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  • Evanston woman hit by UPS truck, seriously injured

    Evanston woman hit by UPS truck, seriously injured
    A 30-year-old woman has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a UPS delivery truck in Evanston on Monday afternoon, police said. The woman, who has not been identified, was walking across Ashland Avenue at Central...
  • Will lower oil prices be passed along?

    Will lower oil prices be passed along?
    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...
  • Evanston police investigate pedestrian hit by UPS truck, second crash occurs

    Evanston Police are investigating a pedestrian accident in which a 30-year-old Evanston woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a United Parcel Service (UPS) delivery truck while crossing the street at Central St. and Ashland Ave....
  • Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds

    Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds
    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...
  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    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...
  • Police Blotter: Car window broken and purse stolen in Darien

    The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination. Burr Ridge ALCOHOL Jermar Johnson, 34, of 4702 W. Fulton St., Chicago,...
  • Police warn South Austin residents, delivery drivers of recent robberies

    Police warn South Austin residents, delivery drivers of recent robberies
    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. Two...
  • States go beyond federal law to protect pregnant workers

    WASHINGTON Decades after a federal law banned discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace, some states are providing additional protections to pregnant workers who want to stay on the job. After Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act...
  • Seasonal UPS delivery man pleads not guilty to Christmas Eve burglary attempt

    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...
  • Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers

    Online sales lead to the busiest shipping day of the season for carriers
    FedEx brought in nearly all of its 185 employees at its Linthicum station early Monday to handle the crush of packages needing delivery around Baltimore on what was expected to be the parcel service's busiest day of the year. "We started earlier just...
  • Supreme Court acknowledges ambiguity in pregnant workers law

    Decades after Congress passed an anti-discrimination law ensuring that pregnant employees "shall be treated the same" as other workers, the Supreme Court struggled Wednesday with exactly what that federal rule requires. Some say it means employers...