U.S. Postal Service

Thefts From U.S. Postal Service Vans Prompts Community AlertA citywide series of thefts from U.S. Postal Service delivery vehicles, in which the robbers have gained access by punching or prying open the locks, has prompted a community alert from police.
Postal Service Employees Charged With Stealing Drugs At O’HareTwo U.S. Postal Service employees are facing federal charges of stealing narcotics from packages at a mail center at O’Hare International Airport.
Postal Worker Fatally Shot In East Garfield ParkA 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.
Postal Service: Shovel Your Sidewalks To Make Sure You Get Your MailThis 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).
Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor Polar Chill...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.
Pair Charged After Postal Service Intercepts Package Stuffed With PotA 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.
Monday To Be Busiest Mailing Day Of The YearAccording 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.
Officials Conducting Arson Investigation After Post Office Vans BurnedFederal authorities were reviewing surveillance camera footage as part of an arson investigation, after to U.S. Postal Service vans were set ablaze Monday night.
Hundreds Of Pieces Of Mail Found Dumped In TrashThe 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.
Postal Workers Demonstrate Against USPS Partnership With StaplesRoughly 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.
Some Residents Haven't Seen Mail Delivery Since Last WeekIf you haven't gotten any mail since Saturday -- you're not alone.
Postal Workers Worried About Safety After DarkChicago area letter carriers said assaults, robberies, and gunfire have them worried about safety at night.
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