A Federal Trade Commission summit to be webcast live Thursday will explore ways to stop unwanted robocalls from telemarketers such as "Rachel from Cardholder Services."
Updated: October 15, 2012, - 10:00 AM
Mary Kaden's casement windows were out of warranty, and Pella Corporation, the Iowa company that manufactured her ProLine windows, said it wasn't a defect. But she found others with the same problem.
Updated: October 06, 2012, - 04:16 PM
With her father's name on the joint savings account, the money in it was fair game for any debt collector who was after him for funds.
Updated: September 24, 2012, - 11:46 AM
In contrast to pawnshops' 60-day holding requirement, Bloomington city code allows precious metal dealers to melt down purchases immediately.
Updated: September 12, 2012, - 10:48 AM
One dentist touched patients' breasts and filled cavities with the wrong material. Another maintained a dusty office strewn with debris, pet hair and laundry. A third overbilled 14 patients.
Updated: August 04, 2012, - 04:39 PM
For two years, a Blaine couple have been fighting City Hall over a drainage problem caused by an adjoining development. The city's attempts to control the runoff have helped, but the homeowners remain unsatisfied.
Updated: July 28, 2012, - 05:42 PM
A boy's hockey team installed pipe for an arena. Teenagers served alcohol to guests at a supper club. A 13-year-old was employed on a shooting range.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 07:04 PM
$68,533 fine for Brown Brothers Remodeling is the largest for a contractor since 2010. It also lost its license.
Updated: July 10, 2012, - 11:56 PM
A Craigslist buyer found the phone deactivated after the original owner failed to fully pay for it.
Updated: July 09, 2012, - 10:43 AM