Bridget Spencer joined FOX 7 Austin in March 2015.
Before moving to Austin, Bridget was a reporter, producer and fill-in anchor at WTVY in Dothan, Alabama. She hails from the south, having been born and raised in Marietta, Georgia and is a proud graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Advertising/Public Relations.
Bridget has covered all kinds of stories, and when asked, can never decide which is her favorite. When she's not working, Bridget enjoys exploring Austin's beautiful outdoors scene and shopping.
The bar has been open on the east side for years now and they say they have never dealt with something like this. Now they're hoping police can take action.
The council unanimously passed measures that will allow for citizens and/or businesses to be fined for violating any local health and safety rules, including the face covering requirement.
Ultimately, health officials in Austin believe it is up to residents to keep one another safe.
At its weekly update today, APH says we are in Stage Four of restrictions to help slow the spread of COVID-19 but that could change.
County Judge Paul Pape says now is the time to decide what to do with two monuments on the county courthouse lawn.
Sunday was the highest single-day spike at 506 new cases.
The message of freedom resonated on that warm June day, however in 2020, many in the Black community still feel Black people are not free yet.
This mural comes two days after the same groups painted “Black Austin Matters” on South Congress Avenue. Activists believe it's a first step in getting city leaders to make real changes.
In a Wednesday briefing, Austin Public Health presented data highlighting the increase in hospitalizations the rolling seven-day average is now at 22 a day.
The Transportation Department tweeted out about the project at just after 8 a.m. saying, "Congress Avenue is a canvas of our city."