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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Investigator releases update on January murder of Waxahachie man, 26

Waxahachie, TX - Two suspects are being investigated by the Waxahachie Police Department for the murder of a 26-year-old male in late January, according to the lead investigator.

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ELLIS COUNTY HEROES: Dr. Linguist saves children by day; rescues the community at night

Waxahachie, TX - Kids love Peggy Linguist.  This is no surprise to Leslie Deen, who is the Ellis County Child Advocacy Center executive director.  Linguist, a board-certified doctor in pediatrics, remembers every patient’s’ name and personal information about them.

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‘It will change Ovilla’: TxDOT receives feedback on proposed expansion to FM 664

Waxahachie, TX - Widening Farm-to-Market Road 664 from two to four lanes is not supposed to displace many residents’ properties, according to Donna Simmons, Texas Department of Transportation Public Information Officer.

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