The oldest living former sheriff in Texas has died. Wayne McCollum died Sunday, November 17, 2013.
A mother and her two sons were murdered at a birthday party in the small Ellis County town of Bardwell Saturday night.
Hundreds of families in Milford still cannot return to their homes on Friday after a pipeline explosion on Thursday forced an evacuation of the entire North Texas city.
Five different law enforcement agencies are looking for one man suspected in a string of burglaries.
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.
A man accused of driving drunk when his vehicle slammed into a police cruiser has been convicted of intoxication manslaughter in the death of a Waxahachie officer.
North Texas prosecutors claimed a woman was an animal abuser and hoarder, a jury agreed and now she’s headed to jail. An Ellis County jury found Michelle Lorraine Lehman guilty on nine counts of animal cruelty.
An Ellis County jury sentenced Ryan Keith Mason, 41, of Italy, to 68 years in prison Friday after he was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
Texas DPS officials have said two people died in a small plane crash in Ellis County Sunday morning.
An Ellis County coach has been convicted of criminal charges for hitting one of his young players repeatedly with baseballs.
A youth coach has been sentenced to 15 days in jail after a jury convicted him of throwing baseballs at one of his players.
A DPS report says two ferrets and alcohol contributed to a wreck that spilled toxic chemicals on a county road in Ellis county last month.