USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park CA destroying mail

11/18/17 A U.S. Postal Service vehicle caught fire in Menlo Park Friday. Firefighters responded at 12:09 p.m. to a report of a vehicle fire in front of 251 Oakhurst Place and located a mail carrier vehicle on fire. The postal agent was able to escape the vehicle and was not injured in the incident, firefighters […]

Wisconsin Postal Worker facing felony for writing threatening letter to coworker

11/17/17 CITY OF PEWAUKEE – Police have launched an investigation into a threatening letter received by a local post office employee that could result in a criminal charge against one of the employee’s co-workers. Investigators are seeking a DNA from the postal employee through a search warrant. The employee has denied writing the letter, which […]

Residents in Louisiana town fed up after mail found abandoned in the street

Neither snow nor rain is supposed to keep the postal service away, but residents in Harahan say the only thing they’ve come to count on is their mail not getting delivered. What’s more, they claim postal workers are leaving buckets of mail abandoned on their street. Resident Catherine Plunkett said she’ll go days without seeing […]

Sacramento Men Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen U.S. Mail

11/17/2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Billee Vang, 26, and Dang Vue, 27, both of Sacramento, pleaded guilty today to a fraud scheme that involved manufacturing postal service locks and keys in order to steal U.S. Mail, steal identities and defraud financial institutions, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. Vang and Vue each pleaded guilty to bank […]

NALC statement on USPS’ FY2017 financial report

11/14 2017 Statement from National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando on the release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2017: Today’s Fiscal Year 2017 financial report shows the underlying business strength of the U.S. Postal Service while also indicating the need to address external matters beyond USPS control. The […]

Louisiana Postal Employee Charged with Embezzlement of Mail Matter

11/17/17 Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that YVONNE WILSON, age 37, of Kenner, was charged today in a one-count Bill of Information with embezzlement of mail matter by a postal service employee.  According to the Bill of Information, it is alleged that on or about July 14, 2016, WILSON, while being an employee […]

Packages Pile Up at NYC Post Offices Because Letter Carriers Can’t Get Into Buildings

11/17/17 Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can’t get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are 2,000 buildings in the Bronx and 600 more in Manhattan where the United States Postal Service can’t deliver packages because of a […]

Senators Urge ICE To Accept DACA Applications Delayed By Postal Service

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are calling on the Department of Homeland Security to allow people whose DACA renewal applications were rejected because of U.S. Postal Service processing delays to resubmit their applications. The letter signed by the Oregon senators and 22 of their colleagues follows recent reports that DHS has rejected renewal requests […]

USPS Response to Forbes Contributor Steve Pociask – Time to Change the Broken Record

11/16/17 USPS Response to Forbes Contributor Steve Pociask – Time to Change the Broken Record As the head of a “consumer-focused nonprofit educational and research organization”, you’d expect Steve Pociask would actually provide educational information rather than his same old scare tactics when it comes to the United States Postal Service’s fiscal situation. But yet […]