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 […]

USPS Continues to Temporarily Adjust Operations In Florida and Georgia Due to Hurricane Irma

9/10/17 Hurricane Irma Suncoast All Post Offices, stations, branches and finance units within the 3-digit ZIP Code ranges of 321, 327, 328, 329, 335, 336, 337, 338, 339, 341, 342, 346 and 347 suspended all operations — retail, delivery and business mail entry as well as drop shipments — at close of business, Friday, Sept. […]

Video: At Least 1 Injured in East Chicago, Indiana Post Office Blast

9/6/17 – At least one employee suffered minor injuries Wednesday when “one, possibly two explosive devices detonated” in a post office in East Chicago, Indiana, according to an ATF spokesperson. The fire department received the call of a possible explosion at the East Chicago Main Passport Post Office around 6 p.m. at 901 E. Chicago […]

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 […]