Man charged with felony harassment for alleged threats against postal workers

8/21/17 The man whose alleged threats against postal workers led to a two-month-long mail stoppage for three blocks of West Wabash Avenue was charged with harassment and then released from custody without having to post bail. He will be tried on the felony charges in November. Gregory Huston, 62, is accused of threatening to kill […]

Postal Worker dead after officer-involved shooting in Livermore CA

LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — Police in Livermore shot and killed an armed suspect who started a fire inside a house Wednesday night, according to police. Residents at Sun Valley Mobile Estates in Livermore say this place is normally quiet. However, last night, was not normal. Livermore police officers opened fire just before 11 p.m. A […]

Postal Inspectors Investigating rash of mail thefts in Tucson AZ

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -U.S. Postal Inspectors in Tucson are investigating a rash of mail thefts in a mid-town neighborhood. It’s happening near Oracle and Miracle Mile. “They’re pretty brazen to be doing that,” neighbor, Julie VanderWeken said.As Julie VanderWeken was coming home from the store, in broad daylight, she caught a man stealing mail near […]

Residents in Apple Valley MN receive Planned Parenthood mail defaced with threatening messages

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (KMSP) – The U.S. Postal Service is now investigating several Planned Parenthood mailers that were defaced with threatening messages in the southeast metro. Several postal service customers received envelopes with the words “death” and “die” written on them. “I think what’s really disconcerting is I can’t quite tell where it originated from,” […]

Roaches temporarily halt mail delivery at building in Buffalo NY

8/19/17 BUFFALO, N.Y. – The United States Postal Service prides itself on delivering the mail in the harshest of conditions. “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” is supposed to slow a mail carrier, according to the agency’s unofficial motto. Yet, somehow, on a perfectly sunny Friday in Buffalo, the Postal Service […]

USPS Letter Carrier Featured in Los Angeles Marathon Documentary

Vietnam Veteran & USPS Letter Carrier Featured in “Mile 19”, a LA Marathon Documentary Los Angeles Bicentennial Letter Carrier Johnnie Jameson enjoys running in marathons. Last year, the Vietnam War veteran was featured in a documentary about his life as a legacy Los Angeles marathon runner. Jameson met Vincent De Luca, the director of Mile […]

Postal carrier injured after collision with trash truck in Tecumseh MI

A postal carrier with the Tecumseh Post Office was ejected from a delivery vehicle Thursday afternoon, August 17, after a collision with a Modern Waste Systems truck on East Chicago Boulevard near Maumee Street. Radio communications indicate a Life Flight helicopter was called. The accident remains under investigation by the Tecumseh Police Department. EDITOR’S NOTE: […]

Excessive post office heat frustrates postal workers, customers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Air conditioning problems at a post office on Sunbeam Road in Mandarin have customers and federal employees heated. A clerk, who asked not to be identified, told First Coast News the facility’s air conditioning has been out for two months and they recently learned repairs would take an additional eight weeks. Customers […]

Letter carriers line up to deliver special message to co-worker battling cancer

ALBANY, Ore. – Dozens of postal carriers took a break from delivering mail to deliver a very special message Tuesday to a fellow mailman who is battling cancer. Longtime Albany mailman Mike Nessen, also known as Trapper, is battling pancreatic cancer. His friends and family said he doesn’t have much more time to live. Mail […]