Red Oak man fatally shot, Irving woman charged with murder

Red Oak, TX - An Irving woman has been charged with murder following the shooting death of a Red Oak man on Tuesday.  At approximately 3:41 p.m. Tuesday, Ellis County Sheriff’s Department deputies were dispatched to a shooting in the 300 block of Josey Lane in Red Oak.

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Red Oak receives grant for license plate reading cameras

Red Oak, TX - A recent grant awarded to the Red Oak Police Department will make it easier for law enforcement to track down criminals.  Monday the Red Oak City Council approved the terms and conditions of a grant of up to $20,000 from the Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority,

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TSTC, Texas schools end successful year in dual enrollment

RED OAK, Texas - Texas State Technical College, along with charter schools, home schools and school districts across Texas, are wrapping up another year of dual enrollment.

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Red Oak Police Department Press Release

Red Oak, TX - On Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at around 12:52 PM, dispatchers at the Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch center received a 9-1-1 call about a major accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of North U.S. Highway 77 and Free Market Drive in Red Oak.

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Red Oak man sentenced to life for continuous sexual abuse of children

Red Oak, TX - Ellis County and District Attorney Ann Montgomery announced Friday that Richard Lynn Phillips Jr., 66, of Red Oak, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for continuous sexual abuse of young children, a first-degree felony with a punishment range of 25-99 years, or life, in prison.

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Fire displaces family in Red Oak

Red Oak, TX -  Red Oak family was displaced after a fire damaged their home Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of Cobblestone Circle.  Crews responded to the call around 3:15 p.m.

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Red Oak joins TX-PACE program to encourage energy-efficient renovations

Red Oak, TX - The city of Red Oak is partnering with a Texas nonprofit organization that aims to incentivize some property owners to renovate their property and make it more environmentally friendly.

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Red Oak man says his cancer surgery was postponed 'to save beds for COVID patients'

Dallas, TX — A Red Oak man said his Friday cancer surgery at UT Southwestern was delayed because, he was told, “the hospital needs to save beds for COVID patients.” 

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Red Oak Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Deadly Hit-And-Run

Red Oak, TX - A Red Oak man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in the death of another person.  Stoney Jewell Ellis, 44, plead guilty to the offense of Accident Involving Death on January 14, 2022.

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FATALITY CRASH IN RED OAK

Red Oak, TX - On Monday, December 6th, 2021 at around 6:36 PM, dispatchers at the Northern Ellis Emergency Dispatch center received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a major accident involving a single vehicle and a subject on a bicycle in the 500 block of N. IH-35E southbound service road.

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