| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself.
The victims in...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution.
Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:26 AM
As online shopping grows, so does the opportunity for thieves to swipe packages left at your doorstep. Here are tips for how to prevent that from happening.
The Better Business Bureau warns that package delivery thieves have been known to follow...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Now that oil prices are at a 5-year low, are we going to get some reduction in our utility bills? FPL over the past several years was allowed to charge it's customers fuel surcharges because of the escalating price of fuel. UPS also added fuel...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Free Shipping Day, the last shopping holiday of the season, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18, seven days before Christmas Day.
On Free Shipping Day, nearly 1,000 online merchants will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement and...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W.
Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries.
| Dec 26, 2014
| 11:17 AM
This time last year, the nation’s biggest online retailers were reeling from a wave of delivery shortfalls that left countless consumers empty-handed Christmas morning.
But warmer weather allowed many of those retailers to bounce back this holiday...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:48 PM
After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping.
Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:56 PM
A 25-year-old seasonal UPS worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he tried to break into a Glendale apartment in his assigned delivery area, authorities said.
Around 5:15 p.m. on Christmas Eve, officers responded to an apartment building in the...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 3:15 AM
Police are alerting residents and delivery drivers in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side of a recent increase in robberies.
Four robberies occurred from Dec. 19 to Dec. 26, according to statements from the Chicago Police Department.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...