantine from HEB Cooking Connection is in studio showing Good Day Austin how to make a game day favorite, Bevo Wings.

  • City moves forward with plan to buy land

    City moves forward with plan to buy land

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:12:56 GMT

    Austin city leaders move forward with a plan to buy 75 acres of undeveloped land in Central Austin. The 6-1 vote happened after two hours of speakers and discussion.

    Austin city leaders move forward with a plan to buy 75 acres of undeveloped land in Central Austin. The 6-1 vote happened after two hours of speakers and discussion.

  • Man killed in officer involved shooting identified

    Man killed in officer involved shooting identified

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-09-09 21:03:59 GMT

    The Travis County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who was involved in an officer involved shooting in North Travis County Monday night.

    The Travis County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who was involved in an officer involved shooting in North Travis County Monday night.


  • Campaign hopes to increase awareness for prostate cancer

    Campaign hopes to increase awareness for prostate cancer

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:57:27 GMT
    A group of Austinites are set to embark on a bike ride that will test them physically and emotionally. Cyclists will ride as part of the 1400 Miles campaign, which hopes to increase awareness for prostate cancer.
    A group of Austinites are set to embark on a bike ride that will test them physically and emotionally. Cyclists will ride as part of the 1400 Miles campaign, which hopes to increase awareness for prostate cancer.
  • New burn ban in effect for Travis County

    New burn ban in effect for Travis County

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:15:44 GMT
    The Travis County Commissioners Court has voted to ban outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of the county. The burn ban expires on October 8, 2014 unless further action is taken before that date.
    The Travis County Commissioners Court has voted to ban outdoor burning in the unincorporated areas of the county. The burn ban expires on October 8, 2014 unless further action is taken before that date.
  • Utopia premiere continues tonight

    Utopia premiere continues tonight

    EJ the DJ From 96.7 KISS FM is here to preview FOX’s new show, Utopia, based on the hit Dutch television series of the same name.
  • Man accused of trying to kill APD officer

    Man accused of trying to kill APD officer

    Monday, September 8 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-09-09 01:47:30 GMT

    An Austin police officer nearly loses his life in the line of duty after a suspect's handgun malfunctions.

    An Austin police officer nearly loses his life in the line of duty after a suspect's handgun malfunctions.

  • Mayor's attempts to lower tax rate unsuccessful

    Mayor's attempts to lower tax rate unsuccessful

    Monday, September 8 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-09-09 00:04:38 GMT
    Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell says he's disappointed that the council rejected his proposals Monday to lower the proposed tax rate.
    Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell says he's disappointed that the council rejected his proposals Monday to lower the proposed tax rate.
  • Perry's lawyers file motion to dismiss

    Perry's lawyers file motion to dismiss

    Monday, September 8 2014 7:52 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:52:46 GMT
    Governor Rick Perry is out of the country but his lawyers are still working on his abuse of power indictments. Today, his team of attorneys filed a motion to dismiss.
    Governor Rick Perry is out of the country but his lawyers are still working on his abuse of power indictments. Today, his team of attorneys filed a motion to dismiss.
  • City Council to buy land?

    City Council to buy land?

    Monday, September 8 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:00:56 GMT
    The state is selling a prime piece of real estate near Bull Creek and 45th Street. Three Austin City Council members want the city to spend millions to buy the land.
    The state is selling a prime piece of real estate near Bull Creek and 45th Street. Three Austin City Council members want the city to spend millions to buy the land.
  • Dog finds human skull

    Dog finds human skull

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:59:15 GMT

    A family pet made a gruesome discovery Monday morning. The dog brought home a human skull and now Austin police are trying to determine where it came from.

    A family pet made a gruesome discovery Monday morning. The dog brought home a human skull and now Austin police are trying to determine where it came from.


  • Mexican Mafia gang member added to Texas Most Wanted Fugitives list

    Mexican Mafia gang member added to Texas Most Wanted Fugitives list

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:01:17 GMT
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Guevara to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A cash reward of up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to Guevara's arrest.
    The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added John Guevara to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list. A cash reward of up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to Guevara's arrest.
  • Burn ban issued for Austin Parks and Recreation Department System

    Burn ban issued for Austin Parks and Recreation Department System

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:01 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:01:16 GMT
    The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily prohibiting the building of fire and smoking in all City of Austin parks, greenbelts and preserves. This includes the use of wood or charcoal BBQ pits, grills and smokers.
    The Austin Parks and Recreation Department is temporarily prohibiting the building of fire and smoking in all City of Austin parks, greenbelts and preserves. This includes the use of wood or charcoal BBQ pits, grills and smokers.
  • Perry begins economic mission to Japan, China

    Perry begins economic mission to Japan, China

    Gov. Rick Perry is opening a Texas economic mission to Japan and China as he continues to bolster his foreign policy chops for a possible second presidential run.
    Gov. Rick Perry is opening a Texas economic mission to Japan and China as he continues to bolster his foreign policy chops for a possible second presidential run.
  • Man dies after driving into Lady Bird Lake early Sunday

    Man dies after driving into Lady Bird Lake early Sunday

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-09-08 04:05:13 GMT
    The rain poured as the Austin Fire and Police Departments searched for a car witnesses say rolled into Lady Bird Lake a little before 1 Sunday morning.
    The rain poured as the Austin Fire and Police Departments searched for a car witnesses say rolled into Lady Bird Lake a little before 1 Sunday morning.
  • Players restaurant closing after 33 years of service

    Players restaurant closing after 33 years of service

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-09-08 04:03:33 GMT
    Players restaurant has been serving Austinites for more than 30 years, but the owners said come November people will have to go elsewhere to find their hamburgers.
    Players restaurant has been serving Austinites for more than 30 years, but the owners said come November people will have to go elsewhere to find their hamburgers.
  • Man hit by truck on North Lamar Friday night

    Man hit by truck on North Lamar Friday night

    Saturday, September 6 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-09-07 03:57:55 GMT
    Senior Police Officer Keith Kirby with the Austin Police Department says a man was hit by a truck on North Lamar near Rutland Friday evening.
    Senior Police Officer Keith Kirby with the Austin Police Department says a man was hit by a truck on North Lamar near Rutland Friday evening.
  • East Austin youth meet with law enforcement for 'Jamboree'

    East Austin youth meet with law enforcement for 'Jamboree'

    Saturday, September 6 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-09-07 03:56:52 GMT
    Saturday afternoon, East Austin youth met with local law enforcement at an event called a Jamboree.Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo along with Travis County Sheriff's Deputies came together with groups like the Boys and Girls Club and the Boy Scouts of America for the Jamboree.
    Saturday afternoon, East Austin youth met with local law enforcement at an event called a Jamboree.Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo along with Travis County Sheriff's Deputies came together with groups like the Boys and Girls Club and the Boy Scouts of America for the Jamboree.
  • Bastrop race benefits recovery of burned forest at state park

    Bastrop race benefits recovery of burned forest at state park

    Saturday, September 6 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-09-07 03:51:35 GMT
    It's been a little more than three years since a devastating fire tore through the Bastrop State Park. Saturday, people from all over Texas joined together in Bastrop to run the 3rd Annual Burning Pine 5k and 10k, which benefits the park.
    It's been a little more than three years since a devastating fire tore through the Bastrop State Park. Saturday, people from all over Texas joined together in Bastrop to run the 3rd Annual Burning Pine 5k and 10k, which benefits the park.
  • TxTag billing issues

    TxTag billing issues

    Friday, September 5 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-09-06 03:25:44 GMT

    If you drive on the toll roads, chances are you're dealing with billing issues. Consumer law attorney Amy Clark Kleinpeter discusses the issues with FOX 7.

    If you drive on the toll roads, chances are you're dealing with billing issues. Consumer law attorney Amy Clark Kleinpeter discusses the issues with FOX 7.

  • Stand Up To Cancer viewing party

    Stand Up To Cancer viewing party

    Friday, September 5 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-09-06 03:00:53 GMT
    Friday night all four major television networks came together for the hour-long televised Stand Up To Cancer event. Since the cancer research foundation was founded in 2008 viewing parties have popped up around the country.
    Friday night all four major television networks came together for the hour-long televised Stand Up To Cancer event. Since the cancer research foundation was founded in 2008 viewing parties have popped up around the country.
  • Boat anchor among items in Cap Metro "Lost and Found"

    Boat anchor among items in Cap Metro "Lost and Found"

    Friday, September 5 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-09-06 02:30:01 GMT
    Riding the bus is an everyday thing for thousands of Austinites and sometimes you just forget stuff on the bus. Capital Metro has a big "Lost and Found" department full of some strange things.
    Riding the bus is an everyday thing for thousands of Austinites and sometimes you just forget stuff on the bus. Capital Metro has a big "Lost and Found" department full of some strange things.
  • HEB robbery suspect arrested

    HEB robbery suspect arrested

    Friday, September 5 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-09-06 02:30:00 GMT
    Authorities have arrested a man suspected of robbing two HEB's in Central Texas.
    Authorities have arrested a man suspected of robbing two HEB's in Central Texas.
  • Truck damages traffic signals, causes delays

    Truck damages traffic signals, causes delays

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-09-06 01:55:48 GMT

    A truck damages traffic signals on SH 71 at Tahitian Village Drive near Bastrop and causes delays for hours.

    A truck damages traffic signals on SH 71 at Tahitian Village Drive near Bastrop and causes delays for hours.

  • **Update** Fire at Del Valle Dollar General ruled arson

    **Update** Fire at Del Valle Dollar General ruled arson

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-09-06 01:10:07 GMT

    Arson investigators with the Travis County Fire Marshal's Office are going through surveillance video from inside the Dollar General store on Ross Road. The fire at the store on September 3rd has been ruled arson.

    Arson investigators with the Travis County Fire Marshal's Office are going through surveillance video from inside the Dollar General store on Ross Road. The fire at the store on September 3rd has been ruled arson.

  • Penny aims to make selling goods on Instagram easier

    Penny aims to make selling goods on Instagram easier

    Friday, September 5 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-09-05 23:11:22 GMT
    More than one billion pictures are liked each day through Instagram. For many businesses turning those likes into dollars can be difficult and not always easy.

    More than one billion pictures are liked each day through Instagram. For many businesses turning those likes into dollars can be difficult and not always easy.


  • Program provides elementary students with food for the weekend

    Program provides elementary students with food for the weekend

    Friday, September 5 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-05 22:50:34 GMT
    One local program is helping feed more than 1,600 elementary school students this year. The Junior League of Austin's "Food In Tummies" program kicked off at Baty Elementary and Hillcrest Elementary Friday.
    One local program is helping feed more than 1,600 elementary school students this year. The Junior League of Austin's "Food In Tummies" program kicked off at Baty Elementary and Hillcrest Elementary Friday.
  • Greg Kelley transferred from Williamson County Jail

    Greg Kelley transferred from Williamson County Jail

    Friday, September 5 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-09-05 22:49:54 GMT
    Convicted felon Greg Kelley has been transferred from a Williamson County Jail cell to a state prison transfer facility in Huntsville.
    Convicted felon Greg Kelley has been transferred from a Williamson County Jail cell to a state prison transfer facility in Huntsville.
  • 22 people caught up in steroid investigation

    22 people caught up in steroid investigation

    Friday, September 5 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-09-05 22:49:54 GMT
    A local power lifting champ and a Williamson County lawman are among 22 people caught up in a steroid investigation.
    A local power lifting champ and a Williamson County lawman are among 22 people caught up in a steroid investigation.
  • Third anniversary of Bastrop County wildfire

    Third anniversary of Bastrop County wildfire

    Friday, September 5 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-09-05 19:26:52 GMT

    Rain is always welcome in Bastrop County. Spotty showers fell across the area Thursday afternoon creating conditions drastically different from this day three years ago.

    Rain is always welcome in Bastrop County. Spotty showers fell across the area Thursday afternoon creating conditions drastically different from this day three years ago.

  • Austinites react to San Antonio panhandling fine proposal

    Austinites react to San Antonio panhandling fine proposal

    Thursday, September 4 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-09-05 03:51:15 GMT
    San Antonio is considering taking drastic measures to reign in panhandlers. It's an issue here in Austin as well but many don't believe a fine is the right way to handle the problem.
    San Antonio is considering taking drastic measures to reign in panhandlers. It's an issue here in Austin as well but many don't believe a fine is the right way to handle the problem.
  • Candidates for city council, District 1 participate in forum

    Candidates for city council, District 1 participate in forum

    Thursday, September 4 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-09-05 03:41:25 GMT

    Tonight the city along with the League of Women Voters started the first of 11 candidate forums.

    Tonight the city along with the League of Women Voters started the first of 11 candidate forums.


  • High impact sports concussion concerns

    High impact sports concussion concerns

    Thursday, September 4 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-05 02:33:52 GMT

    In Texas playing football is almost a rite of passage but are the health risks of high impact sports like football driving away athletes?

    In Texas playing football is almost a rite of passage but are the health risks of high impact sports like football driving away athletes?

  • Benefit to raise money to help find Alzheimer's cure

    Benefit to raise money to help find Alzheimer's cure

    Thursday, September 4 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-05 02:29:58 GMT

    Family and friends of legendary, Longhorn football coach Darrel K Royal are taking steps to finding a cure by hosting the Links and Lyrics Gala and Concert at ACL.

    Family and friends of legendary, Longhorn football coach Darrel K Royal are taking steps to finding a cure by hosting the Links and Lyrics Gala and Concert at ACL.


  • SXSW report recommends changes

    SXSW report recommends changes

    Thursday, September 4 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-09-05 02:09:40 GMT

    New changes will be coming to the next South by Southwest Festival. After this year's horrible incident, the city has been looking at ways to make the event safer.

    New changes will be coming to the next South by Southwest Festival. After this year's horrible incident, the city has been looking at ways to make the event safer.

  • Debate: Fast food employee wages

    Debate: Fast food employee wages

     

    Fast food industry employees are pushing for a raise in their wages. Demonstrations are taking place at more than a hundred cities across the country and there have been several arrests. Is it time to give fast food employees a raise? Political consultant Rob Johnson discusses the issue.
  • Texas TEA Party members unveil border security plan

    Texas TEA Party members unveil border security plan

    Thursday, September 4 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-09-04 22:59:01 GMT
    Members of the Texas Tea Party are calling on lawmakers to embrace their border security plan. They want them to call a special session and declare a state of eminent danger.
    Members of the Texas Tea Party are calling on lawmakers to embrace their border security plan. They want them to call a special session and declare a state of eminent danger.
  • ACLU files complaint alleging civil rights violations of AISD students

    ACLU files complaint alleging civil rights violations of AISD students

    Thursday, September 4 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-09-04 22:21:37 GMT
    The ACLU has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education alleging civil rights violations of AISD students. The complaint focuses on two new single-sex schools in the district.
    The ACLU has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education alleging civil rights violations of AISD students. The complaint focuses on two new single-sex schools in the district.
  • Teen busted for pot brownies gets trial date

    Teen busted for pot brownies gets trial date

    Thursday, September 4 2014 6:06 PM EDT2014-09-04 22:06:19 GMT
    The young man from Round Rock who was initially facing life behind bars for making and selling pot brownies now has a trial date.

    The young man from Round Rock who was initially facing life behind bars for making and selling pot brownies now has a trial date.


  • Lizzie Velásquez is heading to Washington D.C.

    Lizzie Velásquez is heading to Washington D.C.

    Thursday, September 4 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-09-04 20:27:30 GMT
    A local woman, who was severely bullied online, is heading to Washington D.C. to try to convince lawmakers to pass an anti-bullying bill. Lizzie Velásquez is a motivational speaker and author. She has an extremely rare medical condition where she is unable to gain weight.
    A local woman, who was severely bullied online, is heading to Washington D.C. to try to convince lawmakers to pass an anti-bullying bill. Lizzie Velásquez is a motivational speaker and author. She has an extremely rare medical condition where she is unable to gain weight.
  • Brain Power 5K

    Brain Power 5K

    The Brain Power 5-K is helping build a community for those living with brain cancer.  We spoke to Brooke Wheeler, a woman living with a brain tumor, and learned how ever racer that participates gives her hope.

    The Brain Power 5-K is helping build a community for those living with brain cancer.  We spoke to Brooke Wheeler, a woman living with a brain tumor, and learned how ever racer that participates gives her hope.

  • Texas suspends 2 offensive linemen for BYU game

    Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night to finish off a three-game sweep.
    Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night to finish off a three-game sweep.
  • Parents and AISD discuss school bus routes

    Parents and AISD discuss school bus routes

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-09-04 03:39:27 GMT
    Hundreds of parents packed the auditorium at Hart Elementary tonight. They wanted AISD to give them their school bus routes back and the district is responding by reinstating at least the Stonegate Community.

    Hundreds of parents packed the auditorium at Hart Elementary tonight. They wanted AISD to give them their school bus routes back and the district is responding by reinstating at least the Stonegate Community.


  • Debate over Decker

    Debate over Decker

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-09-04 03:38:23 GMT
    Austin Energy is being forced to make a change that they say will be an economic disaster; one that will cause rates for customers to skyrocket.
    Austin Energy is being forced to make a change that they say will be an economic disaster; one that will cause rates for customers to skyrocket.
  • Mayoral candidates face off at Alamo Drafthouse

    Mayoral candidates face off at Alamo Drafthouse

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-09-04 03:37:25 GMT

    Mayor Lee Leffingwell is not running for mayor this November and there are eight people that want the job. Tonight, five of them faced off in a debate in South Austin.

    Mayor Lee Leffingwell is not running for mayor this November and there are eight people that want the job. Tonight, five of them faced off in a debate in South Austin.

  • Accident causes delays on I-35

    Accident causes delays on I-35

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-09-04 00:48:08 GMT

    Some major delays on I-35 in Round Rock this afternoon after a crash involving an 18-wheeler and nine other vehicles.

    Some major delays on I-35 in Round Rock this afternoon after a crash involving an 18-wheeler and nine other vehicles.


  • Obama makes tough statement on Islamic State

    Obama makes tough statement on Islamic State

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-09-03 23:46:43 GMT
    We will "degrade and destroy.” President Obama made that promise in response to the escalating threat from terrorists aligned with the Islamic State.
    We will "degrade and destroy.” President Obama made that promise in response to the escalating threat from terrorists aligned with the Islamic State.
  • Dallas Cowboys kick off Texas Lottery partnership

    Dallas Cowboys kick off Texas Lottery partnership

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-09-03 22:22:39 GMT
    The Dallas Cowboys kicked off this year's partnership with the Texas Lottery. Jerry Jones was in Austin today for the big announcement.
    The Dallas Cowboys kicked off this year's partnership with the Texas Lottery. Jerry Jones was in Austin today for the big announcement.
  • Taylor woman, 81, taking mission trip to Africa

    Taylor woman, 81, taking mission trip to Africa

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-09-03 22:22:38 GMT
    Vesta Ryan sews to stay busy and she has for decades. At 81, Ryan signed up for a mission trip to teach women in Africa her craft of sewing.
    Vesta Ryan sews to stay busy and she has for decades. At 81, Ryan signed up for a mission trip to teach women in Africa her craft of sewing.
  • Texas law enforcement officers and first responders honored

    Texas law enforcement officers and first responders honored

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-09-03 20:27:56 GMT
    A ceremony this morning at the State Capitol honored Texas law enforcement officers and first responders. The annual gathering recognizes those who were killed or severely injured while on duty.
    A ceremony this morning at the State Capitol honored Texas law enforcement officers and first responders. The annual gathering recognizes those who were killed or severely injured while on duty.
  • 70 DWI arrests over the weekend

    70 DWI arrests over the weekend

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-09-03 16:24:56 GMT
    The Austin police department spent the weekend cracking down on suspected drunk drivers. As of Sunday night they've arrested seventy people for DWI.
    The Austin police department spent the weekend cracking down on suspected drunk drivers. As of Sunday night they've arrested seventy people for DWI.
  • Texas border crosser had cocaine strapped to legs

    Texas border crosser had cocaine strapped to legs

    A woman from Mexico faces cocaine smuggling charges after an officer at a Texas border crossing noticed one of her legs appeared larger than the other.
    A woman from Mexico faces cocaine smuggling charges after an officer at a Texas border crossing noticed one of her legs appeared larger than the other.
  • Victims of DWI crash speak out

    Victims of DWI crash speak out

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-03 03:16:59 GMT
    An Austin man is facing felony charges after police say he caused a car wreck that seriously injured four South Austin girls last June. The victims are now speaking out because they say they can be an example of why it's so important not to drink and drive.
    An Austin man is facing felony charges after police say he caused a car wreck that seriously injured four South Austin girls last June. The victims are now speaking out because they say they can be an example of why it's so important not to drink and drive.
  • Local woman talks about impact of ISIS

    Local woman talks about impact of ISIS

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:56:21 GMT
    The Arab American Institute Foundation reports that as of 2010 there are roughly 200,000 Arab Americans living in Texas with many here in Austin. One woman talks about the emotional and financial impact ISIS has had on her life.
    The Arab American Institute Foundation reports that as of 2010 there are roughly 200,000 Arab Americans living in Texas with many here in Austin. One woman talks about the emotional and financial impact ISIS has had on her life.
  • City leaders participate in police accountability forum

    City leaders participate in police accountability forum

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:29:29 GMT
    The Travis County Democratic Party is pushing APD to adopt new policies regarding and use of deadly force. But some say more policies are the last thing officers need and could result in worse scenarios.
    The Travis County Democratic Party is pushing APD to adopt new policies regarding and use of deadly force. But some say more policies are the last thing officers need and could result in worse scenarios.
  • Crackdown begins at Barton Springs spillway

    Crackdown begins at Barton Springs spillway

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-09-03 01:27:51 GMT

    Starting Tuesday, alcohol is banned on the Barton Springs Spillway. Austin police says this is a result of a dramatic increase in crime.

    Starting Tuesday, alcohol is banned on the Barton Springs Spillway. Austin police says this is a result of a dramatic increase in crime.

  • Jury sends Woodman to prison for 20 years

    Jury sends Woodman to prison for 20 years

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:38:14 GMT

    A Travis County jury decides a former nurse will spend 20 years in prison for causing a deadly 2012 crash. Linda Woodman, 61, hit two people with her Lexus SUV.


    A Travis County jury decides a former nurse will spend 20 years in prison for causing a deadly 2012 crash. Linda Woodman, 61, hit two people with her Lexus SUV.


  • Missing Bastrop County woman possibly found

    Missing Bastrop County woman possibly found

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:30:57 GMT
    It appears that a missing woman in Bastrop County has been found. But its not the happy ending family members of Christine Mohler were praying for.
    It appears that a missing woman in Bastrop County has been found. But its not the happy ending family members of Christine Mohler were praying for.
  • Downed lines cause road closure

    Downed lines cause road closure

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:30:56 GMT
    If you were in the area of Endfield and Windsor around noon you may have noticed some roads were closed.
    If you were in the area of Endfield and Windsor around noon you may have noticed some roads were closed.
  • Two brothers arrested for theft

    Two brothers arrested for theft

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:30:56 GMT
    Austin police believe John and James Burkey are connected to suspicious activity in South Austin neighborhoods.
    Austin police believe John and James Burkey are connected to suspicious activity in South Austin neighborhoods.
  • Corrections officer in jail charged with indecency with a child

    Corrections officer in jail charged with indecency with a child

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:30 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:30:56 GMT
    A Williamson County corrections officer is in jail tonight, charged with indecency with a child. 59-year-old James Watson Kelley is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl.
    A Williamson County corrections officer is in jail tonight, charged with indecency with a child. 59-year-old James Watson Kelley is accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl.
  • Jet pack breaks record flying over UT stadium

    Jet pack breaks record flying over UT stadium

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:42:00 GMT

    Most people think the best seat in the house is the front row, fifty yard line. This video may change your mind.

    Most people think the best seat in the house is the front row, fifty yard line. This video may change your mind.


  • Police identify victim in weekend crash

    Police identify victim in weekend crash

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:54:29 GMT
    Police have identified the man who was killed after an accident on US Highway 290 on Saturday.
    Police have identified the man who was killed after an accident on US Highway 290 on Saturday.
  • Preliminary Hearing for former UT Football players charged with sexual assault

    Preliminary Hearing for former UT Football players charged with sexual assault

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:12 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:12:51 GMT
    Tuesday morning, a hearing in the sexual assault case against two former UT Austin football players will take place.
    Tuesday morning, a hearing in the sexual assault case against two former UT Austin football players will take place.
  • Federal trial starts over tough Texas voter ID law

    Federal trial starts over tough Texas voter ID law

    The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the Texas voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.
    The Justice Department goes to federal court in South Texas to seek the dismantling of the state's voter ID law, which ranks among the most stringent in the nation.
  • This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment

    This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment

    This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment
    This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment
  • APD's Most Wanted Felony DWI Suspects

    APD's Most Wanted Felony DWI Suspects

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:33:32 GMT
    Austin police are wrapping up a holiday no-refusal event--arresting suspected drunk drivers and getting warrants for their blood if necessary. They remain on the hunt for several felony offenders.
    Austin police are wrapping up a holiday no-refusal event--arresting suspected drunk drivers and getting warrants for their blood if necessary. They remain on the hunt for several felony offenders.
  • Crimewatch: Thrall Police Chief teaching free CHL classes

    Crimewatch: Thrall Police Chief teaching free CHL classes

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:18:46 GMT
    A police chief in the small town of Thrall in Williamson County likes to say he's preparing sheepdog among the sheep. He teaches free concealed carry classes to anyone who wants to attend.
    A police chief in the small town of Thrall in Williamson County likes to say he's preparing sheepdog among the sheep. He teaches free concealed carry classes to anyone who wants to attend.
  • APD's Lake Patrol Unit is on the lookout for intoxicated boaters

    APD's Lake Patrol Unit is on the lookout for intoxicated boaters

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:31 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:31:17 GMT
    Labor Day weekend is, for many people, the last opportunity to enjoy some fun in the sun.It's also a major opportunity for law enforcement to catch anyone breaking the rules out on the water.
    Labor Day weekend is, for many people, the last opportunity to enjoy some fun in the sun.It's also a major opportunity for law enforcement to catch anyone breaking the rules out on the water.
  • Florence High School tagged with graffiti ahead of football game

    Florence High School tagged with graffiti ahead of football game

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:38:43 GMT
    Some of the words and pictures vandals left behind may be pretty solid clues according to Florence Police Chief Adam Marsh.Images of footballs along with the words "Florence Sucks" were spray painted in black on the cream exterior walls of the school.
    Some of the words and pictures vandals left behind may be pretty solid clues according to Florence Police Chief Adam Marsh.Images of footballs along with the words "Florence Sucks" were spray painted in black on the cream exterior walls of the school.
  • Police Identify man who fell to his death at Mt. Bonnell

    Police Identify man who fell to his death at Mt. Bonnell

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:11:35 GMT
    Austin police have identified the man who fell to his death Sunday at Mt. Bonnell as 32-year-old Omer Kaya.The view from Mt. Bonnell is breath-taking. It's a must see spot for out-of-towners."
    Austin police have identified the man who fell to his death Sunday at Mt. Bonnell as 32-year-old Omer Kaya.The view from Mt. Bonnell is breath-taking. It's a must see spot for out-of-towners."
  • TriRock Austin Triathlon

    TriRock Austin Triathlon

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:50:57 GMT
    On Monday nearly two thousand athletes participated in the 8th annual TriRock Austin Triathlon.Racers started gearing up as early as 5am to get ready for the multi-sport event.It took place at Lady Bird Lake.
    On Monday nearly two thousand athletes participated in the 8th annual TriRock Austin Triathlon.Racers started gearing up as early as 5am to get ready for the multi-sport event.It took place at Lady Bird Lake.
  • Man falls to his death at Mt. Bonnell

    Man falls to his death at Mt. Bonnell

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:54:26 GMT
    Sunday afternoon the Austin Fire Department says a man fell about 100 feet to his death at Mt. Bonnell.Battalion Chief Palmer Buck says the Austin Fire Department got the call around 4:23 Sunday afternoon.
    Sunday afternoon the Austin Fire Department says a man fell about 100 feet to his death at Mt. Bonnell.Battalion Chief Palmer Buck says the Austin Fire Department got the call around 4:23 Sunday afternoon.
  • Crash involving CapMetro bus

    Crash involving CapMetro bus

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:14:43 GMT
    A woman is in critical condition after reportedly slamming her car into a Capital Metro bus.It happened this Sunday morning at the intersection of Riverside and Grove.
    A woman is in critical condition after reportedly slamming her car into a Capital Metro bus.It happened this Sunday morning at the intersection of Riverside and Grove.
  • UT students get safe ride home via uRide

    UT students get safe ride home via uRide

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:11:56 GMT
    In a recent time-lapse video of 6th Street taken by ATX Safer Streets, the group asks: with only a certain amount of cabs and buses in town, "Who is going to take all of these people home?"
    In a recent time-lapse video of 6th Street taken by ATX Safer Streets, the group asks: with only a certain amount of cabs and buses in town, "Who is going to take all of these people home?"
  • Float Fest draws thousands of tubers to San Marcos River

    Float Fest draws thousands of tubers to San Marcos River

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:58 GMT
    Thousands flocked to Martindale for a music festival on the San Marcos River Sunday. "You're going to come out, you're going to tube, you're going to watch great music, you're going to eat great food," said Float Fest Producer Marcus Federman.        
    Thousands flocked to Martindale for a music festival on the San Marcos River Sunday. "You're going to come out, you're going to tube, you're going to watch great music, you're going to eat great food," said Float Fest Producer Marcus Federman.        
  • Motorcycle fatal on Hwy 183 and Planeview Drive

    Motorcycle fatal on Hwy 183 and Planeview Drive

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:42:25 GMT
    Earlier in the night a motorcyclist died after crashing into a vehicle just before midnight. It happened southbound on Highway 183 and Plainview Drive.
    Earlier in the night a motorcyclist died after crashing into a vehicle just before midnight. It happened southbound on Highway 183 and Plainview Drive.
  • Fatal crash on Hwy 290 and Berkman

    Fatal crash on Hwy 290 and Berkman

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:40:57 GMT
    This one happened early this morning, police were called to East Austin on the 6400 block of Highway 290 and Berkman.
    This one happened early this morning, police were called to East Austin on the 6400 block of Highway 290 and Berkman.
  • Police hope back to school event will help them reach immigrant community

    Police hope back to school event will help them reach immigrant community

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:40:06 GMT
    Austin police teamed up with local organizations to help educate families about safety at the Back to School Festival Saturday.Austin police and El Mundo hosted the event last year and about 300 people attended, this year there were more than triple that amount.
    Austin police teamed up with local organizations to help educate families about safety at the Back to School Festival Saturday.Austin police and El Mundo hosted the event last year and about 300 people attended, this year there were more than triple that amount.
  • APD no refusal weekend

    APD no refusal weekend

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:39:12 GMT
    They want to make sure if you drink, you do not get behind the wheel. That is why APD is holding a no refusal weekend, until 5 a-m on Tuesday.
    They want to make sure if you drink, you do not get behind the wheel. That is why APD is holding a no refusal weekend, until 5 a-m on Tuesday.
  • UT tailgaters look forward to new season, new coach

    UT tailgaters look forward to new season, new coach

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:36:26 GMT
    Saturday night was the first UT game of the season. And in true Texas tradition, tailgating was in full swing long before kickoff.We ran into one tailgate that's taken the concept to the extreme.
    Saturday night was the first UT game of the season. And in true Texas tradition, tailgating was in full swing long before kickoff.We ran into one tailgate that's taken the concept to the extreme.
  • Debate: Nidal Hasan wants to join ISIS

    Debate: Nidal Hasan wants to join ISIS

     

    Congressman John Carter tells FOX 7 via telephone why Nidal Hasan's desire to join ISIS could help his Fort Hood victims.
  • New judge assigned to Greg Kelley case

    New judge assigned to Greg Kelley case

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:32:34 GMT
    Convicted child molester Greg Kelley has been assigned a new judge in Harris County.
    Convicted child molester Greg Kelley has been assigned a new judge in Harris County.
  • Longhorn fans get ready for home opener

    Longhorn fans get ready for home opener

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:32:33 GMT
    Die-hard Longhorn fans got an early start for tomorrow's home opener.
    Die-hard Longhorn fans got an early start for tomorrow's home opener.
  • Judge strikes down big part of Texas abortion law

    Judge strikes down big part of Texas abortion law

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:29:27 GMT
    A federal judge has thrown out a big portion of the new Texas abortion law, a victory for abortion-rights advocates.
    A federal judge has thrown out a big portion of the new Texas abortion law, a victory for abortion-rights advocates.
  • Smithville woman missing for a month, authorities continue search

    Smithville woman missing for a month, authorities continue search

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:54:45 GMT
    The house on Whitehead Street in Smithville is a little darker these days, not because of the clouds in the sky, but because a family member is missing.
    The house on Whitehead Street in Smithville is a little darker these days, not because of the clouds in the sky, but because a family member is missing.
  • High-speed Rail coming to Houston, Ft. Worth. Is Austin next?

    High-speed Rail coming to Houston, Ft. Worth. Is Austin next?

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:24:47 GMT
    State transportation officials announced Wednesday that a high-speed rail line from Fort Worth to Houston is not just possible, it's certain.
    State transportation officials announced Wednesday that a high-speed rail line from Fort Worth to Houston is not just possible, it's certain.
  • NFL increases domestic violence penalties

    NFL increases domestic violence penalties

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:28:24 GMT
    Effective Thursday, NFL players will be suspended for six games if arrested for domestic violence. A second offense will result in a lifetime ban.
    Effective Thursday, NFL players will be suspended for six games if arrested for domestic violence. A second offense will result in a lifetime ban.
  • Furniture store celebrates Aggie win with million dollar loss

    Furniture store celebrates Aggie win with million dollar loss

    Friday, August 29 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-08-29 22:15:15 GMT
    A College Station furniture store opened for business celebrating an Aggie win and a million dollar loss. The owners are paying up on a promise to pay back customers if Texas AM won big Thursday night, which they did.
    A College Station furniture store opened for business celebrating an Aggie win and a million dollar loss. The owners are paying up on a promise to pay back customers if Texas AM won big Thursday night, which they did.
  • Texas commission OKs 'historical racing' terminals

    Texas commission OKs 'historical racing' terminals

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    State regulators have approved an effort by racetrack owners to expand gambling to include racing terminals that look similar to slot machines.
    State regulators have approved an effort by racetrack owners to expand gambling to include racing terminals that look similar to slot machines.
  • *Update* Jury finds Linda Woodman guilty

    *Update* Jury finds Linda Woodman guilty

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:59:39 GMT

    FOX 7's Ann Wyatt Little reports that a Travis County jury has found Linda Woodman guilty of manslaughter and aggravated assault. The jury reached the verdict in less than an hour.

    FOX 7's Ann Wyatt Little reports that a Travis County jury has found Linda Woodman guilty of manslaughter and aggravated assault. The jury reached the verdict in less than an hour.

  • Abbott backs out of televised debate with Davis

    Abbott backs out of televised debate with Davis

    Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
    Republican Greg Abbott has backed out of a statewide televised debate in the Texas governor's race with Democrat Wendy Davis.
  • Arrive Alive Central Texas

    Arrive Alive Central Texas

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:33:30 GMT
    This weekend 22 local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to keep everyone safe this Labor Day.The safe campaign is called "Arrive Alive Central Texas". It's a collaboration of multiple law enforcement agencies.
    This weekend 22 local law enforcement agencies are teaming up to keep everyone safe this Labor Day.The safe campaign is called "Arrive Alive Central Texas". It's a collaboration of multiple law enforcement agencies.
  • Man gets life in prison in death at Tyler park

    Man gets life in prison in death at Tyler park

    A man convicted in the death of a woman caught in gang crossfire while at an East Texas park with her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison.
    A man convicted in the death of a woman caught in gang crossfire while at an East Texas park with her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison.
  • This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment

    This Hour: Latest Texas news, sports, business and entertainment

    San Antonio authorities say a man who bludgeoned a Shar-Pei puppy to death has turned himself in.
    San Antonio authorities say a man who bludgeoned a Shar-Pei puppy to death has turned himself in.
  • Firefighters find plane crash in brush fire

    Firefighters find plane crash in brush fire

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A brush fire in Northwest Travis county uncovers a fatal plane crash.911 received a call this morning for a brush fire on Singleton Bend Road...
    A brush fire in Northwest Travis county uncovers a fatal plane crash.911 received a call this morning for a brush fire on Singleton Bend Road...
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