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U.S. food giant H.J. Heinz Co. said Thursday it agreed to sell itself to Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital for $28 billion.
A fight between two girls led to the killing of a Newark, N.J., police officer who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, authorities say.
U.S. ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co. said Wednesday it had formed a bottling partnership with Coca-Cola Co. to begin using more Earth-friendly packaging.
U.S ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co. says it has unveiled a new packaging innovation: A dual-function Dip & Squeeze ketchup package for the food service industry.
A 42-year-old man was in custody Wednesday, charged with killing one person and engaging in a gun battle with police at a Knoxville, Tenn., shopping mall.
Four people have been charged with a bank robbery in southern Maryland that allegedly netted them almost $170,000, $58,000 of it already spent in two weeks.
A Texas state trooper said he discovered a six-foot alligator in the back of a car driven by a burglary suspect in the town of Brazoria.
A University of Colorado student faces criminal charges after allegedly tossing a mirror out of a dorm window, injuring a man, police said.
Federal investigators have requested years of financial records from all 124 Long Island school districts and three educational cooperatives.