| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Date: May 3
Her story: Priscilla Rodriguez, 32, moved frequently during her early childhood because her father was in the Air Force. She moved to Maryland in middle school. She has worked in information technology management for the last 13 years and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 AM
A Bronzeville man was arrested this morning and charged with robbing two Loop banks of more than $10,000 last week, according to the FBI.
Tracy Lee Wright, 38, was arrested this morning at his home in the 3500 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue,...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:24 PM
Two men dubbed the "Cowboy Bandits" pleaded not guilty Friday to robbing eight businesses, including a bank, at gunpoint throughout the Los Angeles region, authorities said.
Dominic Dorsey, 46, of Hollywood, and Reginald Bailey, 69, of Los Angeles...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:18 PM
U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff, the federal judiciary's most outspoken critic of court settlements that let Wall Street bankers off easy, has been slapped down again.
Rakoff, 70, was rebuked Wednesday by federal appellate judges in New York -- his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Baltimore money manager Legg Mason said Wednesday that it plans to sell an investment advisory unit to Stifel Financial Corp., part of a broader effort to streamline the firm's business.
Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co, which had about $9...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Forget "Wall Street" and the "Wolf" thereof: Rainer Voss is the real deal, just as chilling but not so funny. The former investment banker is interviewed at length in Marc Bauder's riveting docu "Master of the Universe," shot in the emptied rooms of a...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:34 PM
Much of what Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer alleges in his lawsuits against four big banks for their mortgage and foreclosure practices isn't debatable.
In his latest lawsuit filed May 30 against JP Morgan Chase, Feuer alleges that mortgage lenders...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Three of five members of a Inland Empire bank burglary crew accused of stealing more than $16 million by using power tools to cut through building roofs were sentenced this week for an attempted Diamond Bar heist.
Their terms ranged from 37 months to 51...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Two banks were robbed within minutes in the Loop this morning, apparently by the same man, police said.
The first robbery occurred around 8:40 a.m. when a man walked into a Chase Bank branch at 10 S. Dearborn St., indicated he had a weapon and asked...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:27 PM
I hope by now you know the drill. Every week I curate the best lines I find on Twitter and you, the readers, nominate your favorites in comments by number with a brief description to refresh folks' memory (try to limit your nominations to three). I...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Dow Chemical Co. has kicked off processes to sell two of its specialty chemicals subsidiaries that could fetch close to $2 billion combined, according to people familiar with the matter, part of its effort to divest several billion dollars worth of non-...