Stories tagged: rite aid
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
Several large pharmacy chains pulled Zantac after the FDA announced it had found small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the heartburn medication, but not all local pharmacies have followed …
Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Just in time for warmer weather, the award-winning Thrifty Ice Cream is now available at Rite Aid stores in Washington, Idaho and Oregon in 48-ounce containers and in as many …
Sat., April 27, 2019, 11 a.m.
Authorities say Mayor Kathy Coffey wasn’t injured after driving her SUV into the Rite Aid building in Yakima.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
After two failed buyout attempts that could have put it in a better position to compete against larger rivals, Rite Aid is shuffling its board of directors and dividing power …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Rite Aid and the grocer Albertsons called off an agreement to become a single company with the deal facing shaky prospects in a shareholder vote.
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
The manager of the Richland Rite Aid allegedly targeted her own store for a robbery so she could give insider intel to her accomplices and open the safe. Tonya M. …
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 7:08 a.m.
A worker at Rite Aid was knocked unconscious Wednesday evening by a shoplifter she was trying to stop.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
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 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 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 …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Feb. 12, 2015
Rite Aid’s $2 billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for health care companies: Finding ways to tame customer costs. The …
Thu., Nov. 14, 2013
Spokane police arrested two men they say robbed a north Spokane drugstore Tuesday night. Eric Reisen, 22, and Thomas Sweeney, 24, are both in Spokane County Jail after police say …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2013, 12:03 p.m.
Eric Reisen, 22, and Thomas Sweeney, 24, are both in Spokane County Jail this morning, hours after police say they attempted to rob a Rite Aid location near North Division …
Thu., June 13, 2013, 4:04 p.m.
Police said a woman used pepper spray on two Rite Aid employees during a shoplifting-turned-robbery this morning.
Wed., March 21, 2012
It’s not exactly a gold rush. More like a mad dash to not be left behind when liquor sales go private in June. On June 1, the state’s roughly 330 …
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman outside a Spokane drugstore just after noon Monday.
Wed., Aug. 4, 2010, 7:49 p.m.
A man who shot himself after a police chase Tuesday has died. Nicholas T. “Niko” Burden, 31, worked as a car salesman and lived with his girlfriend and baby daughter …
Thu., April 22, 2010
A woman arrested in a gunpoint OxyContin robbery at a Spokane pharmacy last fall faces up to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty Monday.
Fri., March 5, 2010
The former roommate of a man charged with robbing two pharmacies for OxyContin last fall is accused of selling the drug but hasn’t been located by police.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2010
Why would Rite Aid cross the street to move into a new building at the corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road in Spokane Valley? The move – scheduled to …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2009, 2:57 p.m.
Two Deer Park men have been identified as suspects in a pharmacy robbery police linked to a 20-year-old woman.
Wed., Oct. 14, 2009, 9:44 a.m.
Spokane police have arrested a 5-foot-tall woman in connection with a Sept. 27 drugstore robbery and believe she may have been struck with a metal bar this week in a …
Mon., Sept. 28, 2009, 8:21 a.m.
A teen girl robbed a north Spokane Rite Aid of OxyContin Sunday night, police said.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2009, 7:47 p.m.
A robber stole OxyContin from the Rite Aid store at 4514 S. Regal Street on the South Hill on Saturday night, the Spokane Police Department said.
Mon., July 20, 2009, 4:42 p.m.
Two men burst into a Spokane woman’s apartment this morning and stole OxyContin and hydrocodone. A 54-year-old woman answered her apartment door about 5:45 a.m. in the 3100 block of …
Sat., July 18, 2009, 7:04 p.m.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are investigating an attempted OxyContin robbery at the Rite Aid at 810 E. 29th Ave.
Tue., July 7, 2009, 7:54 a.m.
Witnesses to a narcotics robbery Monday morning provided the Spokane Police Department with a detailed description of the vehicle the robber may have used to escape.