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Couple Sentenced For Killing, Stuffing Man In Fridge

A couple is heading to prison after pleading guilty to killing an Arlington man, stuffing his body in a refrigerator, and dumping it in Ellis County in 2011.

04/08/2013

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SPCA Prepares To Adopt Out Seized Neglected Cats

More than two dozen neglected cats from Ellis County have new hope this morning. The SPCA is checking them over and hopes to have them adopted out during the holidays.

12/14/2012

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SPCA Seizes 25 ‘Cruelly Confined’ Cats In Ellis County

The SPCA of Texas, in conjunction with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office, seized 25 cruelly confined, neglected cats from a house in Avalon on Wednesday morning.

12/05/2012

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On The Road: The Munster Mansion

Chuck and Sandra Mckee are the builders and owners of the Munster Mansion. Ten years ago they decided they wanted to build a house that looked just like the house from the popular sitcom from the 1960s.

10/19/2012

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

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Ellis County Deputy Gets Shot By Pellet Gun

Two teenagers have been arrested after allegedly shooting an Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy with a pellet gun on Monday night, just north of Waxahachie.

07/03/2012

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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Remains Identified As Missing North Texas Boy

Authorities have identified skeletal remains found in a rural creek near Dallas as those of a 10-year-old boy allegedly starved to death by his father and stepmother.

05/15/2012

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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

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Remains Found In The Search For Body Of 11-Year-Old Boy

Police have discovered remains consistent with what they are looking for in the search of the body of 11-year-old Johnathan Ramsey

04/21/2012

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North Texas Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornadoes

North Texas is reeling on Wednesday morning after tornadoes destroyed hundreds of homes on Tuesday and left about 10,000 people without power.

04/04/2012

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

North Texas Counties Listed Among Healthiest In The State

Some of the healthiest people in the state live right here in North Texas.

04/03/2012

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