California News: LOS ANGELES, As Part of National Healthcare Fraud Sweep, Los Angeles-Based Prosecutors Filed 16 Cases Alleging $660 Million in Fraudulent Bills

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – In another massive law enforcement action targeting health care fraud, federal authorities here announced today criminal cases naming a total of 33 defendants – including doctors, pharmacists and an attorney – who have been charged in a wide-range of schemes that collectively attempted to bilk public and private insurance programs out … Continue reading California News: LOS ANGELES, As Part of National Healthcare Fraud Sweep, Los Angeles-Based Prosecutors Filed 16 Cases Alleging $660 Million in Fraudulent Bills

Homes Sold Faster than Ever in 2017

 SEATTLE/April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly when they find a home they want, as homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017. It took 81 days to sell the median U.S. home in 2017, nine days faster than the year prior. The quickest selling month for … Continue reading Homes Sold Faster than Ever in 2017

Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

WASHINGTON  /February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. The federal indictment, … Continue reading Mueller charges Russians with meddling in 2016 race

Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

WASHINGTON/February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. The federal indictment, brought … Continue reading Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

The Latest: Trump recalls hurricanes, wildfires of 2017

WASHINGTON /January 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech (all times local): 9:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is kicking off his State of the Union speech with recollections of the year past. Trump is talking about the hurricanes that devastated states including Florida and Texas, and the … Continue reading The Latest: Trump recalls hurricanes, wildfires of 2017

Redfin: 2017 Closed with Strong Home Price Growth, Up 7 Percent in December

SEATTLE/ Jan. 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Home prices finished the year strong, up 6.8 percent in December from last year, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the next-generation real estate brokerage. The median sale price was $287,000 across the markets Redfin serves. Sales were down 2.8 percent ending a year of fluctuating sales growth. The number of … Continue reading Redfin: 2017 Closed with Strong Home Price Growth, Up 7 Percent in December

Volkswagen sales hit record of 10.74 million in 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany/January 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year as markets in Brazil and Russia rebounded strongly. Sales rose 4.3 percent from 10.30 million in 2016, when Volkswagen passed Japanese rival Toyota to become the globe’s largest auto producer for that year. The figures show the Wolfsburg-based company … Continue reading Volkswagen sales hit record of 10.74 million in 2017

Florida Builder Notches New Record in 2017

LAKEWOOD RANCH/ Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private home builder, broke its all-time year-to-date sales record in 2017, recording 1,177 homes sold and 1,183 homes closed in communities across the state. This marks a more than six percent increase in sold homes from 2016. “For 47 years, I have … Continue reading Florida Builder Notches New Record in 2017