| 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.
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:09 PM
A man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the mailing of four pounds of crystal methamphetamine to Hawaii that was stuffed in two mannequin heads.
Zebulon Bates, 37, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, was sentenced to 52 months in prison and has until next month to...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The following items were gathered from Bolingbrook Police Department reports:
Bolingbrook has had a flurry of reports of packages being stolen from residential doorsteps in recent weeks. Numerous packages were reported stolen Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 from...
| 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 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....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Amazon.com and state officials will announce Tuesday plans for new facilities in the Chicagoland region that would employ at least 1,000 people within three years, according to the state's economic development agency.
"We're beginning site selection...
| 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 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 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
At last the actual language has been released of the backroom, last-minute congressional deal allowing benefits of millions of retired workers to be shredded.
It's even worse than its critics anticipated.
We've tracked this inexcusably hasty,...