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  1. Talk of possible firing of popular coach spurs buzzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    But that hasn't stopped all the buzz about what will happen, if anything, to football coach Todd Peterman, who led the school to their first ever state championship this school year. Now there's talk of a potential firing, and many details remain unknown.

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  2. Dallas-County 5 mins ago 2:22 p.m.Person of interest sought after DeSoto man shot deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 15 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police are looking for a person of interest after an 81-year-old man was shot dead early Saturday morning. Police said T.G. Grady was found dead in the 400 block of Summertree Lane.

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  3. News 21 mins ago 11:35 a.m.It's just a test: Some sirens will sound ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Following a weekend of false alarms, three local communities will test their sirens Thursday afternoon. Cedar Hill, DeSoto and Duncanville will test outdoor warning sirens at 2 p.m. Officials stress there is no need to be alarmed.

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  4. Key witness had faulty memory at John Wiley Price bribery trial Read Story Jason TrahanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    DALLAS Prosecutors put on one of their key cooperating witnesses Monday to testify against John Wiley Price, but she fell short of offering up much information about the overall bribery conspiracy he is accused of using to enrich himself. Karen Manning told jurors that Price gave her hundreds of pieces of his African art collection dubbed the "John Wiley Priceless Collection" to sell in her art gallery at the South Side on Lamar.

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  5. Another juror excused in the John Wiley Price bribery trial Read Story Jason TrahanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    John Wiley Price and his lawyer, Shirley Baccus-Lobel , in court on Feb. 27, 2017. DALLAS It's only the first week of testimony in the massive John Wiley Price bribery trial, and already the alternate juror pool is half depleted.

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  6. The Price Trial: Key players Read Story Jason TrahanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    On Feb. 21, 2017, jury selection begins in the federal criminal trial of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and his assistant, Dapheny Fain. The FBI has accused Price of taking bribes, with the help of several of his associates.

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  7. High-School 10 mins ago 2:23 p.m.Southlake football coach accused of using slur toward DeSoto playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    An assistant football coach for Southlake Carroll is accused of using a racial slur toward a DeSoto player during the fourth quarter of a playoff game Friday night. "It is unfortunate that an assistant coach on the Southlake Carroll coaching staff decided to trump the activities on the field and created a distraction laced with a racial epithet that was not only disrespectful to the members of the DeSoto Eagles football team, but also to the hard work and effort of the Southlake Carroll Dragons," DeSoto ISD board vice president Aubrey Hooper said in a statement to News 8. In a comment on a post on the Carroll ISD Facebook page, the district said it had "no facts" to prove the claim true, but denounced the alleged behavior.

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  8. New grocery store delivers options to southern Dallas food desert Read Story Demond FernandezRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    DALLAS The opening of a neighborhood grocery store is generating a considerable amount of buzz in the Highland Hills community of Southern Dallas. A new Save a Lot is opening at 3540 Simpson Stuart Road.

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  9. Education 17 mins ago 10:54 a.m.School board president defends students kneeling during anthemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    After the high-profile police shootings of black men across the country, DeSoto Independent School District said it will teach its high school students how to interact with police officers, according to Board President Carl Sherman, Jr. "Initially we talked about doing it in government classes, now we're talking about doing it an assembly style and have continuing education on this as needed," said Sherman on WFAA's Inside Texas Politics Sunday morning. DeSoto said it will start classes in January after the girls volleyball team and cheerleaders have both refused to stand during the national anthem at games.

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  10. Driver, DeSoto HS student injured in school bus crash Read Story WFAA StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A driver and a DeSoto High School student were injured Monday morning in a crash involving a vehicle and a Dallas County Schools bus. The crash happened near West Belt Line Road and Cold Water Drive in DeSoto.

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  11. West Nile leads to life-threatening illness for North Texas man Read Story Rebecca LopezRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    July 20th was a normal sunny day in DeSoto until it became anything but normal for former DeSoto Mayor Michael Hurtt. "They told me to cross my arms as they were moving me from the floor to the cot and that's the last thing I remember," he says.

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  12. DeSoto police defend run-ins with former DA Craig Watkins Read Story Tanya EisererRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    One was a May 28 domestic disturbance involving Watkins' wife. Two of his children told police that the county's former chief prosecutor pushed his wife against a wall at their DeSoto home and punched his 17-year-old son when he tried to intervene.

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  13. Dallas-County 1 mins ago 12:07 a.m.Dying in Dallas: How a trip to the store ended in tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    George Dennis had only been out of prison a few months. No one would say the 31-year-old was a saint, but a trip to the corner store shouldn't have cost him his life.

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  14. Cowboys 16 mins ago 2:24 p.m.Lawsuit: Dez Bryant caused $60K in damage to rental homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A lawsuit filed last week by Sen. Royce West claims that Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant caused over $60,000 worth of damage to a DeSoto home he was renting from West. The lawsuit, filed on June 17, calls Bryant's treatment of the house "negligent and abusive."

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