Hallettsville couple lose home in fire

Ed Petty says that he was days away from getting home owner's insurance before his home was lost to a fire.

HALLETTSVILLE, Texas - Ed and Linda Petty had moved into their 2,300 square foot mobile home about 7 months ago, then one Sunday afternoon their dog Tito (whose now been…

Funeral arrangements made for late Bay City Detective Armando Galvan

Family also organized a GoFundMe for funeral expenses

VICTORIA, Texas- A Detective with the Bay City Police Department was killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday, October 2nd. Police say the crash happened just north of Yoakum in Gonzales County. Detective Corporal Armando Galvan, 47, worked for the…

Crowdfunding campaigns for cancer care often fall short

The cost of cancer treatment has gotten so high that patients and their families are turning to crowdfunding websites, like GoFundMe. But a new study found that cancer patients raising money on GoFundMe are only reaching about a quarter of their goal on average.

Homeless man sentenced in $400K hoax case

A homeless Philadelphia man who was found guilty of helping to scam GoFundMe donors out of nearly $400,000 was sentenced for conspiracy to commit theft by deception in New Jersey on Friday.

Homeless man in GoFundMe case arrested

Johnny Bobbitt Jr., the homeless man accused of conspiring to deceive donors in a fraudulent crowdfunding scheme, was arrested Wednesday in Philadelphia after he failed to appear in court the day before.