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Padera Lake in Midlothian Wednesday.
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Concerns Over Dam Failure In Midlothian Eased

After the sun came up Wednesday, crews evaluated the situation and realized the dam and the coffer dam are in fine shape.

05/27/2015

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Officials Say Ellis County Dam Won’t Break

Officials in Midlothian are concerned that a dam might break. This is happening at Padera Lake, located along Highway 287, just north of the city.

05/27/2015

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School District Changes Its Mind, Cancels Classes For Some Students

Snowfall at the worst possible time prompted Midlothian school officials to call off classes for half its students — but only half of them.

CBS 11–02/25/2015

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Tire Wire Fire At Steel Plant In Midlothian

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a steel plant in Midlothian on Thursday morning. The flames broke out in a non-production area of the plant, and nobody was hurt.

01/29/2015

A small, 2.7 magnitude earthquake shook Midlothian and Mansfield just before 3 p.m. Thursday. (credit: CBS 11 Art Dept.)

USGS Confirms Midlothian Earthquake & 2 More In Irving

The USGS has confirmed a Thursday afternoon temblor near Midlothian. Minutes after releasing that conformation, the USGS released information about two additional tremors that happened earlier in Irving.

CBSDFW.COM–01/08/2015

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Complaint Sparks Midlothian ISD Religious Plaque Debate

Bring it on. That was the message Thursday from the Midlothian ISD superintendent. His comments came after a complaint was lodged about plaques with religious references at two schools.

CBS 11–08/28/2014

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Midlothian ISD Parents Protest To Keep Plaques

Parents are descending on the Midlothian ISD on Thursday for a peaceful protest over the district’s decision to remove religious plaques from two elementary campuses.

08/28/2014

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Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Near Midlothian

One person is dead after a plane crash near Midlothian. According to officials with the Federal Aviation Administration, single-engine biplane crashed at Midway Regional Airport just before 5 p.m.

CBSDFW.COM–06/28/2014

Burnt wreckage of small plane after hard landing at an Ellis County airport. (Photo Credit: Waxahachie Daily Light/Courtesy Scott Dorsett

Small Plane Lands Hard; Catches Fire in Ellis County

The pilot who refused transport to the hospital was the only person on-board and was not injured.

05/24/2014

Officer Heather Phares of the Midlothian Police Department (Credit: Midlothian PD)

Midlothian Officer Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash

A Midlothian Police officer has passed away as a result of severe head injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash last week.

04/21/2014

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Midlothian Senior Citizens Pantry Forced To Close

Senior Citizens Food Pantry has been forced to move due to non payment of rent at the Midlothian ISD facilities.

CBS 11–01/15/2014

Joshua and his alert dog Checkem (Photo credit: Ashley Sellers)

Alert Dog Helps Keep Diabetic Boy Safe

At the Sellers’ home Joshua, 7, is happily playing catch with Checkem his black lab. The two look out for each other but Checkem does more than just play around with Joshua.

11/27/2013

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