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.
Three times in the last two months, chemical trucks operated by Waxahachie-based Magnablend have been involved in hazardous material spills that have required state intervention.
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.
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.
It was March 20, and Jeri Whitener was sitting in her rural Ellis County home, when she heard someone enter a door.