| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Crumbs Bake Shop has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the first step in its plan to be revived with Marcus Lemonis, a local investor and star of CNBC reality show "The Profit," and the owner of Dippin' Dots ice cream.
Marcus Lemonis and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Charles Tabb has joined law firm Foley & Lardner's Bankruptcy and Business Reorganizations Practice as of counsel in the Chicago office. Tabb spent 30 years on the faculty of the University of Illinois College of Law, where he holds an endowed chair and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: I am 48 and planning on a career change. I was looking at a culinary school website and it looks pretty exciting. It is a two-year, full-time program and the cost is about $65,000, which doesn't cover the dorm or apartment expenses for living...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My wife and I are in a financial mess. I do not know who to turn to for advice on what we should do. I am a real estate appraiser, and business is down more than 50 percent from last year at this time. So as you can...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home.
Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:11 PM
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,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:59 PM
Joe Francis could be headed for a jail cell. Again.
The "Girls Gone Wild" founder, famous for tempting intoxicated spring-breakers to mug for cameras topless and French kiss their friends in videos he'd later make millions from, could now be the subject...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:44 PM
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Best Buy are warning consumers that 10 different recalled products continued to be sold or were resold by Best Buy, Magnolia stores and liquidators Best Buy Private Auction, CowBoom and...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The idea that some banks are "too big to fail" became common in 1984 when Continental Illinois was on the brink of failure. The seventh-largest bank in the U.S. at the time, Continental Illinois had $40 billion in assets, but many of those assets were bad...
| Aug 17, 2014
In this year's one contested race for Seminole County judge, voters must decide between incumbent Jerri Collins and two candidates who have filed for bankruptcy, Alex Finch and Sandra I. Rivera.
Collins, 52, has been on the bench eight years,...