| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The U.S Postal Service is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man involved in an armed robbery at the small Benson Post Office between Bel Air and Fallston Wednesday afternoon.
The robbery at the post...
| Dec 13, 2012
It's a mystery worthy of an Indiana Jones adventure. Earlier this week, the staff of the University of Chicago revealed that they had received a strange package. It was addressed to "Henry Walton Jones Jr." care of the university, and was processed with...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 3:44 PM
— The world has been grieving along with Newtown and the physical manifestation of that grief — a tide of teddy bears and toys, letters and cards, checks and cash, even hams and turkeys — has been delivered by mail and by hand since just...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:16 AM
The U.S. Postal Service released a dire financial report for the third quarter, featuring a $5.2-billion loss as first-class mail volume shrinks and the agency continues to default on retiree healthcare benefit payments.
For the three months ended June...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:48 PM
A veteran postal carrier admitted Thursday to stealing nearly 30,000 letters containing cash, checks or money orders that he was supposed to deliver to a charity on his mail route in Berwyn, federal authorities said.
Frederick L. Taylor stole $275,000...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The U.S. Postal Service didn’t do itself any favors with Homer and the rest of the Simpsons -- less than a third of the 1 billion stamps created to commemorate the cartoon family have been sold.
The USPS wasted $1.2 million in printing costs...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:51 PM
About 40 percent of ballots sent to America's military members stationed abroad are lost or don't make it back in time to be counted, says state Sen. Gayle Slossberg.
That surprising level of what amounts to disenfranchisement is unacceptable,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds.
-Postal carriers' motto
Well, a little snow got in the way of one Florida postal carrier's job.
Robert Hunt Jr., a 24-year postal employee was busted...
| May 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Facing dwindling mail volume, seven post offices in Orange County are shrinking their hours of operation starting April 1.
The Costa Mesa Post Office at 1590 Adams Ave., the Irvine Harvest Station at 17192 Murphy Ave. and the Irvine Post Office at...
| Apr 7, 2013
Helping companies save money on postage can bring in the big bucks.
Baltimore-based Three Dog Logistics picks up mail from clients with high volumes, "commingles" it with other client mail going to the same ZIP code and delivers it closer to the end...