Ellis County inmate claims jail staff ignored her, newborn; ECSO disputes allegations

Waxahachie, TX - A preliminary internal investigation conducted by the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office has concluded after an inmate alleged jailers failed to provide medical attention to her and her newborn baby.

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Waxahachie Police recover $12,000 for scam victim

Waxahachie, TX - For Waxahachie Police Detective Kyle Ranton, a hug from a victim is all the thanks he needed for a job well done. Through an investigation, police were able to recover almost $12,000 taken fraudulently from the elderly resident.

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3 Red Oak companies recognized with Texas Mutual’s top honor for workplace safety

Red Oak, TX - In 2016, the chances of a construction worker dying on the job were about one in five, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Teen to stand trial as adult in North Texas school shooting

Waxahachie, TX - A 16-year-old boy accused of shooting a female classmate in their North Texas high school cafeteria will stand trial as an adult.  State District Judge Cindy Ermatinger ordered Tuesday that Chad Anthony Padilla (pa-DEE'-yah)

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Adan Casas named new Waxahachie…

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie ISD announced Wednesday morning that Adan Casas, current principal of Finley Junior High, will become the principal of Waxahachie High School for the 2018-19 school year.

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Ellis County law enforcement officers detail DWI arrests, procedures after false allegations

Waxahachie, TX - An investigation into allegations against a Texas DPS trooper made by Sherita Dixon-Cole after a DWI arrest last Sunday were quickly dispelled early Wednesday.

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Woman who falsely accused DPS trooper of rape won't face additional charges

Waxahachie, TX - The woman who made false rape allegations against a Texas DPS trooper will not face any additional charges.  The Ellis County District Attorney made the announcement Friday that no criminal charges will be filed

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Lawyer apologizes for falsely accusing trooper of rape

Waxahachie, TX - An attorney is apologizing for spreading allegations that a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper sexually assaulted a woman during a traffic stop and arrest in North Texas. The apology came hours after DPS released two hours of the trooper’s body camera video.

Around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a state trooper pulled over 37-year-old Sherita Dixon-Cole on suspicion of drunken driving. She told the trooper she was coming from Downtown Dallas and heading to her fiancé’s house in Waxahachie. She said she only had one drink.

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VIDEO: Viral post spurs internal investigation into Texas state trooper; DPS refutes accusations

Waxahachie, TX - A viral social media post by New York-based media personality Shaun King sparked an internal investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety in Ellis County on Sunday.

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Sherita Dixon Cole: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Waxahachie, TX - A Texas State Trooper has been accused of sexually assaulting Sherita Dixon Cole before her arrest after a traffic stop, but the Texas Department of Public Safety has said that dash cam video doesn’t support the accusation.

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