Emmy award winning Anchor/Reporter/Photographer/Editor, KVUE-TV, UNC Chapel Hill grad, college sports fan, penny pincher, mom, wife. tgruca@kvue.com
And you think putting up your tree is difficult. #impressive #Christmas twitter.com/TPWDparks/stat…
New basketball and music arena groundbreaking underway at @UTAustin twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
RT @TxDOT: Come one, come all the first #CapitolChristmasTree is here! Thank you for helping us get the tree to its destination safely. By…
Ambitious, health conscious and locally made here in #Austin. Peter Rushmore started #sharsnacks to create a healthy snack for active people. You can find it in many local stores and now @REI . @KVUE https://t.co/ORWrN72Sg2
This may explain why you feel crummy. #atxwx twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
I also did the incentive story in 2018. Hope you'll check that out too -- look for the incentives tab: bit.ly/2ON2z88 twitter.com/elkmating/stat…
Hope you watched the story. I think you will see if was balanced and fair. I pointed out that these deals allow many of those organizations to offer deals to lower income people. Would have been nice from someone from the city to talk about it. bit.ly/37GMJEw twitter.com/elkmating/stat…
How would you like to pay $1 a year for rent? Or $0? Austin has deals just like that with 12. They pay nothing or close to nothing to do business in city owed properties. bit.ly/37GMJEw #Defenders @KVUE
Free ride? These 6 organizations get free rent from the City of Austin kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE My story tonight.
RT @RepLloydDoggett: When the FDA is more concerned with the health of the medical device industry than the health of the patients it is ta…
HEADS UP: @Potus was set to leave @Apple at 3, it is now 3:28 and he is still touring so traffic around #Austin rush hour could be thick. @KVUE
RT @tim_cook: The construction of our new Austin campus is underway and the assembly line for Mac Pro is up and running! Building Apple’s m…
Happening now: @POTUS has landed in #Austin. He is now heading to @Apple, which broke ground on its new campus this week. @KVUE https://t.co/pE6Ib4E7iI
I’m here on our set with @AshleyG_KVUE as @POTUS lands in #Austin to visit @Apple. We will have more on his visit today at 5 and 6 @KVUE. https://t.co/szJ1LhIPeP
RT @AlbertR_KVUE: Perfect sunset right now at Lake Travis. #kvue https://t.co/0iCtHKDD2i
Fun day with @StilesSpartans students and my good friend and teacher Val Jones. Smart kids and so good at photography and journalism! Total respect for how you all teach these young people every day. twitter.com/StilesSpartans…
Fun day with @StilesSpartans students and my good friend and teacher Val Jones. Smart kids and so good at photography and journalism! Total respect for how you all teach these young people every day.
NFL Player Wins Appeal for 'Man of God' Headband Fine, So He Gives Money to Charity - neonnettle.com/news/9066-nfl-… ✅ Via - @NeonNettle #NeonNettle
RT @MollyAndAMic: UPDATE: @atxhelps reports it has already received more than $23,000 in online donations. This comes less than a week afte…
You know it’s a cold, busy news day when the @KVUE studio is this crowded. See you at 5! @MikeRushKVUE @MollyAndAMic @bradrstreicher @MariSalazarTV @MikeMarutKVUE @AlbertR_KVUE https://t.co/FT5aXTpyxq
RT @GonzalesKristie: Did you catch @TerriG_KVUE’s story on finding out if your doctor is paid by medical device companies? @KVUE https://t.…
Step outside and you’ll feel the difference. But wait until you see what is in store the next few days. Brrr! #atxwx It is still November right @AlbertR_KVUE ? https://t.co/8QoYpx2Kau
RT @AndreaABC11: Moments after @AmericanAir flight 4125 from @flyfrompti to @fly2ohare slid off runway in Chicago. Airline says all 38 pass…
RT @TxDOT: U.S. Navy divers are keeping Texas roads safe. A team of 3 former and active reserve Navy divers bring their military training,…
Austin city manager to launch investigation over complaints filed against former APD assistant chief kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE
#GoodNews story of the day. A college in MN needed more housing for students and an assisted living center had room. It's made for some amazing connections. #Greatidea #Sweet #SeniorsRock #makeadifference bit.ly/2pTBAPA
Greg Kelley’s child sex assault conviction has been overturned kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE
RT @tplohetski: This decision is the final step for Kelley in a long running case.
An increasing number of homes in #Austin are being demolished. Tonight I’ll take you to one of the hottest zip codes to show you the changes and why there is very little that can be done about it. #boomtown2040 ⁦@KVUEhttps://t.co/04V6CLmRAK
Pretty sunset from our Oasis cam. @AlbertR_KVUE @KVUE #atxwx https://t.co/8GJGWmShVF
Homeless people moving back in after cleanups as we saw in @MollyAndAMic's live shot at 5. twitter.com/MollyAndAMic/s…
3 Generations of a Family escape CA wildfire only to return and find their ranch is a complete loss. a.msn.com/01/en-us/AAJIl…
There may be rubber particles in your cookie dough. #Recall alert. twitter.com/usnews/status/…
RT @TPWDnews: Opening weekend of #DeerSeason is a big deal in Texas. Saturday is season opener. Hunters, here's what you need to know: http…
RT @TexasFootball: Bigger than football. Sam Ehlinger spent some time during the bye week spreading joy at @dellchildrens. #ThisIsTexas…
Is your house decorated up for Halloween? Let us know so we can check it out. twitter.com/KVUE/status/11…
RT @ABC: HAPPENING NOW: House of Representatives votes on impeachment inquiry resolution. LIVE UPDATES: abcn.ws/2PxhlSf WATCH: ht…
Horse runs into danger to save other horses as new CA wildfire breaks out near Reagan Library. twitter.com/people/status/…
Exclusive: J&J's own expert, working for FDA, found asbestos in... reut.rs/32XayFm
Igloo shelters help homeless survive the winter in Paris. twitter.com/mashable/statu…
Scary moments from one of the California wildfires. twitter.com/ABCWorldNews/s…
Now you can show your @Whataburger love on your feet. The company teamed up with Texas country musician Randy Rogers to unveil the latest addition to their online retail lineup – orange, custom-made Whataburger-stitched cowboy boots. #GiddyUp #texas #Boots #cowboyboots https://t.co/YurjaviU6f
@AustinISD votes tonight on new sex ed curriculum. They include gender identification lessons as young as fifth grade. How do you feel about the changes? @KVUE bit.ly/2MSthME
Indulge your sweet tooth in celebration of #NationalChocolateDay. This is how I would look if I worked at a chocolate factory. https://t.co/uKlmNfyqSo
Isn't it really higher than that? #justsaying twitter.com/KVUE/status/11…
RT @usnews: CVS, Walmart and Target are removing Johnson & Johnson baby powder from their stores after trace amounts of asbestos were found…
NEW: Felicity Huffman released from prison early. people.com/movies/why-fel…
RT @roundrockleader: JUST IN: Police said a person with gun at a Round Rock hospital has been apprehended. statesman.com/news/20191025/…
Multiple water rescues taking place around Austin. Be careful out there. twitter.com/ATCEMS/status/…
#GoodNews Volunteers line up to help in North Texas. They are rushing to turn an unused building into a school after a high school there was ripped apart by Sunday's tornado. twitter.com/HowertonNews/s…
Sad seeing another #Austin original close. #boomtown2040 #boomtown @KVUE twitter.com/HutsHamburgers…
Devastating damage from North Texas storms. Crews still assessing area, many school districts closed. @wfaa @KVUE twitter.com/GarlandPD/stat…
RT @JasonWhitely: NEW: Before and after images of home near Dallas North Tollway and Royal Lane in North Dallas — that was badly damaged du…
UPDATE: Texas is set to receive $8.8 million of the $117 million dollar settlement with Johnson & Johnson for the surgical mesh suit. @KenPaxtonTX bit.ly/2OZspaH https://t.co/wPCoj1NsZL
What would you like Austin city leaders to do about the homeless ordinances? #ourhomeless #struggleonthestreets @KVUE #boomtown #boomtown2040 @austintexasgov We’re talking about it all day @KVUE ahead of city council’s vote which is supposed to happen tomorrow.
t's the end of an era, but our loss is @TheTownshipTX's gain! Congratulations to AFD Division Chief Palmer Buck, who has been named the new Fire Chief of The Woodlands Township, Texas, effective December 2, 2019. bit.ly/2qcjxUD 📸 Chris Wilkinson, Austin Fire Dept. https://t.co/ZUveWJfqX1
 
You will be missed. You have always been so helpful. Best wishes to you and your family!
#ICYMI: The 5 hottest selling ZIP codes in the Austin area aren't in Austin kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE
RT @SheriffChody: A Blue colored SUV with red&green overhead lights attempting to stop vehicles in area of Liberty Hill. WCSO received 3 di…
The 5 hottest selling ZIP codes in the Austin area aren't in Austin. My story tonight at ten. #boomtown #boomtown2040 @KVUE kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE
RT @WilCoSheriffPIO: WCSO is on scene at the San Gabriel River RV Park in Georgetown. A female and a male have been transported to the hosp…
Humor and purpose drive Nobel Prize winning @UTAustin professor John Goodenough. Hear why the 97 year old had everyone laughing today @KVUE at 5. https://t.co/GQZ0wuM6jG
Wait until you see our lows tomorrow morning. Bringing our fall colors to you today @KVUE and we didn’t even plan to match. Notice our photo bomber! @AlbertR_KVUE @QuitaC_KVUE https://t.co/Or2dXochn8
Happening now: CA wildfires have destroyed 7500 acres so far and continues to grow. 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate. @ABC7 https://t.co/vkPPbilKzi
He asked and boy did you deliver. Great update on the veteran who asked for birthday cards for his 100 birthday! He received 100,000. #yallrock #happybirthday @wfaa @KVUE bit.ly/2Vzmf28 https://t.co/9TVIrDFUj9
Respect and admiration to officer Cormier! twitter.com/KrisB_KVUE/sta…
RT @GeorgetownTXFD: Multiple fire units are on scene of a large mulch fire at the @georgetowntx transfer waste station on WL Walden Dr. Fir…
It’s a jacket, boot and heater kind of day! What a temperature difference. #atxwx @KVUE https://t.co/bYlprCCieZ
It may still be in the 90s here today but look at Bismark, ND. #atxwx @KVUE twitter.com/tkranz23/statu…
Perhaps we should have borrowed a bee keeper outfit for @LuisdeLeon15 last night. #poorthing #cricketinvasion twitter.com/IamLivengood/s…
Cute moments happen when you're a working parent and your work is on-air. #thejuggleisreal #Sweet #kidsarefunny #gratefulforbossesthatembraceworkingparents twitter.com/USATODAY/statu…
Third time in 22 years the "Greetings from Austin" postcard mural has been vandalized. This time the criminal wrote "Justice for Botham Jean". @KVUE https://t.co/L6C2rU9gBS
Gas Skimmer Alert: @TexasDeptofAg discovered another skimmer at the Mini Max Food Mart #2 at 1033 E Howard Lane. Check your credit card statements and remember never use a debit card to pay for gas at a pump. @KVUE https://t.co/mVaK5sLHGV
What starts here really does change the world! Here’s the proof! Congratulations John Goodenough. #NobelPrize2019 #amazing #inspiring @UTAustin twitter.com/texasexes/stat…
True football weather for this weekend's @TexasFootball game. twitter.com/AlbertR_KVUE/s…
One of my boys today said they counted 42 crickets out at the playground during recess. This looks like 100 times that. #nasty twitter.com/KVUE/status/11…
No joke - crickets close restaurant in #Austin. twitter.com/LuisdeLeon15/s…
Ellen and @43georgebush together at the Cowboys game give us hope. Wish we'd all spend more time living this. "It's okay that we're all different. Just because I don't agree with someone about everything doesn't mean I'm not going to be friends with them. Be kind to everyone." twitter.com/TheEllenShow/s…
Packed house at rock quarry townhall in Marble Falls @KVUE @statesman watch live on our Facebook page in 15 minutes. @tplohetski https://t.co/IibykgMsZA
The FDA released 5.8 million hidden reports this summer. Info about medical device dangers that no one but the @fda has access to for decades. The ⁦@KVUE⁩ defenders sorted through them and found most of those involve dental and breast implants. images.app.goo.gl/zHZTbfSAcYCUJP…
448 items that were lost at @aclfestival this weekend posted here. So if you're missing anything - this is a good place to look. bit.ly/2VmWcek https://t.co/DR5knWAEVk
And so it begins. @aatw1969 kicks off @aclfestival again. @KVUE Are you going? https://t.co/tdwYelVfdc
RT @USATODAY: Diahann Carroll, 'Julia' and 'Dynasty' star, dies at 84. She was the first black TV actress to star in a middle-class role. h…
Unemployment at 50 year low across the country. Even lower than this in #Austin (2.8%). twitter.com/ABC/status/118…
Living in the edge! When your co-workers tell you to wear sneakers - there’s a reason. They know me (my clumsiness well)! @KVUE @MikeRushKVUE #promoshoot #youwontseetheshoes #whatyoudontsee https://t.co/LInf8RfVvX
One of the most consistent, reliable, hardest working people we have in our newsrooms and in one tiny package. @RebecaTrejo100 is moving on. Makes me sad to lose another good one @KVUE . Good luck @RebecaTrejo100 ! https://t.co/7I9MHTmFrp
This is what 195 pounds of marijuana looks like. twitter.com/SheriffChody/s…
RT @USATODAY: Despite parting with $46 billion over the past year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos remains the richest person in America. https://t.c…
Texas A&M institutes a ban on #vaping. Read the full statement from @tamu Chancellor John Sharp. @KVUE https://t.co/xjZzFow6F1
Calling all night owls. You can now get a breakfast burger from @Whataburger between 11pm and 11am. It's essentially a cheeseburger with breakfast on top. whataburger.cmail19.com/t/y-l-uyhihyl-… https://t.co/DPrmCNCcsF
RT @JasonWhitely: MORE: Jurors deliberated for about six hour over two days before finding #AmberGuyger GUILTY of murder. They could have c…
JUST IN: Former Dallas police officer found guilty of murder. twitter.com/JasonWhitely/s…
RT @ABCWorldNews: HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Jimmy Carter, the oldest living former president in U.S. history, turns 95 years old today. https://t.co/…
#GoodNews story of the day. When their classmate lost everything in a house fire, his friends pulled together the best surprise! twitter.com/ABC/status/117…
Dog that he loved nearly killed him. The common bacteria found in many animal's mouths triggered a rare illness. twitter.com/USATODAY/statu…
 
 
 
 
 
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