Congresswoman Jackie Speier Introduces Bill to End Ban on Shipping of Alcohol Through the Mail

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) and 24 original co-sponsors introduced the bipartisan USPS Shipping Equity Act. This bill which would end the Prohibition-era ban on U.S. Postal Service shipping of alcoholic beverages—including beer, wine, distilled spirits, and other alcoholic drinks—to consumers via mail. “Prohibition is history, and this […]

Video: Freight Train Hits Mail Truck In Addison IL

ADDISON (CBS) — A mail truck was hit by a freight train Thursday morning in west suburban Addison. A Canadian National train hit the semi, which was carrying mail, at the Grace Avenue crossing at 4:48 a.m., according to Addison police. Grace was closed between North and Belden as crews cleaned up the debris. Minor […]

Roads open after U.S. Postal truck drops 14 mail crates

Reno. NV Roads were reopened after a U.S. Postal truck dropped 14 crates of mail early Thursday morning along Interstate 580, Nevada Highway Patrol reported. The incident occurred at about 5:20 a.m. along the highway near the South Virginia Street and Patriot Boulevard exit, Trooper Karen Garretson said. The semi-truck was carrying an unsecured load, […]

Video: Post Office Investigating Mail Dumped Into Trash Cans

ONLY ON FOX: Bank statements, utility bills, and personal letters, just some of hundreds of pieces of mail dumped into a trash can by a postal worker as witnessed by two Carson neighbors on Wednesday. The pair confronted the female postal worker and asking her why she was throwing the mail into the can. According […]

Video: Postal Carrier Caught on Camera Dropping Package

Dallas, TX –  Surveillance video of a U.S. Postal Service package delivery has Dallas neighbors fuming. The video recorded Tuesday shows the worker tossing a box toward the front door of Cathy Roach’s Lake Highlands area home. “I couldn’t believe when I saw the video that she just kind of pitched it or dropped it,” […]

PRC Resolves Issues on Remand in Exigent Rate Case– USPS to collect additional $1.2 billion in contribution

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2623 to address issues presented in the exigent rate case that was recently remanded to the Commission by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers v. Postal Regulatory Commission, 2015 WL 3513394 (D.C. Cir. June […]

Texas Postal Worker arrested for threatening to shoot co-worker

FORT WORTH, TX — A 20-year USPS Mail Processing Clerk has been arrested for threatening his co-workers. Arsenio Viray Manansala, 52, was arrested at a U.S. Post Office on Mark IV Parkway Monday just after 6:30 p.m. Police say in their report that Manansala called the post office and “threatened to shoot another employee and […]