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Bay Area postal worker sentenced to federal probation in bank fraud, marijuana theft cases

Bay Area postal worker sentenced to federal probation in bank fraud, marijuana theft cases

A Bay Area woman whom prosecutors say “abused her position of trust as a United States Postal Service employee” to steal marijuana from packages and joined her brother in a $99,700 fraud scheme avoided additional jail time at a sentencing hearing this week ...
Hearts Blossom stamp arrives Jan. 10

Hearts Blossom stamp arrives Jan. 10

The Postal Service will release Hearts Blossom, this year’s first stamp, Thursday, Jan. 10. The stamp is part of the ...
New Thin-Slot Mailboxes May Have Solved the Scourge of ‘Mail Fishing’

New Thin-Slot Mailboxes May Have Solved the Scourge of ‘Mail Fishing’

There’s a new mailbox in town that appears to be reducing the crime known as “mail fishing.” For more than two ...
Chief Human Resources Officer Jeffrey Williamson to depart USPS

Chief Human Resources Officer Jeffrey Williamson to depart USPS

Chief Human Resources Officer Jeffrey Williamson will leave the Postal Service this week to return to the private sector. Williamson ...
Beloved post office in Bridal Veil closes after vandalism, leaving wedding invites in the lurch

Beloved post office in Bridal Veil closes after vandalism, leaving wedding invites in the lurch

"It's -- cozy," postal clerk Tara Stiller said in 2015. "That's a nice way to describe it." It is a ...
NALC: USPS expands Wounded Warriors Leave

NALC: USPS expands Wounded Warriors Leave

USPS recently updated the Wound Warriors Leave policy effective January 5, 2019. Eligible military veterans will be credited with 104 ...
Despite finding no discrimination, court holds USPS liable for retaliation

Despite finding no discrimination, court holds USPS liable for retaliation

The firing of a long-time postal police worker for sleeping on the job was retaliation for her discrimination complaint, the ...
Belgrade, Maine postal workers praised for pulling driver from burning tanker truck

Belgrade, Maine postal workers praised for pulling driver from burning tanker truck

BELGRADE — Flames were already pouring out the back of the overturned, fuel-filled tanker truck when mail carriers Nick Claudel ...
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Cactus Flowers Forever stamps

U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Cactus Flowers Forever stamps

What: The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the beauty of cactus flowers with 10 new stamp designs. The first-day-of-issue event ...
NPMHU: Impact of Federal Government Shutdown on Mail Handlers (and all Postal Workers)

NPMHU: Impact of Federal Government Shutdown on Mail Handlers (and all Postal Workers)

As all Mail Handlers know, the U.S. Postal Service remains open and operational during the Federal Government shutdown that started ...
USPS passport services continue during federal government shutdown

USPS passport services continue during federal government shutdown

USPS passport facilities can continue to provide services to customers as normal during the federal government shutdown. The U.S. State ...
Postal carrier arrested for DWI has history of bad driving

Postal carrier arrested for DWI has history of bad driving

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) - How did a postal carrier recently arrested for drunk driving in a postal truck, still ...
Delivering Security: Inside the law enforcement agency older than the US government

Delivering Security: Inside the law enforcement agency older than the US government

Older than the entirety of the Department of Justice and predating the Federal Bureau of Investigations by over 100 years, ...
USPS worker electrocuted at Shannon Street post office in Monroe La.

USPS worker electrocuted at Shannon Street post office in Monroe La.

A United States Postal Service employee was electrocuted Tuesday at the post office on Shannon Street in Monroe. The incident ...
Police officer pulls mail carrier from burning truck

Police officer pulls mail carrier from burning truck

Police in Lancaster County say icy roads are to blame for a fiery crash between a police vehicle and a ...
Box of roosters at post office leads to cockfighting charges

Box of roosters at post office leads to cockfighting charges

“We got a call from a person saying there’s roosters crowing in the post office in Hazleton,” said Harvey, who ...
USPS Inspection service : Postal Email Scam Alert

USPS Inspection service : Postal Email Scam Alert

EMAIL SCAM ALERT: We're getting reports of ppl receiving emails that appear to be sent from the #USPS. With this ...
USPS tests fingerprinting services with FBI

USPS tests fingerprinting services with FBI

USPS is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to test fingerprinting services at two Washington, DC, Post Offices. The ...
Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows

Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows

The nation’s three major parcel delivery carriers posted stellar peak-season performances, aided by perhaps the strongest collaborative effort from their ...
USPS Video: The Future Delivered

USPS Video: The Future Delivered

The future only happens with people who really know how to deliver it. The United States Postal Service makes more ...
Amazon deliveries causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

Amazon deliveries causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices

CRESTED BUTTE The newest winter endurance activity in this recreation-minded town hasn’t involved skis or fat bikes. It has involved ...
Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

The Postal Inspection Service is hiring. The agency will accept applications for postal inspector positions from Monday, Jan. 7, at ...