USPS: Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31

Postal Service will deliver packages on Sundays during the holidays in select locations 11/15/17 WASHINGTON — Post Offices nationwide will be closed on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31. Post Offices will be open regular operating hours on Tuesday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2.   Blue collection boxes are […]

GOP candidate indicted In East Chicago, Indiana Bombing Case that injured pregnant postal worker

Munster Man Indicted In East Chicago, Post Office Bombing Case 11/9/2017 HAMMOND – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that a grand jury sitting in South Bend returned a 5-count indictment against Eric P. Krieg, age 45, of Munster, Indiana. Krieg was indicted on the following […]

USPS: Post Offices Closed Saturday November 11th for Veteran’s Day

11/6/17 No mail delivery or retail service, customers encouraged to mail early On Saturday, November 11th, the U.S. Postal Service will observe Veteran’s Day which is a federal holiday. Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on this day. Normal Friday service will be provided in delivery […]

Federal investigation launched into post office burglary

11/2/17 Dothan (WTVY)– The small Cowarts post office in Houston County was burglarized late Wednesday or early Thursday. The Cowarts Post Office is closed following a burglary discovered November 2, 2017 “It appears that boxes rented by postal customers were victimized,” Houston County Sheriff’s Office Major Bill Rafferty said. He referred additional questions to the […]

Postal Employee says post office in Port Matilda PA remains a toxic environment

10/26/2017 Port Matilda, Centre County, Pa. – Another case of discrimination has stemmed from a post office in Port Matilda. In March it was a Hispanic postal worker, who was being targeted. Now, it’s an employee with a form of autism. WTAJ spoke with staff at the post office who say one thing is to […]

West Virginia Postmaster pleads guilty for $5,470 theft from Tornado Post Office

10/18/2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A South Charleston woman who stole from the Tornado Post Office in Kanawha County pleaded guilty today, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Martha Edele, 34, entered her guilty plea to theft of government money. Edele was employed as an Officer-In-Charge at the Tornado Post Office. From December 23, 2013, through January […]

GOP candidate arrested for mailing pipe bomb package that exploded and injured pregnant postal worker

A former Republican political candidate in Indiana who authored a right-wing blog was arrested this week for allegedly mailing a pipe bomb and a threatening letter containing a bullet to two of his political opponents. The pipe bomb exploded at a post office, leaving a pregnant postal worker with “cuts, abrasions and bruises to her head, legs, […]

USPS reports impact on operations due to California wildfires

The Pacific Area and the Bay Valley District report the following impacts to operations due to wildfires in the area The following offices are closed and customer are being served through the Alternate Location identified below.  The locations are: Oct. 13, 2017, 2:30 p.m. ET California wildfires Bay Valley Oakland, San Jose, Napa, Berkley, Carmel, […]

Westlake Ohio Postal Worker Denies threatening to bring gun to work

WESTLAKE, OH — Police were called to the Westlake Post Office Tuesday morning. A disgruntled employee reportedly said she was going to bring a gun to work. The employee was later located by officers at her home and denied making any such statements. A spokesperson for Westlake Police said post offices are federal property and […]