| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:34 PM
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...
| 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 22, 2014
| 5:50 PM
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....
| 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 16, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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.
Jermar Johnson, 34, of 4702 W. Fulton St., Chicago,...
| 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.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:05 AM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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...