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  • GM liability in fatal crash faces key test

     GM liability in fatal crash faces key test
    Margie Beskau would seem to have a strong lawsuit against General Motors for millions in damages. Eight years ago, her 15-year-old daughter, Amy Rademaker, died in a Chevrolet Cobalt — one of the cars the automaker has now admitted had a deadly...
  • IRS to treat bitcoin as property, not currency, for tax purposes

    IRS to treat bitcoin as property, not currency, for tax purposes
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that bitcoin would be treated and taxed as property, a decision that is part of wider efforts to bring more oversight to the controversial digital...
  • Mt. Gox exchange says it found 200,000 missing bitcoins

    Mt. Gox exchange says it found 200,000 missing bitcoins
    Mt. Gox, the online bitcoin exchange that has filed for bankruptcy, said Thursday it had found 200,000 missing bitcoins during a search of its systems. The Tokyo-based company said that the missing coins were found March 7 during a search of its old...
  • Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here

    Local firms that rely on film industry fight to keep jobs here
    In 1958, Ed Michelson started a motion picture catering company — Michelson Food Services — and made food for the cast and crew on such classic films as "West Side Story" and "Some Like it Hot." Michelson was one of the first to operate a...
  • They're out: Dodgers are dismissed from bankruptcy court

    They're out: Dodgers are dismissed from bankruptcy court
    The greatest stain on the history of a proud franchise was officially dissolved Monday, when U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross signed a final decree ending the Dodgers' time in his court. The bankruptcy cases of the Dodgers and related entities "are...
  • Quizno's files for bankruptcy, but you can still get a toasted sub

    Quizno's files for bankruptcy, but you can still get a toasted sub
    Quizno's, the sandwich chain known for its toasted sandwiches, filed for bankruptcy protection Friday. But toasters at locations around the country will remain hot and ready.  The Denver-based company's board voted for a pre-packaged restructuring...
  • Sbarro files for second bankruptcy in three years

    Sbarro files for second bankruptcy in three years
    Sbarro filed for bankruptcy for the second time in three years as the pizza chain watches foot traffic slow in the malls many of its restaurants occupy. The Melville, N.Y., company filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan on...
  • Quiznos follows Sbarro into bankruptcy

    Quiznos follows Sbarro into bankruptcy
    Quiznos, the Denver-based sandwich chain, said Friday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Delaware, the second quick-service restaurant chain in a week to do so. The filing is expected to be speedy, as Quizno's senior leadership had already...
  • FBI arrests two men in alleged $110-million Ponzi scheme

    FBI arrests two men in alleged $110-million Ponzi scheme
    FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm for allegedly using the business to run a Ponzi scheme in which victims lost more than $110 million. John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and Michael Stewart, 66,...
  • Two men are accused of running $110-million Ponzi scheme

    FBI agents arrested the owners of a now-closed Southern California real estate investment firm on an indictment accusing them of using the business to run a Ponzi scheme that cost victims more than $110 million. John Packard, 63, of Long Beach and...
  • Oscar night no gala for film, TV workers hit by runaway production

    Oscar night no gala for film, TV workers hit by runaway production
    Tom Capizzi is going to Hollywood Sunday night for the 86th Academy Awards, but not in a limo or a tux. Instead, he will be protesting near the Dolby Theatre, hoisting a green sign saying "Chase Talent Not Subsidies." Capizzi will be among hundreds of...