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  • Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record

    Pebble Beach 2014: Friday car auctions drive totals toward record
    The auction action at this year's Monterey Car Week is well ahead of last year's pace and is likely to set a record for the highest dollar volume of any week of selling at the annual event. As of Friday, $176.3 million worth of vehicles had been sold at...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Ford GT40 concept car sells for $6.9 million

    2014 Pebble Beach: Ford GT40 concept car sells for $6.9 million
    A rare 1965 Ford GT40 concept car has sold for more $6.9 million at Monterey Car Week, a "very good value" in the words of the auctioneer. RM Auctions had pegged the value at $8 million to $10 million. The Ford advertised at Friday night's auction...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales

    2014 Pebble Beach: Strong start to auction sales
    Despite a lower-than-anticipated sale price for Thursday's Ferrari 250 GTO, overall auction sales at the 2014 Monterey Car Week were up substantially over last year. More than $67 million worth of vehicles got new owners under the gavel, with an average...
  • Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say

    Auction house exec's obstruction backfired, prosecutors say
    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...
  • Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators

    Baltimore vacants are linked to crime, as are other indicators
    Vacant buildings are many things: signs of decay, eyesores and dangerous. They might also hold a strong relationship to crime, experts say. According to frequently updated data provided by Open Baltimore, there is a strong correlation between vacant...
  • CityPlace II Up For Auction In Late August

    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...
  • Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services

    Animal auction coming up on Aug. 9, hosted by Lake County Animal Services
    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...
  • Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster

    Lake County agency will auction animals, including horses, rooster
    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...
  • Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud

    Former memorabilia seller pleads guilty to mail fraud
    A former executive at a sports memorabilia auction house pleaded guilty today in federal court in Chicago to an eight-year scheme to rig auctions to drive up prices on rare baseball cards, game balls and other collectors’ items. Mark Theotikos,...
  • Harvard diploma of first African-American grad to be auctioned

    The undergraduate diploma of the nation’s first African-American to graduate from Harvard is set to be auctioned in Chicago tomorrow, years after it was unearthed in an Englewood home. Richard T. Greener’s bachelor of arts diploma --...
  • Houdini auction coming up in Chicago

    Houdini auction coming up in Chicago
    More than 85 years after his death, we cannot escape Harry Houdini. On the eve of a new History Channel mini-series about the great illusionist and escape artist, a Chicago auction house is holding a Houdini event that's, well, magical. "I think...