Texas man sentenced to 37 months in prison for setting Post Office on fire

7/19/17 In Alpine, a federal judge sentenced 59-year-old Karl Henry Peterson to 37 months in federal prison for setting the U.S. Post Office in Alpine ablaze last year announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr. and Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez, U.S. Postal Investigation Service, Houston Division. During yesterday’s sentencing hearing, United States District […]

Postal Employee says ‘unruly customers’ forced post office closure for safety reasons

On multiple occasions in the past month, the U.S. Post Office Esplanade Station, located at 2488 Williamsbridge Road, has provided poor customer service, sometimes no service at all, residents claim. The poor service involves customers being forced to wait outside indefinitely during employee lunch breaks – and, most recently, the closure of the entire station […]

Frustrated customers denied access to mail after Richmond VA post office closes abruptly

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — People who live in Church Hill are frustrated over the abrupt closure of their post office. “Without any warning, it’s kind of depressing,” said Lewis Robinson, who showed up Monday morning to get mail from his post office box. So did John Rasmussen. “I have mail probably including checks for my […]

Video: A Post Office Named After Marvin Gaye? California Congresswoman Says Let’s Get It On

A new bill introduced on Capitol Hill is calling for a U.S. Postal Service office located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles to officially be designated the “Marvin Gaye Post Office”. Introduced by California Congresswoman Karen Bass, HR 1496 would require the South LA facility to be referred to by that specific designation […]

Video: Kansas City post office apologizes after veterans with service dogs were asked to leave

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two veterans are upset after they said they were not allowed inside a Kansas City post office location because they have service dogs. One veteran, who asked to not be named, was unable to pick up his package on Tuesday at the location inside Union Station. The employees told him he needed […]

Man Who Wrote Over $100,000 of Bad Checks at Texas Post Offices Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison

1/9/17 FORT WORTH, Texas — A 46-year-old man, Ronald Hinshaw, who admitted writing numerous bad checks in U.S. Post Offices in Texas, has been sentenced by U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor to serve 60 months in federal prison, a sentence higher than that recommended by the advisory U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, announced U.S. Attorney John […]

USPS reopens post office in Louisiana after historic flood

USPS has reopened the Denham Springs Post Office nearly four months after historic flooding in southeastern Louisiana forced it to suspend operations. Southern Area VP Shaun Mossman and Louisiana District Manager Stephen Hardin welcomed employees and customers back into the facility during a recent reopening celebration. “When these kinds of crises occur, the Postal Service […]

Staff shakeups at Douglas MI post office leads to confusion, mail misplaced

12/20/16 DOUGLAS, MICH. – Staff shakeups at the Douglas post office have caused confusion over mail deliveries during the past several weeks. City leaders have been reviewing a list of complaints, ranging from Christmas letters not received to a military absentee ballot misplaced. It’s not like Santa’s list; instead of gifts to deliver, city documents show […]

Video: Mother says postal worker “yelled at her” for breast-feeding at post office

A Roseville mom is upset after she was asked to stop breastfeeding her 5-week-old baby at the post office.”I felt mortified, and shamed, embarrassed, and angry,” said Casey Reed. Reed had to stop at the Sierra Gardens Post Office in Roseville Tuesday. When her daughter Emilia started getting fussy, Reed got ready to start breastfeeding […]