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Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

Texas RCA dies on the route in an accident

According to a Department of Public Safety report issued late Monday afternoon, Morrison was driving a 2022 Chevrolet SUV northbound on U.S. Highway 283 and crossed the center stripe about 1 p.m. Saturday. The driver attempted to correct the SUV’s path but lost control going to the right ...
Wyden, Blumenauer reintroduce vote-by-mail bill

Wyden, Blumenauer reintroduce vote-by-mail bill

WASHINGTON - Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Thursday reintroduced their bill to expand Oregon-style vote-by-mail nationwide and knock down the mounting obstacles that voters across the country are facing, just to cast their ballots ...
Want a copy of the Postal Service’s 2019 payroll schedule?

Want a copy of the Postal Service’s 2019 payroll schedule?

The calendar images that accompany this article show the 26 paycheck dates for USPS employees. Every month this year has two pay dates, except for May and November, which have three each ...
PRC Adopts Final Rules on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

PRC Adopts Final Rules on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued Order No. 4963 adopting final rules concerning the appropriate share of institutional costs that Competitive products must contribute ...
Amazon Driver Delivers One Package, Steals Another Package Delivered By USPS

Amazon Driver Delivers One Package, Steals Another Package Delivered By USPS

The unnamed homeowner said the incident occurred on December 21 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ...
Man arrested in attempted sexual assault of postal worker

Man arrested in attempted sexual assault of postal worker

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man they say tried to sexually assault a postal worker in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section ...
Mail carrier caught on camera pepper-spraying dogs behind fence

Mail carrier caught on camera pepper-spraying dogs behind fence

The United States Postal Service is apologizing to a Dallas family after a letter carrier was caught on a home surveillance camera pepper spraying the family's three dogs on his route ...
SECURITY VIDEO: Theft at cluster mailbox in Southwest Austin neighborhood

SECURITY VIDEO: Theft at cluster mailbox in Southwest Austin neighborhood

On December 13 around 5 a.m., a person driving a silver truck was seen pulling up to the mailboxes, getting out carrying a mail carrier container, using what appears to be a master key to open the master lock and pulling out handfuls of mail ...
USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters

USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters

USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters as a result of the 7/20/2018 Pay Decision ...
Mail truck slides off road into swamp

Mail truck slides off road into swamp

WOODHULL TWP. — Some mail got delivered late Wednesday, after a Postal Service truck based at the Perry Post Office slid on ice and ended up on its side in a swamp Wednesday morning ...
Opened mail found scattered across the side of the road in Lehigh Acres

Opened mail found scattered across the side of the road in Lehigh Acres

Papers could be found across a field near the 7-Eleven near the State Road 82 and Sunshine Boulevard intersection. People's addresses, bank statements, and other personal information were exposed, left for anyone to pick up and see ...
Suburban Chicago man charged with shooting postal worker

Suburban Chicago man charged with shooting postal worker

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) — A man has been charged with shooting a U.S. Postal Service worker who had been delivering mail in a Chicago suburb on New Year’s Eve ...
‘Small Army’ Of Federal Agents Seeks Suspect Who Shot Postal Worker In Elk Grove Village

‘Small Army’ Of Federal Agents Seeks Suspect Who Shot Postal Worker In Elk Grove Village

U.S. postal inspectors and Elk Grove Village police continue canvassing a neighborhood off Arlington Heights Road south of Elk Grove High School where an unidentified postal worker was reportedly shot at about 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve ...
United States Postal Service - FY2018 Annual Report to Congress

United States Postal Service – FY2018 Annual Report to Congress

The 34-page report provides financial information, operational statistics and performance data for the year, which ended Sept. 30. The report also outlines business strategies for fiscal 2019 ...
USPS to release quintet of stamps on Jan. 27th, 2019

USPS to release quintet of stamps on Jan. 27th, 2019

The Postal Service will release five stamps Jan. 27 ...
PMG, employees ring Nasdaq closing bell

PMG, employees ring Nasdaq closing bell

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan was joined by a host of Postal Service employees to help ring the closing bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York City Dec. 27 ...
Mail Carrier Hurt After Van Strikes Postal Truck In Northport

Mail Carrier Hurt After Van Strikes Postal Truck In Northport

A mail carrier was airlifted to a local hospital after a postal truck was rear-ended in Northport on Wednesday afternoon ...
Two injured after mail truck is rear-ended

Two injured after mail truck is rear-ended

SHERMAN Twp. – James Douglas Lalone, 31, Hale, was issued a careless driving citation by the Iosco County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO), after he collided with a U.S. Postal Service mail truck ...
DELIVERING MAIL, CHASING GHOSTS AND CHANGING THE WORLD ONE SMILE AT A TIME

DELIVERING MAIL, CHASING GHOSTS AND CHANGING THE WORLD ONE SMILE AT A TIME

Bright blue and green, with orange letters all around that say “The Mystery Machine,” rambling down country roads, an arm sticking out occasionally, shoving mail into rural mailboxes ...
Post Office's Strong Liquidity Makes Immediate Crisis, Changes Less Likely

Post Office’s Strong Liquidity Makes Immediate Crisis, Changes Less Likely

Don’t look for major changes to the postal service in the coming year, analysts from Height Securities say ...
Postal worker shot while driving in suburban Chicago

Postal worker shot while driving in suburban Chicago

The worker was able to exit the vehicle and call for help. An area resident called 911 and helped the driver who later was taken to a hospital. His name and condition were not released ...
Post office could be named for lynched black postmaster

Post office could be named for lynched black postmaster

LAKE CITY, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation wants a post office named to honor a 19th-century postmaster who was lynched because he was black and refused to resign ...
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