Man Charged With Ramming Mail Truck, Injuring Postal WorkerAlan Birt admitted to investigators that he had intentionally run into the mail truck, admitting, "Yeah, I killed that f****** useless mail carrier."
In Wake Of Polar Vortex, USPS Asks Homeowners To Put Down Salt On Icy SidewalksNow that the polar vortex is retreating and temperatures on the rise, the U.S. Postal Service is asking homeowners to clear sidewalks and porch steps of ice and snow to prevent mail carrier injuries.
Postal Service To Suspend Most Deliveries, Close Offices To Honor George H.W. BushThe U.S. Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W. Bush.
Pipe Bomb Scare Raises New Questions About Mail SafetyThe wave of pipe bombs addressed to prominent Democrats has raised fresh questions about the ability of the U.S. Postal Service and private delivery companies to intercept explosives and other dangerous items.
U.S. Postal Service Unveils 1st Scratch & Sniff StampsLetter writers will soon be able to pen notes that give their readers a sweet smell of summer.
Chaska Police Investigating Mail Theft At Post OfficePolice in the southwest metro are investigating after a large quantity of mail was stolen from a post office over the weekend.
USPS Reports Quarterly Loss OF $562M, Wants To Raise Stamp PricesYou may be paying more for stamps after more bad news for the U.S. Postal service. The postal service has reported a quarterly loss of $562 million.
U.S. Postal Service Drops Price Of StampsStamp prices are decreasing! Stamps are cheaper Monday than they were on Friday. For the first time since 1919, the U.S. Postal Service dropped the price.
Good Questions: Water Bottles, Postal Trucks, & E-FilingEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the best Good Questions submitted by viewers the previous week. This Friday, she's looking at filing fees on taxes, the size of water bottles and USPS trucks on Sunday.
Cyber Criminals Looking For Scam Victims With Package PhishingNearly half of all holiday shopping is being done online this year. But as you wait to receive packages, cyber criminals may be waiting for you with a scam. They send emails that look like they're from delivery companies, saying there was a shipping issue with your gifts.
MN Politicians Call On USPS To Release Harmon Killebrew StampMinnesota's full congressional delegation has written a letter to get Twins great Harmon Killebrew immortalized on a postage stamp. The late Killebrew's wife and the Minnesota Twins are asking for fans to send in letters of support.
Postal Workers Collect Food Donations For ‘Stamp Out Hunger’Along with delivering up our mail, letter carriers picked up some packages along their routes Saturday. It's Stamp Out Hunger Day, the largest single-day food drive in the country.
Twin Cities Postal Workers Protest Outside Office Supply RetailerUnion postal workers are protesting outside Staples in the Twin Cities because of an agreement reached between the U.S Postal Service and Staples, which would put outlets in the stores. Jerry Sirois, president of the local union, says they have a number of concerns about protecting the sanctity of the mail.
Some Twin Cities Post Offices To Deliver Sunday U.S. Postal Service trucks will be on the road in the Twin Cities to help Santa out on Sunday. The Postal Service says it expects to handle almost 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. S
Postal Service Eyes Another Stamp Price IncreaseThe financially strapped U.S. Postal Service wants to raise stamp prices again. It could soon cost 49 cents to mail a letter. The post office said the 3 cent price hike is a last resort to deal with extreme financial challenges.