Post Offices

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 Wants Its Tubs, Pallets Back

The U.S. Postal Service says, if you’ve got mail tubs or pallets that you shouldn’t have, please bring them back, no questions asked.

11/09/2011

Hundreds of postal workers and local residents gathered at the Thompson Center on Sept. 27, 2011, for a rally against plans to close 3,700 post offices nationwide. (Credit: CBS)

Postal Workers Rally Against Plans To Close Thousands Of Offices

A raucous crowd of postal workers braved the chilly drizzle at the Thompson Center on Tuesday protest the proposed closing of 3,700 branches across the country.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

A woman mails a package as the Christmas deadline looms. (CBS)

West Siders Upset About Threat To Close 5 Post Offices

Some West Side elected officials and residents are upset the U.S. Postal Service is thinking about closing five post offices on the West Side as part of a cost-cutting move.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

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

Post Office Considering Closure Of 13 Area Locations

Chicago and the suburbs will both feel it if the U.S. Postal Service goes ahead with plans to close about 10% of its post offices.

WBBM Newsradio–07/26/2011

Mailbox

Outages From Storm Hammer Suburban Post Offices

Despite the unofficial pledge to deliver mail in snow, rain, heat and gloom of night, the U.S. Postal Service is being hammered today by power outages.

WBBM Newsradio–06/22/2011