Multiple men arrested in connection with South Congress game room robbery
Two men were arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a South Congress game room. The investigation also led to the arrests of two others on outstanding warrants from other counties.
Drunk driver hits ambulance, 2 ATCEMS medics injured
The medics were caring for a patient on the side of the road when the crash happened Sunday, March 12.
APD SWAT responds to mental health crisis on S Congress
The Austin Police Department SWAT team responded to a mental health crisis on S. Congress Monday night.
South Congress Books moving to new location in March
South Congress Books says they're moving because they've been priced out of South Congress, a location they've held since opening their brick-and-mortar store in 2011.
Man attacks, robs woman at South Congress Bank of America: APD
The Austin Police Department says it is investigating another jugging case that happened at a South Congress Bank of America on Dec. 29. Around 140 robbery and jugging cases have been reported in 2022.
1 killed after car collides with tree on South Congress
A person is dead after their car collided with a tree on South Congress early Sunday morning.
California Gov. Newsom's campaign puts up pro-abortion billboard in Austin
The billboard marks at least the second time California Gov. Gavin Newsom has paid for advertising in Texas concerning abortion.
3 teens arrested for string of robberies, assaults across Austin
In an eleven-day period in September, two 14-year-olds and a 15-year-old allegedly committed a series of crimes, including robbery by assault, aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, assault and auto theft.
Austin FC and Adidas partner for custom Austin FC x Adidas Samba shoes
Austin's Major League Soccer team is the only North American club chosen by Adidas to participate in the custom Samba drop.
Fire at South Congress bar; Businesses voice support for Crow Bar owner, employees
On Sunday, 42-year-old John Adam Henry was taken into custody for the fire at Crow Bar. Investigators believe he is also connected to more than a dozen grass and dumpster fires that were set over the weekend.
'Intentionally set': AFD investigating multiple overnight fires in South Congress area
Austin FD says fires were set at the Crow Bar on South Congress and a vacant auto repair shop on South First. There were also about 15 grass, dumpster, and trash fires in the area.
Loreal Sarkisian, 'First Lady of Texas Football', shares game day fashion tips
Loreal joined FOX 7 Austin's Tierra Neubaum at three South Congress Avenue stores to offer up some tips so that you glam up when watching the game.
Community chophouse Maie Day at South Congress Hotel
The South Congress restaurant says it hopes to serve as a daily festival of food and community for both Austinites and visitors.
Motorcyclist rescued after being pinned under vehicle on South Congress
The motorcyclist was extricated and declared a trauma alert.
Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds to close after 38 years in business
Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, another iconic South Congress business, will be closing its doors at the end of this year.
Tesoros Trading Company closing its doors after more than 3 decades
Tesoros has been at its South Congress location for 15 years. When COVID hit in 2020, the owners had to temporarily close the store and lay off 11 people.
Family pleads for answers after father was killed in South Austin
Cory Arizmendez was the 20th person killed in Austin in 2022. His body was found on East Milton Street, just off of South Congress. Police have not publicly disclosed Arizmendez’s cause of death, only stating there was “trauma” to his body.
"He knew he was going to die": Mother of South Austin homicide victim asking for help to solve his case
On Easter Sunday, the body of 35-year-old Cory Arizmendez was found on E. Milton Street, just two blocks over from South Congress.
Suspicious death off South Congress being investigated as homicide
A suspicious death off South Congress Avenue is now being investigated as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Cory Nicholas Arizmendez.
APD investigating suspicious death on residential street off South Congress
Anyone with information regarding this is asked to call APD's Homicide Unit at 512-477-3588.