Missing woman with purple hair, scorpion tattoo last seen driving in DeSoto with her daughters

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing woman.  Authorities have issued a CLEAR Alert for 23-year-old Alicia Danielle Gongora, who was last seen about 3:15 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of West Wintergreen Road, near North Hampton Road.

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Social media helped police identify man who exposed himself to yoga instructor at a DeSoto park

DeSoto, TX - A woman recording a yoga session in a DeSoto park said she was confronted by a man who exposed himself.  Then, she turned to social media to expose him.  It happened Sunday, at about 7 p.m., at Zeiger Park in Desoto. Within hours, social media had given Gabrielle Dawn everything she needed to give police.

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DeSoto Launching a 2nd Round of COVID-19 Small Business Grants

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto is issuing a Second Round of funding opportunities for the City’s Small Business Grant Program with assistance from the DeSoto Economic Recovery Advisory Task Force’s Business Subcommittee which will be providing support to businesses receiving CARES Act funds.

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53 desoto businesses secure Covid-19 paycheck protection program loans from the US SBA: application period extended to August 8th

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto has received some very good news from the US Small Business Administration. 53 eligible DeSoto Small Businesses and/or Non-Profits impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic have secured SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.

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Man arrested after fatally shooting son in front of grandson in DeSoto, police say

DeSoto, TX - A man has been arrested after he shot and killed his adult son in front of his 16-year-old grandson as they fought in Desoto on Friday night, police said.  The teen walked to a neighbor’s home to report the grandfather had shot his father, according to the department. The neighbor called police.

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DeSoto City Council Approves a Plan to Offer Credits to Residential and Commercial Utility Customers

DeSoto, TX - At their May 19, 2020 meeting, the DeSoto City Council approved a plan to provide payment relief to City of DeSoto utility customers impacted by the COVID‐19 shutdown. The plan has three components:

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DESOTO GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE: COUNCIL, BOARDS & COMMISSION MEETINGS GOING VIRTUAL IN JULY: Encourages Public Involvement In Government Without COVID-19 Risks

DeSoto, TX - The City of DeSoto is returning to virtual meetings for its City Council and Boards & Commissions meetings during the month of July and is prepared to extend this format further into the summer months if conditions warrant.

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DESOTO RESIDENTS BUILD BRIDGES WITH POLICE, COMMUNITY LEADERS

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Resident Ray Richardson had an idea that came to fruition in a big way on Saturday. Richardson received initial satisfaction from his follow-ups with Cedar Hill Police to address a baseless traffic stop that he recently experienced with a rookie officer while he was driving home to DeSoto from a late-night shift in Grand Prairie.

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DeSoto businesses given boxes of face masks

DeSoto, TX - One city in Dallas County is ready for the ordinance requiring people to wear masks in businesses.  The DeSoto Chamber of Commerce has been giving away free masks.

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DeSoto woman wanted for murdering husband in 2013 arrested at the border

DeSoto, TX - A North Texas woman who allegedly killed her husband nearly a decade ago was captured recently while trying to cross the border into the United States.

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