World title fight might just be Errol Spence Jr.'s springboard to Dallas fame

DeSoto, TX - When it comes to producing world champions, Dallas is a lightweight boxing town. The roll call is short. It starts with Hall of Famer Curtis Cokes, the great

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DeSoto Woman Shoots Husband During Domestic Dispute

DeSoto, TX - The murder rate in DeSoto rises to three as the summer begins. Just days after local law enforcement celebrated the speedy closure of the murder case of 81-year-old T.G. Grady, DeSoto police were called to another horrific scene.

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Power Players: New economic development exec has transformative plan for DeSoto

DeSoto, TXMurphy Cheatham, CEO of the DeSoto Economic Development Corp., really wants your business to consider relocating to or expanding in the city.

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DISD Police Handcuff 7-Year-Old With Special Needs

DeSoto, TX - A family is outraged after a 7-year-old boy was placed in handcuffs and surrounded by DISD police at a mental health facility in DeSoto.

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Peterman to DeSoto ISD Board: 'Tell the truth'; Eagles' coach has contract approved

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Head Football Coach Todd Peterman had his contract for the 2017 school year approved by the DeSoto ISD board on Monday night, after weeks of uncertainty.

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Clark ousts incumbent Hall in DeSoto ISD race; two other incumbents win

DeSoto, TX - Tiffany Clark defeated incumbent Jerry Hall to claim the Place 4 seat on the DeSoto school board. Clark emerged victorious in a four-person race in which

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DeSoto Is Seeing Benefits One Year After Receiving Prestigious ISO 1 Rating

DeSoto, TX - In April 2016, the Texas State Fire Marshal’s office announced that the Insurance Services Office (ISO) recommended that DeSoto’s Public Protection Classification be changed to Class 1 for all properties located within 1,000 feet of a fire hydrant

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DeSoto coach Todd Peterman calls anonymous handwritten note alleging wrongdoing 'comical and untrue'

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto football coach Todd Peterman has a simple description of an anonymous handwritten note that four months ago alleged wrongdoing by the school's football staff. 

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Police testify about 'war zone' they found at DeSoto home where gunman killed women, shot kids

DeSoto, TX - A DeSoto house where authorities say a former special education teacher killed his estranged ex-wife and her daughter looked like a "war zone" when police arrived. 

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In statement to The News, DeSoto board president explains why no decision has been made yet about Todd Peterman

DeSoto, TX - One of the reigning state football champions could be looking for a new coach.  The DeSoto ISD school board Monday discussed the status of coach Todd Peterman,

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