| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:26 PM
When several timeshare owners received phone calls offering them compensation from a man who claimed to be the chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's fraud section, it seemed like a windfall.
But there was a catch.
The caller said that if they did...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:05 PM
"The mail never stops. It just keeps coming and coming and coming, there's never a let-up. It's relentless. Every day it piles up more and more and more! And you gotta get it out but the more you get it out the more it keeps coming in."
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of two men who grabbed a letter carrier in a chokehold to steal her master key and mail truck key.
Inspectors handed out reward fliers Friday in the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:42 PM
A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for trying to cover up a hit-and-run collision that killed a cyclist in Gardena.
Vanessa Marie Yanez's sentencing comes more than a month after she pleaded no contest...
| Aug 13, 2014
Re-elect Richards to county court
For sheer political theater, there's probably no more interesting contest than the Broward County Court Group 27 race. Judge Ian Richards won the seat in 2008 by running what many thought was a "stealth campaign," in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Some of the former stores of HomeMade Pizza Co., which abruptly closed in June, are slated to reopen under new ownership and a new name but the same take-and-bake pizza concept.
Bill Borneman, an investor in Lake Forest, said he acquired eight HomeMade...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:08 PM
NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of letters, packages and junk mail found stashed in a U.S. postal carrier's New York City apartment will soon get delivered, some of them nearly a decade after they were mailed, prosecutors said on Friday.
| Sep 29, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The Putnam Public Library now has a Talking Book machine on site that they can use for demonstration purposes. The specialized cassette players and easy-to-handle cartridges put libraries within reach of the visually and physically handicapped as well...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Batman is leaving his mark on the United States Postal Service with a new stamp collection that will become available starting at next month's New York Comic Con.
The series will feature different versions of the crime fighter during the Golden, Silver,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
A tree trunk with an embedded horseshoe has been selected as the winning entry in the 2014 edition of Ripley's Strange Mail contest.
The competition challenges participants to send unusual items to Ripley Entertainment's corporate headquarters in...
| Oct 8, 2014
As kickoffs go, this one had an imported work of art by the same name as the John Lennon song "Imagine," played by the West Boca High School Vanguard Brass.
"Imag_ne," a line of Scrabble-like letters leaving the "i" to the imagination was unveiled Oct....