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Denton Woman Convicted For Starving Horses

A woman from Denton has been convicted for the starving deaths of two horses when she lived in Red Oak. Two other horses were rescued.

03/02/2012

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Residents Continue Chemical Plant Relocation Protests

A proposal to relocate a Magnablend Chemical Plant has some Ellis County residents saying, “not in my backyard.” Monday dozens of affected residents are expected to gather at the Ellis County Commissioner’s meeting to voice their concerns.

01/09/2012

The Walmart logo is displayed on the exterior of a store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart Indecency

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for assaulting a 7-year-old boy in the toy section of a Walmart store in Midlothian.

11/14/2011

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Forged Ellis County Jail Checks Linked To Ex-Inmate

A North Texas jail will switch to debit cards to pay unused commissary funds to departing inmates after the lockup’s account number was stolen.

10/12/2011

A fire destroyed seven structures at the site of the springtime Scarborough Renaissance Faire in Waxahachie on August 22, 2011. (credit: Stephanie Lucero/KTVT/KTXA)

Groundskeeper Dead After Scarborough Faire Fire

A fire at the site of the springtime Scarborough Renaissance Faire in Waxahachie has left one person dead and two firefighters injured.

08/23/2011

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Ellis County Sees 3rd Earthquake Since Mid-June

A small earthquake rattled the crockery in a mostly rural area just south of Dallas, but cause no reported damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a magnitude of 3.0.

07/18/2011

The top of a damaged refrigerator. (credit: Rafa Rivas/AFP/Getty Images)

Autopsy Ordered For Body Found In Refrigerator

An autopsy has been ordered on a body found in an abandoned refrigerator by a father and son who were scanning rural land with a metal detector in North Texas.

07/06/2011

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Drought Having Impact On Ellis County Farmer

In the heart of Ellis County, sprawled across 2,200 acres of land, you’ll find Calvert Farms. “We primarily grow cotton, corn, wheat and this year – we’re growing some sunflowers,” farmer Lee Calvert said.

06/17/2011

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

North Texans Surprised To Hear About Sunday Tremor

An earthquake shook parts of North Texas Sunday morning. But when we headed out to the epicenter of the tremor instead of broken glass or cracked streets, we found plenty of people with a sense of humor.

06/12/2011

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2 People Killed In Ellis Co. Plane Crash

Two people are dead after a single engine plane crashed in Ellis County. Shortly after the Columbia LC 41 plane took off, there are reports the aircraft tumbled out of control and went down nose first.

CBSDFW.COM–01/05/2011

Drugs Confiscated in Three Ellis County Cases

It’s been a bad week for Ellis County drug dealers.  It started Sunday when Ennis police found about 800 marijuana plants growing

09/02/2010

Power Out In Many DFW Neighborhoods Due To Storms

Weather radars were flashing like pinball machine across North Texas this morning as a line of heavy thunderstorms rocked through Dallas-Fort Worth before dawn. 

09/02/2010

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