Walgreens Buying Rite Aid, Creating Drugstore GiantThe deal combines the largest and third-largest U.S. drugstore chains, based on store counts.
Walgreens To Lay Off 370 Corporate EmployeesThe job cuts, which will not affect any stores, are part of the company’s ongoing restructuring and cost-reduction plan that was announced a year ago, company spokesman James Graham said in a statement.
Walgreens Employee, Customer Honored For Assisting Two Chicago Police OfficersTwo men who went above and beyond to help arrest a dangerous suspect received a special honor Tuesday from the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Fund.
2 Investigators: Boy Almost Dies After Prescription MisfilledSome pharmacy errors have been deadly and as CBS 2 Investigative Reporter Pam Zekman found out, regulatory oversight of pharmacy errors here in Illinois have been hampered by a court decision and legislative failures.
Walgreens To Shutter 200 Stores, Open 200 OthersWalgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation's largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
CPD Honors Officers, Bystanders Who Subdued Violent Shoplifting SuspectTwo Chicago police officers have been reunited for the first time with two bystanders who helped save their lives in a violent confrontation with a suspected shoplifter last month. All four were honored Thursday at Chicago Police Headquarters.
Some Christmas Shoppers Wait Until Very Last MinuteCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on Christmas, an Oak Park Walgreens became a procrastinator’s paradise.
Thief Steals Salvation Army Kettle In Oak LawnA Salvation Army bell-ringer was taking a scheduled break from her duties outside of a Walgreens drug store at 95th Street and Melvina Avenue when the theft occurred. She returned to find the kettle and its contents gone.
City Tickets Dozens Of Stores For Back-To-School Sale ViolationsYou probably just finished your back-to-school shopping. Did you get overcharged or buy outdated merchandise? City inspectors did when they checked dozens of stores recently.
Walgreen Co. Won't Move HQ Overseas To Reduce TaxesThe nation's largest drugstore chain said early Wednesday that as previously planned, it will buy the remaining stake in Alliance Boots that it does not already own, but it will not pull off an inversion with the Swiss health and beauty retailer.
Durbin Pleased By Reports Of Walgreens Staying In The U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he is pleased by Walgreens apparent decision to leave its corporate headquarters in Deerfield.
Protesters Slam Walgreens For Considering Swiss Tax ShelterWalgreens recently merged with a foreign company, which allows it to take advantage of a tax loophole and move -- on paper. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.