Paxton to take voter id ruling to Supreme Court 9/23/2016 5:05 pm UTC
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he is filing a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge the Fifth Circuit Court's landmark ruling in June that dealt a blow to the legislation.
Community news: Central Health’s $240 million budget approved 9/23/2016 4:33 pm UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYTRAVIS COUNTYCentral Health budget approvedThe Travis County Commissioners Court voted this
Texas not budging on rule requiring... 9/23/2016 3:58 pm UTC
Despite intense outcry from the medical community, reproductive rights advocates and funeral directors, Texas isn't budging on a proposed rule to require the cremation or burial of fetal remains.
VP candidate Tim Kaine making... 9/23/2016 3:57 pm UTC
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine will be in Austin Friday to join Texas Latino elected officials as they officially endorse Hillary Clinton for president.
AG catches 36 parents in 6 days failing to pay child support in Travis Co. 9/23/2016 3:56 pm UTC
Parents who fail to pay by six months or more won't be able to renew their vehicle registration.
Strong 'disappointed' after UT... 9/23/2016 3:44 pm UTC
University of Texas senior football player Kent Perkins has been released from jail after he was arrested early Friday morning in Downtown Austin and charged with driving while intoxicated.
UT football player arrested for DWI 9/23/2016 3:41 pm UTC
A University of Texas football player was arrested overnight for a DWI in Austin. Kent Perkins is a senior starting offensive lineman.
Social media responds to baby born on... 9/23/2016 3:25 pm UTC
Shortly after baby Julietta Martinez became a star on her first day of life, Austinites took to social media to express shock, joy and -- of course -- their hatred for her birthing place. Here are
60 percent of Austinites are overweight, obese 9/23/2016 3:20 pm UTC
New initiative called Plus Color that is aimed at making fruits and vegetables more accessible.
Verdict expected in Norwood murder... 9/23/2016 2:42 pm UTC
The public expects to learn Friday if the evidence presented in Debra Baker's 1988 murder trial is enough to convict Mark Norwood.
Closing arguments, jury deliberation expected Friday in Norwood trial, day 9 9/23/2016 12:55 pm UTC
After nearly three decades since Debra Baker's murder, a verdict is likely Friday in the trial for the man charged with her death, Mark Alan…
Senator Tim Kaine in Austin fundraising for Hillary 9/23/2016 12:45 pm UTC
He will be at an afternoon reception in support of the Hillary Victory Fund.
Austin suspect leads Houston police on chase 9/23/2016 12:25 pm UTC
The man is connected to a shooting in Austin.
Video, photos released in deadly... 9/23/2016 12:22 pm UTC
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. -- Gwinnett County police are now releasing video from a home invasion in Peachtree Corners that left one suspect dead and two more on the run.
3rd night of Charlotte protests mostly peaceful 9/23/2016 12:22 pm UTC
The third night of protests in Charlotte were mostly peaceful.This coming after the death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Tuesday. Another deadly shooting
Man accused of firing shots during... 9/23/2016 12:11 pm UTC
The man accused of firing shots on 6th Street during South by Southwest Festival is in trouble with the law again.
The Newsroom: Top things to know today 9/23/2016 12:06 pm UTC
UT football player arrested. Texas Tribune Festival kicks off. Bouncer charged in 6th St. sexual assault.
Longhorns offensive lineman Kent Perkins faces DWI charge 9/23/2016 11:52 am UTC
University of Texas football player Kent Perkins, 21, was arrested on Friday morning and charged
UT football player arrested for DWI 9/23/2016 11:43 am UTC
The offensive lineman was arrested just blocks from the University of Texas campus on a DWI charge.
Chance of showers Friday, rain more likely in Austin through weekend 9/23/2016 11:20 am UTC
Friday forecast for Austin: Forecasters are calling for scattered showers and thunderstorms in the Austin
Facebook video showing 3-year-old smokin 9/23/2016 11:19 am UTC
North Little Rock police department arrested a North Little Rock man after he posted a Facebook video of him providing marijuana to his 3-year-old nephew.
Park ranger celebrates 95th birthday 9/23/2016 11:02 am UTC
Happy birthday, Betty! Betty Reid Soskin turned 95 on Thursday. She is the oldest full-time park ranger in the National Park Service.
Texas Tribune Festival kicks off with big names in politics 9/23/2016 10:38 am UTC
Organizers say the Festival is about "real social issue." Phil Collins, and Lance Armstrong will also be speaking.
City Council hears impassioned pleas as vote on The Grove is delayed 9/23/2016 6:16 am UTC
Mayor Steve Adler said at the outset that the City Council wouldn’t vote on
Huston-Tillotson rally held for black men killed in Oklahoma, N. Carolina 9/23/2016 4:13 am UTC
Dozens showed up to speak out against police brutality at the event organized by students on campus.
Neighbors looking for answers after cats 9/23/2016 3:36 am UTC
It's a problem that neighbors can't explain- cats keep disappearing in a North Austin neighborhood.
TABC cracks down on retailers selling... 9/23/2016 3:36 am UTC
School is in session and the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is out looking for retailers who sell alcohol to minors.
FOX 7 Friday Football: Week 5 Scores 9/23/2016 2:41 am UTC
High school football has kicked off! FOX 7 Friday Football has your final scores and highlights for week five.
Austin baby born in SUV on side of I-35 9/23/2016 2:39 am UTC
A couple delivered a baby girl on the side of I-35 in Austin inside of an SUV at 4:55 Thursday morning.
"Speakout" and vigil held at Huston-Tillotson.. 9/23/2016 2:38 am UTC
There's concern about officer-involved shootings across the country and discussions are being held in East Austin tonight. A vigil and "speakout"were held at Huston-Tillotson University.
Five Guys in Round Rock robbed at gunpoint by a.. 9/23/2016 2:31 am UTC
Some scary moments for some Five Guys Restaurant employees, as surveillance video shows them being held at gunpoint by a clown masked robber,.
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to hold Austin rally 9/23/2016 2:24 am UTC
The event will be held at Palm Door on Sixth, 508 E. 6th St., from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and is open and free to the public.
San Marcos approves $193M budget, property tax rates hold 9/23/2016 1:57 am UTC
Council voted to hold the property tax rate at 53.02 cents per $100 of taxable value for the 10th year in a row, the city said in a statemen…
FOX 7 Care Force: V.A. reform 9/23/2016 12:35 am UTC
In the FOX 7 Care Force, we want to update you on V.A. reforms. Specifically, where Congress is on reform legislation and how the reform laws they've already passed are working.
Evening weather forecast for September 22, 2016 9/23/2016 12:30 am UTC
Accused 'I-35 Rock Thrower' found guilty in.. 9/23/2016 12:28 am UTC
Pat Johnson, the man known as the "I-35 serial rock thrower", has been found guilty on indecency of a child by exposure and indecency of a child by contact. The sentencing phase is starting now.
SE Austin shooting puts teen in hospital 9/23/2016 12:24 am UTC
Police say a teenager was shot at the Villas of Cordoba community
Mark Norwood trial starting to wrap up 9/23/2016 12:23 am UTC
Mark Norwood declined to take the witness stand Thursday as testimony in his murder trial started to wrap up.
Verdict could come Friday in Mark Norwood capital murder case 9/22/2016 10:30 pm UTC
All indications point to Mark Norwood’s murder trial wrapping up before the weekend.Both
I-35 rock-throwing suspect Patrick Johnson guilty in sex assault case 9/22/2016 10:28 pm UTC
Taking less than two hours to deliberate over lunch, a jury on Thursday returned a
Seton Healthcare Family confirms Austin job cuts 9/22/2016 10:28 pm UTC
Seton Healthcare Family confirmed Thursday it has cut employee positions throughout its Central Texas hospital
Round Rock council votes to allow dogs on restaurant patios 9/22/2016 10:24 pm UTC
Dogs would have to stay on the ground, so they couldn't sit on seats or tables, and servers would not be able to prepare food outside.
Austin launches plan to buy, preserve local music venues 9/22/2016 10:14 pm UTC
Austin's mayor revealed a new plan to help save the places that make the city the Live Music Capital during Thursday's city council meeting.
Bouncer charged in Sixth Street bar sexual assault 9/22/2016 9:59 pm UTC
A woman out celebrating her birthday told police she was sexually assaulted by a bouncer at the New York New York bar on Sixth Street.
Austin’s $2 million code rewrite now costs $4.6 million. Here’s why. 9/22/2016 9:55 pm UTC
Austin added more money and a new phase to its rewrite of city code Thursday
Wisconsin teen dies after ending care for disease 9/22/2016 9:37 pm UTC
A Wisconsin teenager who drew attention for deciding to end her life instead of continuing a battle with an incurable disease has died.
Police train to de-escalate interactions with veterans in crisis 9/22/2016 9:28 pm UTC
Actual combat veterans took part in the exercise.
Travis County corrections officer involved in jail fire indicted 9/22/2016 9:13 pm UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYCorrections officer involved in jail fire indictedA Travis County grand jury has
Affidavit: Man points pistol at family in road rage incident 9/22/2016 8:55 pm UTC
A passenger in a car pointed a pistol at a woman and her two children
FBI handling Brad Pitt child abuse allegations 9/22/2016 8:54 pm UTC
The FBI - and not the Los Angeles Police Department - is handling allegations against Brad Pitt about an incident possibly involving child abuse, the department and federal sources told Fox News Th
New life in the fast lane: Baby born on I-35 en route to hospital 9/22/2016 8:45 pm UTC
One of Austin’s newest residents made a surprise entrance Thursday morning on Interstate 35
Adios, summer: First taste of fall weather to arrive this weekend 9/22/2016 7:35 pm UTC
The Earth marked the autumnal equinox — the first day of fall — Thursday morning, but Austin
Armed suspect wearing ‘evil clown mask’ robs Round Rock Five Guys 9/22/2016 7:34 pm UTC
At around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, the suspect entered the Five Guys on the southeast side of the Interstate 35 and Louis Henna Boulveard inter…
Teenager injured in southeast Austin shooting, suspect at large 9/22/2016 6:58 pm UTC
Austin-Travis County EMS medics took the teenager to South Austin Medical Center with potentially serious injuries. No one else was injured …
Rock throwing suspect gets life sentence for sexual assault of boy 9/22/2016 6:32 pm UTC
Austin's accused rock thrower. on trial for the aggravated sexual assault of a child, has been found guilty of indecency with a child by exp…
Defense hopes to show reasonable doubt in Norwood trial, day 8 with expert witness 9/22/2016 5:23 pm UTC
Closing arguments are expected Friday in the capital murder trial for Mark Alan Norwood.
Hernandez Moreno appointed to Hays County JP seat held by her mother 9/22/2016 5:07 pm UTC
The justice of the peace seat for precinct 1, place 2 will be passed down
Community news: Fall prevention program launched for seniors 9/22/2016 4:51 pm UTC
TRAVIS COUNTYTRAVIS COUNTYFall prevention program beginsAustin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services has launched
‘Non-judgmental’ safe ride program started by Texas State student 9/22/2016 4:41 pm UTC
The program will offer students who have become too intoxicated at a party an option to contact the group and get a ride home.
Woman knees attacker to escape sexual assault 9/22/2016 3:56 pm UTC
An Austin man is behind bars after police say he broke into two homes and tried to sexually assault one of the residents earlier this month …
Adler announces crowdsourced investment fund to save live music venues 9/22/2016 3:50 pm UTC
Austin will use a minibond program to create a $10 million fund to “purchase and
Health clinic opens at Community First Village 9/22/2016 3:23 pm UTC
The Community First Village on Thursday celebrated the opening of a new on-site clinic that
The Grove, Lenox Oaks, lobbying reform top today’s City Council agenda 9/22/2016 2:44 pm UTC
Today could be decision day for The Grove at Shoal Creek, the proposed mixed-use development
UT homicide trial awaiting DNA results 9/22/2016 1:01 pm UTC
Attorneys will determine when the case will go to trial and give an update from Meechaiel Criner's mental evaluation.
EMS: Woman gives birth on I-35 in North Austin early Thursday 9/22/2016 12:46 pm UTC
A woman is recovering at St. David’s Medical Center after giving birth on Interstate
Thoroughbred Farms still looking for answers after several deadly floods 9/22/2016 12:31 pm UTC
The study, which was released Thursday, is looking at changes in topography and drainage patterns and possible man-made causes.
The Newsroom: Top things to know today 9/22/2016 11:33 am UTC
Happy first day of fall. Woman delivered baby on I-35. Westlake High School threat under investigation. Family pays thousands after hit by d…
Hot, humid Thursday in Austin before rain chances ramp up this weekend 9/22/2016 11:17 am UTC
Thursday forecast for Austin: It’s the first day of fall and daytime highs in
Woman delivers baby on side of Interstate 35 9/22/2016 10:31 am UTC
The parents were on their way to the hospital when the baby decided she couldn't wait any longer.
Disability rights group sues ride-hailing services Get Me, Fare 9/21/2016 11:28 pm UTC
A state disability rights group has sued the ride-hailing services Get Me and Fare in