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1 year 6 months ago

Walmart workers protest across the country

Walmart workers plan to protest in more than a dozen cities across the country today. A group of workers says the company missed a Labor Day deadline to respond to their demands. Those demands include reinstating what they say are illegally fired and disciplined workers and publicly committing...

2 years 9 months ago

Walmart hiring for new store in Springs

Walmart is hiring approximately 80 associates to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open in August in Colorado Springs at 655 north Murray Blvd. The retailer has opened a temporary hiring center at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1575 Space Center Drive in Colorado Springs. ...

2 years 11 months ago

Officer shot in Austin, TX

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Police say an officer has been fatally shot at a Walmart store in Austin, Texas, and that a suspect is in custody. Austin police Chief Art Acevedo says the killing took place around 2:30 a.m. Friday and that the officer died at the scene. The officer's...

3 years 4 months ago

Walmart caller rang twice

A man angry with Walmart shut down the retailer's Woodland Park store by calling in a bomb threat twice on Friday morning, one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Incident commander Sgt. James Halloran of the Woodland Park Police Department says the calls were received about 5...

3 years 8 months ago

Recall for papaya from Walmart

DENVER (AP) - State health officials say some papayas that were recalled nationwide because of potential salmonella contamination were distributed in Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday the recalled papayas were sold at Walmart stores around the state. The department says one person...

3 years 9 months ago

Supreme Court backs Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has ruled for Wal-Mart in its fight to block a massive sex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of women who work there. The court ruled unanimously Monday that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cannot proceed as a class action, reversing a decision by...

4 years 1 month ago

Teen arrested in WalMart fire

Colorado Springs Fire Department says more than 40 fire fighters responded to a call yesterday afternoon the WalMart at 5550 Woodmen Road. The fire was classified as arson. Surveillance cameras did catch video of one suspect. He was arrested. Police have identified him as a 15-year-old male. He's charged...

5 years 1 month ago

Cribs recalled following 3 deaths

Government safety officials are recalling drop-side cribs sold at Buy Buy Baby, Kmart, Wal-Mart and other stores after the death of three infants. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says plastic hardware on Generation 2 Worldwide and ChildESIGNS cribs can break and allow the drop side to detach. Also, the...

5 years 2 months ago

Suspect named in Wal-Mart gunfire case

A man with an extensive criminal record--who's considered armed and dangerous--is being sought by Colorado Springs Police in the Wal-Mart shooting case. On January 5 one shot was fired inside the Wal Mart Store at 8250 Razorback Road. Arrest warrants have now been been issued for Jason Lopez and...

5 years 2 months ago

Popular kids' trinkets loaded with toxic metal

Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being sold throughout the United States, an Associated Press investigation shows. The most contaminated piece analyzed in lab testing...

5 years 2 months ago

Man steals $50, flees on Walmart scooter

Police say a Pennsylvania man in a hospital gown stole $50 from his ex-girlfriend at Wal-Mart, then tried to flee on a store-owned motorized shopping scooter. Thirty-two year-old Craig David Jr., of Smithfield, was charged Wednesday with robbery and disorderly conduct. State police Cpl. Chuck Frey says David had just...

5 years 3 months ago

GameStop shares tumble on Wal-Mart game deals

GameStop's shares are falling after an announcement from Wal-Mart that the big retailer is offering deals on popular video games and the Nintendo Wii leading up to the holidays. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Wednesday it is lowering the prices of the most popular video games until Christmas Eve. It's also...

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