Video: Postal Service, police tempt thieves with bait parcels

Video: Postal Service, police tempt thieves with bait parcels

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The holiday shopping season is in full force, and people all over Portland want to make sure their packages end up in the right hands. “We make sure that we know if anything valuable’s going to come that we monitor it,” said Portland mother Britt Williamson. Sometimes, though, even that’s not […]

Postal workers complain of being dangerously overworked

Postal workers complain of being dangerously overworked

SALT LAKE CITY, UT — (KUTV) Dan Cawley works in a law office relies on punctual mail. “We have things going out that are really time sensitive that have to be replied to within a few days according to the courts,” he said. But lately, the mailman doesn’t always show up, he says. “We weren’t […]

Fake Postal Carrier Arrested In Scottsdale

Fake Postal Carrier Arrested In Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – The U.S. Postal service confirms a woman who posed as a postal worker and was caught stealing packages has been arrested. Officials say the suspect, who has not been identified, was taken into custody Wednesday night. Surveillance video of the woman was recorded last week at a home near Hayden Road and […]

The Postal Service goes all-in for busiest week of the year

The Postal Service goes all-in for busiest week of the year

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Post office employees are in the middle of their busiest mailing week of the year, with many working overtime to help Santa get those packages delivered before the 25th. “We’re the first people to touch the mail,” said Sherisse Harris, USPS employee. “So we have to make sure the mail gets done […]

Video: San Jose Thieves Hit Another USPS Mail Truck

Video: San Jose Thieves Hit Another USPS Mail Truck

A grinch is stealing packages in San Jose, and the thief isn’t waiting for them to be delivered to doorsteps. Yet another mail truck was broken into last week in the city’s Willow Glen neighborhood. It’s the 17th such break-in in San Jose since spring. This time, it means some people may not be getting […]

TV news rides along on last minute USPS Christmas deliveries

TV news rides along on last minute USPS Christmas deliveries

They’re making the rounds, they’re making them twice, whether or not those they’re delivering to are naughty or nice. “This time of year you have so many packages you’re actually going out and delivering packages first, then you’re coming back and then reloading your truck,” said Linda Bilderback, a USPS City Letter Carrier. Veteran carrier […]

Florida golf-cart driving porch pirates caught

Florida golf-cart driving porch pirates caught

RIVERVIEW, Fla. – Detectives have identified two girls as suspects seen in a golf cart taking packages from the front porch of a residence. The 13-year-old and 14-year-old girl are charged with petit theft. Both are entered into the juvenile arrest avoidance program based on no prior criminal history, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s […]

Videos: USPS during the busiest week of the year

Videos: USPS during the busiest week of the year

Chicago carrier Darryl Daniels loaded up the mail he will deliver Monday on his route in the McKinley Park neighborhood. It’s going to be a long day in what will be the busiest mailing and delivery week of the year for the U.S. Post Office. ABC 7 Chicago Busiest Day Of The Year For The […]