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  • Madoff trustee is dealt fresh legal setback

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has limited the ability of the trustee seeking money for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme to recoup sums allegedly transferred fraudulently outside the United States. In a decision on Sunday, U.S. District...
  • Fire Rips Through Shelton Factory

    Fire Rips Through Shelton Factory
    SHELTON — A fire that ripped through a latex factory on River Road early Thursday morning left four firefighters injured, officials said. About 100 firefighters responded to the blaze, which was called in at 12:50 a.m. At least eight fire...
  • Visual Effects Giants Prime Focus World, Double Negative to Merge

    Updated 9:00 a.m. PDT -- Prime Focus World and Double Negative have agreed to merge in a deal that represents a major shakeup at the top of the visual effects business. The combined entity will be the world's largest provider of visual effects, animation...
  • 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...
  • Tips for gardening during a drought

    With the start of summer and more hot weather on the horizon, home gardeners in drought-stricken Southern California face a challenge: How to keep landscapes looking good while cutting back on water use. For ideas, we're talking to landscape and garden...
  • Thousands go without water as Detroit cuts service for nonpayment

    It has been six weeks since the city turned off Nicole Hill's water. Dirty dishes are piled in the sink of her crowded kitchen, where the yellow-and-green linoleum floor is soiled and sticky. A small garbage can is filled with water from a neighbor,...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season

    Lyric Opera Baltimore scales back to one production and concerts for 2014-2015 season
    Lyric Opera Baltimore, which scaled back from three productions to two after its 2011-2012 inaugural season, is scaling back again. Only one staged work, Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," will be presented during 2014-2015, the company's fourth season. "The...
  • Puerto Rico worries deepen on lawsuits, bond selloff

    (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's financial troubles worsened on Monday after mutual funds holding about $1.7 billion of its debt sued the commonwealth, while investors continued to dump debt sold by the island's public corporations. The flashpoint for the...
  • U.S. municipal market on edge over Puerto Rico power authority

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Creditors to Puerto Rico's troubled electricity provider were given a slight respite on Tuesday when the bonds' trustee made a scheduled payment, but the U.S. municipal bond market remained worried the Puerto Rico Electric Power...