Austin 19-year-old relearning how to walk after Sixth St shooting

AUSTIN, Texas - A young Austin woman is relearning how to walk after the Sixth Street mass shooting. Adrianna Salazar was shot in the popular nightlife district while celebrating her 19th birthday Saturday. A bullet passed through the Northeast Early College High School graduate’s right leg, shattering the bone. It...
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Body of Schertz man recovered from Canyon Lake

The body of a 26-year-old man from Schertz has been recovered from Canyon Lake after he died in an apparent drowning, according to the Comal County Sheriff’s Office. Celestin Mc-angy was discovered 47 feet below the surface of Canyon Lake by members of the South Hays Fire Department dive team around 11 p.m. Sunday, police said. He was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Tom Clark.

Second Arrest Made In Austin Shootings

Austin police have made a second arrest in a weekend shooting that killed a man and left more than a dozen more people wounded when gunfire erupted in a busy, downtown Austin entertainment district. A 17-year-old boy was arrested at Harker Heights High School. Austin police are working closely with the Killeen ISD and its police department in the investigation.

The 100 Best Restaurants and Eateries in Austin

Before the days of the major tech boom that Austin has experienced over the last two decades, long time Austinites only had a handful of “good” restaurants to select from. Nowadays, whether you’re an old school Austinite or a newbie from one of the coasts, one of the things that might be keeping you in town, other than your job, family, friends, and the collection of amazing events, is our selection of restaurants. Prove me wrong!

FOX 7 Discussion: Concerns after ERCOT issues Conservation Alert

AUSTIN, Texas - Following the winter storm, Texans were promised that there would be fixes to the power grid, but now, months later, the power grid is still struggling. Last week Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation that is supposed to keep the power grid running and stable, saying "Everything that needed to be done was done to fix the power grid."
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Austin Mayor Steve Adler, 4 other mayors call for national gun violence reform

WASHINGTON — Austin Mayor Steve Adler and four other mayors from across the U.S. are urging national leaders to take steps toward gun violence prevention. Adler, along with Nan Whaley, mayor of Dayton, Ohio; Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot; Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner; and Van Johnson II, mayor of Savannah, Georgia; will convene a virtual press conference Tuesday afternoon to discuss the "alarming rise in gun violence across the country," according to a press release from the United States Conference of Mayors.
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Travis County Commissioners Postpone Construction Of New Women's Jail

Travis County won't move ahead with a new jail facility for women staying at the Travis County Correctional Facility in Del Valle — at least for now. Commissioners heard hours of testimony against the proposal, which would cost roughly $79 million, before voting to hold off on the design plan for the jail — or any jail facility. Commissioners also voted to convene a working group to revise the plan.
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Air quality decreases Wednesday as temperatures approach triple digits; Ozone Action Day in place

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has issued an Ozone Action Day for the Austin area for Wednesday, June 16. Action days are declared when the Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to reach levels where the air is unhealthy for sensitive groups as higher levels of ozone are possible. Groups with sensitive respiratory issues should limit outdoor time.
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Texas lands pledge from UMass C transfer Tre Mitchell

As Chris Beard’s inaugural roster in Austin took form with the addition of multiple transfers and the departures of former veterans and NBA prospects, a key need remained at center. That need was addressed on Tuesday evening, as UMass center transfer Tre Mitchell announced his pledge to the Texas Longhorns.
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Fayetteville Lions take State Championship

The Lions roared into Dell Diamond in Austin, June 10 and snatched the Texas 1A High School Baseball State Championship away from Kennard. The 6-4 win over Kennard marks the third state championship and the eighth appearance for the Fayetteville Lions. The Lions brought home the trophy in 1997, 2012,
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Gov. Abbott to discuss plans for border wall in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott is planning on holding a news conference Wednesday to talk about the future of a border wall in Texas. Editor's note: The video at the top of this page is from a report last week when Abbott initially made the announcement about the border wall.
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Local breweries and their food trucks pair perfectly with Austin FC soccer matches

The Venn diagram of people who love soccer and craft brew almost looks like a circle. Maybe it’s because the pairing of beer and soccer is so strong in Old World locales such as England, Germany and Belgium, and the traditions carried over into the United States. Maybe it’s because soccer-loving locales like California and the Pacific Northwest were early to the craft brew game in the U.S. Craft beer and Major League Soccer are both relative underdogs competing against titans in their fields (conglomerate breweries and the Big Three sports) and appeal to a demographic that ranges from Gen X to Gen Z.