Wal-Mart

Antonio Tucker, Kantrall Brumfeld, Monchello Tucker. (Credit: Waukegan Police)

Women Followed Home From Wal-Mart, Robbed

Over a span of four days last week, four women were followed home from a north suburban Walmart and robbed at gunpoint, but police say they have caught the perpetrators.

12/19/2013

Here are the gold coins someone dropped in a Salvation Army kettle outside a northwest suburban Wal-Mart. (Salvation Army)

Gold Coins Worth More Than $5,000 Dropped In Salvation Army Kettle

A secretive, generous Santa dropped four gold coins worth $1,300 each into a Salvation Army kettle outside a Wal-Mart in Lake Zurich.

12/05/2013

(File photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

A Neighborhood Rebirth In Historic Pullman

The historic Pullman neighborhood, once the center of the railroad industry and home to the Pullman passenger car factory, is poised for a revival.

09/10/2013

Artist rendering of the "Shops and Lofts on 47," a retail and residential development planned for the Bronzeville neighborhood at 47th and Cottage Grove. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Bronzeville Celebrates Groundbreaking Of New Shops, Apartments

Ground was broken Tuesday on a new commercial and residential development in Bronzeville, a project the likes of which haven’t been seen in that neighborhood in 50 years.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

A new Wal-Mart Express has opened in River North. (CBS)

Walmart Sues After Liquor License Denied For River North Store

Walmart is suing the city of Chicago over the denial of a liquor license for it’s Express store on Chicago Avenue in the River North neighborhood.

03/13/2013

Penny Winters (Credit: Portage Police)

Wal-Mart Worker Admits Swiping Junk Food–For Four Years

After being caught eating a package of Oreos she hadn’t paid for, a long-time Wal-Mart employee admitted Monday to taking junk food from the company every week for four years, police said.

02/19/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: New Gun Control Debate Is Encouraging

In the great debate about guns, there are some unexpected things happening in the wake of the horrific shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

12/18/2012

Shoppers tie a package to the roof of their car after taking advantage of a Thanksgiving Day deal at Kmart. (Credit: CBS)

Some Shoppers Can’t Wait Until After Thanksgiving To Hunt For Bargains

Wal-Mart and Kmart have opened on Thanksgiving for some time now. What has changed over the years is the way they roll out deals. At Wal-Mart, they call it “The Blitz,” and at Kmart, they call them “Doorbusters.”

11/22/2012

Retail

Layaway War Erupting Among Major Retailers

Something of a layaway war has erupted among big retailers.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2012

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Naperville Offers Big Tax Incentive To Keep Wal-Mart From Leaving

Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2012

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Back-To-School Shopping Season Brings Big Deals From Retailers

It’s the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.

CBS 2–08/08/2012

West Chatham Wal-Mart Supercenter

Report: Wal-Mart Signs 20-Year Lease For New Bronzeville Development

Wal-Mart is making another foray into Chicago’s South Side – this time in the Bronzeville neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Kathy_Reed

Woman Left Disabled Adults In Van In 100-Degree Heat

With temperatures hovering around 100, a south suburban woman left four mentally challenged adults in a van outside a southwest suburban Walmart on Thursday, while she went inside to shop, authorities said.

06/29/2012

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Attorney: Northlake Mom Whose Kids Were Found Blindfolded Was Mistreated

A Northlake mother says she was unaware of how her five children were being treated by her husband and was trying to get out of the relationship.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Adolfo Gomez, 52, and his wife Deborah Gomez, 43, were arrested in Lawrence, Ks., after allegedly leaving two of their five children bound and blindfolded in an SUV in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store. (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Northlake Parents Bound, Blindfolded 2 Kids In Kansas

A couple from west suburban Northlake is charged with child abuse, after two of their five children were found bound and blindfolded in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Kansas.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012

Wal-Mart (file; Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Man Shocked When $1.2 Million RV Is Towed From Wal-Mart Lot

A recreational vehicle owner has a warning for others — park at Wal-Mart at your own risk.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Broadway At Surf

Controversial East Lakeview Wal-Mart Going Ahead; World Market To Close

Nearly a year after plans for a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store generated an uproar in the East Lakeview neighborhood, those plans are officially set to go ahead.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Dog Prints

Lawsuit Claims Tainted Treats Killed Man’s Dog

An Orland Park man is suing the pet food maker Nestle Purina, on claims that tainted treats killed his dog.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

Sportsman's Park Site

Wal-Mart To Open On Old Sportsman’s Park Site

The site of the old Sportsman’s Park racetrack is getting a new life as the site of a Wal-Mart Supercenter.

04/10/2012

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