EUGENE, Ore. — Retired mail carriers in Lane County want to send out a message: You have a choice when it comes to a Postal Service request to change the way your mail is delivered. Continue reading
SHAWNEE, Kan. —
Authorities are investigating after someone blew up a community mailbox over the Fourth of July holiday. Continue reading
The U.S Postal Service wants to impose a longer walk to the mailbox on residents of new neighborhoods, requiring “cluster” boxes in a single location, similar to those in apartment complexes. Continue reading
As the U.S. Postal Service continues to lose money, it’s pushing for centralized “cluster” mailboxes in single-family subdivisions – not just apartment complexes – to save on delivery time and payroll costs. Continue reading
San Antonio, Texas — Some neighbors turned to News 4 for help because they claim their community mailbox was vandalized more than six months ago and hasn’t been completely repaired. Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – They’re in and out in under a minute. Brazen thieves were caught on camera, during the day, breaking into a mail box and stealing mail. Continue reading
OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -Grabbing the mail is something most people take for granted every day, but it’s not that easy for an Overland Park man who is paralyzed from the waist down. Continue reading
LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) — California is seeing a big increase in mail thefts. It has been a particularly big problem in the East Bay. ABC7 News has discovered that Livermore residents have been buying new mailboxes when it’s really the post office’s responsibility. Continue reading
Residents of a quiet San Jose neighborhood are concerned about identity theft after dozens of mailboxes were ripped out of the ground last week.
The theft happened last Thursday night at Heritage Bay Drive and Hassler Parkway in the Evergreen Valley area, where one of three large banks of mailboxes was stolen, leaving nothing but bolts protruding from the ground.
“We suspect this time a year, they’re looking for everything from W2s to billing information,” one resident said. “Who knows what it could be?”
Postal officials said someone ripped the stack of 40 mailboxes out of the ground, a rare occurrence even for those who investigate mail theft. Inspectors say thieves get especially aggressive around the holidays.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Mail problems have become such an issue in one Northeast Heights community that neighbors say the postal service has stopped delivering mail.
It’s happening in a neighborhood near Alameda and Louisiana, and the people who live their say their cluster box has been broken into again and again.
But what’s most upsetting, they say, is the lack of communication from USPS. Continue reading