Walgreens

Ray Robinson and Zet Smith were honored by the board of the Chicago Police Memorial Fund. (Credit: CBS)

Walgreens Employee, Customer Honored For Assisting Two Chicago Police Officers

Two 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.

05/12/2015

The boy was mistakenly given a prescription for Haloperidol, an antipsychotic instead of his allergy medication.   (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Boy Almost Dies After Prescription Misfilled

Some 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.

05/06/2015

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Walgreens To Shutter 200 Stores, Open 200 Others

Walgreens 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.

04/09/2015

(Left to right) Christopher "Zet" Smith, Raymond Robinson, Officers Mark Czapla and Joe Groh were honored at Chicago Police Headquarters on Thursday, for subduing a shoplifting suspect who became violent when the officers confronted him at a Walgreens in Andersonville in February. (Credit: Regine Schlesinger/WBBM)

CPD Honors Officers, Bystanders Who Subdued Violent Shoplifting Suspect

Two 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.

03/05/2015

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Some Christmas Shoppers Wait Until Very Last Minute

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on Christmas, an Oak Park Walgreens became a procrastinator’s paradise.

12/25/2014

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Thief Steals Salvation Army Kettle In Oak Lawn

A 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.

12/10/2014

Back To School Supplies

City Tickets Dozens Of Stores For Back-To-School Sale Violations

You 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.

09/03/2014

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Walgreen Co. Won’t Move HQ Overseas To Reduce Taxes

The 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.

08/06/2014

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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.

08/05/2014

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Protesters Slam Walgreens For Considering Swiss Tax Shelter

Walgreens 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.

07/24/2014

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Walgreens Downplays Report Of Move To Downtown Chicago

The drug store giant has been eyeing the old Post Office building west of the Loop, along the Eisenhower Expressway, according to a Crain’s Chicago Business article posted Thursday.

05/08/2014

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Vietnam Vet Mistaken As Homeless, Kicked Out Of Walgreens

A Vietnam War veteran is hospitalized after reportedly suffering an episode of post-traumatic stress disorder for the way he was treated at a Hyde Park Walgreen’s last week.

03/31/2014

Jeffrey Fritsch (Credit: Hanover Park Police)

Police: Man Jumped Counter At Walgreens To Steal Drugs

Jeffrey Fritsch, 56, has been charged with aggravated robbery, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest in connection with the robbery about 10:25 p.m. Monday in the 7300 block of Barrington Road in Hanover Park.

03/26/2014

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Group: Walgreens Pharmacies Are Compromising Security Of Patient Information

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with Change to Win, which has says some Illinois customers may have been victims.

03/20/2014

A 58-year-old man was shot by police and critically injured about 10:35 a.m. Monday in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. (Credit: NVP News video)

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Would-Be Robber At Walgreens

About 10:30 a.m., the man entered the Walgreens in the 5200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue and announced a robbery.

02/03/2014

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Store Manager Wrestles Down Alleged Armed Robber

A Walgreens store manager wrestled an attempted armed robber to the ground and held him until police arrived early Saturday, police sources said.

12/15/2013

A police officer stands guard outside a Walgreens in the 1500 block of West Fullerton Avenue, after a shooting victim walked into the store and collapsed on Oct. 16, 2013.

Man Collapses In Lincoln Park Walgreen’s After Being Shot

A man walked into a Lincoln Park neighborhood Walgreen’s after he was shot in the chest Wednesday night.

10/16/2013

Walgreens sales tags aren't always accurate, the 2 Investigators report. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Walgreens Posting Expired Sales Tags

Walgreens has settled pricing lawsuits in California and Wisconsin and is facing a new lawsuit from the attorney general in Missouri for deceptive pricing practices.

10/11/2013

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Valentine’s Day For The Lonely & Pathetic

This article is for those of us who dream about never having to leave our beds, comfortably blanketed in our own self-loathing (and, well, literal blankets). This article is for the people who not only have no one to love, but also don’t love themselves. This is how to REALLY be miserable on Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2013

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Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In Chicago

The Chicagoland area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.

02/11/2013

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