Ellis County Sheriff's Office Conducts ‘Operation Genesis' to Apprehend Sexual Predators

Ellis County - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has conducted an undercover operation known as “Operation Genesis”.  According to the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, there were nine federal, state, and local agencies involved in the operation aimed at seeking out predators who prey on children.

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Driver dies after vehicle swept away in swift floodwaters in Ellis County

PALMER, Texas - A 67-year-old man died after his vehicle was swept away by swift floodwaters in the Ellis County city of Palmer.  Police were called out just before 9 p.m. Saturday about a man, woman, and infant trapped in swift floodwaters just south of the 258-mile marker on the I-45 service road.

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Summer Camps are being offered throughout Ellis County

Ellis County, TX - As the summer break grows closer, summer camps in Ellis County are preparing themselves to bring children a fun and memorable learning experience.

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Life School Gifted & Talented Expo

North Texas - Life School, a leading North Texas charter school serving over 5,500 students, held its annual Gifted & Talented (GT) Expo Awards May 7th, 2021. This year, the GT Expo was held virtually throughout all six Life School Elementary campuses. Students at the campuses, remote learners, parents, and Life School staff joined the awards ceremony.

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Life High School Track & Field Athletes Headed to State!

(DALLAS, TX) (WAXAHACHIE, TX) April 30, 2021 – Several goal-oriented athletes from both Life High School Oak Cliff and Life High School Waxahachie are realizing all of their hard work is paying off. They are headed to Austin to compete in the upcoming Track & Field UIL State Championships at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Signing Day for Life High School Oak Cliff Athletes

Dallas, TX - Two Life High School Oak Cliff (LHSOC) seniors signed commitment letters to continue their athletic success in college starting in the fall. Elijah Sheppard-Ruth will join the track team at UNT Dallas while Kyron Smith will play basketball for Mountain View College.

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Suspect Wanted For The Murder Of A Seattle Woman In Dallas Has Been Arrested In Utah

West Jordan, Utah (WBAP/KLIF) – A suspect in a Dallas murder has been arrested in West Jordan, Utah. Seattle resident Marisela Botello Valadez disappeared in October 2020. The 23 year old Valadez was visiting a friend in Dallas.

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Chase Ends After Driver Gets Stuck in Stolen Ambulance, Tries to Escape on Foot

An hourslong chase with the driver of a stolen Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance came to an end Monday afternoon when the ambulance appeared to get stuck and the driver tried to outrun police on foot.

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HERitage Giving Fund at Texas Women’s Foundation Awards More Than $56,000 to Seven Nonprofits

DALLAS, March 29, 2021 – HERitage Giving Fund at Texas Women's Foundation awarded more than $56,000 in grants to seven North Texas nonprofit organizations that are led by Black women serving Black women and girls.

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Winter Storm 2021 Assistance/ Relief Programs

Dallas and Ellis County - Each of the three categories listed below are available and applicable to residents in both Dallas and Ellis County.  

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North Texas Food Bank to Host Mobile Food Pantries This Week

NORTH TEXAS (WBAP/KLIF News) – As thousands of North Texans are still struggling in the aftermath of last week’s severe winter storm and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, non-profits and food banks continue to lend a helping hand.

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