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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

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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

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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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African American Cemetery Bulldozed In Ellis County

It was last Saturday, when Kirby arrived at St. Mary to cut the grass, when he saw a shocking scene. “They were just gone”, he said. A section of the cemetery had disappeared.

03/29/2012

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Shootings, Stabbings At Ellis Co. Quinceañera Investigated

The joy of a weekend birthday party in Ellis County is shattered after a deadly brawl. According to police, just as the celebration was winding down Saturday night, a fight broke out.

03/26/2012

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Ellis County Dedicates Memorial For Fallen Iraq And Afghanistan Vets

At first glance, the golden stone wall that sits between a trio of flag poles in front of Life School Red Oak Secondary Campus offers little to garner attention. But with a closer view, an observer would find the name of Joel Ramirez, his date of birth and date of death, attached to the wall.

03/22/2012

Tire tracks mark up a road. (credit: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

3-Truck Accident Closes Lanes Of Interstate-45

The northbound lanes of Interstate-45 in Ellis County were closed for hours, after two 18-wheelers and another vehicle all collided.

03/16/2012

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