| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:19 AM
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, weeks after being promised to Los Angeles billionaire Ron Burkle.
The grocery chain, which is in the process of trading hands from British supermarket...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:05 AM
"The devil made me do it" was perhaps the most famous catchphrase of comedian Flip Wilson. And it was among the numerous excuses one potential borrower gave his lender to explain his lousy credit report.
The 10-page letter of explanation ranged from...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Casey Anthony's lawyers filed a pair of motions on Thursday, asking a federal judge to throw out two defamation claims against her so she can get another step closer to a "fresh start" through bankruptcy.
Two people suing Anthony for defamation,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Attorneys for Casey Anthony have asked her Chapter 7 bankruptcy judge to prevent her from having to answer the questions of a woman suing her for defamation, Zenaida Gonzalez.
Gonzalez's attorneys scheduled Anthony for a deposition on Wednesday. But in a...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:02 PM
A DuPage County grand jury indicted former Bears quarterback Bob Avellini on felony drunken driving charges this week after his sixth DUI-related arrest since 2002.
Avellini, 60, who played for the Bears from 1975 to 1984, was stopped by Roselle...
| Oct 20, 2013
Hoping to create 40 jobs and spark economic activity on a downtrodden corner, city officials helped pastor John Abercrombie build a fast-food restaurant a decade ago in South Austin.
All that remains of those hopes today is a vacant cinder-block shell...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A group of Democratic and Republican mayors are hoping to qualify a measure for the November 2014 ballot that could dramatically reduce retirement benefits for current and future public employees.
The measure, filed with the state attorney general&...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
DETROIT — The Christie's appraisers enter on Mondays, when the museum is closed, and either inspect what's on the walls or ask to see some of the thousands of works not on display, sometimes sending Detroit Institute of Arts technicians on half-...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:56 AM
Casey Anthony is a step closer to a financial clean slate after her bankruptcy lawyers reached a settlement with Texas EquuSearch, the search-and-recovery group that scoured Central Florida for her daughter in 2008.
EquuSearch was one of three Anthony...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Chemical maker W.R. Grace & Co. said Wednesday that its income in the third quarter fell 8 percent from a year earlier as it continues to deal with challenges in its catalysts business, which includes products used in oil refining.
But its earnings per...