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Microsoft's Next Xbox Is Codenamed Anaconda — And It Will Be Powerful
Microsoft is quietly working on some new Xbox consoles that will launch in a couple of years. And we've just learned some key details on them. In a recent report, Microsoft-tracking site Windows Central reported that Microsoft has assigned the codename Anaconda to its next-generation Xbox and its br
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
City prepares to part ways with Hot Rods
The Lockhart City Council will vote on officially removing Hot Rods and Hatters from the city’s 2019 plans on Tuesday night. The annual car show and music festival has made its home in Lockhart for seven straight years, but its eighth installment will be 45 minutes southeast of town in Gonzales. The
Five killed in fire near Texas State University ruled homicide
SAN MARCOS, Texas — The deaths of five people killed in a large apartment fire near Texas State University have been ruled homicides. The fire broke out on July 20 at an apartment complex in San Marcos. The fire has been ruled an arson, though no arrests have been made and few details have been rele
A Texas-sized Christmas gift: Family pays homeless man $1,500 for newspaper
SAN ANTONIO — Christmas is Pierce Caldwell's favorite holiday. He is so into the holiday spirit, that he's decided to spread the cheer to someone he barely knows. "I've never talked to him," Caldwell said. "I know him through just seeing him...I know him from buying the papers here and seeing him ar
Bodies of couple found in Caldwell County
MARTINDALE, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - The bodies of a Caldwell County couple have been found after the couple was reported missing on Dec. 8. The couple has been identified as Mark and Alisin Genfan. The Genfans lived in the Martindale area.
Woman Dead After Being Set On Fire: Austin EMS
AUSTIN, TEXAS — A woman is dead after being set on fire early Monday, according to medics. Austin-Travis County EMS medics reported the incident occurred just past midnight on Monday along the 7800 block of Epping Lane. The victim, a woman in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Reports Of Gas Odor Across Austin Blamed On Outlying Oil Fields
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Numerous residents on Tuesday called to report the odor of gas across Austin that fire officials have blamed on oil fields in outlying communities. "Nothing has been found by any of the units for the calls we've responded to," fire officials wrote on Twitter. "Appears to be moving no
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Martindale couple found dead near Morrison Creek in Caldwell County
CALDWELL COUNTY, Texas — A Martindale couple was found dead over the weekend near Morrison Creek, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office. Officials said they first received a call on Saturday around 8:11 a.m. reporting the couple was missing. The sheriff's office, the Martindale Volunteer
Social media threat places Lockhart High on lockdown, nearby elementary schools on lockout
LOCKHART, Texas — A social media post that appears to threaten Lockhart High School has prompted a lockout at the school Friday afternoon. According to Lockhart Independent School District, at 12:17 p.m., officials were notified of the potential threat. Officials immediately placed the school on loc
San Marcos apartment fire deaths ruled homicides
San Antonio – (KTSA News) – A Hays County Justice of the Peace is claiming that the deaths of 5 people killed in an apartment building fire are being ruled homicides. Maggie Moreno says the five died from thermal injuries in the fire that destroyed the Iconic Village apartment building. The deadly f
Police: Congress Bridge shut down to traffic, pedestrians
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - Congress Bridge was shut down on Sunday while police officers responded to a disturbance. According to the Austin Police Department, police officers were responding to reports of a subject who was threatening to jump off the bridge. Police are asking the public to avoi
Duplex damaged in 'intentional' fire set in South Austin
AUSTIN — Austin officials are investigating what is believed to be an intentional fire set in South Austin. The Austin Fire Department reported at 12:14 a.m. Sunday morning that crews were dispatched to Sugar Hill Drive after a fire was discovered in the front yard that also damaged one room of the
Man critically injured in scooter accident in downtown Austin
AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - One person was critically injured in a scooter accident in downtown Austin on Saturday. According to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services, first responders were called to the 1400 block of West Cesar Chavez Street Saturday evening. When they arrived on scene
Judge gives mom 40 years after 2 kids die in car. People 'take better care of their pets'
A Texas judge showed little sympathy during sentencing for a mom whose two daughters, ages 1 and 2, died after being left in an increasingly hot car overnight. "Those precious little girls would still be here today if this had not happened," said Judge Keith Williams, according to Hill Country Break
San Marcos City Council Hold First Of Two Public Hearings On Annexation Of Smart Terminal Property
On Tuesday, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning voted against the rezoning of the property, which is currently located in San Marcos’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction. The San Marcos City Council held the first of two public hearings regarding the annexation of approximately 934.34 acres, more or less,
37-year-old man dies in police custody in New Braunfels
A 37-year-old man died Thursday in New Braunfels while in police custody, according to city officials. Original published: 2018-12-15 17:17:32 Read the full San Antonio News here.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
GUIDE: 7 December and January events in and around San Marcos, Buda and Kyle
Find more or submit San Marcos, Buda and Kyle events at communityimpact.com/sbk-calendar. Local artist Michael Hannon leads an origami workshop and local musicians play original holiday music. 6 p.m. (instruction), 7 p.m. (music). Free. San Marcos Public Library, 625 E. Hopkins St., San Marcos. 512-