Carissa Lehmkuhl joined the FOX 7 Austin team in January 2021.
She was born and raised in San Diego and received a broadcast journalism degree from Biola University. After working as a producer for Good Morning San Diego, she decided to venture out of California for the first time and got a job as an anchor/reporter for the ABC affiliate in Tri-Cities, Washington.
Though she never visited, she was always drawn to Austin and is excited for the opportunity to work here and explore a new city and state.
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Multiple dogs in a Hutto neighborhood have been bitten by rattlesnakes. Residents say an overgrown property nearby is to blame.
Abbott called on feds to investigate allegations of abuse at the Freeman Coliseum, where a number of unaccompanied migrant children are being housed.
Court documents allege that 21-year-old Devon Alexander Loper shot at Melinda Hipolito and her two daughters who were sitting in their car on Feb. 3.
In front of a slowly changing downtown background, a return to an Austin original on Sunday: live music.
Those that came together weren’t just gathering to honor George Floyd. They were fighting for something they believe could bring change, the George Floyd Act.
A fire at the Buford Tower in downtown Austin has been ruled incendiary and its exact cause is still under investigation.
Chody was booked into Travis County Jail Thursday on a tampering with evidence charge in connection to the Javier Ambler case.
Pflugerville Police have released a new sketch of a potential suspect in the March 2020 shooting death of Sharon Selman.
Gathering on Sunday afternoons in Chicano Park has been a decades-long tradition for many in the East Austin community.
Thursday morning’s hail storm had caused their roof to sink in partially, after it was already damaged by February’s snowstorm.