POSTAL NEWS

Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

Over 93 percent First-Class Mail, 95 percent Marketing Mail delivered on-time since April 1

The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics showing continued strong performance across all mail categories for the first six weeks of the fiscal third quarter.   ...
US Postal Service delivers damaged mail from fatal accident

US Postal Service delivers damaged mail from fatal accident

A fatal accident on the New York State Thruway back on March 31 caused some mail to be damaged ...
'The Future Delivered’ TV spots showcase technology

‘The Future Delivered’ TV spots showcase technology

The Postal Service’s technological capabilities are showcased in “The Future Delivered,” the latest USPS TV commercial ...
USPS: Former postmaster replaced in Winona MN

USPS: Former postmaster replaced in Winona MN

After being suspended last fall, former Winona Postmaster Sherri Jo Genkinger is no longer an employee of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), USPS officials reported this month ...
The List: 5 postal-themed stamp releases

The List: 5 postal-themed stamp releases

The new Post Office Murals stamps aren’t the first to feature postal themes. Here are five others ...
Former Postal Carrier Sentenced To Prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana

Former Postal Carrier Sentenced To Prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana

Tampa, Florida - U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich has sentenced Richard Huntington (45, Lakeland) to 120 days in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana ...
Mercury in the mail - USPS offers reminder about parcels

Mercury in the mail – USPS offers reminder about parcels

The Postal Service is reminding employees that mercury metal and devices containing mercury metal are always prohibited from mailing ...
Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect sought

Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect sought

An on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was shot and killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother, police said Tuesday ...
Kennewick man crashes into mail truck while trying to pass it

Kennewick man crashes into mail truck while trying to pass it

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. -- A Kennewick man crashed his car into a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck northwest of Pasco Saturday afternoon ...
Video: Neighbors remember postal employee killed in rollover crash on I-295

Video: Neighbors remember postal employee killed in rollover crash on I-295

Henrico residents remember Garland Bland Jr. as a man who loved his job, they say he went above and beyond as postal worker ...
Husband Arrested After Wife Was Found on Fire

Husband Arrested After Wife Was Found on Fire

The husband of a woman who was found on fire was arrested on April 23, a day after police officials said that they were looking for him ...
USPIS offering $10,000 reward for information in burglary of Olalla post office

USPIS offering $10,000 reward for information in burglary of Olalla post office

The United States Postal Inspection Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information regarding the burglary of the Olalla post office April 18. The post office is located at 6030 SE Burley Olalla Road in Olalla ...
North Coast Rep. Huffman proposes bill to clean up postal service trucks

North Coast Rep. Huffman proposes bill to clean up postal service trucks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Coast Representative Jared Huffman introduced legislation Monday that would make the U.S. postal service vehicle fleet more energy efficient ...
USPS continues to reduce its carbon footprint

USPS continues to reduce its carbon footprint

The Postal Service has reduced the amount of energy it uses per square foot by more than 30 percent since 2003, and the organization is on track to continue cutting energy usage during the next decade, new projections show ...
Mobile County Man Receives One Year Probation for Embezzling Mail While Employed as a U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier

Mobile County Man Receives One Year Probation for Embezzling Mail While Employed as a U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier

 United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announces that Devon J. Donald, a 26 year old resident of Mobile, Alabama was sentenced to one year of probation after conviction for embezzling from the U.S. mail ...
Kettering worker drives into building, drugs and mail found

Kettering worker drives into building, drugs and mail found

A Kettering postal worker took off from a police cruiser early Saturday, crashed his vehicle into a residence and was found with suspected cocaine and U.S. mail, according to a Dayton police report ...
Selby man killed in rollover was Bowdle postmaster, Navy vet

Selby man killed in rollover was Bowdle postmaster, Navy vet

Scott Goldade, 55, of Selby, who died Thursday in a one-vehicle rollover near Akaska, was postmaster in Bowdle, South Dakota.  ...
USPS Cuts 10K Positions After Five Years of Job Growth

USPS Cuts 10K Positions After Five Years of Job Growth

The U.S. Postal Service shed 10,000 jobs in fiscal 2018, the first time in five years the mailing agency posted a net reduction in jobs ...
Can USPS Increase the Amount of Mail Included in Service Performance Measurement?

Can USPS Increase the Amount of Mail Included in Service Performance Measurement?

The Postal Service has service standards (timeliness goals) for delivering mail after receiving it from a customer. The service standard is determined by the class of mail and by where it's coming from and where it's going. The Postal Service measures its mail service performance against these standards ...
Second Individual Charged In Elk Grove Postal Worker Shooting Case

Second Individual Charged In Elk Grove Postal Worker Shooting Case

An Elk Grove Village man has been indicted in federal court on charges he tried to kill a postal carrier on New Year’s Eve ...
Midlothian woman charged in crash that killed driver of mail carrier truck in Henrico

Midlothian woman charged in crash that killed driver of mail carrier truck in Henrico

Authorities have charged a Midlothian woman with reckless driving in a crash Thursday that killed the driver of a mail carrier truck in Henrico County ...
OPM data breach lawsuit on appeal

OPM data breach lawsuit on appeal

Following a severe data breach of the Office of Personnel Management’s cybersecurity that affected millions of current and former federal employees, workers and their unions filed a class action lawsuit against the OPM ...
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