| Nov 29, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday shipping season and both United Parcel Service and FedEx are predicting a boost in business. UPS alone has hired 50,000 seasonal workers nationwide to help with the 430 million packages expected to be...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 1:46 PM
Some people on the ritzy Upper East Side appear to have forgotten they still live in New York City. Police say several of them have been robbed -- after leaving their apartment doors UNLOCKED.
There have been six robberies this month, and investigators...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 8:41 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — The Grinch who tried to steal Christmas has been arrested, Newport Beach police announced Thursday.
After receiving complaints from residents that their holiday packages delivered to their doorsteps were being stolen in recent...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 5:38 PM
A Newport Beach resident accused of stealing residents' Christmas presents off their doorsteps spent Thursday night in the Orange County Sheriff's Department jail, according to booking records with the agency.
Melanie Kathleen Astin, 42, was arrested...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 4:43 PM
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. -- A 27-year-old man who police have alleged is a methodical serial killer was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in the deaths of a mother and daughter last year.
Former UPS worker Jason Thomas Scott of Upper Marlboro was indicted on...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 5:55 PM
Susan Williams spent two months last spring answering calls from angry people who thought her machinery repair company had shipped them fake checks and money orders as part of a scam.
In reality, the Ohio firm's United Parcel Service account had been...
| Feb 4, 2011
UPDATE: Stanley, the starving pit bull rescued by a UPS driver in February, is on the rebound.
The pit bull mix is now living at a foster home, is a star pupil at his obendience class and displays a pleasant disposition.
For more information on...
| Aug 19, 2010
TAMARA BERNARD, age 37, of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty in federal court today before U. S. District Judge Lance M. Africk to theft of mail, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten.
According to court documents, BERNARD was an employee at the United...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 12:55 PM
After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:58 PM
A Waldorf man almost waited too long but has finally claimed his $200,000 Powerball winnings more than five months after buying the lucky ticket, the Maryland lottery reported Monday.
Michael Halmon, a 49-year-old father of six who drives a United Parcel...
| Sep 7, 2011
Packing a moving truck is like cutting your own hair. The more you do it, the better you'll be at it. (One common pointer: The chance for success increases substantially if you keep the beer on ice until the work is done.) Here are tips to help things...