Man arrested after 6-hour standoff with Rockdale police
A man in Rockdale who shot two other men engaged in a six-hour negotiation with law enforcement after barricading himself in his home, and shooting at other officers.
Funeral held for fallen Cameron police officer
Cameron police sergeant Joshua Clouse was killed in the line of duty on May 11 while responding to a domestic dispute call in Milam County.
Volunteer chaplain provides comfort to colleagues of fallen Cameron officer
Chaplain Ron Leonard, and his therapy dog Molly, help law enforcement in Central Texas by providing goodie bags and comfort to officers.
Texas police officer, suspect killed in shooting
DPS has released the name of the Cameron police officer who was killed in the line of duty as well as the suspect.
Austin weather: Lots of hail, strong winds move through Central Texas
The National Weather Service upgraded Central Texas to a Level 3, enhanced risk, of severe weather, which meant very large hail, damaging winds, and possibly even an isolated tornado on Friday, April 28.
Biden partially approves Abbott's major disaster declaration request for Texas ice storm
Abbott originally requested assistance for 23 counties, but the White House approved access to FEMA's public assistance program for just 13.
Central Texas weather: Severe storms subsides, clouds overnight
Central Texas, including Austin and the northern half of the FOX 7 Austin viewing area, is in a slight risk for severe weather, specifically for large hail. FOX 7 Austin's weather team has your forecast to help you stay weather aware.
Central Texas weather: Heavy rain, gusty winds head out of CTX, cold front comes in
Heavy rain and gusty winds were seen throughout Thursday evening, as a cold front now comes into Central Texas.
4-day school week: Rockdale ISD adopts new calendar starting fall 2023
Rockdale ISD's new calendar was developed with the input of parents, teachers, and community members and was designed to improve student achievement and enhance teacher retention.
Community continues to mourn deaths of former Cameron high school athletes
Phabian Bynaum, Davarius Bynaum, and Malik Thomas died in the crash in late January.
Texas ice storm: Gov. Abbott issues disaster declaration for impacted counties
Gov. Abbott's disaster declaration includes Denton, Hays, Henderson, Milam, Smith, Travis, and Williamson counties, and more may be added as damage assessments are completed.
3 former Cameron High School athletes dead after police chase ends in fiery crash
Three former Cameron High School student-athletes died in a fiery crash on US 190 after a police chase Thursday.
Rockdale resident claims $1 million lottery prize
No big winners in last night's Mega Millions drawing, but a Rockdale resident claimed the top prize in the scratch ticket game $1,000,000 Crossword.
Thorndale man shoots at deputy attempting to pull him over, officials say
The man now faces first-degree felony attempted capital murder, state-jail felony evading in a motor vehicle and third-degree felony tampering with evidence charges.
Deputy shot 'multiple times' in Rockdale shoot-out
A Milam County deputy was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries after a deadly shoot-out Wednesday afternoon.
Secure lockdown lifted for Rockdale ISD schools following threat
Rockdale police were notified, and all campuses were placed on "Secure Lockout." Secure lockouts were put into place to make sure no one could enter or exit the campus buildings while the police investigated this threat.
Flash flood watch canceled for Central Texas
The National Weather Service says locally heavy rainfall is still possible but not as widespread as previously anticipated.
Storms bring heavy rain, gusty winds, lightning to Central Texas
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Advisory for Milam County until 4:30 p.m.
Rural Texas Airbnb hosts earned more than $115 million in 2021: report
Across the country, Airbnb Hosts in rural counties in the earned nearly $3.5 billion over the year. Texas hosts alone, in rural counties, earned more than $115 million in 2021.
Tornado watch issued for several Central Texas counties
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for most Central Texas counties on Monday, March 21. The National Weather Service had issued the tornado watch until 1 a.m.