Austin Police Search For Two Aggravated Robbery Suspects Friday Morning 12/13/2013 4:48 am UTC
The Austin police Department are searching for two suspects in a robbery at a residence in south Austin.At approximately 2:53 a.m. police received a call of an aggravated assault with a deadly weap
Study shows SH 45SW commute times 12/13/2013 4:42 am UTC
A local road project more than two decades in the making won't save drivers as much time as many had hoped.
Is 'Dirty Sixth' a problem for Austin? 12/13/2013 4:40 am UTC
According to a poll by the Austin Business Journal, 57% of voters think the stretch of road sometimes referred to as “Dirty Sixth” is a problem for Austin instead of the attraction it once was.
DEFENDERS INVESTIGATION: Driven to distraction 12/13/2013 4:40 am UTC
The KVUE Defenders has uncovered central Texas law enforcement causing car crashes while driving distracted, but not using available technology that could reduce it.
Trail of Lights parking choices improve 12/13/2013 4:33 am UTC
Parking arrangements are a bit different this year at Austin's Trail of Lights, but there are options to suit just about anybody.
Mack Brown Could Meet With UT President, Athletic Director Today 12/13/2013 4:32 am UTC
Today Mack Brown could be meeting with the higher-ups at UT to discuss his future as head football coach after 16 seasons. That meeting could happen as soon as this morning. We're talking about a m
Powers holds onto job after regents meet 12/13/2013 4:27 am UTC
The University of Texas Board of Regents adjourned Thursday without taking action on the job status of embattled UT President Bill Powers.
Auditorium Shores design gets approval 12/13/2013 4:26 am UTC
After two hours of discussion regarding the final design for Auditorium Shores, the Austin City Council decided to approve the design on a vote of 7-0 with amendments.
Austin City Council approves Highland Mall rail plan 12/13/2013 3:47 am UTC
Urban rail, in the end, is going back where it began.The general route approved
City council to vote on parking meters at Butler Shores 12/13/2013 3:43 am UTC
In a meeting that began Thursday morning and lasted late into the night, city council members were set to vote on a measure regarding parking meters in city parks.
Holly Shores park plan taking shape in East Austin 12/13/2013 3:25 am UTC
City leaders have imagined a new future for prime waterfront parkland in East Austin, anchored
New San Angelo Bishop calls Pope 'breath of fresh air' 12/13/2013 3:19 am UTC
Monsignor Michael Sis has been with the Austin Diocese for years. But now he's going westPope Francis just appointed him the Sixth Bishop of San Angelo.
3 charged in Caldwell Co. Murder 12/13/2013 3:18 am UTC
Three men are facing murder charges in Caldwell County after authorities say they shot and killed a man at a home they were breaking into. Pedro Lucio, 23, 25-year-old Louis Holt and 20-year-old Tr
Car crashes into backyard in Pflugerville 12/13/2013 2:51 am UTC
One person is in the hospital after a car ran into a house in Pflugerville.
Suspicious person sought after schoolgirl approached 12/13/2013 2:50 am UTC
Authorities are searching for a suspicious person who reportedly approached a child who was walking home from school.
Both sides rest in case over Warhol art 12/13/2013 2:48 am UTC
Ryan O'Neal's attorneys have concluded their defense of the actor in a lawsuit aimed at making him relinquish an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett that he says he has owned since 1980.
Council agrees to buy Hays land, waives fees for Trail of Lights 12/13/2013 2:40 am UTC
At its meeting Thursday, the Austin City Council: Agreed to spend $18 million in voter-approved
Dell: Freedom key in going private 12/13/2013 2:35 am UTC
Almost two months after the ink dried on a $24.9 billion buyout deal to take Dell private, CEO and Founder Michael Dell delivered the keynote address for Dell World 2013. "This past year has been a
UT’s Powers gets a lecture but keeps his job 12/13/2013 2:31 am UTC
University of Texas President Bill Powers didn’t get fired Thursday by the Board of
Bastrop PD investigates alleged kidnapping 12/13/2013 2:31 am UTC
Bastrop Police are investigating an alleged kidnapping of a teenage girl from the Bastrop High School parking lot.
Drill to simulate live shooter at school 12/13/2013 2:27 am UTC
Emergency agencies from all over Hays County will be out in full force Friday at Dripping Springs Middle School as they take a new training approach to protect the lives of children.
Report clears CPS in death of Cedar Park foster child 12/13/2013 1:55 am UTC
A state inquiry has cleared Child Protective Services of any mistakes in the October death
Austin Energy bill disputes to be mediated by independent hearings officer 12/13/2013 1:43 am UTC
Austin Energy needs an independent reviewer to mediate billing disputes, the City Council decided Thursday
Austin City Council OKs Auditorium Shores plan, including smaller dog area 12/13/2013 1:22 am UTC
Despite protests from dog owners, the Austin City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a renovation
Community Briefing: Pflugerville considering bond election; Cedar Park road improvements open 12/13/2013 1:02 am UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYPFLUGERVILLECity Council considering future bond electionThe Pflugerville City Council received project
Round Rock PD warns of phone scam 12/13/2013 1:01 am UTC
Round Rock police is warning citizens about a phone scam. Police say they have received multiple calls from residents reporting they received calls from someone representing a Microsoft employee. The
Pope appoints Austin monsignor as San Angelo bishop 12/13/2013 1:00 am UTC
Pope Francis has appointed a local monsignor of the Austin diocese as the new bishop of San Angelo.
Michael Dell says computer maker is stronger due to privatization 12/13/2013 1:00 am UTC
The Dell World 2013 Conference continued Thursday. This year marked a major difference in the annual event: for the first time in a long time, Dell hosted the event as a private company.
Arrest made in Caldwell County murder 12/13/2013 12:44 am UTC
Police have arrested 23-year-old Pedro Lucio, 25-year-old Louis Holt and 20-year-old Trey Hopes in connection with the murder of Russell Martens in Caldwell County on or around Dec. 6.
Austin Aquarium opens for members only 12/13/2013 12:28 am UTC
Despite what seemed like a surge of controversies, the Austin Aquarium opened its doors to members Thursday for a private pre-entry showing.
Austin Aquarium opens as scrutiny increases 12/13/2013 12:16 am UTC
Austin Aquarium quietly opened its doors to hundreds of season pass holders Thursday in the
City council delays vote on Google, AT&T dispute 12/13/2013 12:13 am UTC
The city council was set to settle a dispute between AT&T and Google over access to Austin's utility poles, but the vote was postponed.
Vicar general of Austin diocese named bishop of San Angelo 12/13/2013 12:07 am UTC
Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Msgr. Michael Sis, currently vicar general of the Diocese of
Dell says privatization means freedom 12/13/2013 12:01 am UTC
Michael Dell spoke to thousands of customers and partners at the third Dell World conference Thursday at the Austin Convention Center.
Austin City Council OKs Auditorium Shores plan 12/12/2013 11:34 pm UTC
The Austin City Council has unanimously approved a renovation plan for Auditorium Shores that includes
Austin approves toned-down Lone Star Rail deal 12/12/2013 11:30 pm UTC
The Austin City Council, rejecting a staff recommendation, approved on Thursday what could be a
Houston McCoy's daughter to join APD 12/12/2013 11:27 pm UTC
The Austin Police Department is gaining the legacy of one of its heroes. Houston McCoy fatally shot UT tower sniper Charles Whitman in 1966. Forty-seven-years-later, McCoy's daughter will now wear
Austin priest named bishop of San Angelo 12/12/2013 11:22 pm UTC
The Rev. Michael Sis, currently vicar general of the Catholic Diocese of Austin, was appointed bishop of San Angelo by Pope Francis.
Round Rock residents urged to recycle more 12/12/2013 11:16 pm UTC
Residents in Round Rock need to chuck more of their trash into recycling bins and
Herman: A proper conclusion to Rosemary Lehmberg case 12/12/2013 11:08 pm UTC
This case was nothing. I’m an evangelical teetotaler, prone to sharing my thoughts (most
Jamail: Decision soon on Brown's future 12/12/2013 10:58 pm UTC
Mack Brown?s longtime friend and attorney said Wednesday that the veteran coach of the Longhorns has not yet made a decision on his future, but that it will come soon.
Mack Brown's value beyond the field 12/12/2013 10:58 pm UTC
As reports swirl about the future of Mack Brown, one thing is certain: Brown has presided over a vast expansion in the value of Longhorns football.
Univ. of Texas board keeps Austin campus president 12/12/2013 10:57 pm UTC
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The chancellor of the University of Texas system says Austin campus president Bill Powers should keep his job, despite acknowledging a "strained" relationship between the two
Season for Caring: Single mother should soon have safe home for her two children 12/12/2013 10:47 pm UTC
In the motel room where they’ve been living for the past few months, Kelly
Auditorium Shores Changes Could Halt Music Festival 12/12/2013 9:57 pm UTC
It's been a heated debate but the Austin City Council approved changes to Auditorium Shores Thursday night.You've heard the arguments for and against reducing the amount of off leash space for dogs
Teen wanted in 2011 stabbing death 12/12/2013 9:40 pm UTC
Austin police are still looking for a teen wanted on murder charges in the 2011 stabbing death of a 13-year-old boy.
Google Glass showcase comes to Austin 12/12/2013 9:33 pm UTC
Google brings its new wearable computer to Austin this from Saturday, Dec.14 to Sunday, Dec. 15.
Man Dies On Lady Bird Lake Trail 12/12/2013 9:26 pm UTC
A man had a cardiac arrest and died on Lady Bird Lake trail Thursday night.It happened at around 8:30 p.m. near the 200 block of South Congress Avenue, right behind the Austin-American Statesman bu
Alleged Bastrop Kidnapper Has Distinctive Vehicle 12/12/2013 9:21 pm UTC
"I was hoping it was a joke," parent Nikki Smith told us outside Bastrop High School. But what police are investigating is nothing to laugh about. In fact, what reportedly happened
Boil-water notice issued for Lago Vista residents 12/12/2013 9:17 pm UTC
A boil-water notice has been issued for some Lago Vista residents until Saturday because of
3 Charged For Caldwell Co. Murder 12/12/2013 8:46 pm UTC
Three men have been charged with capital murder for the killing of a man in Caldwell County last weekend.Investigators say Russell Martens came from Alabama to care for a home in the 100 block of J
Hundreds attend Austin Aquarium opening, owner says 12/12/2013 8:37 pm UTC
Austin Aquarium quietly opened its doors to pass holders Thursday morning, and by early afternoon
Police seek suspect in 2011 murder 12/12/2013 8:25 pm UTC
Austin police are searching for 19-year-old Roman Guadarrama Arroyo, who is wanted in the 2011 murder of 13-year-old Luis Jaimes Lopez Flores.
Car Crashes Into Pflugerville House 12/12/2013 8:20 pm UTC
One person is injured after a car crashed into a Pflugerville home Thursday night.It happened in the 1300 block of Marsh Harbor Cove, just off Grand Avenue Parkway and south of Pflugerville Parkway
1 Dead In West Bastrop Co. Crash 12/12/2013 5:46 pm UTC
One person is dead after a one-vehicle crash in west Bastrop County Thursday afternoon.Officials say the vehicle was found upside down in a creek bed at around 5 p.m. on FM 535 just east of Hwy 21.
Dell World 2013 Pushes For More Women In Technology Jobs 12/12/2013 4:59 pm UTC
Michael Dell today said he feels like part of "the world's largest start up." On Thursday, at Dell World 2013 at the Austin Convention Center the CEO spoke to thousands about the company going priv
Vicar general of Austin diocese named bishop of San Angelo 12/12/2013 4:43 pm UTC
Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Msgr. Michael Sis, vicar general of the Diocese of Austin
Google Glass Event In Austin This Weekend 12/12/2013 4:09 pm UTC
Google is taking its new wearable computer on the road to Austin this weekend.Today the media got a preview of Google Glass.It is touted as a sleek, lightweight hands-free computer device encased i
APD: Child Says Man Tried To Lure Her In Car In SE Austin 12/12/2013 3:53 pm UTC
Police say an 8-year-old girl walking home from school Tuesday in far Southeast Austin claims she was approached by a man who tried to lure her into his car.It happened at around 5 p.m. near the 53
Austin Police Searching For 2011 Murder Suspect 12/12/2013 3:36 pm UTC
Police say they need the public's help finding the suspect in the 2011 murder of a 13-year-old boy in Southeast Austin.A warrant has been issued for 19-year-old Roman Guadarrama Arroyo (pictured) f
Austin Aquarium Opens Despite Some Concern 12/12/2013 3:12 pm UTC
Problems with permits, days of picketing by animal rights protesters, and even one of the owners going to prison -- but Thursday, after months of controversy, the Austin Aquarium opened its doors."
Austin Energy Bills Could Have Errors 12/12/2013 3:09 pm UTC
Five million Austin Energy bills are issued every year and one percent of those have errors, according to Austin Energy officials. And on Thursday the Austin City Council approved a resolution that
Capital Area Food Bank helping feed the hungry during holidays 12/12/2013 2:43 pm UTC
The Capital Area Food Bank and Whole Foods are teaming up to help feed hungry families during the holidays with the 'Stuff the Bus' campaign.
Univ. of Texas regents may decide Powers' future 12/12/2013 2:28 pm UTC
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers may finally learn whether he'll continue to run one of the nation's largest campuses.
Road Funding Figures Surprise Some Texas Counties 12/12/2013 2:18 pm UTC
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Mandela Memorial Sign Language Interpreter Says He Was Hallucinating 12/12/2013 2:03 pm UTC
He stood just three feet away from President Barack Obama and other speakers at Tuesday's memorial for Nelson Mandela.And now, the man who was supposed to be providing sign language interpretation
Conservatives Seek Defeat Of Budget Plan 12/12/2013 2:03 pm UTC
Conservative groups are urging House Republicans to oppose a budget deal that is coming up for a vote later today.Some House Democrats are also unhappy with it, because it doesn't contain a provisi
Be a Santa to a Senior 12/12/2013 1:07 pm UTC
Thousands of senior citizens in Central Texas go without holiday gifts. Now a donation drive needs the public's help to collect more and help wrap them.
Internet speed race in Austin is on 12/12/2013 12:40 pm UTC
Options for high speed Internet in Austin continue to expand. Google Fiber is coming to Austin soon, and now AT&T has announced the city will be the first for its own faster-than-ever Internet speeds.
Partly sunny, cool Central Texas day ahead 12/12/2013 12:16 pm UTC
Austin has a partly sunny day with a high of 51 ahead as cool temperatures
Texas' Brown Mum On Future Amid Speculation 12/12/2013 11:10 am UTC
Texas coach Mack Brown isn't saying whether the Alamo Bowl will be his final game with the Longhorns amid intense speculation about his future. Brown said Thursday he has yet to talk with new Texas
Houston Driver Takes Out Gas Pumps in Chain Reaction Accident 12/12/2013 10:17 am UTC
We all know a crash at a gas station is never a good thing, but luckily, no one was hurt at a recent accident in Houston.A passerby recorded video shortly after the incident. Police say a woman los
Bill Powers To Remain UT President 12/12/2013 10:13 am UTC
University of Texas President Bill Powers found out he gets to keep his job after an executive session by the university's board of regents wrapped up Thursday afternoon.The meeting was held to dis
Judge allows Rosemary Lehmberg to remain district attorney 12/12/2013 5:09 am UTC
Capping an eight-month saga that has captivated the public, a judge ruled Wednesday that Travis
Feud over restaurant name heats up 12/12/2013 4:02 am UTC
Since 1932 BBQ lovers have been getting their fix in Lockhart, TX. Black's Barbecue general manager, Kent Black, says they've been getting a lot of questions about another location. Kent said, "We
Judge allows Lehmberg to stay in office 12/12/2013 3:15 am UTC
A judge has denied a motion to remove from office a Central Texas district attorney who oversees the state's Public Integrity Unit.
For Your Pet: DNA Testing 12/11/2013 11:27 pm UTC
Dr. Jeremy Varga from Austin Veterinary Diagnostic Hospital joined FOX 7 to talk about DNA testing for pets.
APD officer helps homeless man 12/11/2013 11:08 pm UTC
Austin Community Court is tracking the top public nuisance crime offenders, most of which are homeless. And they're getting them help. FOX 7 has learned of a success story. It's a story about never
Nurse makes blankets for babies at St. David's NICU 12/11/2013 9:37 pm UTC
The spirit of giving is sweeping across Austin this Christmas. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. David's Medical Center felt it Wednesday, after dozens of families with babies in the NICU wer
Rise School of Austin to hold Annual 'Heart & Sole' Luncheon 12/11/2013 9:21 pm UTC
The Rise School of Austin is asking for your help as they are trying to raise money. The non-profit school which integrates children with and without developmental disabilities is holding its 7th A
14,000-plus Texans pick insurance exchange plans 12/11/2013 8:04 pm UTC
About 14,000 Texans enrolled for health insurance in October and November on the embattled federal online exchange.
Defense testimony underway in Lehmberg trial 12/11/2013 6:19 pm UTC
Defense testimony for Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg began Wednesday morning.
Central Texas Christmas light displays 12/11/2013 4:51 pm UTC
December is here, and the countdown to Christmas is on. This year, I thought I would do my best to compile a master list of illuminations.
TSA’s Pre-Check program speeds airport screening 12/11/2013 3:27 am UTC
You lug in your bags, print your boarding pass and get in line. For most, flying is a hurry up and wait situation, but if you're enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-Check P
Plan to reduce off-leash dog area at Auditorium Shores approved 12/11/2013 2:50 am UTC
The plan to reduce the off-leash dog area at Auditorium Shores has been approved by the Parks and Recreation Board. The final design, which will be presented to City Council Thursday, has another
Proposed SH 45 expansion met with opposition 12/11/2013 12:27 am UTC
A proposed project that would expand SH 45 from MoPac to 1626 and make it a toll way is being met with some opposition from nearby residents and environmental groups.
Travis County DA testifies in trial over arrest 12/11/2013 12:22 am UTC
The civil trial to decide whether Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg will keep her job following a drunken-driving arrest this year will enter its second day.
TxDOT encourages Texans to the give gift of a sober ride 12/11/2013 12:21 am UTC
TxDOT's Sober Ride Sleigh making the rounds to seasonal celebrations to encourage Texans to give the gift of a sober ride this holiday season. The Sober Ride Sleigh, a donated holiday decorated lim
Steve Stockman to challenge John Cornyn in GOP primary 12/11/2013 12:04 am UTC
Primary politics are in full swing. Monday night, Congressman Steve Stockman shocked many in the political circle by filing to run against incumbent Sen. John Cornyn. "It's a surprise," said St. Ed
Good Day hits the slopes at Texas Ski Ranch 12/10/2013 5:05 pm UTC
Central Texas residents can ski and snowboard without heading to the mountains.
Modified renovation plan unveiled for Auditorium Shores 12/10/2013 3:29 pm UTC
Major changes are coming to Auditorium Shores. The 17-acre off leash area will soon shrink to four to make way for a new event lawn. This is all pending City Council approval on Thursday. Now, the
CapMetro to launch new bus route 12/10/2013 2:18 pm UTC
Capital Metro is preparing to launch its new MetroRapid bus route.
NSA may be spying on virtual worlds, online games 12/10/2013 3:28 am UTC
Gamers across the world may have one more enemy while playing online. Leaked documents suggest that American and British intelligence have been spying on virtual realms. Fantasy games like "World o
Amber Alert issued for 5-year-old girl 12/10/2013 2:53 am UTC
Authorities in Beverly Hills are looking for 5-year-old Aaliyah Garcia. She is 4'2" tall and weighs 60 pounds. She has brown eyes and black hair. Aaliyah was last seen wearing blue pants, a purple
Trial to determine Lehmberg's fate begins 12/10/2013 2:03 am UTC
The trial that could determine whether or not Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg keeps her job began on Monday.
Caldwell Country residents oppose landfill 12/10/2013 12:00 am UTC
A landfill may soon be developed just north of Lockhart in caldwell county, and some nearby residents are against it.
Icy weather causes travel delays 12/9/2013 11:31 pm UTC
Icy weather has caused major delays and plenty of flight cancellations for people looking to travel this holiday season. People trying to get to or come back home from the Dallas-Fort Worth- area are
8-year-old dies in hit-and-run; investigators looking for driver 12/9/2013 10:18 pm UTC
DPS investigators are continuing their search for a driver they say hit and killed an 8-year-old child on highway 183 Saturday night.
CapMetro prepares for Metro Rapid launch 12/9/2013 9:43 pm UTC
CapMetro is preparing to launch its new Metro Rapid route. Tuesday drivers will take the new 60-foot Metro Rapid busses on the streets for a test run to ensure everything is working for the officia
APD looking for missing man 12/9/2013 8:28 pm UTC
The Austin Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding Tod Christian Merola.