Special Sprint Saturday Event – 12.09.17

Special Sprint Saturday Event – 12.09.17

Hello!¬† I hope you are having a great week.¬† I wanted to let you know that Your local Sprint store is holding a special #SprintSaturday event on Saturday, Dec 9. Swing by or make an appointment to take advantage of these and other special deals. Sprint has some amazing new offers for employees, retirees and […]

North Carolina thieves broke into post office, stole $20,000 in cash

North Carolina thieves broke into post office, stole $20,000 in cash

GASTONIA, N.C. — Gastonia police detectives are teaming up with federal postal inspectors after thieves broke into a local post office over the weekend and stole $20,000 in cash. Gastonia Police said sometime around Friday night into Saturday morning, someone broke into the post office on South New Hope Road, stealing three bags of cash […]

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Richard Klaffka posed as a disabled veteran and postal worker for more than decade. His act, which included a wheelchair he didn’t need, was good enough to reap $1.2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. Klaffka, 59, of Holland, is now going to prison. “It was like a way of life,” U.S. District Judge Richard J. […]

USPS letter carrier returns to route following paralysis

USPS letter carrier returns to route following paralysis

Brick, NJ, Letter Carrier Gary Nodes is back on his route after spontaneous spinal hematoma, a condition that left him paralyzed from the waist down. USPS News Link – 12/06/17 – Gary Nodes felt fine when he went to sleep one night in March 2015. But the following day, the Brick, NJ, letter carrier woke […]

North Carolina: Report brings new wave of postal service complaints

North Carolina: Report brings new wave of postal service complaints

Turns out, it’s not just north Raleigh. After our I-Team report on spotty mail service in a handful of North Raleigh neighborhoods, our emails and social media posts have been coming in droves. More than 200 people wrote the I-Team with similar stories of slow mail service and, in many cases, occasionally no mail service. […]

Suspicious Device Found in Oakland Mailbox Under Investigation

Suspicious Device Found in Oakland Mailbox Under Investigation

U.S. postal inspectors on Sunday were trying to track down the person who put a suspicious device in an Oakland mail collection box. The threat forced two major streets to shut down for hours Saturday night. Investigators said it was not a piece of mail; it was a device dropped inside a blue collection box. […]

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose

U.S. Postal Service inspectors are warning people about a spike in mail thefts from postal trucks in San Jose. There was a string of break-ins last summer, but the problem has escalated, officials say. The latest theft occurred on Impala Drive in San Jose last Thursday. Postal inspectors say the number of postal truck break-ins […]

Video: Murdered Atlanta postal employee buried; estranged boyfriend booked into DeKalb jail

Video: Murdered Atlanta postal employee buried; estranged boyfriend booked into DeKalb jail

As loved ones gathered to say their goodbyes to Tyrika Terrell, the man accused of killing her was being booked into the DeKalb County jail. Services for Terrell were held Monday at New Love Missionary Baptist Church in East Point,¬†according to a funeral announcement. The 22-year-old United States Postal Service employee was killed a week […]