DeSoto announces Stage 2 Water Restrictions due to drought & heatwave impacts

DeSoto, TX - Nearly two months of drought conditions, high temperatures, and multiple fire suppression events have resulted in record-level water usage in DeSoto.

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Man arrested, charged with multiple bank robberies in DFW, officials say

PLANO, Texas — A Dallas man has been arrested and charged in connection with multiple bank robberies across Dallas-Fort Worth, federal officials announced Friday. 

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Breaking News: DeSoto Police discover apparent suicide in Zeiger Park early Saturday morning

DeSoto, TX -  DeSoto Police Officer on patrol early Saturday morning discovered an apparent suicide at Les Zeiger Park, 405 Eagle Drive.  The officer was checking the park around 3:40 AM Saturday and saw a vehicle in the parking lot with its lights on.

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DESOTO PD INVESTIGATING OVERNIGHT HOMICIDE ON CANYON PLACE

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police are investigating the early Friday morning shooting death of a male resident in his home on the 600 block of Canyon Place.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER CONSERVATION DURING THE CURRENT HEAT WAVE & DROUGHT CONDITIONS

DeSoto, TX - With the extended heatwave and its extreme temperatures with little to no seasonal precipitation, DeSoto and many other Texas cities have called on residents to conserve water. This request to use water wisely has focused primarily on outdoor irrigation, in accordance with the City’s Drought Contingency Plan.

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DeSoto Investigation finds 2 minors playing with illegal fireworks started major July 3rd grass fire

DeSoto, TX - An investigation by the DeSoto Fire Marshall and the DeSoto Police Department has determined that the July 3rd grass fire that required the assistance of fire and police departments from several nearby cities, as well as the US Forestry Service,

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FIREFIGHTERS FROM 7 CITIES HAVE GRASS FIRE COMPLETELY CONTAINED

DeSoto, TX - Firefighters from DeSoto, Duncanville, Cedar Hill, Lancaster, Dallas, Ovilla, and Midlothian are currently fighting a widespread grass fire that is now fully contained. It had burned an estimated 250 acres but the multi-city containment effort has brought it under control.

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DeSoto: 19-year-old charged with murder of 45-year-old

DeSoto, TX - A 19-year-old has been arrested in DeSoto after police say he beat a man to death.  Police say they were called to a home on Wednesday by a woman who said she could hear a man crying for help.

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DESOTO POLICE SEEK SUSPECT IN ROBBERY OF PNC BANK

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Police are seeking the public’s help with identifying the man responsible for the Friday, June 10th,  late afternoon robbery of the PNC Bank at 225 N. Hampton Road. He is believed to be the same suspect who robbed a PNC Bank in Arlington, Tx on June 8th.

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SHOOTING INVESTIGATION ON WINTERGREEN ROAD LEADS DESOTO POLICE TO DRUG & WEAPON SEIZURE

DeSoto, TX - An investigation by DeSoto Police into a Thursday shooting at an apartment complex on the 300 block of W. Wintergreen Road led to the hospitalization of a 26-year-old DeSoto man who resided there and the seizure of an AR-15 pistol and two pounds of marijuana from his apartment.

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