This year FOX 7 will be hosting the tree lighting at 7 p.m. The countdown begins at the tree located at 11th St and South Congress Ave. The 45-foot tree features 137,000 LED lights and rotates through a programmed light show!
Have no fear, the Whataburger heroes are here!
Since his death, Richard Overton’s East Austin home has been preserved, much like a time capsule with every pill, every post-it, remaining neatly in its place.
Six teams went head to head, or in this case, drone to drone, in the 2019 AI Robotic Racing series taking place in South Austin.
The anonymous complaint claims that seven to eight years ago, Assistant Chief Jennifer Stephenson, who at the time was a sergeant, told a Hispanic detective, "Maybe now more of your people (Hispanics) can get a job since college is no longer a requirement."
APD says the man used a handgun to rob five East Austin convenience stores in late November.
More than 400 poinsettias were grown and sold this year by FFA students at Navarro High School.
Liane Miller, program manager with the Austin Transportation Department, joins Marcel Clarke to discuss the Rainey Street pilot program, concerns from residents and businesses and what if any adjustments will be made to the program.
Detectives confirmed that a man who shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself had a previous criminal history for abuse.
APD is offering an up to $1,000 reward for information leading to Sasha Leigh Skare's arrest.
APD says the man was attempting to turn left on South Congress Avenue into a business's parking lot when the car was struck by another vehicle.
Everyone involved in the crash was transported to a local hospital. According to APD, none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening at the time.
There has been a murder-suicide in East Austin, according to police.
The city is partnering with PCs for People to distribute retied city computers. For $25 each family will receive a desktop computer tower, monitor, keyboard, a mouse and cords for the PCs.
Officials say four people were involved in a crash on SH 71 and Covered Bridge Road.
Austin police are investigating two deaths in southeast Austin.
The most controversial part of the resolution could delay the start of APD's June 2020 cadet class.
The pilot will operate through March 2020 and is run by the Austin Police and Austin Transportation. The program closes Rainey Street off to “motor vehicle traffic” each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Firefighters and members of the Dove Springs community showed up in droves to Thursday's City Council meeting to find out if certain items on the agenda would be passed.
A break in a water utility line has temporarily closed two schools in the Austin area.