8-hour standoff with Waxahachie, Arlington Police ends in suicide

Waxahachie, TX - An eight-hour standoff with Waxahachie Police came to an end by way of a self-inflicted gunshot in the early morning hours Monday.

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IRS, FBI raid Waxahachie tax accountant, law firm; believed to be related to Dallas-based business

Waxahachie, TX - None of the three occupants of a Waxahachie-based multi-business location are directly connected to the federal investigation conducted last week by the FBI and IRS.

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First responders recognized for saving Waxahachie man’s life

Waxahachie, TX - Teamwork and trust were the tools that Waxahachie Firefighters and medical personnel from American Medical Response used to save a man’s life in December. A few months later, those efforts were recognized with a commendation.

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Mother, 28, accepts guilty plea to criminally negligent homicide

Waxahachie, TX - Amanda Dawn Skelton, 28, pleaded guilty to the charge of criminally negligent homicide in the 40th Judicial District Court on Friday.

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City council approves the ability for residents to create historical districts

Waxahachie, TX - A step was taken to preserve more historical Waxahachie with the amending of an ordinance related to historic preservation at Monday night’s city council meeting.

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Red Oak residents, 19 and 20, face capital murder chargers for November 2017 shooting

Waxahachie, TX - An Ellis County Grand Jury handed down a capital murder indictment against two Red Oak residents on Wednesday afternoon.  Trevis LaDavion Baudoin, 19, and Jude Shawn Vaughn Jr., 20, were indicted

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Waxahachie molester gets 150 years for sexually abusing girls 6 to 12 years old

Waxahachie, TX - A jury took only 46 minutes Monday to sentence an Ellis County man to 150 years in prison for sexually abusing girls younger than 12 years old.

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City issues scam alert: Waxahachie residents warned not to fall for water-test requests

Waxahachie, TX - As the street reconstruction project continues on Alexander Drive a new issue has come to light: scammers.  Scammers are now claiming to represent the City of Waxahachie, going door-to-door or sending postcards offering free water testing for residents.

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LETTER: District Attorney responds to accusations

Waxahachie, TX - To the Editor,  Rodney Ramsey is deceiving the citizens of Ellis County. In his quest to become the next county judge of Ellis County, he is making a claim that is, at best, a distortion of the facts and, at worst, a complete fabrication.

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Five months later, Family, police still seek answers in disappearance of Laverne Berry

Waxahachie, TX - For the family of Laverne Berry, questions about his disappearance remain present in their daily thoughts. Berry is known for his kind heart, friendliness, and the encouragement he provided.

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