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More than 600 pieces of undelivered mail addressed to the 60659 zip code was found dumped in a trash bin last week. (Credit: Facebook)

Hundreds Of Pieces Of Mail Found Dumped In Trash

The inspector general’s office for the U.S. Postal Service said a resident found the undelivered mail in a trash bin on Thursday near the intersection of Drake and Thorndale.

05/28/2014

Cartons of mail ready to be sorted sit on a shelf at the U.S. Post Office sort center. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Complaints Growing Over Undelivered Mail

Regular mail delivery is taken for granted by most people, but now there’s been a growing chorus of complaints from residential neighborhoods across the city to businesses in the Loop.

05/07/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail carrier (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ex-Postal Carrier Gets 2 1/2 Years For Stealing $275K In Charity Donations

A former mailman who figured he needed the money more than “The Servants of Mary” was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Tuesday, for stealing mail containing more than $275,000 in charity donations.

12/18/2012

Darrick Smith was arrested for stealing from a mail truck.

Off-Duty Cop Catches Mail Thief

Officer Damien Bolden was off-duty but still helped nab a mail thief.

12/01/2012

U.S. Postal Service mail carrier (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former Mail Carrier Admits Stealing $275K In Charity Donations

A former mail carrier has pleaded guilty to stealing $275,000 in donations that had been mailed to a charity on his route in west suburban Berwyn.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

City Clerk Susana Mendoza (CBS)

26 Years Later, City Sticker Renewal Arrives In Mail

A check for a city vehicle sticker arrived in the mail Friday at Clerk Susana Mendoza’s office. It was mailed 26 years ago.

02/03/2012

Post Office

Postal Service Confirms Cuts That Will Slow Mail Down

If you still mail a check to pay your bills, it’s going to take longer for them to get where they’re going starting in January.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Prison Inmate Suspected Of Mailing Powder To Grundy Courthouse

Authorities have identified a prison inmate as the person allegedly responsible for sending a suspicious powder to the Grundy County courthouse last month.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

U.S. Postal Service mail carrier (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Postal Service Plans Normal Operations

You know the old saying about how snow will not keep postal carriers from their appointed rounds?

02/01/2011

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Thieves Target Mail Carriers On South Side

On Chicago’s South Side, someone’s been targeting mail carriers. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman learned, they’re stealing bundles of mail knowing some of it could have money or checks inside.

CBS 2–12/29/2010

Holiday Mail

Busiest Day For Post Offices

This is the busiest day of the year for post offices all across the country.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

O'Hare Security Line

O’Hare Lets Travelers Mail Liquids, Other Items

Forget to stash your liquids in your checked baggage. Now at O’Hare International Airport, you can mail them.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2010