| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The landmark decision by CVS Caremark on Wednesday to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600 U.S. drugstores by Oct. 1 ratchets up pressure on its larger rival, Deerfield-based Walgreen Co., to follow suit.
CVS, the nation’s No. 2 drugstore chain, said...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:36 AM
An 80-year-old shopper at a CVS in Winter Haven avoided being seriously hurt after a car came crashing through the store Wednesday.
According to the Lakeland Ledger, Adrienne Watkins, 80, was shopping Wednesday afternoon when a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:11 PM
The City Council approved a mixed-use project entailing a pair of six-story buildings and a CVS pharmacy in downtown Glendale Tuesday.
Developer PH Glendale, LLC plans to build a bridge over an alley that separates the buildings at Central and Wilson...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:41 PM
I know many hearts are broken over the loss of Laguna College of Art + Design student Nina Fitzpatrick, a pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in a crosswalk. But sympathy, while heartfelt, is little consolation for her friends and family.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:56 AM
A shopper intervened in a robbery of a Sarasota CVS Pharmacy by tackling the armed robber until police could come and take the would-be thief into custody, WTSP reports.
Janus Jurisoo, 33, made a quick decision to tackle and subdue 65-year-old...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — Fans of the Jet City Rollergirls are hearing public announcements about Obamacare when they go to the roller derby track north of Seattle.
Univision, the nation's largest Spanish-language television network, is airing half-hour...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I, for one, do not think that having doctors dispense drugs in their office is a bad practice ("Lawmakers must address prescription drug loophole in workers' comp cases," April 14). Why is it that only the pharmaceuticals and CVS stores can make all of...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:00 PM
As a former smoker, I understand firsthand the power of tobacco addiction and how difficult it is to quit.
Fortunately, evidence of the dangers of cigarettes and second-hand smoke, successful public health campaigns and an emphasis on making children...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The hunt for quality fried chicken has gotten a little harder, thanks to the closure of Maryland Fried Chicken in Palmer Township earlier this year.
The fast-casual restaurant at 2469 Nazareth Road, in the 25th Street Shopping Center, was an area staple...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A group of 28 U.S. attorneys general -- including Maryland's Douglas Gansler -- is urging chief executive officers of five major retailers, including Walmart, to stop selling tobacco products, saying it is contradictory to carry such items in stores...