Rite Aid

Packs of cigarettes are displayed on a shelf at a CVS store on Feb. 6, 2014, in Greenbrae, California. CVS Caremark has announced it will no longer sell tobacco products. (credit: Getty Images)

28 States Ask Major Pharmacy Chains To End Tobacco Sales

They have written to the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Kroger, urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

03/17/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Shoplifting Suspect Hit By SUV While Fleeing On Long Island

A shoplifting suspect on Long Island was hit by a sport-utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon as he tried to run away, police said.

10/02/2013

U.S. Secretary Health and Human Service Kathleen Sebelius speaks at a Hoboken Rite Aid. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Americans Can Sign Up For Federal Health Care At Rite Aid Stores

independent insurance agents will be at 2,000 of the pharmacy chain’s stores around the country starting in October.

09/09/2013

Rego Park Rape Scene

Rego Park Victim Speaks About Rape; Suspect Sought

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, standing about 5-foot-7 with a mustache, police said. The suspect told the victim his name was “Junior,” according to police.

08/26/2013

Queens Rape Suspect

Police: Suspect Followed, Harassed, Raped Woman In Rego Park, Queens

Police Saturday evening were on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly followed and raped a woman in the Rego Park section of Queens.

08/24/2013

Brooklyn Protest

Crowd Protests For A Second Night In The Wake Of Brooklyn Police Shooting

Police were on alert in Brooklyn Tuesday night following violence stemming from a deadly officer-involved shooting, as crowds gathered again to protest for a second night in a row.

03/12/2013

Brooklyn Riot

Bottles Hurled, Drug Store Worker Injured In Disturbance Stemming From Brooklyn Police Shooting

The crowd of about 20 teens and other residents gathered at Nostrand and Synder avenues, outside the 67th Precinct station. Rocks and bottles were thrown, in protest of the police-involved shooting Saturday of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.

03/11/2013

Richard Nogid (credit: NY State Police)

Police: GM Stole More Than $25K In Lottery Tickets From Rite-Aid

Richard Nogid, the general manager of Rite Aid in Shirley, was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd-degree after an investigation started by Rite Aid Corp., police said.

12/06/2012

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Police Search For Suspect Who Held Up Bronx Rite-Aid

Police are searching for the suspect who held up a Ride-Aid drugstore in the Bronx late last week.

CBS New York–10/09/2012

"Plan B" Pill (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jersey City Man Claims Rite Aid Refused To Sell Emergency Contraception Because Of Gender

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has sent a letter to Rite Aid seeking an apology for the customer.

05/30/2012

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Police Looking For 3 Suspects Wanted In Queens Pharmacy Robbery

The incident occurred on April 20 at a Rite Aid on Steinway Street in Astoria

05/01/2012