| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
BARRETT TOWNSHIP, Monroe County — Combing the dense, hilly woods on the Monroe-Pike county border, state police say they have found one of the two rifles Eric Frein had with him when he allegedly opened fire on two Pennsylvania state troopers,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Walgreen Co. is exploring the sale of a majority stake in its infusion services business in a deal that could value that division at about $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Deerfield-based company has hired Bank of...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Police in Boca Raton caught a bike thief by using an expensive bike as bait, according to an arrest report.
Officers said they were trying to catch Carl Monaco, 29, of Okeechobee — a known suspect who's had multiple encounters with the police....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Smoke out at CVS
This week, all CVS pharmacies stopped selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. It was a brave, moral decision that may cost the company financially — but may gain it a lot of customer trust. Other drugstore chains ought to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror.
Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills.
But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A 51-year-old woman was charged with misdemeanor battery after allegedly hitting an employee who wanted to leave the a CVS facility in Buffalo Grove where they worked.
A female employee called police at 1:21 p.m. July 10, reporting that her boss hit...
| Jul 3, 2014
— Dixon Mayor Jim Burke never knew Charles Walgreen, who grew up in this small western Illinois town and started what's now a multibillion-dollar, multinational drugstore chain.
But like others in Dixon, Burke is sure Walgreen, who died in 1939,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Amazon.com has cracked the top 10 in Stores magazine’s annual ranking of the 100 largest U.S. retailers, a first for an online-only retailer.
With domestic sales up 27 percent between 2012 and 2013 to $44 billion, Amazon.com muscled its way from...
| Jul 6, 2014
Greg Wasson recently celebrated his 34th year working for Walgreen Co., including the past five as its president and chief executive.
When he took the reins in February 2009, the Deerfield-based pharmacy chain had a reputation as conservative, stable...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Mary Castaneda had a sinus infection that just wouldn't go away, and she was feeling awful. She knew she needed to see a doctor, but her timing was off.
"It was after-hours so I couldn't get in to see my doctor," says the 35-year-old Mission Viejo...