Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 12/05/2013 - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
1-22-04 - A longtime University of North Texas employee is accused in a scheme that police say involves theft of more than a quarter of a million dollars.
UNT announced Thursday that 47-year-old Patti Dale was fired after the fraud investigation began in September. She worked for UNT for more than 20 years and most recently was assistant to the dean of the School of Library and Information Sciences.
Police allege the case involves overpaying student employees, paying people for work they didn't do and kickbacks.
Police arrested 12 of 14 suspects; including Dale's 20-year-old son, Matthew Dale of Houston. Patti Dale is charged with first degree felony counts of theft of more than $200,000 by a public servant and engaging in organized criminal activity.
All 14 people are charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, plus theft charges.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.