| Oct 2, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Postal workers held a rally Tuesday in Pasadena outside the office of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), protesting a proposal to end Saturday deliveries and close thousands of postal facilities.
The rally was part of a national effort protesting plans to...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:53 AM
The U.S. Postal Service plans to hold eight community meetings to solicit public opinion about the proposed closure of 14 Chicago-area post offices, the agency said.
The first meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pui Tak Center,...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:02 PM
“Hey, Mary, do you want me to go out and bring in the mail? I just saw the mail truck stop at our box.”
Another day of reliable mail service. We residents of La Cañada Flintridge are served faithfully by our letter carriers. We expect our...
| 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...