Baseball lover to photograph U.S. MLB stadiums 7/31/2014 3:03 am UTC
One determined 24-year old is on a mission. He wants to photograph every major league baseball park across the U.S.
Cedar Park woman shares story of rock hitting moving car 7/31/2014 3:03 am UTC
Austin Police say someone has been throwing rocks onto moving cars in Austin.
Ridesharing debate continues to heat up 7/31/2014 2:39 am UTC
Ridesharing is legal in Austin. It's when you start paying for your rides that you start driving between the lines.
APD's new domestic violence unit introduced at judicial summit 7/31/2014 2:31 am UTC
Domestic violence situations are putting thousands of women at risk. Now suspects are being held more accountable for their actions.
DPS: Fatal fiery crash in Bastrop caused by drunk driver 7/31/2014 2:27 am UTC
DPS says a woman was driving drunk Tuesday night when she caused a fiery crash on Highway 71
Travis County Sheriff's deputy injured in crash 7/31/2014 2:13 am UTC
A Travis County Sheriff's deputy suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning after he tried to avoid a crash.
Local radio host walks to raise money, awareness for veteran PTSD 7/31/2014 2:05 am UTC
A local radio host is hoping to raise money and awareness for a growing issue affecting veterans post-traumatic stress disorder.
Ride-sharing advocates throw jabs at taxi companies 7/31/2014 2:00 am UTC
The Lyft and Uber ride-sharing debate continued Wednesday night with several members of the pro-free
Woman charged with DWI after fatal crash in Bastrop County 7/31/2014 1:20 am UTC
A 28-year-old Austin woman has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after officials said she was
Perry: America must end 'ambivalence' on Israel 7/31/2014 12:54 am UTC
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has told a pro-Israel rally in Dallas that America must end a "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward the Middle East.
Herman: The mayor’s big pitch for rail 7/31/2014 12:53 am UTC
It’s the rhetorical bottom of the ninth. The game is in the balance. The
McDonald's ordered to pay $27M in deaths of teens 7/31/2014 12:35 am UTC
McDonald's says it'll appeal a $27 million Central Texas jury verdict against it in the deaths of two teenagers in a traffic crash.
Two workers poisoned by carbon monoxide in separate incidents 7/31/2014 12:19 am UTC
One man is dead and another was sent to the hospital after they were exposed
Austin police to keep, expand family violence project 7/30/2014 11:57 pm UTC
The Austin Police Department has expanded a pilot project aimed at targeting high-risk family violence
Man seriously hurt in motorcycle crash in SW Austin 7/30/2014 11:38 pm UTC
A man medics estimate is in his 40s or 50s was seriously injured Wednesday evening
Whole Foods lower sales projections; shares slip 7/30/2014 11:36 pm UTC
After a series of disappointing earnings reports, executives for Austin-based Whole Foods Market hoped Wednesday
Police: Cashier stole 500 customers’ credit card information 7/30/2014 11:13 pm UTC
An Austin woman who worked as a cashier at a Sunset Valley restaurant has been
Community News: Blackshear Fine Arts program hosting open house 7/30/2014 10:43 pm UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYAUSTIN SCHOOLSFine arts academy hosts open houseParents interested in enrolling their
State Cracking Down On Unlicensed Day Cares 7/30/2014 10:42 pm UTC
Illegal day cares are becoming a growing problem in Central Texas, and that means people could be leaving their children in dangerous situations and do not know it.During the last legislative sessi
UPDATE: Police Find Missing Pflugerville Child 7/30/2014 10:36 pm UTC
9:45 p.m. UPDATE: Police say the child has been found safe.---------------------------EARLIER:Police say they are searching for a missing child last seen at Lake Pflugerville.Austin police say they
Taylor homeowners could see $55 hike under proposed budget 7/30/2014 10:29 pm UTC
Taylor officials plan to keep the same tax rate for next year — knowing it will
Austin Cabbies, Rideshare Companies Fighting For Your Business 7/30/2014 10:06 pm UTC
We've all been there waiting for a taxi which can sometimes be hard to come by. But the solution to that problem depends on who you ask."There is a need to make taxis more available when there is a
Council to vote on $1 billion transportation bond 7/30/2014 9:22 pm UTC
The next step in bringing urban rail to Austin happens next week when the Austin city council meets.
Two men charged with sex crimes involving minors 7/30/2014 9:18 pm UTC
Two men are in the Williamson County Jail charged with sex crimes against children.
Central Texas Company Developing Firearms Of The Future 7/30/2014 9:01 pm UTC
Pflugerville-based TrackingPoint stunned the world in 2013 when they created the first precision guided firearm. Their hi-tech rifle systems calculate range, temperature, elevation, and curvature
Police seek person who threw rocks at cars on I-35 7/30/2014 8:45 pm UTC
Austin police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person who police
APD asking for help to find suspect throwing rocks onto I-35 7/30/2014 8:16 pm UTC
The Austin Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who’s been throwing large, softball-sized rocks onto the lower deck of I-35 between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. since the beg
Austin’s paid leave for new parents proves more popular than expected 7/30/2014 7:51 pm UTC
Eight months after the birth of her son, Brayden, Austin city employee Jessica King felt
Groups Say Urban Rail Plan Doesn't Meet Austin's Needs 7/30/2014 7:15 pm UTC
For stretching only a few miles the Project Connect urban rail proposal has flared more tempers than you might see from people sitting in Austin's growing gridlock."Project Connect's own numbers sh
Evacuation alarm sounds at Austin airport, no fire 7/30/2014 6:41 pm UTC
A fire alarm that prompted some passengers to evacuate Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has been blamed on a worker who was welding.
Man charged in South Austin stabbing 7/30/2014 6:25 pm UTC
A man has been arrested in connection with the Friday night stabbing of a teenager
Speeder's Car Gets Creamed During Traffic Stop 7/30/2014 6:12 pm UTC
A Conroe man pulled over for speeding got out of his ticket after another driver slammed into his car during the traffic stop -- and it was all caught on camera.According to
Austin Police Department Cracking Down On Repeat Domestic Violence Offenders 7/30/2014 5:58 pm UTC
Wednesday, judges from across Texas are took part in a summit focusing on how to handle domestic violence cases. Among the speakers are survivors of domestic violence offenders. "He was very
Mayor Leffingwell Leads Proposed Urban Rail Tour 7/30/2014 5:38 pm UTC
Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell takes KEYE TV on a tour of the proposed Urban Rail Route. The Capitol Metro bus tour comes one week before Austin City Council votes whether to put the $1 billion bond
Austin Ridesharing Wars Heat Up 7/30/2014 5:37 pm UTC
Need a lift? Rideshare wars are raging in Austin. You've got companies like Lyft, Uber and Sidecar wanting to make a move in the city. But, Austin cab companies don't think there are enough fares t
Driver Charged After Fatal Wreck Near Bastrop 7/30/2014 5:18 pm UTC
A Central Texas woman
Class To Reduce Southern Accents Causes Controversy 7/30/2014 5:11 pm UTC
Some employees at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee complained about a class aimed at teaching them how to reduce their Southern accents. Now, managers are calling the whole thing off.
Deadly crash in North Austin 7/30/2014 5:07 pm UTC
Southbound I-35 near the Braker Lane exit has reopened after an accident between two 18-wheelers that left one man dead.
Fayette County Sheriff's Office on lookout for burglary suspect 7/30/2014 4:42 pm UTC
Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that two suspects have been identified after a month long investigation into the burglary of a building. One suspect is now in jail while the other stil
Woman Charged For Fiery Bastrop Co. Crash That Left 1 Dead 7/30/2014 4:35 pm UTC
A woman has been charged with intoxication manslaughter for the death of a man in a
Austin-Bergstrom airport fire alarm prompts brief evacuation 7/30/2014 4:03 pm UTC
Travelers at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were asked to evacuate Wednesday morning when a fire alarm
Palestinian Death Toll Tops 1,300 7/30/2014 3:50 pm UTC
Two new attacks in Gaza have pushed the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting.Israeli strikes today hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, where Palestinian off
Travis County To Create Private Defender's Office 7/30/2014 3:07 pm UTC
Travis County officials have accepted more than $715,000 in state funds to create a private defender's office to help poor people.Travis County commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday to accept the
Raiders Owner Confirms Talks With San Antonio 7/30/2014 3:05 pm UTC
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has confirmed he's met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.Davis says in a statemen
Evacuation Alarm Sounds At ABIA, No Fire 7/30/2014 3:05 pm UTC
A fire alarm that prompted some passengers to evacuate Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has been blamed on a worker who was welding.
Wells Branch Parkway reopened after deputy’s wreck 7/30/2014 1:47 pm UTC
12:53 p.m. update: Wells Branch Parkway has been reopened after police were investigating
Austin 311 Announces New Smartphone App 7/30/2014 1:11 pm UTC
Austin 311 now has a new Smart Phone App. The app will allow residents and visitors to immediately connect with the City of Austin. Residents will be able to select from a list of service requests
Sunshine and a high of 97 on Wednesday for Central Texas 7/30/2014 11:46 am UTC
Hot and dry temperatures continue on Wednesday along with a high near 97 degrees and
Police Investigate After Rocks Thrown Onto IH-35 7/30/2014 11:10 am UTC
Austin Police are seeking the public's help to find the suspect(s) accused of throwing large, softball-sized rocks onto the lower deck of IH-35 between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Police say the incidents ha
I-35 open after fatal 18-wheeler crash 7/30/2014 10:01 am UTC
10:20 a.m. update: The southbound lanes of Interstate 35 near Braker Lane have
One Dead After Two 18-Wheelers Collide 7/30/2014 6:13 am UTC
The Austin Police Department is investigating a fatal wreck in North Austin.Police say the wreck happened at 12300 North IH-35 southbound lanes near Parmer lane in North Austin around 3:30 a.m. Wed
Local veterans start petition seeking justice 7/30/2014 3:09 am UTC
Amidst a new plan to overhaul the VA healthcare system, some local veterans say they don't want to wait.
Proposed Texas 45 draws ire, praise at public hearing 7/30/2014 2:32 am UTC
The three miles of road the state wants to put in southwestern Travis County is
Texas regents pick McRaven as chancellor finalist 7/30/2014 2:10 am UTC
University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor
Texas Parks and Wildlife employee dies in industrial accident 7/30/2014 2:06 am UTC
An industrial accident at the A.E. Wood State Fish Hatchery in San Marcos claimed the life of a Texas Parks and Wildlife employee, officials said.
Driver involved in fatal crash indicted with DWI 7/30/2014 2:04 am UTC
A grand jury will not indict a suspected drunk driver for the death of an Austin blogger. Instead, the driver was indicted for the misdemeanor crime of DWI.
70,000 Austin Utility customers billed incorrectly 7/30/2014 1:38 am UTC
The cold, wet, icy weather that hit Austin this past winter is what caused a billing discrepancy now affecting about 70,000 Austin Energy customers.
Cost of Texas border security 7/30/2014 12:39 am UTC
The Texas border security surge has so far cost the state almost $6 million.
Woman appeals ruling on Texas affirmative action 7/30/2014 12:32 am UTC
Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
Austin man dies kayaking on Arkansas River 7/30/2014 12:23 am UTC
Authorities have released the name of a kayaker whose body was pulled from the Arkansas River north of Buena Vista.
Killeen man on trial for murder in downtown Austin shooting 7/29/2014 11:49 pm UTC
Jonathan Fisher told jurors Tuesday that he rushed to the aid of his longtime friend
Georgetown airport ends fuel discount that officials never approved 7/29/2014 11:25 pm UTC
For years the Georgetown Municipal Airport has offered fuel to pilots at a discounted rate
Famed two-headed turtle dies at San Antonio Zoo 7/29/2014 11:02 pm UTC
San Antonio Zoo officials say Thelma and Louise, a two-headed turtle that drew broad attention and had her own Facebook page, has died.
Memorial markers honor fallen APD officers 7/29/2014 10:40 pm UTC
Two Austin police officers shot and killed in the line of duty are being remembered thanks to two new memorials in downtown Austin.
Austin could ban cell phone use behind the wheel 7/29/2014 9:23 pm UTC
A distracted driving study group recommends Austin ban hands-on cell phone use while driving. The recommendations are an effort to strengthen the city's current ban, according to a city memo.
Reward offered for most wanted sex offender 7/29/2014 9:13 pm UTC
A reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of a 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender from San Antonio.
Poll: Immigration concerns rise with tide of kids 7/29/2014 8:55 pm UTC
For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in United States, have tugged at heartstrings.
Man killed, Another Seriously Injured After Incident Involving Carbon Monoxide 7/29/2014 7:40 pm UTC
San Marcos Fire Officials are warning people about the dangers of carbon monoxide. San Marcos Fire Marshal Ken Bell says carbon monoxide played a role in the death of one man on Tuesday and serious
Cedar tree removal program to increase water supply approved 7/29/2014 6:52 pm UTC
Cutting down cedar trees, to increase ground water supplies, a controversial state program, was approved Monday
Texas AG: Gay-marriage ban in state's interest 7/29/2014 4:44 pm UTC
Attorney General Greg Abbott's office is arguing that the U.S. Constitution allows Texas to ban same-sex marriage to promote the birth of children in "stable, lasting relationships."
School supplies and clothing drive 7/29/2014 2:37 pm UTC
School is starting back up in just about a month and it’s important that every student has what they need to get a bright start to the new school year. That's why The Salvation Army and MW Cleaners
Texas sales tax holiday set for early August 7/29/2014 12:55 pm UTC
The Texas annual sales tax holiday has been set for Aug. 8-10 as families prepare to send children back to school.
Texas regents meet to pick chancellor finalist 7/29/2014 12:15 pm UTC
University of Texas System regents are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to possibly name a finalist in their search for a new chancellor to oversee the 15-campus system.
Texas House committee to discuss border security money 7/29/2014 11:18 am UTC
A special Texas House Committee is set to convene today in Austin to look at the millions of dollars the state spends every week on border security.
Rallies held for Greg Kelley, victim 7/29/2014 3:06 am UTC
Two rallies regarding the former high school football player convicted of sex assault, Greg Kelley.
Local Adobe finalist competes in California 7/29/2014 2:59 am UTC
An Austin high school student is competing in California to be the best in the world at using Adobe software tools.
Local veterans weigh in on VA resolution 7/29/2014 2:43 am UTC
Some local veterans are weighing in on the deal reached by lawmakers to address the Veterans health care scandal; something they say is long overdue.
Georgetown man accused of molesting 12-year-old girl 7/29/2014 12:42 am UTC
A Georgetown man is facing serious charges. He’s accused of molesting a 12-year-old girl.
Gun maker launches new precision shooting technology 7/28/2014 11:55 pm UTC
A Pflugerville gun maker is launching its next generation of precision shooting technology.
Former police officer caught transporting drugs through Fayette Co 7/28/2014 9:13 pm UTC
Fayette County deputies bust a former police officer with 100 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle.
*Update* Same-sex marriage supporters unable to drop off petitions 7/28/2014 9:08 pm UTC
Same-sex marriage supporters are petitioning Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. They want the state to support marriage equality but the trip to the AG's office didn't go exactly as planned.
FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M 7/28/2014 7:47 pm UTC
The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
FOX 7 goes underwater to 'get to bottom' of Comal River trash 7/28/2014 7:27 pm UTC
Floating the Comal River in New Braunfels is a summer tradition for many. River businesses say since the "can ban" was struck down earlier this year, the crowds are big this year.
Texas agencies to crack down on illegal water use 7/28/2014 6:39 pm UTC
Increased enforcement efforts will soon begin to prevent people from illegally drawing water from Central Texas lakes and the lower Colorado River.
Fertilizer companies involved in West explosion suing town 7/28/2014 12:08 pm UTC
Two fertilizer companies involved in last year's explosion in West are suing the town saying it’s partially to blame.
Texas doctor contracts Ebola while in Africa 7/28/2014 12:08 pm UTC
A Texas doctor is among two American aid workers who have contracted Ebola while in Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly is from Fort Worth.
Fatal accident in NW Austin 7/28/2014 12:09 am UTC
An early morning wreck leaves one woman dead and two children in the hospital. Austin police say they got a call at 7:15 this morning regarding a two vehicle collision.
Volunteers from Austin church traveling to border to help undocumented immigrants 7/28/2014 12:08 am UTC
A local church is headed to the Texas/Mexico border to help care for the children and families that have crossed into America.Volunteers at St. James' Episcopal Church left around 2 p.m. Sunday for
Austin neighborhoods fighting against crime 7/27/2014 4:18 am UTC
It's a community effort to make Austin the safest city in the nation. Residents met Saturday to figure out how to make that happen.
Invasion of birds in North Austin 7/27/2014 4:17 am UTC
It's a sight that residents say you don't want to miss. An invasion of birds in North Austin. Waiting and watching as hundreds of thousands of birds take to the sky.
San Marcos downtown transforms to demonstrate possible future changes 7/27/2014 4:16 am UTC
Land development codes and transportation plans usually take place in meeting rooms, but not in San Marcos. The city spent Saturday demonstrating their ideas to the public.
Fire leaves 4 without a home 7/27/2014 4:14 am UTC
Four people are without a home this evening after a fire rips through a Southwest Austin duplex.Austin fire crews got the call around 4:30 this afternoon regarding a garage fire at a home in the 49
One year later: Family holds vigil for Larry Jackson Jr. 7/27/2014 4:13 am UTC
Saturday marks one year since 32-year-old Larry Jackson Jr. was fatally shot by an Austin Police officer. His family and friends remembered him with a candlelight vigil on the 34th Street bridge wh
Ray Rice gets a two-day game suspension 7/26/2014 2:05 am UTC
There have been harsher punishments in the NFL for dog fighting, pot-smoking and taking performance enhancing drugs. For domestic abuse, Ray Rice gets a two-day game suspension.
Greg Kelley's family hoping for new trial 7/26/2014 1:48 am UTC
Greg Kelley was convicted in Williamson County court of forcing a 4-year-old boy to perform a lewd act. The conviction was based solely on the word of the 4-year-old boy.
Inside look at Texas border security operation 7/25/2014 10:45 pm UTC
The Texas border security operation is costing more than a million dollars a week, and Friday taxpayers got an up-close look at how the money is being spent.
Several football players reportedly dropped from Longhorns 7/25/2014 9:23 pm UTC
The day after two UT football players were charged with sexual assault and suspended from the team indefinitely, there are now reports that four more players have been dropped from the team for vio
Man arrested in connection with string of aggravated robberies 7/25/2014 8:37 pm UTC
A man has been arrested in connection with a string of aggravated robberies.
Animals rescued from Kenedy Animal Shelter 7/25/2014 6:56 pm UTC
*WARNING: SOME MAY FIND SOME PHOTOS IN STORY DISTURBING* Texas Humane Heroes says that it has stepped in and saved all the animals currently at the Kenedy Animal Shelter after community activists a
DPS border surge 7/25/2014 6:38 pm UTC
From the air and along back roads and on the water, the border surge is ramping up. FOX 7 got an up close look at the state operation that’s going on at the Texas/Mexican border.