Nine people arrested in ‘sticky-mailbox’ mail theft scheme

Westchester County, NY — Postal Inspectors and Pelham, NY, Police arrested Anthony Monroe and his co-conspirators for allegedly stealing mail from U.S. Postal Service blue collection boxes in Westchester County. The investigation, which spanned several months, began when customers reported that checks and money orders they had mailed from the Mount Vernon Post Office had […]

$50K Reward Offered For Info On Postal Carrier Robbery in Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information which leads to the arrest of two people who robbed a postal carrier of her mailbox key earlier this week. “They pointed a gun at her head and demanded the key then they took off running in the opposite direction,” said […]

‘Gone Postal’ Director seeks mail carriers for film project

Mail Carriers, we need you! Can our 735 fans help us find Mail Carriers willing to have our director Jay film you on your route serving the people? We won’t interfere or slow you down, we just want to show the work you do every day. Contact us TODAY at usmaildoc@gmail.com. Please SHARE and help […]

Video: Photo shows post office vehicle parked in handicap spot, obstructing ramp

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A viewer sent KFOX14 photos of a U.S. Postal Service vehicle parked in a handicap spot outside a bank in Las Cruces. Ruben Holguin told KFOX14 this isn’t the first time it’s happened. Holguin said he has two sons in wheelchairs and thinks people who park in handicap spots when they’re […]

Berkeley City Council passes zoning overlay to limit use of post office up for sale

Last week, the Berkeley City Council approved a proposal, to establish more restrictive development standards in Berkeley’s civic center on nine parcels, including the historic post office at Allston Way and Milvia Street. The historic post office has been up for sale since 2012. Berkeley City Council passes civic center overlay to limit use of […]

UPS taps new delivery tool: Other stores

UPS is testing out the use of neighborhood stores as backup pick-up spots to improve service and lower its costs amid stiffening competition. United Parcel Service thinks it has found the perfect tool to speed up package delivery, and in the process lower costs: neighborhood convenience and grocery stores. UPS, the world’s largest package delivery […]

Postal employees’ health premiums will go up significantly more in 2015

Federal employees and retirees will pay an average of 3.8 percent more toward their health insurance premiums in 2015, the Office of Personnel Management announced Tuesday. Federal Employees Health Benefits Program enrollees with self-only coverage will contribute an average of $2.93 more per paycheck, while those with family coverage will pay about $6.89 more. The […]

Postal clerks protest extending services to Staples stores

Post office clerks rallied outside a Staples office supply store in Center City Tuesday. They were complaining that the U.S. Postal Service’s plans to install in-store postal counters where lower-wage Staples employees sell stamps and accept packages hurts postal jobs and jeopardizes the safety of the mail. The post office “is not for sale,” protesters […]

West Unity Ohio Postal employee under investigation for financial irregularities

A postal employee has been suspended under allegations of financial irregularities. “Special agents with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG) in Cleveland  are currently conducting an investigation involving financial irregularities discovered during an unannounced audit at the West Unity post office,” USPS OIG Special Agent Scott Balfour said via email Tuesday […]