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.
Thousands of people took to the streets across the United States Friday after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. More protests are planned for Austin throughout the weekend.
Charley Wilkison, executive director of the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT), said committee hearings that are ongoing are all talk, and nothing can happen unless lawmakers are in session.
Deepak Sidgel, 39, of Pflugerville, faces a total of five counts of selling alcohol to minors. He worked at the Lexington Food Mart on Highway 77 in Lexington.
The Uvalde shooting sprung Democrats into action. The state democratic caucus is demanding the governor call a special session on gun control and safety measures.
Solving the problem will take a lot of thought, time and money, said Kelly. But as we wait for the policies to take effect, Wing said he is getting ready to make a change, immediately.
“If the South Terminal goes away, so does access to low fares. Competition in the Austin market will be impacted. That is something every visitor and resident should be concerned about,” said Jeff Pearse.
In an eight to one vote, with two abstaining, the Austin Animal Advisory Commission voted that they are not confident in the Austin Animal Center's leadership.
With a monumental U.S. Supreme Court decision coming up this month, the coalition hopes to sound the alarm about what they say is a threat to abortion access.
Austin City Council is set to vote on whether or not to begin the process of raising the age limit to 21 for buying AR-15’s and other semiautomatic weapons.
Peterson was delighted to hear that the City of Austin is now the first in Texas to pass the CROWN Act. CROWN stands for “Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair.”