Cedar Hill homeschool group to host May mock trial in Ellis County Courthouse

Waxahachie, TX - Politicians, commissioners and judges regularly hold their proceedings in the historic Ellis County Courthouse located in downtown Waxahachie.

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26-year-old man shot and killed inside Waxahachie apartment; suspects at-large

Waxahachie, TX - A 26-year-old male was shot and killed in the early hours Wednesday in Waxahachie.  Dimitri Collins, 26, died after he was shot shortly after midnight Wednesday inside an apartment at Grove Park Terrace,

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Ellis County Museum discovers 117-year-old Chautauqua pamphlet

Waxahachie, TX - A 117-year-old relic has resurfaced to reveal a bit of Ellis County’s past.  Earlier this month, Ellis County Museum researcher Emma Bauman found an old Chautauqua program brochure dated in 1901.

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Waxahachie City Council removes garage, estate sale fees from code of ordinances

Waxahachie, TX -Residents will no longer have to pay extraneous fees to hold garage and estate sales following a recent vote by the Waxahachie City Council.

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Ellis County Girl Scout troops looks to surpass last year’s 36,000 boxes of cookies sold

Waxahachie, TX - The largest organized fundraiser for girls in the nation kicked off Friday and, unfortunately for some, is sure to put more than a few New Year’s resolutions to the test.

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‘Justice for Gabe’: Vaughn Jr. sentenced to 99 years for the murder of 17-year-old in Waxahachie

Waxahachie, TX - A Red Oak man found guilty for the murder of 17-year-old Gabriel Richie in 2017 was sentenced to 99 years in prison Friday by a jury in the 40th District Court of Ellis County.

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Remains found near Lake Waxahachie, Highway 77 identified as man, 37, missing since February

Waxahachie, TX - A family learned Thursday afternoon that remains found in a field west of Lake Waxahachie were those of a loved one who mysteriously disappeared roughly 10 months ago.

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Capital murder trial: State, defense both rest following day two of Waxahachie murder trial

Waxahachie, TX - Day two of the capital murder trial related to the 2017 shooting death of a 17-year-old in Waxahachie provided the jurors with a detailed look into statements the defendant disclosed to police early in the investigation.

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No injuries reported after two swift-water rescues in northern Ellis County

Ellis County, TX - Red Oak, Waxahachie and Ovilla Fire Departments responded to two swift-water rescue calls Wednesday night.

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Police pursuit ends in vehicle turnover on U.S. Highway 77 near Waxahachie

Waxahachie, TX - A police pursuit ended with one man transported to the hospital by helicopter after his vehicle rolled over Friday evening on U.S. Highway 77 south of Farm-to-Market 55 near Waxahachie.

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