Austin Local News

Texas Child Protective Services officials say they expect to punish employees involved in the case of a 2-year-old toddler whose body was found buried this month in southeast Austin. Spokesman Patrick Crimmins told the Austin American-Statesman it's "likely" the agency will take...
The San Marcos Police Department is searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery and shooting at a local business in San Marcos Sunday evening. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male approximately 5’07” wearing a green, short-sleeved hoodie and blue jeans. He was...
The Texas school finance litigation is expected to head the Supreme Court later this year. Attorney David Thompson represented the Austin school district in the suit and he expects the school districts to prevail. He says,"In my judgement, looking at his decision compared to...
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...