Some post offices open on Sundays for holidays in Indiana and Michigan

Special retail hours on Nov. 30th, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, and Dec. 21 Indiana The U.S. Postal Service wants the season to be merry and bright for our customers this year. To help with the hustle of the holidays, select Post Office retail operations throughout the Greater Indiana District will open for four hours on […]

Florida Postal Employee sentenced in tax fraud and identity theft scheme

November 26, 2014 – TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Rashad Lamond Anderson, 23, of Tampa, Annecia Bellandra Larkins, 23, and Tavin Gernard Larkins, 23, both of Havana, and Almecia Endelease Pillers, 21, of Quincy, were sentenced Monday by United States District Judge Mark Walker after pleading guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States, theft of government […]

Search for suspects after robbery of postal cusotmer at Huntsville post office

November 26, 214 – HUNTSVILLE, Texas -A sketch has been released of a man wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery at a post office in Huntsville. The victim was at the post office located on State Highway 30 on Nov. 17, when he was approached by two men in a Chevrolet single cab pickup.  […]

Video: Dear Santa, Didn’t You Get My Letter?

Published on Nov 26, 2014- Will Santa get Cindy’s letter in time for Christmas? Only with YOUR help! Contact your Congressperson, Senators, and the Postmaster General, and tell them to stop the closure of Mail Processing Facilities nationwide, including the Mid Hudson Plant in Newburgh, NY. It’s time to Stop Delaying America’s Mail! This message […]

Mailing company employee gets prison for stealing $3.6 million worth of over-the-road containers from USPS

Stole 2,611 Containers With Replacement Cost of Over $3.6 Million Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Aaron Kevin Howard, age 53, of Brooklyn, Maryland, today to seven years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to steal, and theft of, aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service. […]

Postal Heroes – November 2014

Postal Employees without any fanfare go above and beyond in helping customers. People don’t realize postal employees do a lot more than just sell  stamps, sort mail  or deliver mail. Postal Employees are virtually the eyes and ears of many communities across America. Here are some brief stories of Postal Heroes for the month of […]

Reward offered for return of ‘Hot Pink Girl’ mailbox

November 24, 2014 – A LaPorte County woman is offering a $100 reward in hopes of getting back her beloved six-foot tall “hot pink girl” mailbox holder. She would also like to see the thief caught. “I’m upset that some low life would drive around looking for something to steal,” said Theresa Dale, who discovered […]

USPS updates guide on handling customer concerns and use of ‘We Want to Know’ card

Management Instruction PO-160-2014-1 and Use of Updated Notice 4314-C November 26, 2014 – Effective November 27, 2014, Consumer and Industry Affairs is issuing Management Instruction PO-160-2014-1, Complaint Resolution and Proper Use of Notice 4314-C. These changes ensure alignment with current complaint handling business requirements and support the PMG’s core strategy to improve customer experience — […]

Video: Start-Up “Doorman” Pledges to Keep Delivery Packages Safe

A San Francisco start-up wants to make sure you never miss a package again, or have one stolen off your doorstep. Doorman delivers boxes and envelopes to your door, when you are home. “Shopping behavior online is changing dramatically,” said Co-Founder of Doorman Kapil Israni. “People are getting their toilet paper online. The problem is […]

Video: Union Questions USPS Over Controversial 911 Policy

After an NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered a policy that prevents most postal service employees from dialing 911 in an emergency, the union representing those employees has gotten involved. The American Postal Workers union sent a letter to top postal service officials in Washington, DC, asking them to explain the rationale behind the policy that […]