AUSTIN (KXAN) - If you're a homeowner - you likely remember the first time you stepped foot in your first home.
An Austin woman and her family are about to know what that feels like...thanks to Habitat for Humanity and the "Austin Pride Build" tradition.
You often see them working together to keep Austin safe. On Saturday morning a group from the Austin police department -- worked up a sweat off the clock.
"I think people are working well together - it's a good team effort," said APD Volunteer Chris Maddox.
"It's amazing what a group of people can do to help somebody out," said Austin Police Dispatcher Joan Henke.
Members of the Lesbian & Gay Peace Officers Association - putting the final touches on Rosie's first home...where she will raise her 4-year-old daughter.
Rosie, the soon-to-be new homeowner, has been on site since day one...and before that put in hours and hours of sweat equity building homes for others.
"It's basically a helping hand and you just keep passing it along and pay it forward really," said Dawn Leonard from APD's Mounted Unit.
This is the 6th year the local L-G-B-T community has come together to build a home -- the only Habitat affiliate in the country to stick with it this long.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.
The Austin City Council is set to vote Thursday on design changes for the Auditorium Shores Dog Park.
Bryce Petty threw touchdown passes on the first two drives of the second half for No. 9 Baylor and the Bears won their first Big 12 title and a Fiesta Bowl berth with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas on Saturday.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.