Walgreens

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Says ‘Wal-Mart,’ Means ‘Walgreens’

If you get in front of microphones enough times, every so often you are certain to slip up.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on June 29, 2011, that Walgreens would bring 600 new jobs to Chicago over the next two years, but at the same time he was threatening 625 city layoffs if labor unions didn't agree to cost saving measures. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Announces 600 New Walgreens Jobs; Threatens 625 City Jobs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens is set to bring 600 jobs to Chicago over the next two years, but at the same time he warned of up to 625 city layoffs if labor unions don’t agree to cost savings measures.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

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Carjacker Gets 45 Years After Running Over 88-Year-Old Man

A carjacker who ran over a senior citizen after stealing his car outside a Southwest Side Walgreens was sentenced Tuesday to 45 years in prison.

06/28/2011

Nelson Beck and Alex Bland

Two Ordered Held On $125K For Loop Walgreens Robbery

Two South Side men were ordered held on $125,000 each Sunday, charged with robbing a Loop Walgreens on Saturday morning.

05/08/2011

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Walgreens To Buy Drugstore.com

Deerfield-based Walgreens will buy online retailer Drugstore.com for $429 million.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

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Walgreens Clinic Nurses Vote To Unionize

Nurse practitioners working at Walgreens drugstore clinics have voted to unionize.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Chase Bank

Fees Going Up For Chase Bank ATMs

Chase has more ATMs in Chicago than any other bank, and if you don’t have an account with Chase, using them will cost you more.

WBBM Newsradio–03/17/2011

Lawrence Lemons (File Photo: Evanston Police)

Walgreens Burglar Gets 15 Years

A habitual burglar will spend 15 years in prison for robbing a Walgreens of cigarettes and digital cameras last year.

01/27/2011

Photo Of Walgreen Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Walgreen’s Gets Into Private Label Brew Biz

Drug store giant Walgreen’s has cracked open its own private-label beer.

01/27/2011

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Walgreens Customer E-mail Addresses Possibly Leaked

Customers of drugstore chain Walgreens may have had their e-mail addresses leaked, according to company officials.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2010

Photo Of Walgreen Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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.

11/11/2010

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Walgreen’s CEO Gets Pay Boost On Bonus

Report: Walgreen’s CEO’s compensation for fiscal 2010 rose nearly 30 percent, as the nation’s largest drugstore chain improved profits and revenue.

11/03/2010

Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

Another DUI Arrest For Walgreen CFO

He’s arrested for the second time in a little more than a year.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010

Photo Of Collette Mazzie (Police Booking Photo)

Cops: Pharmacy Tech Admits To Big Painkillers Theft

She allegedly sold hydrocodone pills to a friend for $2 each.

WBBM Newsradio–10/13/2010

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Woman Plows Car Into Bridgeport Walgreens

A 77-year-old motorist said she hit hit the gas instead of the brakes and ended up smashing up the front glass doors of a Walgreens Saturday on the South Side.

10/09/2010

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