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Man Sentenced For Robbing Waxahachie Bank

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.

11/07/2012

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The Texas Country Reporter Festival

Bob Phillips is an icon across Texas, and he was in Waxahachie for the 17th annual Texas Country Reporter Festival.

10/26/2012

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Suspect Charged In Waxahachie Officer Death

A 24-year-old from Venus sits in an Ellis County jail, charged with killing a police officer while drunk Saturday night.

07/30/2012

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

Waxahachie Officer Killed By Drunk Driver

Waxahachie police officer’s death marks the second law enforcement death this week blamed on a drunk driver.

07/28/2012

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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