| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:19 AM
On Monday, tiny packages will be shipped to the Village of Palmer, Ill., population 229, to celebrate its small-town status.
As one of the most petite places to live in the state, Palmer residents were chosen to receive free pint-sized packages of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter faces two years in prison for trying to cover up a fatal hit-and-run collision with a bicyclist in Gardena, officials said.
Vanessa Marie Yanez, 23, pleaded no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor vehicular...
| 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 6, 2014
| 2:45 PM
WINDSOR — About 24 Poquonock residents met with postal officials Wednesday to learn the results of a recent survey and discuss the future of their village post office.
The U.S. Postal Service had sought comments from its Poquonock customers...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Entrusting deep feelings to a flimsy envelope and an 8-cent stamp is an act of faith. But that's exactly what A.L. Fragakis did in 1945 when he was in the Navy and mailed two letters to his sweetheart back home in Chicago.
Almost 70 years later, those...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The United States Postal Service has scheduled a public hearing Wednesday, beginning at 1 p.m., at the Poquonock Fire House.
The purpose of the hearing is to present the results of a recent survey of postal customers utilizing the Poquonock Post Office....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:14 PM
No one who saw the front page of the Aug. 1, 1899, Daily Press had to think twice about the potentially lethal news of yellow fever at the Old Soldiers' Home in Hampton.
"A DREADED VISITOR," the lead headline intoned, underscoring the awful power of the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year for the first time in 25 years... Controversy is brewing over the sale of the company led by Air...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates.
Last year the U.S. Postal Service considered ending Saturday...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A U.S. Postal Service driver has been charged with DUI after crashing her mail truck Tuesday afternoon near Philadelphia.
State police said 58-year-old Deborah Reynolds lost control of the USPS truck around 4:45 p.m.
The truck crashed into the berm of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:20 AM
WASHINGTON —The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will raise fees on thousands of post office boxes rented to individuals and businesses in Connecticut, starting next month.
The U.S. Postal Service, in a notice that will be posted in the Federal...