Video: UPS driver gets help for woman being held captive by her husband

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -A UPS driver is credited with the rescue of a woman who allegedly had been beaten and held captive in her home by her husband over a 15-hour period.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant T.J. Wild told News 4, “He made a huge difference.

“According to court documents, the abuse began Monday night in the couple’s home near Robertsville. The woman was prevented from leaving or using the phone. Court records say the husband beat her, put a gun to her head and threatened to kill her. He allegedly dragged her back into the house by her hair when she tried to run away. Continue reading

Video: Oops! Package Thief Surprised To Find He Stole A Bunch Of Poops

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RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — Tis the season for porch pirates. One victim of the growing problem of package theft in Riverside purposely put an item outside his door that isn’t in high demand.

“At first I really felt violated even though I knew what was inside the package, I was still like, he stole from me!” Mike Zaremba said.

Inside it, there was not one thing of value, just a bunch of  number 2’s. Continue reading

Video: Postal worker steals Tempe woman’s iPhone

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TEMPE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) -A Tempe woman warns others to track holiday packages closely after a postal worker stole her iPhone 7.

Jenn Craft said her boyfriend shipped the phone to her from a post office in Cincinnati with a delivery date of Nov. 29. It never showed up so she called customer service.

“No one could tell me anything,” Craft said. “They didn’t know where it was. They said it was scanned in Cincinnati and I needed to wait 15 days. No one really seemed to care.” Continue reading

Video: USPS Brings Holiday Cheer To Families In Need in Philadelphia 

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The U.S. Postal Service will handle millions of gifts this holiday season and plenty of letters to Santa.

Some local postal workers are bringing some holiday cheer to people in need.

You’re never too old to belive in Santa and this year, the Philadelphia Main Post Office on Chestnut Street has received almost 250 letters written to Saint Nick. Continue reading

Video: 911 Call Released after Mail Carrier Attacked on Milwaukee’s East Side

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Police are still trying to find one of the men who attacked a postal worker as he delivered mail on Milwaukee’s East Side. For the first time, we’re hearing the 911 call that went out when the attack happened.

One suspect is in custody and another is still on the loose as police continue to investigate the attack that happened on November 17.

“The mailman was just jumped” said a frightened woman on the 911 call when she heard her mail man get attacked. Continue reading

Video: USPS looks into abandoned mail at Phoenix condo complex

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PHOENIX – A bin full of mail was apparently left by a postal worker at a Phoenix condo complex. The mail was in plain sight of anyone passing by and some residents are worried about potential identity theft.

The postal service apologized for leaving that bin at the complex and did send out someone to collect it, but by that time, a resident had moved the bin for safe keeping. Now the post office is working to collect it from her. Continue reading

Video: Second Memphis letter carrier robbed at gunpoint within weeks

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -The United States Postal Service said another postal carrier was robbed at gunpoint in Memphis on Friday. Investigators believe the two crimes were done by the same man.

The postal carrier was delivering mail in the 600 block of Craft Road Street when she was robbed. It was her second stop on that street in South Memphis when the armed thief pulled up behind her. Continue reading

Video: Wichita neighborhood is without mail for five months

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) For one Wichita neighborhood, it’s been a frustrating five months.

“I’m not against the people that work at the post office. They have a job to do. It’s the system that has failed.”

Kent Peters lives in that neighborhood and called FactFinder 12 when he couldn’t get answers as to why three blocks of homes haven’t received mail in five months.He said the initial notice was clear. Continue reading