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.
A shoplifting suspect on Long Island was hit by a sport-utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon as he tried to run away, police said.
independent insurance agents will be at 2,000 of the pharmacy chain’s stores around the country starting in October.
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.
Police Saturday evening were on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly followed and raped a woman in the Rego Park section of Queens.
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.
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.
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.
Police are searching for the suspect who held up a Ride-Aid drugstore in the Bronx late last week.
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has sent a letter to Rite Aid seeking an apology for the customer.
The incident occurred on April 20 at a Rite Aid on Steinway Street in Astoria