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Waxahachie

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Police Search For Trespassers Who Caused Deadly Hit & Run

Police in Waxahachie are baffled by what happened down a dark, dirt road in the Ellis County city. That’s where a man was killed in a hit and run crash. But this wreck happened on his own farm.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2014

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Annie’s List Leader Grace Garcia Killed In North Texas Car Crash

Grace Garcia, executive director of the Democratic fundraising group Annie’s List and a former aide to Bill and Hillary Clinton, died in crash on Interstate-35E in Waxahachie. She was 59.

06/03/2014

A police officer rides a motorcycle. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Threats, Evacuations Make For Stressful Day At Three Waxahachie Schools

Waxahachie High School and the Ninth Grade Academy were placed under a ‘shelter in place’ mode Wednesday morning after a report that an anonymous threat was received.

05/28/2014

Dane Porter, 20, plays at the Waxahachie High School pep rally in April 2014 (courtesy: jimmiehack YouTube page)

Young Man With Down Syndrome Plays Drums For Big Crowd

A young man with Down Syndrome – but importantly, talent – shined in the spotlight Saturday night.

05/17/2014

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Scarborough Renaissance Festival Opens

The 34th annual Scarborough Renaissance Festival returns to North Texas, running every weekend through Memorial Day. Check out some of the things you can see at the event.

05/08/2014

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Waxahachie Girl Wins Scholar Athlete Honor

A high school women’s basketball player from Waxahachie is celebrating after being named as the latest Wingstop High School Scholar Athlete of the Month.

03/21/2014

Former Ellis County Sheriff Wayne McCollum. (credit: Ellis Co. Sheriff's Office)

Texas’ Oldest Living Former Sheriff Dies

The oldest living former sheriff in Texas has died. Wayne McCollum died Sunday, November 17, 2013.

CBSDFW.COM–11/18/2013

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Police Capture Armed Suspect In Three-City Pursuit

A suspected drunk driver led police on a chase through three cities early Wednesday morning before exiting his vehicle with a handgun and pointing at his head.

10/30/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.

10/04/2013

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Step Inside The ‘Screams’ Haunted Hotel

Halloween is nearly here, and the spooks have already come alive at Screams in Waxahachie. Watch as CBS 11 News reporter Elizabeth Dinh ventures inside their a new haunted hotel attraction.

10/04/2013

Mugshot of convicted child molester Archie Lee Becks. (credit: Ellis Co. District Attorney's Office)

North Texas Child Molester Sentenced To 60 Years

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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2013

Youth baseball coach Ron Santos, convicted of Assault Bodily Injury, after throwing baseballs at a player. (credit: Ellis County)

Youth Coach Sentenced For Throwing Baseballs At Player

A youth coach has been sentenced to 15 days in jail after a jury convicted him of throwing baseballs at one of his players.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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