U.S. Postal Service
A 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.
This weekend really tested the Postal Service creed, but Chicago district spokesman Mark Reynolds said letter carriers can handle the snow (and rain, rain and heat and gloom of night).
The mail carrier’s creed doesn’t mention anything about subzero temperatures, but it might as well, since Wednesday’s Arctic conditions weren’t staying Chicago area couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
A package containing more than 19 pounds of marijuana addressed to 20-year-old Mark A. Sudds was intercepted by the U.S. Postal Service, according to a statement from the DuPage County sheriff’s office. Undercover detectives from the the sheriff’s office then arrested Sudds and another man, 26-year-old Michael Grassman.
According to Postal Service spokeswoman Maureen Marion, more than 640 million pieces of mail will be dropped off at post offices, or put in mailboxes on Monday.
Federal authorities were reviewing surveillance camera footage as part of an arson investigation, after to U.S. Postal Service vans were set ablaze Monday night.
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.
Roughly 200 postal workers and supporters picketed Saturday afternoon in front of a suburban Staples store, demonstrating against the postal service partnership with the office supply chain to provide some mail services.
If you haven’t gotten any mail since Saturday — you’re not alone.
Chicago area letter carriers said assaults, robberies, and gunfire have them worried about safety at night.
An attack on a Chicago postal carrier has stopped mail delivery in one area of the Logan Square neighborhood.
More than 200 irate postal workers attended a hastily-arranged rally on Wednesday in Bronzeville, and put their stamp of disapproval on Postmaster General Patrick Donohoe’s plan to eliminate Saturday mail deliveries.
It’s the end of an era at the post office.
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.
If you’re headed to the post office today, you could be greeted with some pretty long lines.
Time is growing short for people who want to play Santa under a program run by the U.S. Postal Service.
‘Tis the season, and we’re all in a rush to get our holiday gifts bought and shipped. That means things are running full speed at shipping facilities like UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service.
Now that the holiday season is in full swing, so is one holiday tradition that brings cheer to families in need: the U.S. Post Office’s annual “Operation Letters To Santa” program.
The mailboxes start out blue. Then, probably after some graffiti is scrawled on them, someone is painting over them in green or black paint.
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.