| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I served in the U.S. Air Force, and for some time was stationed in England. We're wondering about something we got there. We call it a clay bowl. Marks on the bottom are clear, but I only recently found out what they mean. Can you help with value?
| Nov 17, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco is having an unusual fall sale.
Late Monday afternoon, Canseco tweeted that he was selling the finger he shot off along with the gun he used during the accident.
Canseco even tweeted a picture of the gun, which he...
| Oct 24, 2014
For the past five years, Jeff Quest has been building an impressive collection of first-edition, signed spy novels, including works by John le Carré, W. Somerset Maugham, (former Tribune columnist) Bill Granger and many others. "I'm very intent on...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Hey, all you would-be Hannibal Lecters out there — this is your lucky day.
Infamous ex-baseball player Jose Canseco, who has certainly had his ups and downs career-wise, reportedly shot off his middle finger last week while cleaning his gold-...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Amazon.com and state officials will announce Tuesday plans for new facilities in the Chicagoland region that would employ at least 1,000 people within three years, according to the state's economic development agency.
"We're beginning site selection...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:55 AM
If there's a Hello Kitty fan on your holiday gift list this year, we've got you covered. If he or she also happens to be a Spam fan, you're well on your way to becoming best friend of the year.
All you'll need is the Hello Kitty Spam musubi (or shaped...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 6:11 PM
A man who previously worked at a security firm with offices in Newport News pleaded guilty Monday to mail and computer fraud charges.
Michael Holub, 48, of Norfolk, is expected to be sentenced on March 6 and faces up to 20 years and a $250,000 fine on a...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:02 AM
At the far northwest edge of Chicago, the intersection of Devon and Caldwell avenues serves as a busy junction, an unheralded gateway to the suburbs and beyond. Travel is never far from your mind in this spot. The No. 85A CTA bus winds an endless loop...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Jeffery Hall, former manager of a Maitland art gallery called Millenia Gallery, has pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.5M from the gallery.
Hall had sold valuable artwork, such as three Dale Chihuly glass bowls, on eBay or through other avenues, and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Jeffery Hall was supposed to be managing Orlando-based Millenia Gallery, but he was actually embezzling funds and selling some of the artwork on eBay, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Federal authorities announced the...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:58 PM
NEW YORK (IFR) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will sell its first-ever bond on Thursday, a jumbo trade expected to be around $8 billion in size that comes just two months after the company's record IPO.
It is looking to sell up to seven tranches,...