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  • Hairdresser accused of racking up more than $6,000 on elderly client's credit card

    Hairdresser accused of racking up more than $6,000 on elderly client's credit card
    An Elgin hairdresser was ordered held on $200,000 bond Saturday after she was accused of using her elderly client's Discover card to rack up more than $6,000 in fraudulent charges. Jenifer Perik, 42, of the 300 block of Gladstone Lane, was charged...
  • Hawaiian leader seeks construction pause at sacred summit

    Scientists hoping to see 13 billion light years away, giving them a look into the early years of the universe, are facing opposition from Native Hawaiian groups who say the construction site of a new telescope is on sacred land. On Friday, a Native...
  • Cops: Man charged with ID theft after agents raid home

    Cops: Man charged with ID theft after agents raid home
    An Orlando man is accused of identification theft after authorities found pages full of personal information and credit card-making equipment in his home, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. Chadd Arthur Thomason, 24, was arrested Thursday...
  • Senator: $13 million owed to Connecticut taxpayers from 2011

    Thousands of Connecticut taxpayers could potentially receive a lucrative financial windfall. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he has learned there is $13.4 million worth of unclaimed tax refunds from 2011 currently owed to Connecticut taxpayers....
  • Blumenthal: $13 Million Owed To Connecticut Taxpayers From 2011

    Blumenthal: $13 Million Owed To Connecticut Taxpayers From 2011
    HARTFORD — Thousands of Connecticut taxpayers could potentially receive a lucrative financial windfall. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Friday he has learned there is $13.4 million worth of unclaimed tax refunds from 2011 currently owed to...
  • Merrillville offers rain barrels

    Rain barrels are again available for purchase through a program coordinated between the Stormwater Utility department and UpCycle Products Inc. The 55-gallon rain barrels are made from recycled food-grade barrels and are available in terra cotta, gray,...
  • AP National News Calendar

    Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 5-11. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST), unless otherwise noted: SUNDAY: No events of note....
  • Spending: Drive a deal on a new car

    In the market for a new car? To get the best possible deal, do your homework before you set foot in a showroom. Check current transaction prices at Edmunds.com, Kelley Blue Book (http://www.kbb.com) and TrueCar (http://www.truecar.com) to see what...
  • Banks raising credit card borrowing limits for subprime customers

    Banks raising credit card borrowing limits for subprime customers
    The nation's major banks are more readily raising borrowing limits for credit card customers — including those with blemished credit histories — and are facing higher risks as a result. With profits pinched by tighter regulation and low...
  • New scoring system aims to help people with poor credit

    New scoring system aims to help people with poor credit
    People struggling with a bad credit score, or lack of one, could benefit from a program rolling out in the next few months aimed at making it easier to get a Visa or MasterCard. The company behind the widely-used FICO credit score announced Thursday a...
  • No credit? FICO, LexisNexis, Equifax joining to give you a score

    People lacking financial history may now have a new way to prove their credit worthiness. FICO, LexisNexis and Equifax are partnering in a pilot program in which 12 large credit card issuers use alternative data — stuff such as property records...