Postal Service Launches Sally Ride StampThe first woman in space, astronaut and physicist Sally Ride, is getting her own postage stamp.
New Stamps Will Have "The Sweet Scent Of Summer"The U.S. Postal Service announced Monday that it will soon issue its first scratch-and-sniff stamps.
Letter Carriers Food Drive Starts SaturdayPeople are encouraged to leave bags of non-perishable food items near a mailbox before their mail arrives.
U.S. Postal Service Urging Employees To Volunteer To Work In Puerto RicoTo try and get delivery back to normal in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Postal Service has asked employees across the country to volunteer for 30-day stints on the island.
Postal Service Steps Up Security After Rash Of Delivery Truck RobberiesA recent rash of robberies targeting delivery truck drivers has caught the attention of the U.S. Postal Service.
The Busiest Days Are Ahead For The U.S. Postal ServiceMore than 612-million pieces of mail are expected to be processed nationwide on Monday, according to the U.S. Postal Service.
Rogers Park Post Office Bids Fond Farewell To Three Veteran Mail CarriersThree postal carriers who have a combined 137 years with the U.S. Postal Service and military were given a little retirement send-off Wednesday morning at the Rogers Park post office.
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.