Man Hides in Bushes, Catches Teens Stealing Packages

Chula Vista resident Chad Bear set up the amateur sting and caught the thieves red-handed By Monica Garske, NBCSanDiego Tired of having packages stolen from his front door, a resident in San Diego’s Chula Vista area caught a group of teenage thieves in the act by hiding in some bushes and jumping out just as […]

Four Reasons the Government Isn’t Going to Sell Off the Post Office

by Devin Leonard, staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York. If you believe Democratic politicians and their allies in the labor movement, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has a barely concealed agenda to privatize the U.S. Postal Service. Donahoe “can say whatever he wants,” Montana Senator Jon Tester told the Washington Post, “but I think […]

USPS stops delivering Bay Area woman’s mail

ABC 7 News, Michael Finney OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — What would you do if suddenly you stopped receiving any mail. It happened to a Bay Area woman who didn’t get a single piece of mail for months. At first she thought someone was stealing her mail. Later she found out that the U.S. Postal Service […]

Amazing Endorsement

USPS and Sony Pictures Team Up to Cross-promote Priority Mail and ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ WASHINGTON — To put some Super Hero Spidey-power into its promotion of Priority Mail, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is teaming up with Sony Pictures for the release of the highly anticipated motion picture “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” in […]

Mail Call

Snail mail still a hit with Sioux City colleges BRET HAYWORTH, Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY | The U.S. Postal Service – victim of hemorrhaging revenue and threats of trimmed delivery days – is holding its own in at least one place. On college campuses, packages and envelopes still get pre-Internet-style respect. “If you ask […]

Drug traffickers turn to Express & Priority Mail

John Hogan, (WZZM) — The U.S. Postal Service is seeing an uptick in business, but not necessarily in a way it wants. California drug dealers are using Priority Mail and Express Mail to send narcotics to Michigan. In separate incidents this week, cocaine and marijuana were mailed to people in Muskegon and Wyoming. [click here […]

Solvang Man Accused of Slashing Tires on Mail Trucks

Solvang Man Accused of Slashing Tires on Mail Trucks By Lara Cooper, Noozhawk Staff Writer Nearly a dozen vehicles are damage in a rampage in a parking lot on Alisal Road A Solvang man was arrested early Wednesday morning accused of slashing the tires of nearly a dozen vehicles, half of which were U.S. Postal […]

What Are The Weather Rules When It Comes To Delivering Mail?

Heather Brown, CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The inscription on New York City’s U.S. Postal Service headquarters reads: “Neither snow nor rain nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” “It applies, there’s just a little bit of wiggle room there,” said Pete Nowacki, USPS spokesman when asked […]

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Perception Of The U.S. Postal Service

Yes, I’m talking about the mail delivery service. IT GETS PRETTY WILD. Ariane Lange, BuzzFeed Staff 1. There is still one route left in the country where mail travels by mule. Supai, Ariz., is inside the Grand Canyon and only accessible by foot, pack animal, or helicopter. For mail service, the most cost-efficient of these three […]

Americans crazy about mail, but can’t say why

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) Americans dearly love getting their mail daily. But they can’t say what they’d miss if the U.S. Postal Service disappeared. “People seemed to sense that the Postal Service disappearing would be a bad thing, but they had trouble articulating more specifically how this would affect them personally,” the report from the U.S. Postal […]

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