A 19-year-old Dallas man has been sentenced to three years in prison for robbing a Waxahachie bank after failing to withdraw cash from his account in January.
Bob Phillips is an icon across Texas, and he was in Waxahachie for the 17th annual Texas Country Reporter Festival.
A 24-year-old from Venus sits in an Ellis County jail, charged with killing a police officer while drunk Saturday night.
Waxahachie police officer’s death marks the second law enforcement death this week blamed on a drunk driver.
An officer from the Waxahachie Police Department was killed while driving towards a disturbance call Saturday morning.
Lightning is being blamed for three house fires in Waxahachie. The fires started at about 7:00 p.m. on Monday night, just as storms starting rolling through the area.
Two teenagers have been arrested after allegedly shooting an Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputy with a pellet gun on Monday night, just north of Waxahachie.
A 64-year-old former Waxahachie attorney who fled the country in 2007 after pleading guilty to child sex crimes was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison, Ellis County spokeswoman Diana Buckley said.
A report just released by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality concludes that last October’s massive fire at the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie could have been avoided.
The old truck, a 1988 model, was burned up and swamped with chemical runoff in that fire.
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.
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.