BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to fraudulently obtaining worker’s compensation for medical travel. Continue reading
WASHINGTON – Three United States Postal Service workers have been found guilty by a jury for moving as much as a half-ton of marijuana through a Northwest D.C. post office.
Kendra Brantley, Deenvaughn Rowe and Alicia Norman were indicted last summer and convicted Friday of felony charges of bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery. Continue reading
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The United States Postal Service says they are seeing an unusually high number of mail theft cases in Central Texas. Continue reading
A portrait of the nation’s first Postmaster General recently returned to USPS headquarters in Washington, DC.
The 7-foot painting of Benjamin Franklin was commissioned in 1918 for PMG Albert Burleson. The artist was Benedict Anton Osnis. Continue reading
A complaint made by a postal service employee may have prompted the temporary emergency closure of the Pulaski, Virginia Post Office. Continue reading
From the National Association of Letter Carriers:
On July 19, the House Budget Committee released and adopted its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution, and it also published a non-binding policy statement. Drawing inspiration from the White House budget, proposed in May, and from a 2010 presidential commission on deficit reduction, the two documents train their sights on postal and federal employee benefits and target the U.S. Postal Service for massive cuts. Continue reading
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A mail truck caught fire after a crash along its route on Youngstown’s west side Wednesday evening.
It happened just before 6 p.m. on Canfield Road by the intersection with Arden Boulevard, near Mill Creek Park.
Police and witnesses said the mail truck rear-ended a pickup truck.
Investigators believe the pickup’s trailer hitch may have sparked a fire in the mail truck’s engine.
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) –
Some Lakeview residents say they’re fed up with the U.S. Postal Service. They’re turning to surveillance cameras to prove their packages aren’t being delivered on time.
Kerry Stockwell recently installed surveillance cameras to help deter crime in her Lakeview neighborhood. Now, they’re serving another purpose; helping her to prove the postal service isn’t attempting to deliver packages when they say they are. Continue reading
Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ANA GUITY, 30, of West Haven, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to one count of theft of mail matter by a U.S. postal employee.
Law360, New York (July 19, 2017, 9:22 PM EDT) — The U.S. Postal Service is headed to trial on copyright claims for accidentally depicting a Las Vegas replica of the Statue of Liberty on billions of stamps, after the U.S. Court of Federal Claims refused to end the case Tuesday. Continue reading