Eugene Walmart Evacuated

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire officials are still trying to figure out what caused some customers at a Eugene Walmart to report noxious odors late Sunday night. The store at 4550 West 11th Avenue was briefly evacuated around 11 p.m. after some customers complained of the odors. The fire department responded, including a hazardous material team, … Continue reading »

Walmart Purse Theft Arrest

Grants Pass, Ore.– Two people are behind bars for stealing a woman’s purse in the Wal-Mart parking lot earlier this month. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said a woman called in to report the theft around 9 a.m., January 7th. They said the woman was unloading her bags into the trunk of her … Continue reading »

Police Search for Strong Arm Robber

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are reportedly looking for a robber who is said to have knocked an elderly woman to the ground at the Walmart in Grants Pass. Representatives from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety confirm officers are on scene and investigating the incident. More information will be made available as it … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Pursuit Leads to Arrest

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A man has been arrested after allegedly leading officers on a pursuit in Grants Pass. It happened near the Taco Bell and Walmart parking lot near Terry Ln. late Sunday night, police said. According to investigators, officers were responding to a disturbance there when the driver of a green Mitsubishi Eclipse … Continue reading »

Protest Planned at Medford Walmart

MEDFORD, Ore. – A public rally is planned on Thanksgiving Day at the Walmart Supercenter on Center Dr., as workers press the company to commit to paying a higher wage, institute a new scheduling policy and upgrade protections for pregnant workers. The event comes as some workers at the Walmart in Klamath Falls plan a three day strike, opposing what they say is … Continue reading »

Walmart Protesters Arrested

LOS ANGELES — A protest at a Los Angeles Walmart has ended in about two dozen arrests this morning. Authorities say 23 people were arrested last night after they blocked traffic during a protest that started with a sit-down strike inside the Walmart. Sheriff Deputies say those detained were cited for failure to disperse and … Continue reading »

Walmart Ends Health Insurance for Some

(CNN) — Walmart is cutting health insurance for some of its part-time employees. The world’s biggest retailer announced on a blog that workers with fewer than 30 hours a week will no longer qualify for its health insurance plan. The company says the change will affect about 2 percent of its U.S. workforce of 1.3 … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Walmart Bomb Threat Caller

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man has been arrested after calling in a fake bomb threat to the South Medford Walmart Tuesday evening. The suspect, Donnie Lee Anderson, phoned police reporting a pipe bomb in the electronics section of the store. Police contacted management and made the decision to have shoppers evacuate. After searching, officials found … Continue reading »