POSTAL NEWS

Family of postmasters recognized for service

Family of postmasters recognized for service

The town recently inducted William H. Phillips and his descendants into the Rocheport Hall of Fame. From 1854-1956, Phillips or a member of his family served as the town’s postmaster ...
USPS updates option for international claims

USPS updates option for international claims

The Postal Service is updating its international inquiries online application to better serve customers ...
Berkeley police arrest postal carrier over alleged threats

Berkeley police arrest postal carrier over alleged threats

BERKELEY — A United States Postal Service letter carrier was arrested over the weekend after an exchange with a resident turned threatening, authorities said Tuesday ...
Medical Emergency Leads USPS Driver To Crash Truck In San Francisco

Medical Emergency Leads USPS Driver To Crash Truck In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A U.S. Postal Service truck crashed in to several cars near Aquatic Park on Tuesday afternoon after the driver had a medical emergency and lost control ...
Merrillville Duo Convicted After A Four Day Jury Trial

Merrillville Duo Convicted After A Four Day Jury Trial

HAMMOND –James Caffey, age 28 and Tanisha Banks, age 38, of Merrillville, Indiana were both convicted on January 28, 2019 of conspiring to rob as well as aiding and abetting the robbery of United States Postal employees of mail and money that was in the custody and control of the U.S. Postal Service ...
Video: PMG Brennen addresses peak season, other topics

Video: PMG Brennen addresses peak season, other topics

In her latest “Business Focus” video, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan discusses the recent peak delivery season, the importance of understanding customers’ expectations and delivering excellent service, in addition to other topics ...
Michael M. Kubayanda Sworn In As PRC Commissioner

Michael M. Kubayanda Sworn In As PRC Commissioner

Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today announced that Michael M. Kubayanda has been sworn into office as a Commissioner ...
More Mail Trucks Burn Up; Letter Carriers Union Issues Warning

More Mail Trucks Burn Up; Letter Carriers Union Issues Warning

As more mail trucks burn up, the national labor union for letter carriers has issued a new warning about fires in the vehicles ...
Hampton man who worked as mail carrier took bribes to deliver marijuana

Hampton man who worked as mail carrier took bribes to deliver marijuana

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) -- A man who worked as a U.S. Postal Service mail carrier in Hampton will spend one year in prison for taking bribes to deliver packages of marijuana ...
Video explains recent USPS price changes

Video explains recent USPS price changes

A new Postal Service video explains the price changes that took effect Jan. 27 ...
Electric Drive Vendor Exits $6.3 Billion Mail Truck Program

Electric Drive Vendor Exits $6.3 Billion Mail Truck Program

There are new delays, and one bidder has exited the U.S. Postal Service’s program to replace its aging fleet of mail trucks with 180,000 next-generation delivery vehicles ...
Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

The agency will accept applications for postal inspector positions from Monday, Jan. 28, at 10 a.m. CST through Saturday, Feb. 2, at 10 a.m. CST ...
Postal Service Pays $4.9 Million to Settle Case Over Child Killed by Truck

Postal Service Pays $4.9 Million to Settle Case Over Child Killed by Truck

A suit in U.S. District Court over an accident in which a U.S. Postal Service vehicle killed a two-year-old, Chacon v. U.S. Postal Service, ended in a settlement for $4.9 million that was paid on Jan. 15 ...
Riviera Beach PD officer crashes car into USPS mail truck

Riviera Beach PD officer crashes car into USPS mail truck

According to an inspector with USPS, the mail truck was turning into the post office on Congress Avenue in Riviera Beach ...
State police investigating accident involving a U.S. mail truck

State police investigating accident involving a U.S. mail truck

State police have responded to the scene of an accident in Alsace Township involving a U.S. Postal Service mail truck ...
Postal watchdog appeals PRC decision approving five-cent increase in Forever stamps

Postal watchdog appeals PRC decision approving five-cent increase in Forever stamps

In recent years, January has brought Americans a celebration of a new year, thrilling National Football League playoff games, and a modest postage rate increase that roughly tracked the rate of inflation ...
Town of Washington loses bid to keep its historic Post Office

Town of Washington loses bid to keep its historic Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service says a final decision has been issued to relocate the Washington Post Office into a new 3,000 square foot facility to be built two miles south of the county seat on Bank Road, just across from Union Bank & Trust ...
Video shows woman lead police on chase in stolen mail truck

Video shows woman lead police on chase in stolen mail truck

RATON, N.M. (KRQE) - New video shows a woman leading police on a dramatic chase in a stolen mail truck ...
Colorado Springs mail carrier recognized for helping woman who fell while walking dog

Colorado Springs mail carrier recognized for helping woman who fell while walking dog

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A Colorado Springs mail carrier is being recognized for his heroic delivery.  ...
Postal Service officials put on notice for Tallahassee's poor mail delivery service

Postal Service officials put on notice for Tallahassee’s poor mail delivery service

United States Postal Service officials arrived Friday at U.S. Rep. Al Lawson's Tallahassee office with a stack of customer complaints.  ...
Postal truck catches fire in Steele Creek

Postal truck catches fire in Steele Creek

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A US Postal truck caught fire on Saturday afternoon, resulting in destruction of the vehicle as ...
Postal workers union reports continued neglect of Albuquerque postal facilities

Postal workers union reports continued neglect of Albuquerque postal facilities

In a release, APWU states USPS facilities have received minimal support regarding the poor conditions of their facilities in Albuquerque ...
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