Former Texas Congressman Stockman Gets 10 Years In Prison For ConspiracyFormer Texas Rep. Steve Stockman will serve 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to bilk at least $775,000 from conservative foundations that intended the donations for charities and voter education.
Top 5 Things To Know Before Giving To CharityThe Better Business Bureau is warning North Texans to be on the lookout for charity ‘impostors’.
Rockets Owner Alexander To Donate $4 Million To CharitiesNo criteria are specified for applying charities, but Alexander has said he hopes to help organizations that aid immigrants and those that care for orphaned animals.
Joan Rivers Left Money For Charities In WillJoan Rivers left her daughter in charge of her fortune, and left money for some of her favorite charities, including Guide Dogs for the Blind and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Charity Bingo In Texas Set To Get Big Overhaul Big changes are in store for Charitable Bingo in Texas.
Lottery Commission Knows About Game Rooms But Doesn’t Shut Them DownNew reports uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team show that the Texas Lottery Commission has known for years that their bingo halls play host to potentially illegal gambling.
Developments In CBS 11 I-Team Charity Bingo InvestigationOn Monday, the CBS 11 I-Team confirmed the Director of Charity Bingo, Sandra Joseph, resigned from her post. Her resignation was submitted two days after the I-Team’s initial investigation into charity bingo in Texas.
I-Team Uncovers Charity Bingo Doesn’t Always Benefit CharitiesSome charity organizations across Texas have been pushed to the brink of bankruptcy after getting involved with bingo. The Lottery Commission runs charity bingo. But some non-profit groups believe the state isn't doing enough to protect the groups.
End Of Year Donations High As Charities Worry About "Fiscal Cliff"For the past week, cars, pick-ups and SUV's have lined up at Goodwill Industries donation sites. Some are loaded with clothes. Others carry large appliances and electronics.