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Westbound U.S. Hwy 175 from Bud Story to Seagoville is closed due to an oil spill. The highway will remain closed for approximately 11 hours for the spill to be cleaned.
Correction: Kaufman High School has reported at least two positive cases.
Kaufman County Day in the state capital is Monday, March 27.
A Kaufman County man who filmed young boys and claimed to be a film director for a film production company has been indicted for enticing a minor and child pornography charges.
A line of storms more reminiscent of springtime in Texas roared through North Texas and Kaufman County in the early morning hours of Monday, Jan. 2, spreading wind damage.
Michael David Hunt of Terrell has been named the new Kaufman County commissioner for Precinct One.
The Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations of child abduction that occurred in the Black Jack Community near FM 429 and County Road 121.
Republicans made a clean sweep of Kaufman County in Tuesday’s general election, favoring every GOP candidate from Donald Trump for president to new County Commissioner Terry Barber.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals was scheduled to hear oral arguments today in the appeal of the capital murder case of Eric Williams.
The north segment of the new State Hwy. 34 bypass in Kaufman is expected to be opened to traffic on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Kaufman city and police offices on S. Washington St. are heading south. Through the end of the week all municipal and police offices will be relocating to the county's South Campus.
The ban on outdoor bring adopted by Kaufman County commissioners two weeks ago has been rescinded.
A south Kaufman neighborhood became an active shooter crime scene Friday morning, July 15.
From near and far they gathered, county officials, county law men and women and those who support them.
The Kaufman team swept through the championship bracket Friday to win the state 7-on-7 Division Two football championship in College Station.
The first Scurry-Rosser Freedom Fest Idol had close to 20 participants making up the youth and adult divisions.
An increase in burglaries of homes and vehicles has led to the creation of a police department in Oak Ridge, between Terrell and Kaufman.
The city of Kaufman and Kaufman County are working on a plan for the county to become the city’s temporary landlord.
Kaufman County’s growing pains were evident as county commissioners began 2016 budget deliberations Tuesday and Wednesday, hearing requests from department heads.
Heavy downpours that occurred in the western portion of Kaufman County on FM 1390 on Sunday night and Monday night caused severe flooding in that area. The homes that were flooded are on the North portion of FM 1390. Victims of the flooding were evacuated; the American Red Cross provided sup…
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today declared a state of disaster in Austin, Bandera, Bastrop, Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Coleman, Colorado, Erath, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Hidalgo, Hood, Jasper, Kleberg, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Lubbock, Montgomery, Palo Pinto, Parker, Polk, Robertson, San Ja…
Charles Brownlow Jr. was found guilty of capital murder this morning. The jury delivered the guilty verdict just before 10 a.m. this morning.
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After an emotional morning of testimony, Kaufman County prosecutors rested their case against Charles E. Brownlow Jr. on Thursday.
The first day of Charles E. Brownlow Jr.’s murder trial on Wednesday featured another request by his Texas Regional Capital Public Defender’s team to delay the trial yet again, an attempted ban of cameras in the courtroom, no opening statements and a not guilty plea by reason of insanity.
A fatal shooting at the Kaufman Wal-Mart was confirmed Tuesday afternoon by the Kaufman Police Department.
The Kaufman Walmart is closed this morning after a shooting occurred inside the store.
While many might have thought that casting their ballots on Election Day would put an end to the collage of political signs around Kaufman County, it is only the beginning for three races. Sheriff, Precinct 3 Commissioner and tax assessor will each have a runoff race later this year.
An arrest was made earlier this week after a threatening phone message was left for a Kaufman County commissioner.
Kaufman County Judge Bruce Wood on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration after several severe storms came through the county causing flooding in several areas.
Kaufman County Sheriff Alert
Texans passed seven constitutional amendments on Tuesday, most of which came via landslide.
Next week Texas voters will have an opportunity to amend the state’s constitution.
An unknown female was thrown from the hood of a moving vehicle this morning at City Lake Park in Kaufman. Kaufman Police Chief Dana Whitaker said the person was airlifted to Methodist Dallas Medical Center. Kaufman Police, KISD and the Precinct 1 Constable's Office all responded. We will hav…
Weather permitting, the eastbound right lane on Spur 557 between County Road 305 and County Road 148 as well as the off ramp to County Road 148 will be closed between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. August 27 and 28.
At approximately 11:54 p.m., on Wednesday Terrell Police observed a silver passenger vehicle turn sharply onto the 200 block of East Grove from South Virginia St.
Quick action Monday night by members of the Terrell Police Department resulted in the arrest of a suspect police believe was involved in a disturbance call and shooting death of a Cedar Hill man at a Terrell apartment complex, according to TPD Capt. A.D. Sansom.
Terrell police are investigating the death of a man who was arrested Sunday evening and died while being transported to an area hospital.
The east and west bound lanes of Hwy. 175 will be closed on Aug. 1 and Aug. 8 between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
The driver of a stolen 18-wheeler flatbed semi truck was shot in Kaufman on July 15 after leading Kaufman law enforcement officers on a chase through downtown Kaufman.
Three teenagers and two suspects in their 20s were identified as the men arrested Tuesday afternoon after a massive Kaufman County manhunt south of Terrell and south of Interstate 20.
In an effort to request Individual Assistance from FEMA should there be a Federal Disaster Declaration the Kaufman County Office of Emergency Management is gathering information about individual losses due to the severe weather and flooding that has occurred and is continuing to occur.
Kaufman Independent School District just announced that a city water main break has caused the water to be shut off at Nash Intermediate School and the KISD administration building located on Houston Street.
Help keep Kaufman County clean by getting rid of unwanted tires.
A scam artist has come to Kaufman, nabbing more than $300 from a city grocery store, according to the Kaufman Police Department.
A 68-year-old Kemp man received life in prison last week after a Kaufman County jury found him guilty of killing his wife.
On May 27, Kaufman County joined several other counties in the state when County Judge Bruce Wood issued a Disaster Declaration for the recent severe storms, flooding and the prospect of continued flooding in the county.
A Terrell man was arrested on Tuesday after police say he drove off the road at a high speed before crashing into a tree.