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Former U.S. Postal Service worker Michelle Dudkiewicz, 43, was sentenced Thursday at the District Court of Guam for her role where she received money and drugs in exchange for using her past job to help drug traffickers locate and track packages containing crystal methamphetamine. She pleaded ... US Postal Service
Three nominees to the board that oversees the U.S. Postal Service pledged Wednesday to take an impartial look at President Donald Trump's claims that Amazon is ripping off the agency -- but stopped short of directly contradicting him. In a hearing, Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill asked ...

HOT SPRINGS -- Arkansas police say the U.S. Postal Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were called to investigate a suspicious device found inside a mailbox. The Sentinel-Record reports that a 61-year-old Hot Springs resident found the device inside his open ...
ABBEVILLE, La. (KLFY) - Abbeville police have arrested a 28-year-old Abbeville man for shipping five pounds of high-grade marijuana in a local within the city. Officer began their investigation on March 22, 2018 after receiving information about the shipment sent through the U.S. Postal Service.
As a part of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service is bringing attention to how many mail carriers were attacked in the last year. The agency says more than 6,200 employees were attacked by dogs nationwide last year. Houston tops the list with 71 dog attacks, followed by Los ...
President Trump launched a Twitter attack against online retailing giant Amazon.com in early April 2018, alleging that the company's package delivery contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) has caused the latter to lose money and placed an undue financial burden on American taxpayers:.
Specially equipped by Mother Nature, newly-hatched chicks can go three days without food and water – a biological gift that lets them to do just fine in a box shipped through the U.S. Postal Service. “What? They get mailed?” said Rita Phoenix, who was oohing and ahhing over bins of chirping chicks at a ... Twitter
US President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked the online retail giant Amazon for a second time in a week, accusing the company of scamming US Postal Service (USPS) over cheaper shipping costs. “While we are on the subject, it is reported that the US Post Office will lose $1.50 on average for each ... Twitter
Amazon, whose founder owns The Washington Post, has been a consistent recipient of Trump's ire. President Donald Trump is again attacking online retailer Amazon.com, calling its business deal with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages a money-losing agreement that hurts U.S. taxpayers. Federal ... Twitter
He's criticized the company for skirting taxes, slammed its CEO Jeff Bezos for using the newspaper he owns to push Amazon's agenda, and occasionally accused Amazon of taking advantage of the U.S. Postal Service. Trump re-opened debate on two of those issues in a tweet Thursday. He claimed ... Twitter
President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday about his “concerns” that e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. isn't paying its fair share of taxes and is hurting the U.S. Postal Service, sending shares initially to a seven-week low before they recovered in late trade. The stock AMZN, +1.11% tumbled as much ... Twitter
Trump tells people Amazon has gotten a free ride from taxpayers and cushy treatment from the U.S. Postal Service. "The whole post office thing, that's very much a perception he has," another source said. "It's been explained to him in multiple meetings that his perception is inaccurate and that the post ...
The U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday issued a statement on staffing at the Lady Lake Post Office. “The Postal Service values its customers and strives to provide the best possible service at all times,” said Enola Rice, a Tampa-based spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service. However, she declined to ...
The U.S. Postal Service delivered to 33,378 mailboxes in the Loveland area at the start of 2017, but this year it has 35,168 destinations, a difference of 1,790 locations. "Basically, that means that in the last year, 1,790 homes have come into the area, and we're delivering to all of them," said David Rupert, ...
This image released by the U.S. Postal Service shows the Mister Rogers forever stamp which went on sale Friday, March 23. Fred Rogers, the gentle TV host who entertained and educated generations of preschoolers on Mister Rogers Neighborhood,” died in 2003 at age 74. (Associated Press).
The United States Postal Service says it's not doing anything different for operations beyond normal security measures. USPS is reminding employees to be safe and vigilant. The Strategic Communication Officer with USPS says reports of suspicious mailings are always taken seriously. "We really work ...

Dozens of U.S. Postal Service routes in Longmont and the Carbon Valley area swelled beyond capacity in recent years, forcing additions of more mail carriers and delivery circuits to keep up with rapid housing development and accompanying population growth. In her 20 years as a USPS mail carrier, ...
Associated Press. WASHINGTON. After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service. In the surprise move, Trump said that USPS is on "an unsustainable financial ...
... of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service. ... The U.S. Postal Service has indeed lost money for years, but package delivery has actually been a bright spot for the service.
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A United States Postal Service (USPS) worker, driving along Interstate-30 in Dallas, was shot and killed early Monday morning. Investigators say there is no indication the victim was doing anything other than his job when someone fired shots into his vehicle. The victim was ...
Happy Year of the Dog! For the next few weeks, millions around the world will be celebrating Lunar New Year in all sorts of festive ways, from tossing lo hei to watching dragon dances to receiving highly anticipated red ang pao packets. For many years, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has marked ...
The U.S. Postal Service already provides many valuable services to the communities it serves in America provided by the Constitution. Services such as six, and in some areas, seven days a week delivery, the Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive every second Saturday in May, employing 113,000 military ...
WASHINGTON -- Around 1,900 members of the U.S. Armed Forces serving in Afghanistan and the Middle East received Girl Scout cookies, Tastykakes, personal hygiene products and other sought-after items last year, thanks to Operation Yellow Ribbon of South Jersey. But thanks to a new U.S. Postal ...
This image released by the United States Postal Service shows a postage stamp featuring Fred Rogers from the PBS children's television series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" with his King Friday XIII puppet. The U.S. Postal Service plans to issue a new stamp on March 23 in the same Pittsburgh public ...
A suspicious device discovered near East 4th Avenue and Sherman Street Friday afternoon turned out to be a mail “fishing” device used to steal outgoing mail. The device was recovered from a blue U.S. Postal Service collection box, according to the U.S. Postal Service Inspection Service, which issued a ...
February 3, 2018 - The U.S. Postal Service has announced a First-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Mister Rogers Forever stamp. usps mister rogers forever stamps The event is free and open to the public. Please share the news using the hashtag #MisterRogersStamp. The Postmaster General ...
Lena Horne, the late great dancer, singer and Hollywood actress who fought for civil rights, is featured on a new stamp issued Tuesday by the U.S. Postal Service. Ms. Horne, who died in 2010, is the 41st person to be celebrated in the Black Heritage stamp series, the Postal Service stated. “Today, we honor ...
Money-hungry mail thieves continue to hit Queens hard — and now, one local Congresswoman wants the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to take substantial action. Congresswoman Grace Meng called on the USPS to install new anti-theft collection boxes across the World's Borough. The boxes have smaller ...
The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which conducted the probe, said that their report marks a failure by the US Postal Service and US Customs and Border Protection to find and stop these drugs from entering the country. Carper, a Democrat from Delaware and ranking member of the ...
There's little argument that opioids are overprescribed in the United States, but it can still be challenging for some Americans to get the medication after their prescriptions run out, especially with increased scrutiny of late. That has opened a gray market in China, where users can easily buy drugs like ...
WASHINGTON – Congressional investigators said Wednesday that Chinese opioid manufacturers are exploiting weak screening at the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American dealers. In a yearlong probe, Senate investigators found that Chinese sellers, who openly market ...
The U.S. Postal Service said it has made dramatic progress in the last year in total packages with opioids seized. “The Postal Service will continue to work tirelessly to address this serious societal issue,” spokesman David Partenheimer said in a statement. China said Thursday it is ready to work with the ...
Rob Portman of Ohio and Tom Carper of Delaware pins blame on the U.S. Postal Service and State Department. The agencies have rebuffed requests to require electronic shipping information with names and addresses of senders and receivers of international parcels, the senators said. Portman, an Ohio ...
WASHINGTON – Congressional investigators said Wednesday that Chinese opioid manufacturers are exploiting weak screening at the U.S. Postal Service to ship large quantities of illegal drugs to American dealers. In a yearlong probe, Senate investigators found that Chinese sellers who openly market ...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- It will now cost more to mail a letter or send out a package. The United States Postal Service is implementing new postage rates for multiple mailing and shipping products that took effect Sunday. Rates will increase an average of four percent across all shipping services including ...
Therese Semonin talks about problems with their mail being delivered through the Fairlawn post office alongside her neighbor Sandra Landskroner (right) on Monday at her home in Akron. Some packages never arrive and mail ends up at the wrong houses at weird times often. (Leah Klafczynski/Beacon ...
State Police, the FBI, and the United States Postal Service are investigating the incident. "Right now, the contents of the envelope are in the process of being sent to the FBI lab to do their checks to determine what exact biohazard was in that envelope," explained Trooper Miller. State Police say there's no ...
The U.S. Postal Service said it was considering moving retail services from the Burlington Main Post Office on Church Avenue in Milam County to a yet-to-be-determined location. A public meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 1 in the Rosebud Post Office lobby at 206 N. 5th St. in Rosebud. The Postal ...
The U.S. Postal Service has a free service to prevent the worry of package thefts or concerns about undelivered mail. Advertisement. Under the new system, called Informed Delivery, the service digitally scans mail prior to it being delivered. “It's critically important that people do that we're aware of problems ...
DENVER — The U.S. Postal Service will hold three job fairs as it attempts to fill hundreds of positions in Denver and along the Front Range. The USPS has openings for city carrier assistants, rural carrier associates and assistant rural carriers. There are 160 openings in Denver with hundreds more ...
President Donald Trump may have some problems with the United States Postal Service, but most Americans don't. That's the finding of the Gallup polling organization, which found in a December survey that U.S. Postal Service remains the most favorite federal agency with a 74 percent positive rating.
U.S. Postal Service letter carriers have a cold job this time of year. Ethan Case carried mail mid-morning Friday when the air temperature was eight degrees and the wind chill was minus 2. The National Weather Service has forecast more cold is on its way with a low of minus 1 expected tonight, and an ...
ALEXANDRIA, La. -- A federal prosecutor says a former U.S. Postal Service worker who burned at least 20 tubs of mail over five months has pleaded guilty to a single count of delaying or destroying the mail. His sentencing is set for April 6. U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook said in a news release Friday ...
On July 26, 1775, President George Washington created the United States Postal Service and appointed Benjamin Franklin the nation's first postmaster. Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and other enlightened American leaders who had traveled to Europe had been greatly impressed by England's nearly ...
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Have you had your mail delivered over the past few days? If not here is why. The United States Postal Service has alerts on their website that may affect deliveries. - Advertisement -. According to the USPS website due to winter weather conditions, including snow ...
A longstanding member of the local United States Postal Service team stepped away this week, after serving nearly four decades. For nearly 38 years, Donald Fleagle filled a highway contract with the Post Office, delivering bulk mail to towns throughout Brown and Nemaha counties. Taking over for the ...
Neither snow, nor rain, not even wind chills reaching -45 stopped U.S. Postal Service workers from delivering the mail. Mail carriers we spoke to say they take pride in braving less than ideal weather to make sure your mail gets to its destination on time. Lisa Muszynski has carried mail for 30 years and ...
PRESIDENT Donald Trump said the US Postal Service (USPS) should charge Amazon.com Inc. more to deliver packages, the latest in a series of public criticisms of the online retailer and its billionaire founder. The post office “should be charging MUCH MORE” for package delivery, the president tweeted ...
Amazon uses all the major carriers, including UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service to handle its deliveries. In 2013, Amazon reached a five-year deal with the postal service to offer delivery on Sundays. The specifics of the deal have not been made public. Citigroup analysis cited by the Wall Street ...


 

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