DeSoto Management Trains To Deal With Worst Case Scenarios

DeSoto, TX - One of the keys to first responders performing effectively in an emergency situation is training. And when they train together, they will be more effective at working together when they face a genuine crisis.

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DeSoto ISD investigating allegations of financial mismanagement of past school administrators

DeSoto, TX - Several high-ranking administrators have left the DeSoto school district in recent months as officials investigate whether some funneled money to themselves and favorite employees as well as other potential wrongdoings.

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Transparency Highlights DeSoto Town Hall Meeting

DeSoto, TX - Last week, City of DeSoto Mayor Curtistene McCowan held a Town Hall Meeting affording DeSoto residents and community leaders the opportunity to come together and discuss the response by the DeSoto police officers

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Focus On Leadership Domestic Violence Commission

DeSoto, TX - DeSoto Mayor, Curtistene McCowan interviews Marikay Dewberry, Chair of the DeSoto Domestic Violence Awareness Commission regarding the role of the commission in raising awareness of the problem of domestic violence in DeSoto.

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Shadybook House Fire

DeSoto, TX - Here's some incredible footage of what DeSoto's brave firefighters face when they enter a burning building. It might mark the end of Fire Prevention Week but it also serves as a reminder of the risks

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Congresswoman says police treatment of DeSoto family was 'brutal'

DeSoto, TX - U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson shook her head after watching the 44-minute dashcam video of a DeSoto police squad forcing a black family face down in the street to be handcuffed.

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DeSoto police release camera footage showing officers using force on family

DeSoto, TX - Video footage released by DeSoto police Monday shows a quiet street erupting into chaos as officers armed with Tasers shove and handcuff residents and repeatedly shock a young man already lying on the ground.

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Former DeSoto nurse pleads guilty to using social media to meet Arlington girl for sex

DeSoto, TX - A former nurse from DeSoto who had sex with a 14-year-old Arlington girl he met online has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.  Serafin Sanchez Ruiz, 29, pleaded guilty last week to one count of enticement of a minor.

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Historic September Storms Pound Best Southwest

DeSoto, TX - Record breaking rain caused a flood of problems over the weekend throughout North Texas. And much to the chagrin of many Best Southwest residents, more rain is in the forecast.

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DeSoto Fire Department Awarded Competitive Federal Grant

DeSoto, TX - The DeSoto fire department has received federal grants through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, according to Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson.

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