2 dead after alleged murder-suicide at Waxahachie apartment complex

Waxahachie, TX - Two people are dead after what Waxahachie Police believe to be a murder-suicide at the Cambridge Court Apartments.  Police officers were dispatched at 4:40 p.m. Sunday to the 1300 block of West U.S. Highway 287 Bypass.

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Waxahachie City Council restricts access to lake parks during July 4 holiday week

Waxahachie, TX - Overcrowding has prompted city officials to restrict access to three parks that border Lake Waxahachie.  Boat Dock, Jetty, and Spring Parks will only be open to residents June 30, July 1, July 4, and July 7-8.

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Man, 49, in custody after firing handgun in Waxahachie apartment complex

Waxahachie, TX - A man is in custody after barricading himself with at least one weapon inside of a Waxahachie apartment complex Tuesday night.  Lt. Mike Lewis, a watch commander over the Waxahachie Police patrol division,

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Waxahachie Fire’s dive team recovers man in Navarro County gravel yard

Waxahachie, TX - The Waxahachie Fire Department dive team assisted in the efforts to recover the body of a truck driver from a water-filled gravel pit Wednesday.  Firefighters received the call at 12:30 p.m. and responded to King Sand and Gravel located at 4930 SE County Road.

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Families outraged by water quality; Carroll Water Co claims it’s ‘good water’

Waxahachie, TX - Three years is a long time to wait for a clean glass of water, but that has been the reality for Jacob Moore and his family.  With no solution to stabilize the quality of water brought into his Waxahachie house,

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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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