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Waxahachie Police Officer Josh Williams was killed while on route to an emergency call Saturday morning.

Waxahachie Police Officer Killed While On Duty

An officer from the Waxahachie Police Department was killed while driving towards a disturbance call Saturday morning.

07/28/2012

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Lightning Sparks House Fires In Waxahachie

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.

07/10/2012

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Ellis County Deputy Gets Shot By Pellet Gun

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.

07/03/2012

James Gordon Leonard, 64, fled to Honduras while under community supervision for child sex crimes and was resentenced to life in prison following his return to North Texas. (Credit: Ellis County Sheriff's Department)

Sex Offender Who Fled To Honduras Re-Sentenced To Life

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.

06/07/2012

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TCEQ Concludes Massive Chemical Fire In Waxahachie Could Have Been Avoided

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.

04/25/2012

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Ennis Gets New Fire Truck, Replaces One Lost To Magnablend Fire

The old truck, a 1988 model, was burned up and swamped with chemical runoff in that fire.

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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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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Burned Chemical Plant Moving To Former Collider Site

A North Texas site once meant to host the superconducting super collider will be the new home for a chemical plant that burned last fall.

02/01/2012

Broken bottles sit in a cage after being recycled. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Company Has Many Uses For Recycled Glass

Recycled glass is a nightmare — it’s heavy, breakable and not very valuable. But a company in Texas has found a way to make good use of recycled glass.

01/13/2012

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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

The Walmart logo is displayed on the exterior of a store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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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