Texas baby dies after ingesting meth; parents charged with murder, deputies say

WAXAHACHIETexas Shawn Lankford, 43, and Heather Williams, 30, are each facing a murder charge after their baby died after ingesting methamphetamine, deputies said.

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Waxahachie police seek armed robbery suspects

Waxahachie, TX - The Waxahachie Police Department is seeking two males are who suspected of committing an armed robbery around 10:50 p.m. Tuesday at La Quinta Inn, 311 Stadium Drive.

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Waxahachie shooting victim recovering, but family concerned as suspect is released

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie man continues to recover following a shooting outside of a townhome complex Tuesday afternoon, but family members say the physical and emotional impacts will remain for a long time.

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Enraged Neighbor Shoots Man For Parking In His Spot

Waxahachie, TX – A Texas man was shot in the parking lot outside his residence on Tuesday after his neighbor became enraged that he had briefly parked in the wrong parking space, according to police (video below).

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Man shot after trying to buy car off Facebook Marketplace

Waxahachie, TX - A local man said he was just trying to buy a car for his son last weekend. Instead, he ended up getting shot and robbed, and he said he’s lucky to be alive.

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Toddler death a result of injuries from parents, neglected medical care, officials say

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie police say a baby died after the father continuously injured her, and neither he nor the mother ever sought medical treatment.

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Agencies join forces to address child sex trafficking

Waxahachie, TX - In 2020, the Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center learned of five youth in the county that had been victims of commercial sex trafficking. Authorities say it will take a collaborative effort to combat this growing crime, and Tuesday that partnership became official.

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No charges filed in WHS vandalism incident

Waxahachie, TX - Charges will not be filed against the students who are suspected of vandalizing 14 restrooms at Waxahachie High School in September, Waxahachie police confirmed Friday. 

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Ellis County foundation helps women without insurance get mammograms

Waxahachie, TX - Dinah Weable knows there are women in Ellis County who are benefitting from the work done by the foundation she runs with her husband Ray.  She doesn’t know who they are, but she knows they’re there.

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ECSO seizes drugs, guns in arrest

Ellis County, TX - The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office announced the seizure of drugs and firearms, as well as one arrest during a pre-dawn raid in Waxahachie early on Wednesday morning.

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