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Newborn found in bushes outside Waxahachie apartments

WAXAHACHIE (CBSDFW.COM) - A newborn is in good condition despite someone finding him wrapped in a t-shirt under some bushes at 8:30 in the morning. He was found on Aug. 18 outside the Bent Tree Town Homes in the 1700 Block of South IH-35E. The infant was treated by medical staff and transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in Waxahachie.After investigating, the juvenile mother of the baby was identified. The infant in is custody of Child Protective Services currently, and no charges were filed at this time until the investigation is complete. Anyone with any information is urged to call the Waxahachie Police Department at (469) 309.4400 or email jturner@waxahachiepd.org.
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5 busted for online solicitation

ELLIS COUNTY – The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office’s “Operation Overwatch” conducted an undercover operation recently and arrested five of eight suspects on their watch list. According to Ellis County Sheriff’s Department Criminal investigations Division Public Information Officer Joe Fitzgerald, “All the actors were arrested in...
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Fatal Grand Prairie Crash on I-30 Now a Homicide Investigation

Grand Prairie Police are asking for help investigating a homicide that took place along Interstate 30 Sunday night. According to police, 38-year-old Olman Rodriguez was killed while driving along the highway near Belt Line Road. Investigators originally said Rodriguez's 2007 black Dodge Ram was disabled in the eastbound lanes of...
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX
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Hutchinson Man Arrested, Charged with Multiple Sex-Related Crimes

HUTCHINSON – A former Hutchinson Police officer has been charged with multiple sex-related crimes dating back to 2012. Todd W. Allen, 51, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon on five counts of rape, nine counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts each of kidnapping and misdemeanor sexual battery, five counts of breach of privacy, and one count of indecent liberties with a child aged 14-16. Hutchinson Police Chief Jeffrey Hooper said at a media briefing shortly after the arrest that an investigation began shortly after he took over as chief in 2018. The charges stem from a series of sexual assaults occurring within the city parks of Hutchinson between October 2012 and November 2018.
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More Beneficial Rain Expected Next Week

On Wednesday, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport received a very welcome .48-inches of rain. While the half-inch was appreciated, parts of Ellis County picked up an impressive six inches. So far during the month of August, DFW has received 0.89 inches of rain leaving a 0.14-inch deficit on the month. For...
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Community Organizations Rally Together After The Death of Lancaster Youth Football Coach

Outside Dallas City Hall Thursday, a call to action rally started with prayer followed by strong words from the podium. "How do we make good on such a horrible situation?” asked Dr. Keisha Lankford with Lankford Avenue Services. “We all need to look in the mirror and ask, 'what do we need to do? What can I do?' We cannot pass blame. We cannot look to people outside our community. We have to look within."
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LEGAL NOTICE: CITATION BY PUBLICATION — APPLICATION TO DETERMINE HEIRSHIP AND FOR LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION-INTESTATE TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF EDWARD DWAYNE OLDHAM

CITATION BY PUBLICATION — Application to Determine Heirship and for Letters of Administration-Intestate. The alleged heir(s) in the above-numbered and entitled estate filed an Application to Determine Heirship and for Letters of Administration-Intestate in this estate on the 4th day of August, 2022, requesting that the Court determine who are the heirs and only heirs of EDWARD DWAYNE OLDHAM, Deceased, and their Respective share and interests in such estate.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE GO STORE IT SELF-STORAGE #66 2501 N. KAUFMAN, ENNIS, TX ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 AT 12:00 P.M. AT WWW.STORAGETREASURES.COM

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