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Teen Accused of Stealing Nearly $1M from Georgia Supermarket

A suburban Atlanta teenager has been arrested on charges that he defrauded a supermarket where he worked of nearly $1 million over a two-week period. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 19-year-old Tre Brown was arrested Jan. 14 by Gwinnett County police …

Walgreens, Kroger Join Walmart in Halting Sales of E-Cigarettes

Kroger Co. and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said on Monday they would stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the product and reports of lung disease and some deaths linked to vaping. Their move comes weeks …

Grocer Bringing Unmanned Delivery to Arizona Customers

Nuro and grocery chain Kroger are teaming up to bring unmanned delivery service to customers. The companies said this week that Nuro’s unmanned vehicle, the R1, will be added to a fleet of autonomous Prius vehicles that have run self-driving …

Texas Grocery Chain, H-E-B, Others Pull Blue Bell Products

Texas grocery chain H-E-B is pulling all Blue Bell Ice Cream from store shelves as a precaution after a recall of some of the ice cream maker’s products that were connected to three deaths in Kansas. San Antonio-based H-E-B, with …

Mississippi Trial Set for Kmart Complaint Against FEMA Flood Mapping

A federal judge has set a trial date in a lawsuit over 2010 flooding at the Kmart in Corinth. The Daily Corinthian reported that the trial is scheduled for Feb. 24 in Aberdeen before U.S. District Glen H. Davidson. In …

Georgia Jury Awards $2.3 Million in Kroger Customer’s Suit

A Gwinnett County, Georgia jury has awarded $2.3 million in damages after a judge determined that Kroger destroyed and manipulated key video evidence involving an injured customer. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that 49-year-old Craig Walters said he slipped on crushed …

Mississippi Supreme Court to Hear Grocery Store Parking Lot Beating

The Kroger Co. has appealed a jury award of $2.5 million to a Jackson woman who lost sight in one eye when purse-snatchers beat her in a supermarket parking lot. The case is among dozens before the Mississippi Supreme Court …