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UPS Driver In Rockford Credited With Saving Man Apparently Trying To Commit Suicide

A 40-year-old UPS driver in Rockford is credited with saving the life of a man who tried to take his own life today by jumping off a bridge into the Rock River.


Ryan Bailey (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Busted Again For Colorado-To-Chicago UPS Marijuana Shipment

Colorado’s “green rush” has been nothing but a bust for Ryan Bailey. For the second time in about five years, Bailey is behind bars for allegedly opening a hefty package of marijuana that was shipped from Colorado to Chicago through the United Parcel Service.


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UPS Truck Strikes Pedestrian In Evanston

A 30-year-old woman was transported to Evanston-Northshore University Hospital with life-threatening injuries.


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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.


A Kohl's parking lot in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

Holiday Worker Outlook Improving; Kohl’s To Hire Nearly 70,000

Kohl’s Department Stores plans to hire nearly 70,000 people to help during the busy holiday season and one expert predicts a good year for those seeking part-time work.


A UPS worker delivers packages on December 26, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Bad weather and a higher than expected demand from online sales caused FedEx and UPS to miss many Christmas delivery deadlines. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Area Woman Disappointed Amid Delays By Shipping Giants

On the whole, it was a Merry Christmas at Jocelyn Flojo’s house, except for that one missing piece: a gift for her 7-year-old son that was ordered online. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.


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Riverside Police Arrest Three Boys For Stealing UPS Packages

Riverside police arrested three boys Thursday for stealing UPS packages in the west suburb.


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

What’s The Cheapest Way To Ship Your Holiday Gifts?

‘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.

CBS 2–12/06/2012

O'Hare International Airport

Teams Set To Compete To Pull Cargo Planes Along O’Hare Tarmac

They’ll be huffing and puffing in the cargo area at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, as more than three dozen teams try to see which one can pull a cargo jet faster than the other.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2012


Are Shippers Weighing Packages Accurately?

Tis the season for shipping out holiday gifts, but how do you know if your packages are being weighed correctly? And what differences are there in shipping costs? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker went out to get some answers.

CBS 2–12/14/2010

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Newly Hired UPS Workers Hope For Full-Time Employment

To say UPS is very busy this holiday season would be an understatement. On December 22nd alone, the company will deliver 24 million packages on what they call their peak day. To accomplish that feat, they’ve hired extra workers. Many of them are hoping their part-time employment becomes full-time. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

CBS 2–12/08/2010

UPS Jobs

Want a job at UPS? They are hiring again in January and February.


UPS Seasonal Jobs

UPS has full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions available throughout the United States, including Chicago.


U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Could Have Detonated On Planes

The packages loaded with explosives and addressed to Chicago synagogues might have been set up to detonate before they even arrived.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Heading To Chicago Synagogues Had Explosives

Two suspicious packages containing explosives were intercepted on their way from Yemen to Chicago, authorities said Friday. President Barack Obama said authorities had uncovered a “credible terrorist threat.”


Suspicious Cartridge

Suspicious Items Were Headed For Chicago Synagogues

Authorities stopped two cargo planes with suspicious packages onboard, after learning the items were being sent from Yemen to synagogues in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010