Texas city blames hackers after emergency sirens blare for nearly an hour in middle of night

DeSoto, Lancaster, TXResidents in the Texas towns of DeSoto and Lancaster were awakened by blaring emergency sirens early Tuesday — and kept up for nearly an hour — after the system was hacked, officials said.

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'Malfunction' Sounds Outdoor Warning Sirens in Dallas County Overnight

DeSoto, Lancaster, TX - If you were hearing sirens and you live in the DeSoto and Lancaster areas, don’t worry, there is no severe weather headed your way. According to the DeSoto Police Department non-emergency dispatch line, the sirens are going off due to a malfunction or a glitch.

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Charlottesville City Council Shares Background on City Manager Candidates (Includes current DeSoto CM)

Charlottesville, Virginia - After months of closed-door meetings, Charlottesville City Council is lifting the curtain and shedding some light on the three finalists competing to serve as the next city manager.

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Police body cameras went dark during 'brutal' treatment of DeSoto family, footage shows

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto police officers accused of brutalizing a family after a 911 call last August either did not activate their body cameras or wear them during some of the most heated moments, according to police officials and footage obtained by The Dallas Morning News.

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The State of Our City is Solid as a Rock

DeSoto, TX - On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce welcomed Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan to the City’s Civic Center to deliver her 2019 State of the City Address

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Wanted suspect eludes police after chase from Fort Worth to DeSoto, with help from bad weather

DeSoto, TX - A suspect with an outstanding warrant for possession of a weapon was at large and last seen in the DeSoto area after a police chase Wednesday night.  The chase began around 10:30 p.m. somewhere in southern Fort Worth after a license plate check of a Volkswagen Beetle

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Irving Officer Shares Story After Being Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver: ‘I Am Lucky’

Irving, TX - An Irving Police officer says she is thankful to have walked away from being hit by a suspected drunk driver.  It happened in the early hours of Sunday morning on Loop 12 near Grauwyler Rd.

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STATE OF CITY OF DESOTO IS “SOLID AS A ROCK!”

DeSoto, TX - On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the DeSoto Chamber of Commerce welcomed Mayor Curtistene S. McCowan to the City’s Civic Center to deliver her 2019 State of the City Address

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Virginia Weaver Park Playground Community Build

Cedar Hill, TX - Volunteers Needed to help build the new Creative Playground at Virginia Weaver Park!.  Sign up at www.cedarhilltx.com/playground for the community Build.

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Chattey Road Reconstruction Project

Desoto, TX - The reconstruction of Chattey Road is included in the City of DeSoto’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Currently, Chattey Road is a two‐lane asphalt roadway located within a residential community.

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