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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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