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San Marcos schools post greeters after reported threat 10/21/2014 11:48 pm UTC
As police investigate whether or not there was a shooting threat last week at Miller
Austin police seek help in cold cases after bodies found in Indiana 10/21/2014 11:25 pm UTC
A few days after news emerged that a suspect in the deaths of at least
Woman found dead in Fayette County home 10/21/2014 11:23 pm UTC
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says it is looking for a person of interest after a woman was found dead in a home on Hwy 290 near Ledbetter. Authorities say the woman was found with a child wh
Treatment center under investigation after Travis County teen dies 10/21/2014 10:16 pm UTC
The Travis County Juvenile Probation Department will be reviewing whether to send any more children
Family of missing Rundberg women hopes Vann case could give them leads 10/21/2014 10:15 pm UTC
The possibility that suspected serial killer Darren Vann may be responsible for some unsolved crimes in Austin has at least one family feeling a sense of hope.
State board suspends Fort Worth veterinarian for five years 10/21/2014 10:15 pm UTC
The state board that oversees veterinarians suspended a Fort Worth vet's license for the next five years.
Police ask for help in downtown assault 10/21/2014 9:57 pm UTC
Austin police are asking the public to help identify a group of men suspected of
*Update* Authorities identify Lake Travis drowning victim 10/21/2014 9:29 pm UTC
The body of 47-year-old Steven Hall was discovered in Lake Travis at Pace Bend Park Monday evening nearly five hours after he went underwater.
Perry announces two Texas hospitals for treating Ebola 10/21/2014 9:23 pm UTC
Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday two locations in Texas where future Ebola patients could be
Perry's 1st court appearance delayed until Nov. 7 10/21/2014 8:27 pm UTC
Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.
Proposed change in water rules would benefit lakeside interests 10/21/2014 8:06 pm UTC
When it comes to water planning, neither the Lower Colorado River Authority, which manages Austin-area
Business group warns about Ebola-related scams 10/21/2014 7:41 pm UTC
As Ebola dominates headlines across the country, a business group that monitors national charitable organizations
Lake Travis drowning victim identified 10/21/2014 7:28 pm UTC
The swimmer who drowned Monday at Lake Travis in southwestern Travis County has been identified
Suspect in 7 Indiana deaths has Austin ties 10/21/2014 7:21 pm UTC
Authorities say a man suspected of killing seven women in Indiana has Austin ties.Austin police arrested Darren Vann in Austin in 2007 for sexually assaulting a woman.
Paying just got easier for consumers; Apple Pay 10/21/2014 7:20 pm UTC
Paying in stores just got a little bit easier. Using your iPhone is now an option at hundreds of thousands of businesses. But is it safe?
Condition Of Nurse With Ebola Upgraded To Good 10/21/2014 6:43 pm UTC
WASHINGTON -- National Institutes of Health says the condition of the first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been upgraded to good.The NIH sa
APD Searching For Downtown Assault Suspects 10/21/2014 6:21 pm UTC
Police are searching for two men they say sexually assaulted a woman and beat her male companion in Downtown Austin earlier this month.It happened on Saturday, October 11, at around 2:35 a.m. near
Burnet County man facing charges after authorities find meth and stolen items 10/21/2014 6:20 pm UTC
A Burnet County man is facing seven charges after law enforcement executed a search warrant and found a large quantity of Methamphetamine, stolen firearms and other stolen property.
Know Your Candidate: Veterans Care 10/21/2014 5:56 pm UTC
At KEYE-TV News we’re committed to finding out how, as Governor, Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis would handle the issues that matter the most to you.This week we’re looking into Veterans care and Greg
Mother Upset Over Breaking Bad Action Figures 10/21/2014 5:44 pm UTC
(WFTX) -- A mother from Fort Myers, Florida is mad over the TV show Breaking Bad dolls being marketed to children.
Perry's 1st Court Appearance Delayed Until Nov. 7 10/21/2014 5:20 pm UTC
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.A judge in Austin last week had ordered the Republican to appear
Police: Fayette County death related to SWAT stand-off in Austin 10/21/2014 5:18 pm UTC
3:05 p.m. update: Austin police have confirmed that the death of a 19-year-old
Austin Employers Challenged During Mobility Week 10/21/2014 5:14 pm UTC
Austin employers, you have been challenged.  It’s Mobility Week, and your task is to think outside the box when it comes to getting your staff into the office.The challenge is also to reduce the nu
Perry designates 2 Texas medical centers for Ebola treatment 10/21/2014 5:06 pm UTC
12:35 p.m. update: Gov. Rick Perry has called on President Barack Obama to
California Fire Victim Reunited With Rescuer 10/21/2014 4:56 pm UTC
FRESNO, Calif. -- The fire victim who was seen on video being carried to safety by a Good Samaritan as flames exploded says he just froze as the fire burned his home.Robert Wells reunited with the
One American Released From North Korea 10/21/2014 4:39 pm UTC
WASHINGTON -- After nearly six months in custody in North Korea, American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released.The State Department today announced the release of Fowle, who had been awaiting t
Whole Foods to debut first TV ad on World Series tonight 10/21/2014 4:35 pm UTC
Whole Foods Market is hoping to hit a home run tonight: The retailer will debut
Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad 10/21/2014 4:16 pm UTC
IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season
20 Kids Stung By Bees At A Texas School 10/21/2014 3:52 pm UTC
SAGINAW-- At least 20 middle school students in Saginaw, Texas had to be treated on Tuesday after they were stung by bees. Firefighters and EMS crews were dispatched to the school just north of For
Political consultant Kenneth Barfield pleads guilty to embezzlement 10/21/2014 3:43 pm UTC
An Austin political consultant long under financial scrutiny pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling nearly $1
Fingerprint on clock focus of capital murder trial of Steven Thomas 10/21/2014 3:39 pm UTC
1:25 p.m. update: Former Travis County Medical Examiner Dr. Roberto Bayardo testified this
Texas State Fair sets food, ride sales record 10/21/2014 3:32 pm UTC
Organizers say this year's State Fair of Texas set a new record for food and ride sales, with more than $41 million in coupons sold.
New Braunfels PD on lookout for man who shot at officer 10/21/2014 3:32 pm UTC
New Braunfels police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who shot at an officer. It happened Monday night around 8:00 p.m. when officers responded to a family disturbance call.
Former Dewhurst Aide Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement 10/21/2014 3:17 pm UTC
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Texas To Create 2 Units To Treat Ebola Patients 10/21/2014 3:10 pm UTC
DALLAS -- Texas will create containment facilities in North Texas and Galveston to treat any future Ebola patients.Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that facilities in Galveston and the Dallas sub
Lake Travis Drowning Victim Tried To Swim Across Lake 10/21/2014 2:59 pm UTC
Investigators say the man that
Teen accused of shooting at New Braunfels officer arrested 10/21/2014 2:54 pm UTC
5 p.m. update: New Braunfels police said Tuesday afternoon that a 17-year-old accused of
Audit finds deficiencies with dozens of Bastrop County investigations 10/21/2014 2:38 pm UTC
An internal audit by the Bastrop County sheriff’s office has revealed dozens of cases
Woman sues city, police officer over 2012 Sixth Street shooting 10/21/2014 2:01 pm UTC
A woman is suing the City of Austin and a police officer she claims wrongly
Defendant's brother testifies in 1980 murder trial 10/21/2014 12:53 pm UTC
The capital murder trial of Steven Thomas began in Williamson County Monday.
Burnet Man Arrested In Drug Bust 10/21/2014 12:42 pm UTC
A Burnet County man was arrested after a large amount of Methampehtamine, stolen firearms, and other stolen property was found. Last week, several investigators executed a search warrant in the nor
Houston Mom Accused Of Attempting To Kill Baby 10/21/2014 12:26 pm UTC
HOUSTON  (KPRC/CNN)-- A Houston mother is accused of trying to kill her own child and officials say it was all caught on camera. Cynthia Kaye Wood made her first court appearance today. Her baby wa
Reward Reaches $25K For Missing Fort Worth Woman 10/21/2014 11:20 am UTC
PLANO, Texas (AP) -- A reward for information leading to a missing North Texas woman has grown to $25,000.  Christina Morris of Fort Worth was last seen Aug. 30 in a parking garage in Plano.  Polic
Mostly sunny skies and mild temperatures Tuesday 10/21/2014 11:11 am UTC
Central Texas should see a cool morning followed by mild temperatures Tuesday, the National Weather
CA Woman Arrested After Being Rescued From Chimney 10/21/2014 10:58 am UTC
THOUSAND OAKS, CA-- A California woman was arrested on Sunday, after being rescued from a chimney where she was trapped for several hours. According to the Ventury County Fire Department, firefight
UPDATE: Police Arrest Man Wanted For Police Involved Shooting In New Braunfels 10/21/2014 8:52 am UTC
UPDATE: New Braunfels Police and the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force say they have arrested Richard Cantu Vasquez at a home in the 200 block of South Peach Avenue on Tuesday. Police say Vasquez was h
APD Searching For Local Ties To Possible Indiana Serial Killer 10/21/2014 8:47 am UTC
On Tuesday morning, police worry there could be more victims. They say Darren Vann, 43, who used to live in Austin, confessed to killing one woman before leading police to the bodies of six others
Indiana cases lead to questions as to what makes the mind of a serial killer 10/21/2014 3:21 am UTC
As police investigate multiple murders in Indiana, FOX 7 has learned the suspect Darren Vann once lived in Austin.
Texas lawmakers ask where Ebola patients should be treated 10/21/2014 3:03 am UTC
As guidelines for caring for Ebola patients evolve, Texas health officials suggested Monday that designated
Wendy Davis casts her ballot early 10/21/2014 2:45 am UTC
Democrat Wendy Davis cast her ballot to be the next governor of Texas in early voting in Dallas Monday.
*Update* One man dead after SWAT incident in East Austin 10/21/2014 2:27 am UTC
SWAT standoff in East Austin ends with one man dead.
Man gets 3 life sentences for 2013 crime spree 10/21/2014 1:36 am UTC
AUSTINMan gets 3 life sentences for 2013 crime spreeA man on Monday was
State board signals that new social studies texts on track for 2015 10/21/2014 1:24 am UTC
The cartoon that shows space aliens coming to Earth because affirmative action will give them
Patient isolated at St. David's tests negative for Ebola 10/21/2014 12:59 am UTC
Negative. That's the result from a second test by the CDC of a Round Rock man who arrived Sunday at St. David's hospital with Ebola like symptoms.
Early voting underway for November election 10/20/2014 10:26 pm UTC
Early voting is underway in Texas for the November 4th election.
Rally to get voters to polls 10/20/2014 7:07 pm UTC
Early voting begins October 20th and on October 19th people rallied together to get educated on what's on the ballot.
Indiana mayor: Suspect in 7 deaths convicted of sex crimes in Texas 10/20/2014 5:49 pm UTC
The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.
18th anniversary of Celtic Festival 10/20/2014 3:17 pm UTC
Austin embraces diversity which is why the Celtic Festival is still going strong here. Sunday marked the 18th anniversary. The festival is known as the largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas.
You Decide: ATX Council - District 10 10/20/2014 2:14 pm UTC
District 10 is one of the larger districts covering around 43 square miles. Some of the neighborhoods in the district include 2222, Northwest Hills and Great Hills. The lines of the district cross
Early voting begins 10/20/2014 1:14 pm UTC
Early voting is underway and there's a lot at stake both statewide and locally.
Money being raised to build monument to honor Deputy Hollis 10/20/2014 1:02 pm UTC
Those who live in the neighborhood where Travis County Deputy Jessica Hollis lost her life in September in the line of duty are trying to raise money for a permanent memorial monument so everyone w
'Easy Rider' controversy: Austin man says he has real Fonda bike 10/19/2014 4:01 am UTC
The famous "Captain America" bike from the cult-classic Easy Rider has become the subject of a Hollywood controversy.
APD recruiting more women officers 10/19/2014 3:50 am UTC
The police force has always been a male-driven profession, but Austin Police Assistant Chief Jessica Robledo says that is about to change.
Crash and rollover claims a life on Hwy 71 10/19/2014 3:49 am UTC
The Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal accident in Burnet County. Around one this morning a 32-year-old man lost his life after he crashed into a trailer being pulled by a truck o
Cedar Park woman arrested after stabbing husband 10/18/2014 2:43 am UTC
A Cedar Park woman is facing a felony assault charge after admitting to police that she stabbed her husband.
Parents arrested for smoking pot in front of their child 10/18/2014 2:28 am UTC
Two parents in Williamson County are charged with endangering a child for allegedly smoking marijuana while their baby was in the back of their van.
Leander ISD bus driver charged wtih DWI after driving students home 10/18/2014 2:11 am UTC
Nearly 30 children were put at risk yesterday in the Leander School District.
*Update* Health officials continue to monitor Georgetown man for Ebola 10/18/2014 1:24 am UTC
The Georgetown Independent School District says the father of three students continues to be monitored by health officials and shows no sign of Ebola.
Cyclists go the distance to fight childhood cancer 10/17/2014 10:45 pm UTC
A bike ride for charity kicked off Friday at Mellow Johnny's in south Austin.
You Decide: ATX Council - District 9 10/17/2014 10:36 pm UTC
District 9 snakes through the core of Austin and includes Travis Heights, the downtown area, the University of Texas, Clarksville and Hyde Park.
Pleasant Hill Elementary students raise nearly $2,000 for breast cancer research 10/17/2014 10:25 pm UTC
Pleasant Hill Elementary School in Leander turned pink Friday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Officials: Hutto woman was on outbound flight with Ebola patient 10/17/2014 10:19 pm UTC
Williamson County health officials held a news conference where they announced a second person who took one of those flights that Amber Vinson was on.
AISD sends out letter to address Ebola concerns 10/17/2014 9:44 pm UTC
Austin ISD has sent out a letter to parents, faculty and staff to address the concerns they may have regarding the Ebola virus.
Perry pushes Obama for travel ban due to Ebola 10/17/2014 9:08 pm UTC
Texas Governor Rick Perry is asking President Obama to consider restricting air travel from Ebola stricken countries in West Africa. Perry ended an economic development trip in Europe early after l
Cleaning crews disinfect Belton schools 10/17/2014 8:54 pm UTC
Crews in Haz-Mat suits arrived at two Belton ISD schools Friday morning. The schools closed after two Belton students were identified as being on the Frontier flight with a Dallas nurse who tested
App developed in Austin hopes to be election game changer 10/17/2014 6:35 pm UTC
Early voting starts on Monday and a new tool will make it easier for you to vote. ThinkVoting's app was developed here in Austin and is being tested in the local election.
LVISD: Family visited Dallas Ebola hospital, no contact with isolated patients 10/17/2014 5:03 pm UTC
The Lago Vista Independent School District says it has learned that an LVISD family or families recently spent time visiting a surgical patient at the Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. No LVIS
UT Austin: Student was on plane with Ebola health care worker 10/17/2014 4:07 pm UTC
The University of Texas Austin President Bill Powers has sent out a statement saying a student was on the Frontier Airlines flight with the health care worker that tested positive for Ebola. Powers
City Council approves ride sharing 6-1 10/17/2014 3:32 am UTC
Ride sharing has been a hot topic in Austin for a while now and it's once again going before Austin's City Council Thursday.
TX Sec. of State reports record number of Texans are registered to vote 10/17/2014 2:27 am UTC
On Thursday, Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry announced that a record number of 14,025,441 Texans are registered to vote.
You Decide: ATX Council - District 8 10/17/2014 2:25 am UTC
District 8 covers Southwest Austin and includes the neighborhoods of Circle C, Travis Country and Oak Hill. According to figures from the city, the district has the highest percentage of home owner
Two Austin attorneys charged in federal drug scheme 10/16/2014 11:17 pm UTC
Thirty four people including two Austin attorneys are in federal custody.
Austin leaders say city is ready for any potential Ebola cases 10/16/2014 10:51 pm UTC
Austin city leaders stress the city is ready to handle Ebola if the virus shows up here.
You Decide: ATX Council - District 5 10/16/2014 10:45 pm UTC
District Five stretches from Lady Bird Lake to Hays County down South Lamar.?
You Decide: ATX Council - District 6 10/16/2014 10:44 pm UTC
District Six is in Northwest Austin and is the farthest away from city hall. It crosses into Williamson County and covers more than 45 square miles.
You Decide: ATX Council - District 7 10/16/2014 10:43 pm UTC
District Seven covers about 27 square miles in North Austin. Some of the neighborhoods within the lines are Allandale, Gracy Woods, Crestview, Brentwood, Scofield Ridge and the Domain.
School officials say Belton ISD students were on flight with Ebola patient 10/16/2014 4:49 pm UTC
The Belton Independent School District has sent out a health advisory to parents after it was discovered that two students were onboard the same flight as the latest patient said to have contracted
Texas A&M advising officials on Ebola victim's dog 10/16/2014 3:42 am UTC
As Ebola continues to spread among health care workers in Dallas there are many questions about whether our pets are safe from the disease.
Several abortion clinics reopen after Supreme Court ruling 10/16/2014 2:45 am UTC
Pro-choice groups are claiming a victory but pro-life groups say it isn't for long.
American Airlines flight makes emergency landing after cabin's walls crack 10/16/2014 2:25 am UTC
Imagine sitting on a plane mid-flight when all of a sudden the walls start to separate on both sides. That's what happened during a American Airlines flight from San Francisco to Dallas on Monday.
Davis makes final push for votes, responds to "wheelchair" ad 10/15/2014 10:34 pm UTC
With early voting starting Monday, State Sen. Wendy Davis, (D) Ft. Worth, is making a big push for voters to pick her as the next Texas governor.
Google Fiber set to launch in Austin in December 10/15/2014 10:25 pm UTC
Google Fiber will be installed in homes around Austin starting this December.
Mobile ID station helps Austin voters for the upcoming election 10/15/2014 10:25 pm UTC
To vote in this upcoming election, you will need a valid photo id.
Ebola crisis prompts Perry to curtail Europe trip 10/15/2014 6:24 pm UTC
Gov. Rick Perry's office says he's cutting short a business trip to Europe and will return Thursday because of the Ebola crisis in Texas.
Judge temporarily blocks disposal of ashes from Ebola victim's belongings 10/15/2014 3:35 am UTC
There is a legal fight over the ashes from the belongings of the first Ebola victim in Dallas.
Arrest video of Burnet County Jail escapee 10/15/2014 3:30 am UTC
FOX 7 has obtained the arrest video of an inmate who escaped over the weekend.Early Saturday morning 40-year-old Burnet County inmate Murl Lamb over-powered a corrections officer at the Cedar Park
You Decide: ATX Council - District 4 10/15/2014 3:25 am UTC
District Four is the most dense covering the fewest square miles out of all ten districts. The area runs north to south along Interstate-35 between 51st and Braker. Included within the boundaries o
Austin man arrested after driving into popular taco food truck 10/15/2014 2:52 am UTC
An Austin man is in the Travis County Jail facing eight charges. Austin police say he almost destroyed a taco truck, then led them on a high-speed chase and was finally arrested after hiding in the
Federal appeals court reinstates Texas voter ID law 10/15/2014 2:34 am UTC
A federal appeals court has reinstated a Texas voter ID law that the U.S. Justice Department describes as the state's latest tool to suppress minorities in elections. Tuesday's ruling from the 5th

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