Austin Williams, FOX 10 Phoenix

Austin Williams

FOX 10 Phoenix

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • FOX 10 Phoenix
  • FOX 11 Los Angeles
  • FOX 5 DC
  • Fox5NY
  • Fox 9
  • FOX 32 News
  • FOX 4 NEWS
  • FOX 7 Austin
Past:
  • FOX26Houston
  • FOX 5 Atlanta
  • FOX 29
  • Fox 35 News
  • FOX 13 Tampa Bay
  • FOX 2 Detroit
  • FOX 46 Charlotte
  • My9NJ

Recent articles by Austin:

HHS program distributing face masks to Americans runs out, is ‘no longer accepting new requests’

An initiative by the federal government aimed at distributing reusable cotton face masks to various organizations, groups and businesses in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus has run out of its supply amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in many areas across the U.S. → Read More

It’s not just the lungs — COVID-19 can affect the brain and heart of those infected, researchers say

As medical experts learn about the novel coronavirus, which continues to exhibit an array of ever-evolving symptoms and log-term effects, researchers have found that the deadly illness can have deleterious impacts on the heart and brain. → Read More

Man arrested for swimming in Bass Pro Shops fish tank says he was seeking TikTok fame

A man was arrested after video surfaced of him swimming in a giant fish tank at a Bass Pro Shops store in Louisiana. → Read More

Doctor demonstrates how face mask blocks respiratory droplets from spreading

One medical expert’s widely-shared Twitter thread demonstrates the effectiveness of wearing a facial covering amid a pandemic that is far from over. → Read More

Church advertises AR-15 gun giveaway at Sunday service that bans ‘ANTIFA-like’ apparel, baggy pants

A church in Troy, New York is facing criticism for holding a raffle giveaway offering church-goers the chance to win an AR-15 assault rifle. → Read More

Full Buck Moon: Lunar eclipse will occur on July 4

U.S. residents reveling in Independence Day festivities will get a prime-time view of a penumbral lunar eclipse that is expected to take over the night sky starting at 11:04 p.m. EDT. → Read More

COVID-19 infection triggers growth of arm-like tentacles in cells, microscope images show

New electron microscope images released in a study from a team of researchers led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco appear to show cells infected with COVID-19 growing arm-like tentacles to infect other cells. → Read More

$10.2M in COVID-19 test kits ordered by FEMA reportedly unusable, produced in ‘unsanitary conditions’

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is reportedly urging states not to use COVID-19 testing supplies that were manufactured by a Texas company known as Fillakit due to the fact that the plastic used to make the kits were produced in “unsanitary conditions.” → Read More

CDC expands list of high-risk conditions for COVID-19 complications, removes age threshold

On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made revisions to its list of underlying medical conditions that put people at a higher risk of severe complications from the novel coronavirus. → Read More

‘Face mask exemption cards’ circulating online are fake, DOJ says

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a warning regarding fake posters and flyers circulating on the internet that exempt individuals from wearing face masks in public because of the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Consumer Reports finds ‘potentially harmful levels of arsenic’ in Whole Foods-brand drinking water

A recent Consumer Reports test found that a Whole Foods brand of bottled water sold in U.S. stores as well as on Amazon contains “potentially harmful levels of arsenic.” → Read More

Trump administration retiring 13 federally operated COVID-19 testing sites amid sharp rise in cases

The Trump administration has announced that it is currently “transitioning” the last remaining federally operated coronavirus testing sites, of which there are 13 located in five states, to be re-established within local pharmacies. → Read More

New CDC model predicts up to 150,000 American COVID-19 deaths by mid-July

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest forecast of expected U.S. coronavirus deaths, predicting that between 130,000 and 150,000 Americans would die of the novel virus by July 18. → Read More

Louisville police chief officially terminates 1 of 3 officers involved in shooting of Breonna Taylor

One of the three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor has officially been terminated, effective Tuesday, according to a tweet from the Louisville Metro Police Department. → Read More

Trump threat on DC ‘autonomous zone’ flagged on Twitter for violating ‘rules about abusive behavior’

A tweet by president Donald Trump vowing that "There will never be an 'Autonomous Zone' in Washington, D.C.," was flagged on Twitter for violating the company's "abusive behavior" guidelines. → Read More

‘Today is day 93’: People report experiencing COVID-19 symptoms that last for months

Since the first reported cases of the novel coronavirus, several support groups have emerged on Facebook consisting of thousands of members calling themselves “long haul survivors,” reporting COVID-19 symptoms that they say have lasted for months. → Read More

VA respiratory therapist charged with stealing supplies for COVID-19 patients, selling them on eBay

A Department of Veteran’s Affairs respiratory therapist has been charged with stealing medical supplies used to treat patients with COVID-19 and selling them on eBay, according to a news release by the U.S. Department of Justice. → Read More

Some public health officials fighting COVID-19 resign, some assigned security detail amid threats

In the battle against COVID-19, some public health officials in the U.S. are being pushed out or choosing to quit their jobs amid a lack of support from elected officials, a gross shortage in critical infrastructure and an onslaught of attacks from the public. → Read More

‘If he has the playing ability,’: Trump says he ‘absolutely’ supports Colin Kaepernick’s NFL return

Speaking in an interview at the White House, President Donald Trump said he “absolutely” would support Colin Kaepernick’s return to the NFL. → Read More

‘The Black Lives Matter Foundation,’ unaffiliated with BLM, reportedly receives donations by mistake

A group known as “The Black Lives Matter Foundation,” has reportedly raised nearly $4 million from individuals and various corporations unaware that the foundation has nothing to do with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. → Read More