Waxahachie Police officer saves choking man’s life during volunteer ceremony

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie police officer saved a man’s life during the prayer of the annual Waxahachie ISD Partners in Education luncheon on Wednesday.

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College student electrocuted to death while roof jumping in Waxahachie

Waxahachie TX - A college student died on Sunday night in Waxahachie after he hit a powerline while roof jumping in the city’s downtown.  Police said they responded to an electrocution call about 11:20 p.m. Sunday

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Waxahachie Police officer injured after being struck by vehicle in pursuit

Waxahachie, TX - A Waxahachie Police officer was struck by a vehicle after a pursuit lead into the city Saturday night. The officer is alive but injured from the impact.

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Ellis County files lawsuit against Purdue Pharma for fraudulent opioid marketing, sales

Waxahachie, TX - Over 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2017, according to the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Becky Vance could have been one of those statistics.

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Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie earns trauma center designation

Waxahachie, TX - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie has been designated a Level IV trauma center by the Texas Department of State Health Services, one of two Level IV trauma centers in Ellis County.

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44-year-old man arrested for money laundering, missing court date

Waxahachie, TX - A 44-year-old male suspect was arrested in Galveston two weeks ago after missing his court date for a 2017 money laundering charge.

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Police identify 22-year-old man found dead on shore of pond in Waxahachie

Waxahachie, TX - A 22-year-old man was found dead Thursday afternoon beside a pond at a Waxahachie apartment complex.  Police said Dru Cisneres was discovered by a landscaper

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Rep. Wray co-authors bill aimed at limiting annexation overreach

Waxahachie, TX- State Representative John Wray, of Waxahachie, recently co-authored and voted “yea” on Texas House Bill 347, which would eliminate the “tiered” annexation system for Texas counties.

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First warrant served for murder of 26-year-old Waxahachie man

Waxahachie, TX - Waxahachie Police detectives served a capital murder warrant Friday afternoon to a suspect believed to be connected with the murder of a 26-year-old resident in late January.

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Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center sees 13 percent increase in forensic interviews

Waxahachie, TX - The Department of Family Protective Services confirmed 66,382 victims of child abuse or neglect in 2018, according to a county proclamation. Three hundred twenty of those cases were in Ellis County, and among the first to respond to those matters is the Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center.

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