DETROIT – Residents in Southfield continue to have delivery problems with their mail while residents in DETROIT find that mail dumped in their neighborhoods. Continue reading
CHICAGO — Police are searching for a suspect after a postal worker was sexually assaulted in Chicago’s Ashburn neighborhood Wednesday. Continue reading
Woodland Park, N.J. — Long a symbol of convenience and security to postal patrons, that iconic blue mailbox at the corner means something very different to thieves prowling the streets of North Jersey: a potential gold mine of checks to be cashed.
In recent months, police throughout the area have seen a rash of mail fishing thefts — low-tech crimes in which rudimentary tools are covered with sticky substances to pluck bank documents, checks and birthday cards out of collection boxes.
The uptick in thefts, now the focus of a federal investigation, has prompted U.S. postal officials to mount a multi-pronged defense to educate patrons on ways to protect their mail. Meanwhile, police have made numerous arrests and caught suspects in the act.
“It’s gotten to be a giant problem,” said Robert Coyle, chief of police in Totowa, where eight people have reported checks stolen and fraudulently deposited. “They’re almost telling people, ‘Don’t put your mail in mailboxes.’ ”
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -This week, thousands of flyers will be delivered to residents in Wichita to remind them of responsible pet ownership. Continue reading
DERBY, Kan. (KAKE) -Derby resident, Josh Gray, was not happy when he recently checked his home surveillance cameras. He caught something he wasn’t expecting. Continue reading
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem postal worker is recovering, after being attacked by a dog.
Ironically, this week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week -which is a time to bring awareness to prevent dog bites.
Unfortunately for Katherine Cashion, she is past prevention and is in recovery mode.
“I couldn’t believe that it hurt so bad. I thought really it was gushing blood because it hurt so badly,” said Cashion, who has been with the post office for two years.
Cashion isn’t alone.
MENTOR, Ohio — A simple box that might look more at home in an apartment building is what the U.S. Postal Service says is the future of daily mail delivery. Continue reading
AFFTON (KMOV.com) -“I’ve never seen mail service as bad as it is here,” said Edward Spann. “It’s just a joke.” Continue reading
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Some Henrico residents say they have a new postal carrier thanks to a CBS 6 Problem Solvers investigation into their dogs being pepper sprayed. Continue reading
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – More than six thousand letter carriers were attacked by dogs last year, that’s according to data just released by the U.S. Postal Service. Today postal workers in mid-Michigan got some hands-on training on how to prevent dog attacks. News 10’s Marcus Dash was there. Continue reading