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Photo Of Walgreen Sign. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Walgreens Downplays Report Of Move To Downtown Chicago

The drug store giant has been eyeing the old Post Office building west of the Loop, along the Eisenhower Expressway, according to a Crain’s Chicago Business article posted Thursday.

05/08/2014

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)

Chicago Woman Wants Post Office To Recycle Rubber Bands

Have you ever picked up rubber bands left behind by a postal carrier? One Chicago woman has done a lot of that, and says it’s a waste.

03/26/2014

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)

Some Residents Haven’t Seen Mail Delivery Since Last Week

If you haven’t gotten any mail since Saturday — you’re not alone.

01/09/2014

Despite the sub-zero temperatures, Mitchell Rice still  delivers mail in Rogers Park. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Mail Carriers Battle Brutal Cold To Make Deliveries

WBBM’s Steve Miller followed a U.S. mail carrier as he made his appointed rounds through the snow and the brutal cold.

01/06/2014

A package in a building vestibule. (CBS)

Post Office Workers Brave Cold To Deliver Christmas Gifts On Time

It’s Christmas Eve, and we all know that means Santa Claus is hard at work delivering gifts around the world, but he’s not the only one.

12/24/2013

Letters To Santa from needy Chicagoans at Chicago's main post office, 433 W. Harrison. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Letters To Santa Available At Chicago’s Main Post Office

3,000 have already picked up “Letters to Santa” at the main post office and one group so liked the idea that it’s become an annual project with a $25,000 budget. WBBM’s John Cody has more.

12/04/2013

One person was injured when this SUV slammed into the Orland Park post office. (Credit: Orland Park Fire Protection District)

One Hurt When SUV Slams Into Post Office

One person was injured after an SUV slammed into a post office in Orland Park on Thursday.

10/24/2013

Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Mount Greenwood Post Office To Be Named After Fallen Firefighter

Captain Herbie Johnson spent more than three decades with the Chicago Fire Department. He died last November while fighting a house fire in Englewood.

09/17/2013

A package in a building vestibule. (CBS)

Post Office Warns Of Scam Email Claiming A Package Couldn’t Be Delivered

If you get an email that looks like it’s from the U.S. Postal Service telling you about a package that couldn’t be delivered, watch out.

08/26/2013

US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

Post Office Suspends Service To Area After Carrier Is Attacked

An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.

CBS 2–08/09/2013

US Postal Service Posts 3.5 Billion Dollar Quarterly Loss

Mail Carriers Collecting Food Saturday For The Stamp Out Hunger Drive

Letter carriers are hoping to collect a million pounds of food just from the Chicago area during the Stamp Out Hunger Drive being held at your mailbox on Saturday.

05/11/2013

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)

Rally Held In Federal Plaza To Save Saturday Mail Delivery

Postal workers are calling on Congress to improve service, not cut it.

03/24/2013

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)

Postal Service Will Halt Saturday Delivery

It’s the end of an era at the post office.

02/06/2013

A box is weighed for shipping. (Credit: CBS)

Severe Weather Impacting Christmas Shipping

Those Christmas presents you’re waiting on could be delayed by this week’s wintry weather.

12/22/2012

One of the thousands of letters sent to Santa Claus every day during the holiday season. The Post Office opens and sorts through those letters to find children and families in need, and offers those letters to volunteers to buy gifts. (Credit: CBS)

Post Office’s Operation Santa Deadline Is Saturday

The deadline is tomorrow to bring in and pay for shipping on those wish list items.

12/21/2012

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)

Post Office Sees Its Busiest Day Of The Year

If you’re headed to the post office today, you could be greeted with some pretty long lines.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2012

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

Post Office Kicks Off Annual Letters To Santa Campaign

Starting next Tuesday, letters to Santa will be available to the public.

11/30/2012

Mia Graci Thompson, a 3-week-old girl, was the subject of an Amber Alert on Sept. 27, 2012, Illinois State Police said. (Credit: Missingkids.com)

Amber Alert Canceled For Central Illinois Infant

State Police announced Thursday night Mia Graci Thompson was recovered and the Amber Alert was canceled.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

An SUV crashed into the Jefferson Park post office branch on April 17, 2012. The driver was hospitalized, but no one else was hurt. (Credit: CBS)

SUV Slams Into Jefferson Park Post Office

An SUV crashed into a post office on the Northwest Side late Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

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