| Dec 1, 2014
Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for liquidation under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include:
Harold Michaels Autos Inc., 6302 Old Cheney Highway, Orlando. Filed: Nov. 20. Assets: $159,182. Liabilities:...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A truck driver and his buddy who stole more than $470,000 worth of designer merchandise from his delivery route, then sold the items online, pleaded guilty to their crimes this week.
Gewan Ramtahal, 36, of Miramar, and former Hollywood resident Debbie...
| Nov 1, 2014
Vive Vuarnet! The icon of French eyewear, introduced in 1960, is making a comeback in the U.S. with the Vuarnet 002, a style not seen in these parts since the 1990s.
After the company's founding by French opticians Roger Pouilloux and Joseph Hatchiguian...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Observations from Sunday night's 107-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors at AmericanAirlines Arena:
-- A quality win against a quality opponent.
-- Even if there were a few shaky moments late.
-- And, again, balance in the box score.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A selection of statues memorializing fallen Chicago Police officers are up for auction Wednesday night, while others will be offered to the public on eBay.
Of the dozens of Horses of Honor statues, many of which were displayed along North Michigan...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:40 AM
After 47 years as a Loop institution, Altman's Shoes for Men will shut its doors Dec. 31. But not before the family business bids farewell to its bevy of loyal customers and finds some new ones with discounts on its inventory of thousands of new and...
| Nov 4, 2014
Looking for the best hotel deals? Every few months some new online hotel booking agency claims it has the best system. Unfortunately, some are "me, too," rather than genuinely innovative, but truly new ideas crop up from time to time.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:51 PM
In lieu of interviews, failed GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Wednesday released a 7,000-plus word treatise on his neophyte run for elected office against Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown.
The article is largely a rationale for and...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I have a ticket stub from April 1996 that says, "Top of the World at the World Trade Center." Does it have any value?
A: Ordinarily, ticket stubs from observation decks, restaurants, etc. have only sentimental value. But smart collectors know this...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:40 AM
At a time when touching a lock of Paul McCartney's hair was beyond the wildest dreams of millions of girls around the globe, Freda Kelly had her hands full of it.
"I'd follow them down to the salon, Horne Brothers, in Liverpool, when they were getting...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Beijing mom Wang Rongrong is married, but each year she eagerly looks forward to China’s “Singles Day.”
After putting her 1-year-old son Momo to sleep, Wang got in front of her computer and began her four-hour countdown to China’...