Duncanville High Student Fatally Shot in DeSoto: Police

DeSoto, TX - A 16-year-old Duncanville High student died Saturday night and another man was wounded in a drug-related incident in DeSoto, police say. 

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'It's very unsettling': DeSoto woman buys new Ring camera already connected to someone else

DeSoto, TX - Sandra Robinson wants to feel safe inside her DeSoto home. To the right of her front door, she has a Ring video doorbell. In the corner of her living room, there is another Ring camera. 

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Calls for Desoto council member to step down after her husband misused taxpayer money

DeSoto, TX - There are calls for a Desoto council member to step down after an audit showed her husband misused thousands of dollars in taxpayer money.  A newly released audit revealed how much money auditors believe Jeremiah Quarles may have misappropriated while working for the city.

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DeSoto Town Hall Meeting Postponed

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors has announced that the Town Hall Public Meeting to review the findings of the recent forensic audit has been postponed due to the need for additional review of the audit and to undertake the necessary legal redactions.

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Improper payments to DeSoto councilwoman’s husband now top $140K, according to audit

DeSoto, TX - A DeSoto City Council member’s husband pocketed more than $140,000 in misappropriated public funds when he served as chief of economic development, according to an investigative firm hired by the city to audit his spending.

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DESOTO EDC BOARD SET TO UNVEIL FULL FORENSIC AUDIT RESULTS

DeSoto, TX - Now that the Forensic Audit related to the Jeremiah Quarles Case (State of Texas vs. Jeremiah Quarles; Cause No. F18- 00136-Q) has been concluded, the Board of Directors of the DeSoto Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) is preparing to formally share the detailed results with DeSoto residents and City officials.

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DeSoto teen wins entrepreneurial competition for business she started at 9

DeSoto, TX - Jasmine Benton was just 9 when she turned her interest in papier-mâché, crafting and painting into a business plan.  Now at 18, Benton has appeared on comedian Steve Harvey's talk show and recently received a $7,500 investment to expand her work. 

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Police: Man shot by Desoto officer after luring police into ‘planned confrontation’

Desoto, TX - Police said a man was shot by an officer after he falsely claimed there was active shooting at his Desoto group home in order to lure officers into a “planned confrontation.”

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1 injured in shooting at party at DeSoto home

DeSoto, TX - One person was injured in a shooting early Wednesday at a DeSoto home, police said.  Police said there was a "major disturbance" around 12:45 a.m. at a house in the 1300 block of Covington Drive near Cockrell Hill Road. 

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DESOTO CONTINUES TO BUILD RECOGNITION FOR TOP ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

DeSoto, TX - In 2019 the City of DeSoto received two high profile financial recognitions from one of the most respected government finance organizations in the nation. And it wasn’t the first time that this has happened.

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