| Aug 3, 2014
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.
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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 --...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:25 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:52 PM
An Army boat is on the auction block at Fort Eustis, and it's a real fixer-upper.
The successful buyer might want to invest in engines, shafts, propeller screws and a radio. This particular model comes without those accessories. A few rust spots might...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:49 AM
Poveglia, an island just off the coast of Italy that's considered one of the most haunted places in the world, is being put up for auction as a way for the country to settle its public debt, TIME is reporting.
During the plague outbreak, the 17-acre...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A judge has decided to uphold a Pennsylvania county's decision to auction off a widow's home over a $6.30 interest charge that came from paying her school taxes late, according to USA Today.
Eileen Battisti's home, valued at $280,000, was auctioned...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:16 AM
2014 Bike Week is slated for March 7-16. Be sure to check out the rest of the Florida bike rallies on our calendar page. For more bike event coverage, visit our Bike Week channel.
Below are the 2014 events. Check back for updated listings.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The classic car market continued to cruise in high gear over the weekend at the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Nearly $67 million worth of rare machinery changed hands at auction while a pair of lesser-known, ultra-rare marques took...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ayrton Senna fans looking to pick up a piece of the famed Formula One driver’s history will be able to do so in a big way in February.
A 1992 Honda NSX purchased as a gift for the late racer by his manager will be one of hundreds of cars sold...