| Jun 23, 2013
| 7:22 AM
When the Sparrows Point steel mill closed, Deborah S. Barkley felt sorry for the laid-off workers — she didn't want that to happen. But she knew her life would get better.
For 20 years, she's lived less than a mile from the Baltimore County plant....
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Orchard Supply Hardware is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy but already has a waiting rescuer – larger competitor Lowe’s Companies Inc.
Lowe’s is offering to buy most of the San Jose company’s assets for $205 million in cash...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Attorneys for Texas EquuSearch, the organization that spearheaded several massive searches for Caylee Marie Anthony in 2008, filed notice that they want to depose her mother Casey Anthony next month.
The non-profit's lawyer, Peter D. Russin, filed notice...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:56 PM
TAMPA — A bankruptcy judge ruled Tuesday that the two defamation suits against Casey Anthony will proceed in his court and not in Orange County Circuit, where they were initially filed.
The ruling from U.S. Bankruptcy Judge K. Rodney May in...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The curtain has come down on one of the best theater-going deals anywhere: lifetime subscriptions to the Pasadena Playhouse that were offered briefly in 1994 for a one-time, $5,000 donation.
The playhouse recently finished informing nearly 200...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Detroit went into federal bankruptcy court on Monday hoping to prove what most people already know: It is poor and $18 billion in debt, its residents aren’t getting adequate municipal services and there is no real way to rebound without some sort of...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Digital Domain, the visual-effects company that is co-producing the Lionsgate movie "Ender's Game," invested about $17 million in cash to help produce the much-anticipated movie, two former company executives said.
In a highly unusual move, the...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Detroit has once again been in the headlines as the city and its creditors battle in court over whether the city is eligible to receive bankruptcy protection.
Municipal bankruptcy, like just about everything else that contains the word "municipal" or...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 5:17 PM
DETROIT — As protesters marched outside, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder testified in federal court Monday that he “worked very diligently” to avoid Detroit’s historic bankruptcy as attorneys for employee unions and retirees grilled...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The website of former Streeterville grocer Fox & Obel was shut down Thursday, more than three weeks after the store’s closing, following action Illinois Attorney General’s office spurred by a Tribune inquiry.
Up until midday Thursday, the...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:27 PM
A bankruptcy judge has approved an auction of The Inn at the Black Olive, a boutique hotel in Fells Point, according to court records. The sale is scheduled for mid-June.
First Mariner Bank foreclosed on the hotel's developers, the Black Olive...