On March 21, 2018, Austin Police and federal law enforcement agencies announced that a primary suspect who is now deceased has been identified and stopped from placing any further improvised explosive devices. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will be joined by the American Philatelic Society (APS) to unveil four colorful stamp designs of 16 Forever stamps depicting dragons — the high-flying, fire-breathing mythological creatures that have roamed our imaginations for millennia — at the APS national summer convention and stamp show Aug. 9-12 in Columbus, OH. Continue reading
YONKERS -Turn To Tara’s continued probe into mail delivery problems across Westchester County reveals that the problems are widespread.
A recent Freedom of Information request filed by News 12 shows 164 complaints made in the past year alone.
A majority of the complaints come from residents in Yonkers, where problems range from lost checks and missing bills to undelivered medication and important tax documents.
“It’s just unacceptable,” said Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano. “This is the United States Postal Service, and there should be no better service in the world than the USPS.”
In the wake of the package explosions around Austin and San Antonio, officials with major shipping companies and government agencies say they have security plans in place to screen for dangerous materials, but many are reluctant to reveal exactly what’s included. Continue reading
A motorist in Waterbury Connecticut captured this dashcam video of a mail truck passing a stopped school bus in the city on Monday: Continue reading
TOLEDO (13abc Action News) – If you’ve been to the post office, you know it can sometimes be confusing.
But when a dad sent his wife and kids a package through the USPS, he had no idea about the ordeal awaiting him. Continue reading
Baltimore, Maryland –United States District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced Idialyon Helm, age 21, of Baltimore, Maryland, to 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for forcible assault on a United States Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier, and brandishing a firearm in connection with a crime of violence. Helm also admitted to one additional armed robbery, as well as an attempted armed robbery. Continue reading
A year and nearly two months has gone by and the Bishopville Post Office building has been closed.
In January of 2017, a fire was inside the building and forced the United States Postal Service (USPS) to close the building until renovations could be done. The building remained closed for a longer period of time because of an investigation into the suspect intentionally set fire.
Elijah Dinkins gets his mail from the mobile boxes set up outside the building.
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03/16/2018 – The APWU was informed on October 26, 2017 of the Postal Service’s intent to roll out a new program called the Safety Ambassador Program. The Postal Service intends to replace the safety captain program, and any other local safety programs, with this “standardized” and nationally controlled program. The American Postal Workers Union does not support, agree with, or endorse this program. Continue reading