| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The following items were taken from Geneva police reports.
A 19-year-old Wheaton man was charged with aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon after he pulled a black folding pocket knife while at 7-Eleven, 621 W. State St., on June 10.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MIAMI When Marcela Cash visited the Pompano Beach campus of Everest University recently, the for-profit school wooed the Fort Lauderdale woman with promises of a good new job as a medical assistant. School reps touted their job placement department, and...
| Jun 18, 2014
Mourners placed two bottles of Kendall Floyd's favorite tequila on the ground, tied red and white balloons to a chain-link fence and scribbled rest-in-peace messages on posters set up in his honor.
A night earlier, on May 17, the 20-year-old had been...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Can moral suasion — in the absence of tougher statutory controls — help to quell the incidents of gun violence that continue to plague this country?
That's the hope of Connecticut's congressional delegation. The lawmakers are urging...
| 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 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,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Although I try to cover a variety of money-saving topics, there is always more to research, and readers often write me to ask their specific shopping questions.
Hearing from readers is one of my favorite parts of the job, and I thank those of you who...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
To the editor: Well, it seems that the fictional symbol of greed — Gordon Gekko — is alive and well, in the person of the CEO of CVS Caremark. So the best employees have exceeded the top of their jobs’ wage ranges. Great, fire them and...
| Jun 1, 2014
MinuteClinics are springing up in CVS retail stores at the rate of 150 a year across the country. The first one on the Peninsula opened in Hampton in mid-May and will be followed by additional locations in Newport News and Williamsburg within the month....
| May 8, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Consumers have a responsibility to watch out for funky charges on their credit card statements. So Carol Kearns has no one to blame but herself for allowing an unwanted roadside-assistance service to keep billing her for nine years.
But that doesn't let...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Two alleged burglars were arrested Thursday after leading police on a pursuit through Los Angeles that ended shortly after a hit-and-run crash in Glendale, authorities said.
At 12:20 p.m., police got a call about a man, 29-year-old Elvis Kazaryan, who...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM