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Barton bids farewell: U.S. Rep. reflects on 34 years in office
After 34 years in office, U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Ennis) recently visited the Corsicana Daily Sun office one last time as a congressman. He served 17 two-year terms in Congressional District 6, which includes Navarro, Ellis and a portion of Tarrant Counties.
Three arrested in connection with armed home invasion in Red Oak
Three men have been arrested in connection with an armed home invasion earlier last week in Red Oak, the Ellis County Sheriff's Department announced on its Facebook page Friday.
4 New Foreclosures In The Dallas Area
DALLAS, TX — Are you searching for a new house, but can't find anything in your price range? . A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Dallas area might be your best bet!
Kaufman County Sheriff's Office raids two gas stations in illegal gambling investigation
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office raided two gas stations in connection with an illegal gambling investigation. Yesterday, the sheriff's office executed search warrants at McDonald's Fuel Stop located at 11468 East Interstate 20 and the Elmo Valero at 7340 East U.S. Highway
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Texas again leads U.S. in executions in 2018, and Dallas was top county, with 4
Texas again led the country in executions this year with 13 lethal injections — and Dallas County topped the state list. There were 25 executions nationwide, and only eight states carried out the ultimate punishment, according to an annual report released Friday by the Death Penalty Information Cent
Did you see that?! Check out our best photos, video highlights of Duncanville's state semifinal win over Allen
Here are some of SportsDayHS' best photos and video highlights from Duncanville's win over Allen Saturday at AT&T Stadium. — Read The Dallas Morning News' full, 3-part series that explores the size, athletics success -- and cost -- of Allen High School.
Big TIME: Corsicana residents featured in TIME magazine
With every new mass shooting that takes place, whether at a school, a concert, a bar, or a mall — the topic of gun control becomes top priority. People affected by this gun violence have opinions as diverse as the loved ones they lost.
Cedar Hill High student in custody after school shooting threats pop up on Instagram
Updated at 11:16 a.m. to reflect that a suspect has been arrested. A 16-year-old student is in custody after Cedar Hill ISD police determined he was behind a social-media threat to shoot up Cedar Hill High School.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Video: North Texas boy jumps from burning apartment to officers
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA (Channel 8) shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment bui
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Skull found with other human remains in Waxahachie woods
Waxahachie police are trying to identify human remains discovered in a wooded area Tuesday in a search that began when a surveyor found a skull. The skull was found around 4:30 p.m. near Howard Road in the Ellis County city. Police searched the area during the day and also found some clothing before
A familiar face is gone, but value for the future remains. Here's where the Rangers stand after MLB winter meetings
LAS VEGAS -- The Rangers did their usual thing at the end of the winter meetings, which is to stuff a bunch of extra stuff into their bags after holing up in a suite for most of four days, eating bananas, energy bars, vitamin supplements and, for some reason this year, a jar of maraschino cherries.
No. 1 Allen's Texas semifinal opponent Duncanville has allowed 60 points ... all season
On Saturday, USA TODAY Super 25 No. 1 Allen faces a stern test when it faces off with Duncanville (Texas) High School, another Dallas-area power. The game will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, often called “Jerry World” after Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the hype might be almost as big as t
Ellis County elicits citizen feedback for 2018-19 thoroughfare update
Ellis County has changed drastically since its last thoroughfare update in 2007. Since 2010, Ellis County has seen a population growth by 13.396 percent, according to the United States Census Bureau, bumping the previous population of 150,362 up to a 173,620. Alberto Mares, Ellis County Director of
Up To Half-Foot Of Snow Falls In West Texas
SWEETWATER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — As much as 6 inches of snow has accumulated in parts of West Texas as a winter storm swirls over the area. The half-foot of snow on Thursday prompted state highway officials to close Texas Route 70 about 8 miles south of Sweetwater, about 180 miles west of Fort Wo
Glenn Heights police search for 19-year-old woman last seen at Dallas homeless shelter
Police in Glenn Heights are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 19-year-old woman with a cognitive disability. April Dawn Carrier was last seen around noon Tuesday at The Bridge Homeless Recovery Center at 1818 Corsicana St. in downtown Dallas. She is white, about 5 feet, 2 inches tall
Nava Dog Animal Rescue saves over 150 dogs in Ellis County
Carol Brewer took her first rescue dog home with her to be her own about four years ago. She then adopted five more. Now with Nava Dog Animal Rescue, she has saved hundreds of dogs throughout Ellis County.