Atlanta postmaster replaced amid late mail delivery complaints

12/12/17 ATLANTA (CBS46) – We’re learning some things have changed at the post office, while others remain the same. You may remember, when CBS46 first started investigating why mail delivery seems to always be behind schedule in Metro Atlanta, we tried tracking down Atlanta postmaster, Omar Coleman, at his office. Instead of answering our questions, […]

NYPD and USPS launch drive against mail fishing, check washing

12/8/17 QUEENS — When the traffic gets bottlenecked during rush hour on Northern Boulevard and 55th Road in Woodside, NYPD Inspector Tom Conforti hopes drivers will notice the huge billboard attached to the Long Island Railroad trestle. “Learn about Mail Fishing and Check Washing,” the billboard tells all who pass by. It’s a campaign that […]

‘No Mail Mondays:’ Long-time Postal Service complaints worsen during holidays

12/7/17 Raleigh, N.C. — For weeks now, mail delivery complaints have flooded into WRAL’s 5 On Your Side from across the Triangle. Complaints include misplaced packages, days without delivery and important mail arriving show up days late. The problem started well before the busy holiday shipping season, but some say it seems to be getting […]

Haslett Post Office visit is ‘like going to Mayberry’

HASLETT – Step into the small brick Haslett U.S. Post Office built in 1958, and “it’s like going to Mayberry,” said local resident Lorie Heiler. The post office is a place Heiler frequents for a dose of happy. It’s clear that other customers agree on her description. It has the small-town homey atmosphere made famous […]

USPS begins working overtime as Christmas nears

12/5/17 OPA-LOCKA, FLA. (WSVN) – The busiest mailing season of the year has begun, as U.S. Postal Service employees in Opa-locka prepare thousands of packages for shipment. USPS’ Royal Palm Processing and Distribution Center gave 7News a tour of the facility, where workers were seen sorting through packages. “Daily volume we have 500,000 to 750,000 […]

Postal Workers say they are being forced to fake package deliveries

Postal workers in Utah, across nation cite delivery problems 12/5/17 RIVERTON, Utah – Utah Postal Service workers said they’re being forced to fake package deliveries to make it look like they’re meeting quotas for companies like Amazon and now, others are saying it’s not just an issue in the Beehive State. Fox 13 first reported the […]

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose CA

12/4/17 U.S. Postal Service inspectors are warning people about a spike in mail thefts from postal trucks in San Jose. There was a string of break-ins last summer, but the problem has escalated, officials say. The latest theft occurred on Impala Drive in San Jose last Thursday. Postal inspectors say the number of postal truck […]

Neighborhood in Midlothian VA frustrated with unreliable mail delivery

MIDLOTHIAN, VA (WWBT) – For years, neighbors in the Deer Run area of Midlothian say they have been dealing with mail mix-ups and frustrating encounters with the United States Postal Service. “We have gone up to the post office, we have written letters,” explained Heather Wrenn, who lives on Spring Run Lane. “I should be […]

USPS investigating after 3rd suspicious device found in Oakland CA collection mailbox

12/3/17 OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A mail carrier in Oakland found a suspicious device inside a blue outgoing mailbox Saturday afternoon during a routine run. The device was found inside a box at San Pablo Avenue and Stanford Street in Oakland. It was not mailed – presumably just dropped into the box. Oakland fire and […]