Stories tagged: Walgreens
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Walgreens to shutter 600 stores as part of Rite Aid deal
Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Walgreens, Rite Aid revise store purchase deal to $4.38B
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation’s largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Walgreens scraps Rite Aid takeover, will buy stores instead
Walgreens Boots Alliance is scrapping its deal to buy all of rival Rite Aid and instead will buy a smaller piece of the drugstore chain, after the original takeover effort …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 3 a.m.
Motley Fool: Healthy prospects for ‘rebuilding’ CVS Health
CVS has a major tailwind in the ongoing aging of America, which will only increase demand for its services.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
Clock runs down on Walgreens-Rite Aid deal; no extension set
Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina says he still believes in his company’s purchase of Rite Aid but can’t say whether the companies will extend the deal just …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
Walgreens, FedEx to offer package pickup and drop-off at pharmacies
By the end of next year, most Walgreens customers will be able to pick up prescriptions and packages in a single stop. To accommodate a growing number of e-commerce packages …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
New Spokane County mumps cases prompt free vaccine clinic
Nine people in Spokane County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting the Spokane Regional Health District to offer a free vaccination clinic Jan. 11.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
Groups press Walgreens on religious restrictions in clinics
Four groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Walgreens for reassurance that the drugstore’s partnership with a Catholic system to run in-store clinics in the St. Louis …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
One man shot in North Spokane after suspected drug deal ambush
A drug deal led to a gunfight in a north Spokane parking lot Saturday, leaving one man in jail, one in the hospital and three unidentified suspects on the loose.
Fri., June 17, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
Missouri judge fines Walgreens $309,000 in pricing case
Missouri’s attorney general says a judge has ordered Walgreens to pay $309,000 for alleged deceptive pricing.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 4:34 p.m.
Walgreens rolls out drug disposal kiosks at 500 stores
Walgreens is installing medication disposal kiosks in more than 500 drugstores across the U.S. in an effort to combat prescription drug abuse.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
Alleged pharmacy robber accused of three more heists
Detectives have identified the accused robber of a Walgreens in Coeur d’Alene on Sunday as the man who robbed three pharmacies in Spokane County late last year.
Thu., Dec. 11, 2014, 2:16 p.m.
City of Spokane, Walgreens offer free vaccines
A collaboration between the city of Spokane and Walgreens is offering pneumonia, whooping cough, chicken pox, shingles, MMR, meningitis and influenza vaccines free of charge to anyone who needs them.
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013, 11:37 a.m.
Police arrest Walgreens robbery suspect
Police arrested a man suspected in the knifepoint robberies of a Walgreens store in North Spokane.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013, 5:18 p.m.
Police seek public’s help in identifying Walgreens robbery suspect
Police need help identifying a man suspected of robbing a Walgreens at 12 E. Empire Ave.
Fri., Oct. 25, 2013, 4:19 p.m.
Spokane police seek man who robbed North Spokane Walgreens
Spokane police are searching for a man who robbed the Walgreens at Division Street and Empire Avenue Sunday night.
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013, 4:02 p.m.
Walgreens robber hits store manager with bear spray
Two men were arrested Saturday for their involvement in an armed robbery at a West Central Walgreens store. Police say 35-year-old Aaron Blaine swiped a carful of electronics, then sprayed …
Sun., July 7, 2013
Fighting men booked for theft Saturday night
A drunken argument turned into two robbery arrests in North Spokane late Saturday night.
Thu., April 4, 2013, 8:52 a.m.
Walgreen clinics expand care into chronic illness
Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure. The …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2012, 7:38 a.m.
Spokane clerk punches man armed with knife
SPOKANE — When a Spokane drugstore clerk confronted a suspected shoplifter early today he pulled out a knife and threatened her.
Fri., May 14, 2010
Two men arrested in OxyContin heist
Two men are accused of two attempted robberies at Coeur d’Alene convenience stores late Wednesday and an OxyContin heist early Thursday. Michael D. Frank, 20, and Stephen J. Beck, 23, …
Thu., May 13, 2010, 10:50 a.m.
2 accused of 3 attempted robberies in CdA
Three robberies in Coeur d’Alene late Wednesday and early today are believed to be the work of two men arrested with OxyContin stolen from a pharmacy.
Thu., March 18, 2010, 1:08 p.m.
Walgreens: No new Washington Medicaid patients
Walgreens has told Washington state officials that it will no longer fill prescriptions for new Medicaid patients as of April 16 because it isn’t being reimbursed enough by the state.
Wed., March 10, 2010
Man held in drug robbery after tip from church pastor
A church pastor helped detectives identify a suspect in a robbery Monday at a North Idaho pharmacy. Egan B. Logan IV, 39, of Twin Lakes, was arrested Tuesday on charges …
Tue., March 9, 2010, 3:36 p.m.
Church pastor tips detectives to robbery suspect
A church pastor helped detectives identify a suspect today in a robbery Monday night at a North Idaho pharmacy.
Thu., Jan. 14, 2010
Walgreen’s fights drop in Medicaid payments
Walgreen Co. said it will stop filling Medicaid prescriptions at about half of its pharmacies in Washington next month because of continued reimbursement reductions. Walgreen’s, the largest drugstore chain in …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2009
Walgreens hopes special safes suppress OxyContin robberies
OxyContin robberies in Washington have prompted an unprecedented response from one of the nation’s largest pharmacy chains. New time-delayed safes have been installed in Walgreens pharmacies across the state to …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2009, 11:01 a.m.
Shopko robbed of OxyContin Monday night
A robber stole OxyContin from a South Hill Shopko on Monday night.
Fri., Aug. 21, 2009
Robber cites OxyContin addiction
A 24-year-old man told a judge Thursday that his life changed quickly and dramatically: He went from living with his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter to putting a knife to …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2009, 6:06 p.m.
Sentenced to 4 years, robber cites addiction
A 24-year-old convicted robber told a judge Thursday how he went from living with his girlfriend and their 7-year-old daughter to putting a knife to a man’s throat to get …