| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, according to an online...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:19 PM
This post has been updated. See note below.
Follow me down the rabbit hole for a moment while we discuss the case of Kimberly Erin Caselman, a Pier 1 sales associate in San Jose who loves her job and informed her boss in November that she was two months...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:57 AM
A Grayslake man has been charged in an armed robbery spree across the North Shore that authorities say netted him more than $1,700 over the course of 10 days last August.
Leroy Regan, 38, was indicted this week on federal charges related to eight...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Retailers pulled no punches in November, slashing prices, opening during the Thanksgiving holiday, blitzing online shoppers with deals well before Black Friday and offering perks such as price-matching and free shipping.
But all their efforts couldn&...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 4:36 AM
We're down to the last few shopping days before Christmas and I have a sleigh full of coupon savings, dining deals and freebies as well as fun things to do. Kohl's and Toys R Us are open around the clock until Tuesday and most other stores have extended...
| Mar 9, 2014
People love to hate Walmart.
The world's largest retailer often gets kicked around for its nightmare customer service.
A new retail report ranking the best and worst stores confirms it. The American Customer Satisfaction Index surveyed more than 11,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:27 PM
West Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency for five counties Thursday after a chemical spill contaminated the Elk River, affecting tens of thousands of people and forcing schools and eateries to close.
[Updated, 7:25 p.m. PST Jan. 9: The...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:29 PM
He's accused of killing two people inside a Wichita Dollar General store last November. On Tuesday, jurors saw video of the deadly shooting.
It was some of the evidence shown in the capital murder trial of Marquis Marshall
Nine security cameras were...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Marquis Marshall was found guilty of capital murder by a jury Wednesday afternoon at the Sedgwick County courthouse.
His sentencing will be Nov. 20.
Last November, ingestigators say Marshall walked into a Dollar General store and fired a gun six...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:02 PM
Kyle Busch won from the Coors Light pole—as he almost always does—and the race for the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship remained excruciating tight.
Busch held off charging series leader Austin Dillon in Friday night&...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:06 PM
At first look, Favado, a new smartphone application for Android and iOs devices, seems to be everything the modern couponer has desired.
The free app allows shoppers to choose up to 10 stores in their geographic area to compare. Store information...