FTC Halts Deceptive Mortgage Loan Modification Scheme
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:52:56 GMT
The Federal Trade Commission has charged a mortgage loan modification operation with deceiving financially distressed homeowners by falsely promising to prevent foreclosure and make their mortgages more affordable. A federal court temporarily halted the scheme and froze the defendants' assets at the FTC's request.
They didn't make Amazon's final cut, but these cities still hope to welcome big business
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:52:03 GMT
Cities that didn't make Amazon's shortlist for a second headquarters say failed bids to attract Amazon could be used as material to appeal to other businesses with planned tax breaks, land proposals, and grants. An employee plays with her dog at an Amazon company building in Seattle.
Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:49:03 GMT
For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised to not make the same kind of promises to just anyone.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:47:12 GMT
Connecticut Republicans are distancing themselves from Greenwich's Carl Higbie after the resignation of the Trump appointee for making racist, homophobic and anti-Muslim slurs in a series of radio appearances. Higbie, a former Navy SEAL whose cable television punditry earned him a job from the president, stepped down Thursday as chief of external affairs for the Corporation for National & Community Service.
Def Leppard And Journey Hit The Road Again This Spring
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:45:52 GMT
It's a rock pairing we never would have imagined, but it's true that Def Leppard and Journey will be embarking on a massive tour across North America starting towards the end of Spring. It's made all the more exciting by the long-awaited arrival of the former's entire back catalogue on streaming services.
PD: Killingly man arrested for operating drug factory
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:41:13 GMT
A Killingly man was arrested on several drug charges Thursday night after police executed a search warrant at his home. Connecticut State Police say that just before 7:30 p.m., troopers executed a search and seizure warrant at the residence of #17B Saint James Row.
Connecticut man charged with getting teen pregnant
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:36:56 GMT
Published 7:54 am, Friday, January 19, 2018 EAST HAVEN, Conn. - A 21-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with getting an underage high school student pregnant.