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Storm Leaves Dozens Of Ennis Structures Severely Damaged

The deadly storm system that spurred some 12 North Texas tornadoes moved from west to east. The storm system that took lives in Granbury and caused devastating property damage in Cleburne eventually moved through the city of Ennis.

CBSDFW.COM–05/16/2013

Fredy Abel Martinez-Rodriguez (top L), Abel Armando Martinez (top R), Inmer Obed Palma Garcia (bottom L), and Rafael Morales-Perez (bottom R) have all been arrested in connection with the Ellis County murder of Henry Fabian Villatoro. (credit: Ellis Co. Sheriff's Office)

6 Suspects Held In Connection With Ellis County Murder

Six suspects are in custody in connection with what investigators believe is a gang-related homicide of a 21-year-old man in rural Ellis County last week.

04/12/2013

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Frantic 911 Calls Released From Maypearl Shootings

It was March 20, and Jeri Whitener was sitting in her rural Ellis County home, when she heard someone enter a door.

04/10/2013

Credit: Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office

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

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