PHOENIX (AP) — A self-driving truck company has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service to test autonomous technology on the long-haul route between Phoenix and Dallas.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — The Minot post office doesn't have the money or space to bring back full mail processing, according to U.S. Postal Service officials.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan's unconditional surrender on Sept. 2,...
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service employee has been sentenced to a year and two months in prison for stealing electronics packages from a mail processing facility in...
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) —
Federal safety officials have proposed nearly $185,000 in penalties against the U.S. Postal Service, alleging exits were blocked at the Ankeny post office.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former mail carrier in southwest Missouri has admitted to stealing money from the mail.
Federal prosecutors say 33-year-old Brandon Holt pleaded guilty Monday to...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence man who brought cocaine from Puerto Rico to Rhode Island through the U.S. Postal Service has been sentenced to a year in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a 52-year-old man has been fatally struck by a U.S. Postal Service truck in Brooklyn.
The Police Department says Charles McClean was hit by a mail truck as he was...
Man admits bribing postal workers to steal credit cards
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has admitted bribing postal workers to steal credit cards from the mail.
Olagoke Araromi pleaded guilty Monday to bribery, bank fraud and aggravated...
New Jersey mail man saves woman’s life by dialing 911
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — For 32 years, Stephen Garofalo, a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, has walked the same route through the streets of Wayne.
Alabama postal workers to get back pay, benefits
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Florida-based contractor will pay $329,057 in back wages and benefits to 53 postal delivery workers in Montgomery.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state woman who sued the U.S. Postal Service and a former mail carrier after he trespassed into her home has settled for $20,000.
Mail stolen several times from post offices in Henderson
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service's law enforcement division says mail has been stolen from two post offices in Henderson in southern Nevada on multiple days in April.
Pigeons are in Upper Peninsula post office but no mail
RAMSAY, Mich. (AP) — Maybe they're applying for air mail jobs.
Pigeons were spotted Monday in the post office in Ramsay, a tiny town in Gogebic (go-GEY'-bic) County in Michigan's Upper...
Chicago post office open late for last-minute tax filers
CHICAGO (AP) — There's still a way to get your federal tax returns in on time in Chicago if you don't quite make it to your local post office before it closes.
BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is reminding customers in communities along the Boston Marathon route that dozens of collection boxes are being temporarily shut down for the race.
West Virginia ramp farmer looking for successor
RICHWOOD, W.Va. (AP) — Glen Facemire, owner of what may be the world's only ramp farm and West Virginia's top promoter, educator and product developer of the aromatic, early spring herb, is...
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush.
The Postal Service said Saturday that the commemorative Forever stamp...
ARCOLA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Delta town is celebrating the reopening of its post office after a fire last April.
The Delta Democrat-Times reports the Arcola post office, in southern...
New Prague post office relocated due to safety concerns
NEW PRAGUE, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Postal Service officials say the post office in New Prague is being temporarily relocated due to safety concerns with the building.
Man who mailed cocaine from Puerto Rico to RI sentenced
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who worked with an accomplice to ship dozens of kilograms of cocaine through the U.S. Postal Service from Puerto Rico to Rhode Island has been sentenced...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators are sometimes on opposite sides of the aisle politically, but they agree that privatizing the U.S. Postal Service is a bad idea.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The last of three New York men accused of stealing cash and gift cards from the mail has admitted his guilt.
Federal prosecutors say 28-year-old Cordell James of...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker in Massachusetts who stole about $82,000 worth of postage stamps and sold many online at a discount has been sentenced to two years of...
Ex-postal workers gets probation for stealing mail
BOSTON (AP) — A former mail carrier who stole nearly 10,000 pieces of mail intended for residents along her route in Boston in her search for gift cards and cash has avoided jail.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin informed Congress on Monday that he will stop making payments into two government retirement funds now that the debt limit has gone back into...
- Business WireRyder Wins United States Postal Service Supplier Excellence AwardMay 15, 2019
- Business WirePitney Bowes Presented with Data Driven Excellence Award by the United States Postal Service (USPS)May 9, 2019
- Business WireCummins to Provide the United States Postal Service with Eight Fully-Electric Vehicles in CaliforniaMarch 4, 2019
Ex-postal manager pleads guilty to stealing $630K in stamps
KENNER, La. (AP) — A former manager of a post office in a New Orleans suburb has admitted to stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support his gambling addiction,...
‘Test mail’ leads to New Orleans letter carrier theft plea
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former letter carrier in New Orleans nabbed by U.S. Postal Service agents in an investigation involving marked cash and trackable gift cards has pleaded guilty to...
Letter returned to Michigan woman after 45 years
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan woman who wrote a letter to her family in 1974 has been reunited with the tattered note after it was finally delivered to the home where her family lived...
Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.
Wrong-way driver killed in crash with US Postal truck
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — A wrong-way driver was killed after crashing into a U.S. Postal Service truck on state Route 520 in Redmond, Washington.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Washington State Patrol troopers were first alerted to the wrong-way driver when they were heading east in the westbound lanes of SR-520 near Interstate 405.
Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters.
Louisiana woman pleads guilty to gambling away postal funds
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former postal worker has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to a federal charge of misappropriation of postal funds.
Man who rerouted UPS mail to Chicago apartment pleads guilty
CHICAGO (AP) — A former UPS Inc. worker accused of rerouting mail meant for the shipping company's Atlanta headquarters to his small Chicago apartment has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.
Dushaun Henderson-Spruce entered into a plea agreement Tuesday in federal court. The agreement calls for the repayment of the nearly $59,000 he admitted stealing from mail intended for the company.
Louisiana city calls for USPS to fix mail delivery issues
PLAQUEMINE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana city has adopted a resolution calling for the U.S. Postal Service to deal with mail delivery issues plaguing the community.
Albuquerque woman gets prison for assaulting postal workers
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for assaulting three U.S. Postal Service employees in Bernalillo County in 2017.
Prosecutors say 25-year-old Jackie Herron was sentenced Wednesday.
3 Omaha men indicted in Grand Island USPS truck robbery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Three Omaha men face federal charges after being accused of the December armed kidnapping and robbery of a U.S. Postal Service truck driver in Grand Island.
Federal prosecutors say Gary Fellows, Sidney Britt and Joshua Britt have been indicted on robbery, kidnapping and use of a weapon counts for the Dec. 14 incident.
Postal Service honors entertainer Gregory Hines with stamp
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service is honoring entertainer Gregory Hines with a Black Heritage Series stamp.
Acting chief postal inspector Gary Barksdale is hosting the first day of issue ceremony Monday at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York.
Hines, who was known for his unique style of tap dancing, won a Tony Award in 1992 for "Jelly's Last Jam." He died of cancer at age 57 in 2003.
Woman struck, killed by Postal Service truck in Everett
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say U.S. Postal Service truck struck and killed a woman as she was crossing a street in Everett.
The woman, believed to be in her late 50s, was crossing Pacific Avenue in a crosswalk Tuesday evening when the light changed. Everett police detectives say the truck had the green light and did not see the woman.
Postal carrier under investigation after mail found in home
SUNFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 42-year-old postal carrier is being investigated after mail dating back more than a year was found in a western Michigan home.
WILX-TV reports that the worker is suspected of hoarding mail from her route in Portland, east of Grand Rapids. Officials say some of it was wet and damaged. Other pieces were burned.
Postal Service will keep open historic Kauai post office
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A historic post office on Kauai will remain open after the U.S. Postal Service reversed a decision to shut it down.
The service had announced its decision to close the Lihue Post Office in December 2017, prompting hundreds of letters and coconuts to be sent to the service in support of keeping the post office open.
Postal Service cancels test mail program for north Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service scrapped a pilot program aimed at finding cheaper ways to deliver goods and mail to northern Alaska communities.
House panel considers uncounted ballots from NE Iowa race
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — House Democrats appointed to a committee to review the results of a contested northeast Iowa House election are vowing to fight any attempt to rush to judgment on whether to count 29 absentee mail ballots.
Kayla Koether trails Republican incumbent Michael Bergan by nine votes for the Iowa House District 55 seat.
Bergan was seated Monday and continues to represent the district.
Ohio mail carrier dies after minivan hits postal truck
WADSWORTH, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an Ohio mail carrier was killed on his route when a minivan hit the back of his U.S. Postal Service truck as he pulled into traffic and he was partly thrown from the vehicle.
Troopers say 59-year-old Randy Irwin, of Macedonia, died at the scene of the Wednesday afternoon crash on state Route 94 in Wadsworth Township, roughly 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of Cleveland.
Investigators don't believe drugs or alcohol was a factor in the crash.
North Carolina town loses post office after Florence damage
POLLOCKSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A small North Carolina town is losing its post office after it was damaged by Hurricane Florence, meaning residents with post office boxes will have to drive seven miles (11 km) to get their mail.
WITN in Greenville reports Pollocksville Mayor Jay Bender said the U.S. Postal Service announced Friday that all mail operations would be moved to Maysville.
Postal workers accused of stealing mail, trafficking weed
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Four U.S. Postal Service workers in Alabama are accused of stealing packages in connection with a marijuana distribution scheme.
News outlets report U.S. Attorney Richard W. Moore said this week that a grand jury indicted the four Mobile workers on federal charges in November.
Deschutes River to be featured on ‘forever’ stamp in 2019
BEND, Ore. (AP) — A scenic Oregon river will be honored with a stamp next year.
The Bend Bulletin reports the Deschutes River will be featured on a "forever" stamp in 2019.
The U.S. Postal Service announced in November that 19 sets of forever stamps will be available.
Police: 1 teen dies, 1 hurt when stolen car slams postal van
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines authorities say one teenager died and another was injured when the stolen car they were in crashed into a delivery van.
The car was reported stolen a little after 8:10 p.m. Monday after it was left running unattended. A vehicle matching its description was seen about 30 minutes later where gunshots rang out several blocks northwest.