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Bankruptcy

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  • 07/14: Bankruptcies

    Chapter 7 Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include: Absolute Carpet & Furniture Cleaning Inc., 2769 Monte Carlo Drive, Eustis. Filed: July 2. Assets: $145....
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • As Atlantic City's fortunes fade, casino workers fear bleak future

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer. The Showboat...
  • Trump Plaza in Atlantic City to close

    Trump Plaza in Atlantic City to close
    The list of casinos closing or expected to close here just keeps growing. Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will shut its doors for good in mid-September, according to state officials who were briefed Friday by lawyers for the casino. "I believe Sept. 16...
  • An undeserved debt [Commentary]

    An undeserved debt [Commentary]
    How competent is your 18-year old? Do you trust him or her with your credit card? How about the brand new family car? Better yet, do you think he is competent enough to take out several thousands of dollars of debt with a few pen strokes? Education...
  • Post House Todd Soundelux Closes Its Doors

    Todd Soundelux, the post-production house with roots stretching back to the 1950s, closed permanently yesterday. Todd Soundelux declared bankruptcy earlier this year. Leslie Cohen, the lawyer who was handling the company's attempts to find a buyer,...
  • Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal

     Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal
    One of the former council members blamed for the corruption that left one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities headed toward bankruptcy was sentenced Friday to a year in the county jail, but he could be a free man in just weeks. George Mirabal is...
  • Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested

    Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested
    In the days after he started work as a police officer in a small McHenry County village, Ryszard Kopacz was fired, investigated by the state police, arrested and charged with several felonies. Kopacz had been on the job less than a week when a...
  • Cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop closes stores in L.A., elsewhere

    Caving under losses, Crumbs Bake Shop Inc. has closed its high-end bakeries in Los Angeles and elsewhere after more than a decade of promoting the cupcakes that tapped the nation's sweet tooth. Financially, the nation's biggest cupcake chain recently...
  • American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid

    American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid
    The wealthy playboy behind American Apparel Inc.'s latest crisis isn't ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney. It's a London financier named Lyndon Lea. American Apparel told securities regulators Tuesday that Lea's private equity firm, Lion Capital, has...
  • Legal disputes over debt plan aired in Detroit bankruptcy case

    (Reuters) - Detroit could be on the fast track to complete the final, crucial phase of its historic bankruptcy case, as settlements with key creditors line up and city workers and retirees demonstrate overwhelming support for cost-saving retirement...