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 […]

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 […]

Hundreds of pieces of mail found dumped in Mesquite TX gutter

11/16/17 MESQUITE, Texas (CBS11) – Residents in a southwest Mesquite neighborhood are furious after finding hundreds of pieces of mail in a gutter. Brenda Tisdale was walking her dogs when she noticed a few clean, white pieces of paper in the drain. “I was thinking, ‘that’s where all of our mail has gone,’” said Tisdale. […]

After years of problems, USPS making changes in Peachtree City GA

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. – Some Fayette County residents say they’re tired of waiting on the mail. They’re hoping that new procedures will improve service. Some told Channel 2’s Berndt Petersen everything they drop in the mailbox is making it to the other end and delivery to their homes is fast and efficient. However, others have […]