Police shot man outside DeSoto hotel after domestic disturbance call

DeSoto, TX - The Dallas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a police shooting at a DeSoto hotel parking lot early Sunday. 

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18-year-old arrested in fatal shooting of recent DeSoto graduate

DeSoto, TX - An 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old recent DeSoto graduate in Dallas.  Leroy Hawkins III recently graduated from DeSoto High School and played football at the school.

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Recent DeSoto grad killed in Dallas shooting

DeSoto, TX - A 17-year-old was shot and killed in a Downtown Dallas parking lot overnight.  Police said two men were sitting in a car at The Lot on Akard and Federal streets just after midnight Tuesday. Another man approached them and fired shots through the window

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DeSoto police investigate fight between husband, wife that ended in bloodshed

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police are investigating a shooting that wounded a man Monday night in what investigators say was a domestic disturbance.

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With paid parental leave, it’s a new day in DeSoto and in Texas

DeSoto, TX - It gives me such great pride to say that as of last month, DeSoto is the first city in North Texas to guarantee paid parental leave for city employees. It was a long road to get here. When I first brought this matter to the city council’s attention in 2017, I knew it was a pretty progressive initiative.

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The Next Fourth Friday Concert features OUR MUSIC presented by Lyric Stage

DeSoto, TX - Lyric Stage presents Our Music, a Memorial Day weekend concert highlighting local musical talent and Celebrating the music of America that shaped the sounds of the stage.

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Armed robber found dead hours after being shot in DeSoto

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto PD is investigating a man's claim that he fatally shot an armed robber — but didn’t know it until the next day.  A homeowner called police Tuesday morning after finding a body in a DeSoto neighborhood.

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Shooter killed man in self-defense, turned himself in, DeSoto police say

DeSoto, TX - A man told police he acted in self-defense in the death of another man whose body was found in an alley Tuesday.  The man, whose name has not been released,

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DeSoto Hires M. Reneé Johnson As Interim City Manager

DeSoto, TX - Longtime DeSoto Parks and Recreation Managing Director M. Reneé Johnson has been chosen to serve as the city’s Interim City Manager.

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Junior Lifeguard Program - Teens

DeSoto, TX - Designed for ages 12-15, it helps build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. The Volunteer Junior Life guarding course is a key component of the life guarding program.

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