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  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Business bankruptcies ebb, but coming wave expected

    Business bankruptcies ebb, but coming wave expected
    Twenty-five U.S. public companies with a combined $56 billion in assets had filed for Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies through May 26, compared with 33 with $21 billion in assets in the same period last year. Skewing the latest numbers was the...
  • 818 Roundup: Burbank Elephant Bar shuts down amid parent company's bankruptcy; Glendale pharmacist, drugstore owner suspended

    818 Roundup: Burbank Elephant Bar shuts down amid parent company's bankruptcy; Glendale pharmacist, drugstore owner suspended
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Saturday, June 21, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 84 and a low of 62 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - A Burbank man was arrested on an arson charge on Thursday in...
  • Speculation builds over sale of American Apparel

    Speculation builds over sale of American Apparel
    Is American Apparel Inc. up for sale? The Los Angeles company's abrupt ouster this week of Chief Executive Dov Charney has sparked intense speculation that it is now a prime takeover target. But those rumors were vehemently dismissed Friday by its...
  • Indian Motorcycle roars back into business

    Indian Motorcycle roars back into business
    When 92-year-old Bobby Hill was a young man, he raced Indian motorcycles in Dodge City, Kan., and other tracks across the country, going toe-to-toe with Harley-Davidson bikes in a fierce rivalry. But the Indian motorcycle company, an iconic brand that...
  • CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel

    CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel
    His company's advertising favored provocative women, and so did he. Now American Apparel Chief Executive Dov Charney's highly sexualized lifestyle has cost him stewardship of the company he founded — and may destroy it. The company suspended...
  • Former longtime Burnham clerk charged with stealing $650K

    Former longtime Burnham clerk charged with stealing $650K
    As the elected village clerk of tiny Burnham for more than 30 years, Nancy Dobrowski was entrusted to collect cash on behalf of the south suburb’s 4,500 residents for everything from water and sewer service to business licenses and car towing fees....
  • What's next for Detroit as creditors gear up for bankruptcy plan vote?

    Three months after Detroit filed its initial plan to emerge from bankruptcy, a federal judge has cleared the way for creditors to vote on a much-amended blueprint to restructure the city’s $18-billion debt. The next steps are complicated and hinge...
  • Don't liquidate retirements savings to buy house

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We are 66 years old and retired and are looking at buying or building a new home. We currently own our home, which we have lived in for 35 years. Which would be the best bet, financing or paying cash for the next...
  • $100M meningitis settlement filed in federal court

    $100M meningitis settlement filed in federal court
    A settlement was filed in bankruptcy court Tuesday that could provide $100 million as early as next year to victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, lawyers said. New England Compounding Center, its owners,...
  • Family of slain doctor gets millions from suspected killer

    Family of slain doctor gets millions from suspected killer
    An accused murderer has handed over his life's savings and millions of dollars from liquidated real estate holdings as part of a settlement with the family of a Newport Beach doctor he allegedly shot to death in January of last year. The agreement...