U.S. Postal Service Meets Your Stamp Needs for the Holidays and Special Occasions

12/5/16 WASHINGTON — Whether you’re celebrating the holidays or another special occasion, the U.S. Postal  Service has new Forever stamps for you along with favorites from recent years. “Since 1893, we have issued stamps celebrating the cultures of people who have come together from around the world,” said Postal Service Director of Stamp Services Mary-Anne […]

USPS seeking 3,000-18,000 commercial off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles

USPS has asked automotive suppliers to submit proposals for commercial off-the-shelf, right-hand drive delivery vehicles. The minimum guaranteed quantity of production vehicles to be purchased under any resulting contract is 3,000 and the maximum quantity is 18,000. “As the Postal Service continues to assess the delivery fleet mix, we are exploring a wide variety of […]

Former postal worker who broke into Post office back in jail after attempted armed robbery

Hours after being released on bond on a charge of breaking into a Boynton Beach post office, a former postal employee was back behind bars Sunday after police said he pulled a gun in a robbery and attempted carjacking at a Sonic Drive-In. Francis Keller, 56, was arrested just after midnight after officers were called […]

Ex-Postal Worker breaks into Post Office using old security code to steal items from packages

Police: Ex-postal employee opened mail to sell items for crack An intoxicated former U.S. Postal Service employee broke into a branch office in Florida, opening packages inside and hoping to sell items for crack, police said. Francis Keller, 56, faces one count of burglary and remains at the Palm Beach County Jail on $3,000 bail, according to court records. […]

Missouri Man Sentenced for Conspiring with Postal Carrier to Distribute PCP Through the Mail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a former Kansas City-area man who conspired with a former Kansas City, Mo., postal carrier to distribute multi-kilogram quantities of PCP through the mail was sentenced in federal court today. Michael Garrett, 57, of Victorville, Calif., formerly of […]

Video: Driver won’t face charges after hitting letter carrier sorting mail behind truck

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -It was a brush with death for a South Burlington postal worker. So why won’t the driver who hit him face charges? In Vermont, being distracted by something other than an electronic device like your cellphone is not illegal, even if you hit someone. For a beloved Chittenden County letter carrier, one […]

Video: Second Memphis Tennessee postal carrier robbed at gunpoint within weeks

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -The United States Postal Service said another postal carrier was robbed at gunpoint in Memphis on Friday. Investigators believe the two crimes were done by the same man. The postal carrier was delivering mail in the 600 block of Craft Road Street when she was robbed. It was her second stop on that street […]

HCR contract drivers sue USPS to ignore arbitration award to keep mail routes

12/02/16 WASHINGTON Courthouse News –  – An association of private mail carriers has sued the U.S. Postal Service, claiming its cancellation of 102 contracts to give the work to Post Office employees will not save any money, but will cost the trade group’s members hundreds of jobs. “The terminated contractors will lose more than $57 million […]