AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Advocates for immigrants seeking sanctuary are calling on lawmakers to take action. It comes after several people living in churches received fines from the Department of Homeland Security. Peggy Morton with the Austin Sanctuary Network talks about the issue.
Former Texas Longhorn Cedric Benson dies in West Austin motorcycle crash
Two people are dead after a crash between a motorcycle and a minivan in West Austin Saturday night. One of them has been identified as former NFL and Texas Longhorns running back Cedric Benson. Benson was 36.
Benson’s attorney, Sam Bassett, told the Associated Press that Austin law enforcement informed him Benson was one of the two killed in the crash.
The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of FM 2222 and Mount Bonell Road. According to Austin police, a motorcycle was traveling westbound on FM 2222 when it crashed with a minivan turning from Mount Bonnell Road.Read the full article
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APD identifies woman killed in crash with Cedric Benson
The Austin Police Department has identified the woman who was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend as 27-year-old Aamna Najam.
Najam and former NFL and Texas Longhorns running back Cedric Benson were killed after a crash between a motorcycle and a minivan in West Austin Saturday, August 17.
Najam had recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin's Moody College of Communication with a PhD in Audiology in the spring, according to the president's office.Read the full article
FOX 7 Discussion: Guadalupe Street improvements
The City of Austin is starting to see the effects of the 2016 mobility bond construction project.
This is road work being done on Guadalupe Street in Central Austin.
Just 24 hours ago, red bus-only lanes opened on Lavaca and Guadalupe streets.Read the full article