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Ellis County Texas

(SOURCE: David Myer's Facebook)

Dallas Police Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A Dallas police officer has been killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash. Wednesday DPD officials confirmed that Senior Corporal David Myers was killed in a motorcycle accident in Ellis County.

CBSDFW.COM–03/26/2014

Mugshot of convicted child molester Archie Lee Becks. (credit: Ellis Co. District Attorney's Office)

North Texas Child Molester Sentenced To 60 Years

An Ellis County jury has convicted a 52-year-old man of sexual assault of a child. On Thursday the jury sentenced Archie Lee Becks to 60 years in prison for assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2013

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Three Small Earthquakes Shake Ellis County

A pair of small overnight earthquakes and an additional early evening quake has people in Ellis County shaking their heads.

02/24/2013

A Bell helicopter crashes in an Ellis County field. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Helicopter Crashes In North Texas Field

There were frightening moments for a pilot and passenger when a helicopter makes an emergency landing in Ellis County. The aircraft, owned by Bell Helicopter, hit the ground hard.

08/07/2012

James Gordon Leonard, 64, fled to Honduras while under community supervision for child sex crimes and was resentenced to life in prison following his return to North Texas. (Credit: Ellis County Sheriff's Department)

Sex Offender Who Fled To Honduras Re-Sentenced To Life

A 64-year-old former Waxahachie attorney who fled the country in 2007 after pleading guilty to child sex crimes was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison, Ellis County spokeswoman Diana Buckley said.

06/07/2012

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Funnel Cloud Spotted in Ellis County

FUNNEL CLOUD PICTURE Matthew Yates snapped this picture of the funnel cloud between Ferris and Red Oak around 245pm. CBS 11 Storm Chaser Jason McLaughlin captured these pictures of what looks like a wall cloud […]

05/11/2012