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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads

    Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads
    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...
  • Blotter: Reports of packages being stolen from doorsteps in Bolingbrook

    Blotter: Reports of packages being stolen from doorsteps in Bolingbrook
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Amazon to open its 1st Illinois warehouse

     Amazon to open its 1st Illinois warehouse
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Congress' backroom pension-cutting deal is even worse than expected

    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,...