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MyFoxAustin.com | KTBC Fox 7 | News, Weather, Sports Rain didn't keep hundreds of Apple fans from lining up to get their hands on the new iPhone. At the Apple Store at The Domain the line stretched for several blocks for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. The 4.7 and 5.5 inch phones...
The Republican Party is divided on foreign policy. There are “interventionists” like John McCain and Lindsey Graham who want America to more aggressively wage war—either directly or via proxies — in Iraq, Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Ukraine, and beyond. And there are “...
Colton Turner had been dead for more than two months before pictures of the badly bruised boy made their way to the Cedar Park Police Department. Officers quickly launched a search that led them to the 2-year-old’s body in a shallow grave in Southeast Austin. Since then,...
Pride week has Austin celebrating equality. Along with live music, LGBTQ organizations were at Fiesta Gardens reaching out to the community. Some came to Austin in support of friends and family who are struggling with their sexuality. Others say events like these are all about...
A Rollingwood police officer swept into flood waters has been released from the hospital. Officer Josh Odom was in ICU Thursday night in critical but stable condition after being swept away while helping a woman. It happened in the 2900 block of Bee Cave Road. Rollingwood Police...
An online campaign to fund Colton Turner's funeral has raised more than $10,000. Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home tells FOX 7 that local business are covering those expenses and that Colton's family will donate all of the money raised to four children's welfare charities in his...
ROLLINGWOOD, Texas -- Eanes Creek is known as "Dry Creek" in Rollingwood, and it's easy to see why. After days of heavy rain and flooding , there was hardly a puddle in the creek Friday afternoon, but that was not the case early Thursday morning. Around 2:00 a.m., rain water...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Central Texas authorities have identified the sheriff's deputy who they believe was swept away by floodwaters as she checked roadways during heavy rains this week. Travis County Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis remained missing Friday as dozens of emergency...
A man is in jail after he tried to kidnap a young girl in East Austin. 21 year old Rodolfo Martinez was arrested for attempted aggravated sexual assault of a child. Sgt. Raul Ortegon says the 13 year old girl was with another person, but gives tips should this happen to someone...