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Off-duty NY firefighter indicted in wrong-way crash that killed newspaper deliverer

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:23pm
An off-duty firefighter was arraigned Monday on charges he barreled head-on into another vehicle, killing a newspaper deliverer, as he sped the wrong way along a one-way street while severely impaired by drugs and alcohol.
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Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage decreases

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:19pm
A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: New Source Energy Partners LP fell 16.6 percent to $5.35.
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New York Stock Exchange's 10 most active stocks at 1 p.m.

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:19pm
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Alcoa Inc. fell 2.3 percent to $13.26 with 15,323,700 shares traded.
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Rihanna, Zac Brown Band to headline Final Four's 3-day music festival in Indianapolis

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:15pm
Grammy Award winners Rihanna and the Zac Brown Band will headline this year's March Madness Music Festival.
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Visteon says CEO Timothy Leuliette will retire in 2015 after the company finds a replacement

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 1:11pm
Auto parts supplier Visteon said Monday that President and CEO Timothy Leuliette will step down this year.
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Machinists seek union election for production employees at South Carolina Boeing plant

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:40pm
The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers is asking a federal agency to set an election so more than 2,400 Boeing production workers in South Carolina can vote on whether to form a union.
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JetBlue's Stock Climbs To Highest Level In Over a Decade After Analyst Upgrade

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:27pm
Shares of JetBlue Airways surged 3.7% Monday, to the highest level seen since July 6, 2004, after the air carrier was upgraded by Raymond James because of an improved revenue outlook and exposure to healthy U.S. demand.
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Federal prosecutors give up on collecting $4M fine from firm in Connecticut treasurer scandal

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:10pm
Federal prosecutors have given up on collecting a $4 million fine from a defunct Boston investment firm that was convicted in a late 1990s Connecticut treasurer's bribery and kickback scandal.
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McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:07pm
McDonald's workers in 19 cities filed complaints over burns from grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.
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What it means if the Fed this week stops saying it will be 'patient' about raising rates

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:07pm
For the Federal Reserve, patience may no longer be a virtue.
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French government backs plan to criminalize use of advertising with anorexic models

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:54am
France's health minister says she supports plans to criminalize the use of advertising with anorexic models in France.
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ECB Bought 9.75 Bln Euros Of Public Debt In First Week Of QE

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:48am
The European Central Bank on Monday said it settled purchases of 9.751 billion euros ($10.3 billion) of public-sector debt in the first week of its money-creating quantitative-easing program.The ECB also continues to buy covered bonds and asset-backed securities.
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Business owners speak out in favor of Cuomo's push to raise minimum wage to $10.50

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:43am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to raise the state minimum wage to $10.50 is winning praise from some business leaders.
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General Motors ignition switch death count rises to 67; 113 injured people to get compensation

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:05am
Families of at least 67 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.
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Coal miner Murray Energy to pay $1.4 billion for controlling stake in Foresight Energy

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:04am
Coal miner Murray Energy Corp. said Monday that it will pay about $1.4 billion in cash to buy a controlling stake in Foresight Energy LP and its subsidiary.
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Report: P&G Could Sell or IPO Some of its Beauty Products

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 11:02am
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) is exploring a sale or initial public offering of some of its beauty brands, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
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Grain mixed on the CBOT, beef and pork lower on the CME

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:55am
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
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Slide sends mud, debris over railroad tracks, halts passenger train service north of Seattle

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:52am
Heavy rain over the weekend caused mudslides around western Washington, including one that has stopped passenger train service between Seattle and the city of Everett, about 25 miles north.
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Elevated park like NYC's High Line, other Philadelphia public space plans, get nonprofit aid

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:45am
The tracks have been silent and the weeds have been growing for three decades, but a plan to transform a rusty elevated railway into a verdant escape on the edge of Philadelphia's downtown is starting to take shape.
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Leisure companies shares mixed at 10 a.m.

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 10:34am
Shares of some top leisure companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Carnival rose $.69 or 1.5 percent, to $46.02.
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