Lockport Pharmacist Accused Of $2.4M Health Care Fraud Scheme

A southwest suburban pharmacist has been indicted in a $2.4 million fraud scheme that involved bogus insurance claims, identity theft, swapping out prescription drugs for supplements, and selling counterfeit Viagra, federal authorities said Tuesday.


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Convict Suing Pharmacist Who Shot Him During Robbery

A convicted robber who was shot while trying to rob a northwest suburban Wauconda pharmacy with a butcher knife last year filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the store asking it to pay for his medical bills.


Daniella Kinnard's mother nearly gave her an overdose of prescription medication because it was mislabeled with the incorrect dosage. (Credit: CBS)

Mislabeled Prescription Almost Resulted In Overdose For Elgin Child

If you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.

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Customers Revolt, Walgreen To Reinstate Longtime Druggists

A campaign by customers of a Glencoe drug store taken over by Walgreens has forced the company to reinstate two druggists who worked at the location for years.