SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper has snapped up nearly 30,000 bitcoins in a U.S. government auction and now plans to sell the digital currency in countries trying to build stronger economies.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Phase II of an operation targeting drug dealers in the Sarasota area has led to the arrest of 24 people, police say.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to help restore opportunity for Americans but pledged to take action himself Tuesday in his fifth State of the Union address before Congress. Some highlights from Obama's economic and other proposals:
SARASOTA - Two brothers were arrested Thursday night after detectives say they were manufacturing methamphetamine at a homeless camp in Sarasota.
SARASOTA - Detectives have arrested a Sarasota man in connection to a meth lab investigation that began last month at a Sarasota Springs home.
LONDON (AP) -- HSBC avoided a legal battle that could further savage its reputation and undermine confidence in the global banking system by agreeing Tuesday to pay $1.9 billion to settle a U.S. money-laundering probe.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The arrest of a former hedge fund portfolio manager in what prosecutors are calling one of the most lucrative insider trading schemes ever indicates that prosecutors may be setting their sights higher - toward a wealthy business leader the suspect's firm was connected to, an expert says.
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL. - A Charlotte County man who tried to use Craigslist to trade a food stamp card for drugs, instead bought a one way ticket to jail.