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  • Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support

    Suit: FBI took assets owed for child support
    A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....
  • Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75

    Why Ezekiel Emanuel is wrong to 'hope' for death at 75
    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, eminent oncologist, medical sage, policy advisor to the Obama White House, outspoken defender of the Affordable Care Act — has roiled the political and policy communities, both left and right, with an essay in the Atlantic...
  • Major settlement puts Detroit closer to bankruptcy exit

    Major settlement puts Detroit closer to bankruptcy exit
    Detroit announced on Thursday a last-minute settlement with its final major holdout creditor, Financial Guaranty Insurance Co., as it edged closer to exiting the biggest-ever municipal bankruptcy. Corinne Ball, an attorney at law firm Jones Day, told U....
  • Complaints about private student loans soar, agency says

    Complaints about private student loans soar, agency says
    Complaints about student loans are up almost 40 percent nationwide over the past year, a federal agency said this week. But gripes about local servicer Discover Financial Services are down slightly despite education lending being a bigger part of the...
  • Exclusive: Short seller Carson Block mulls starting hedge fund management firm

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Short seller Carson Block, the founder of research firm Muddy Waters LLC who has exposed accounting problems at a slew of Chinese companies, said on Thursday that he is seriously considering launching a hedge fund investment firm....
  • All five commission seats up for election in Pompano

    All five commission seats up for election in Pompano
    All five commission seats are up in this year's election Nov. 4, with three incumbents running and two seats up for grabs by a pool of mostly newcomers. Each district has its own set of issues, though most of the 14 candidates are concerned with...
  • Judge in Apple supplier's bankruptcy questions need for secrecy

    Judge in Apple supplier's bankruptcy questions need for secrecy
    The judge overseeing the mysterious bankruptcy of an Apple Inc sapphire supplier on Wednesday voiced skepticism over requests for secrecy and compared the iPhone maker to a demanding homeowner unhappy with how a construction project turned out. Scant...
  • Made in California: Steel fabricator Hannibal is bouncing back

    Made in California: Steel fabricator Hannibal is bouncing back
    During the worst of the recession, an executive at Hannibal Industries Inc. had a simple way of figuring out whether his employer was still in business. The Vernon steel fabricator had lost half its pre-downturn annual revenue of $100 million and laid...
  • Fashion Mall owners to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy

    Fashion Mall owners to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    The developers and owners of the Fashion Mall in Plantation said Tuesday that they intend to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. "The purpose of the bankruptcy filings is to place the assets in the hands of professional fiduciaries in order to maximize value...
  • Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents

    Light penalties the norm for state utilities following fatal accidents
    On Feb. 9, 2011, natural gas from a cracked cast-iron pipe fueled a massive explosion that lit up the sky in Allentown, killing five people and destroying eight row homes at 13th and Allen streets. The explosion echoed another — just six months...
  • Massive, vacant resort in West Orange to be auctioned

    Massive, vacant resort in West Orange to be auctioned
    A vacant 890-unit resort in west Orange County, one of Central Florida's biggest remaining skeleton developments from the Great Recession, is set to be auctioned at 11 a.m. in Orlando on Tuesday. Called the Grande Palisades, the condo resort has been...