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Maypearl City Council Says They Can’t Terminate Former PD Chief

The Maypearl City Council held a special session on Saturday to talk about what action, if any, they could take against former police Chief Kevin Coffey.

CBSDFW.COM–07/25/2015

Arrest affidavit of former Maypearl Police Chief Kevin Coffey.
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Ellis County Investigators Looking For More Alleged Victims Of Former Police Chief

Coffey remains in jail on $350,000 bond on four felony sex charges involving the girl.

07/23/2015

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Ellis Co. Sheriff, SPCA Bust Dog Training Facility

CBS 11 has learned about 50 dogs are being rescued from an animal training facility in Ellis County.

07/23/2015

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Maypearl Police Chief Fired After Arrest Involving Sexual Assault Of A Child

Kevin Coffey turned himself in to the Ellis County Detention Center Wednesday.

07/22/2015

Ellis Co. DA Patrick Wilson

DA Requesting Potential Victims Come Forward In Case Involving Police Chief

DA Patrick Wilson says it will take weeks to investigate chief Kevin Coffey for his alleged contact with as many six underage girls.

07/14/2015

Evette Quezada (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Arrest Made In Ferris Teen’s Death

An arrest was made Monday night in the shooting death of a recent Ferris High School graduate. Evette Quezada was shot in the head early Sunday and pronounced dead.

07/14/2015

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5 Additional Texas Counties Applicable For Federal Disaster Assistance

Due to the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that has occurred in Texas over the last couple of months, the federal disaster declaration has been expanded to include Individual Assistance for five additional counties.

07/02/2015

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Two Suspects Dead After Ellis County Police Chase

An hours-long police chase involving two men ended in a barrage of gunfire, and the two suspects dead, along Interstate-35E in Ellis County.

06/03/2015

Downstream from Padera Lake where residents are concerned about overflowing creeks.
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Those Downstream Of Padera Lake Dam Still Have Fears

“I don’t put a lot of trust in what people say. I go by what I see,” says resident Cobina Post.

05/27/2015

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Officials Say Ellis County Dam Won’t Break

Officials in Midlothian are concerned that a dam might break. This is happening at Padera Lake, located along Highway 287, just north of the city.

05/27/2015

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Waxahachie Residents Say Worst Flooding In Years

It was a sleepless night for business owners and police in old Downtown Waxahachie. Long-time residents say it was the worst flooding in at least a decade.

04/27/2015

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SPCA Receives Nearly 400 Fighting Roosters & Hens After Raid

An Ellis County judge gave 384 cruelly treated roosters and hens to the SPCA of Texas. They’ll soon be evaluated and put up for adoption on a case by case basis.

04/23/2015

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