| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:27 AM
A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta became the most expensive car in the world Thursday when it was auctioned off for $38 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Even though the final price tag easily beat the previous record-holder -- a Mercedes...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:31 PM
It may not have been a poetry reading, but when Zack Krone took the podium at Townley Gallery last week, he turned to rhyme and meter to grab the audience's attention.
In a punchy, rapid-fire voice that evoked Muhammad Ali stringing together couplets...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:04 PM
A former executive of one of the country’s biggest sellers of sports memorabilia had agreed to cooperate with federal authorities after he was charged with fraud in 2012 but instead obstructed justice by tipping off an associate to plans by the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:32 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. — CityPlace II, the 18-story office tower downtown, will be put up for auction in late August, nearly two years after it was lost to foreclosure, the listing broker says.
The starting bid for the Asylum Street building is $6.5...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A waterlilies painting by Claude Monet sold for $54 million at a Sotheby's auction in London this week, the second-highest amount at auction for a work by the French Impressionist.
The painting, titled "Nymphéas," dates from 1906 and was purchased...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S. Embassy in Paris, Agence France Presse has reported.
In Hopi tradition, the masks don’t merely represent spirits,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Tracey Emin's provocative 1998 installation "My Bed," which depicts underwear stained with menstrual blood, alcohol containers and a used condom, sold in London for 2.5 million pounds (about $4.3 million) on Tuesday as part of a Christie's auction of...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Continuing the Obama administration's effort to launch a U.S. offshore wind energy industry, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will auction off the rights next month to build huge turbines off Maryland's coast.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Lake County Animal Services will host an animal auction at 11 a.m. Saturday at the shelter, 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
The following animals will be up for auction: a mini stallion, Arabian mare, Arabian gelding and rooster.
Animals are sold...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:02 AM
A rooster, and several horses are among the animals that will be up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 9, when the Lake County Animal Services hosting an animal auction at 11 a.m. at the shelter at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares.
The following animals will be up...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest.
They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...