Post Office

Empty crates sit next to a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail box in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The U.S. Postal Service said its net loss last year widened to $15.9 billion, more than the $15 billion it had projected, as mail volume continued to drop, falling 5 percent. (Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Man Throws “Bomb” Over Keys Post Office Counter, Is Arrested

During the holidays, many of us endure long lines at the post office to mail out gifts to friends and family. Juan Zigler, 69, was at the post office with a gift for the employees: a bomb threat.

CBS4–11/24/2012

letter carrier

Postal Carriers Union Pres. Alarmed By Surge In Attacks On Letter Carriers

Another letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service has been attacked and his union President said he is alarmed by a substantial hike in such attacks in South Florida.

CBS4–10/29/2012

(Source: AP)

Post Office Nearing Historic Default

The 112th Congress may go down as the biggest do-nothing Congress in history and that’s perfectly displayed in what’s about to happen to the U.S. Post Office.

CBS Miami–07/31/2012

(Source: AP)

Mail Carriers Trying To Stamp Out Hunger Saturday

If you get a few plastic grocery bags in your mailbox, it’s not a mistake. For the 20th straight year, the National Association of Letter Carriers is carrying out its Stamp Out Hunger food drive Saturday.

CBS4–05/12/2012

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Time Is Ticking For Last-Minute Tax Filers

Time is running out for South Floridians scrambling to put the finishing touches on their state and federal tax returns ahead of tonight’s midnight filing deadline.

CBS4–04/17/2012

(Source: Boynton Beach Police Department)

Police Crow About Rescuing Rooster From The Ring

Why does a man go to the post office to pick up a live rooster? Police in Boynton Beach say Danny Pham wanted his fowl for fighting, and that’s against the law. Pham had a date with a judge, and his mail-order chicken was saved from the cock-righting ring.

CBS4–12/29/2011

Monday will be the busiest day of the year to ship holiday gifts via the Post Office. (Source: CBS)

Post Office’s Busiest Day Of The Year For Christmas Cards

If you finished your Christmas shopping over the weekend and planned to get your holiday cards in the mail today, join the crowd.

CBS4–12/20/2011

Miami Postmaster Jerry Long  (Source: U.S. Postal Service)

Challenging Times For Miami’s New Postmaster General

Miami officially has a new Postmaster General. Jerry Long was sworn in Tuesday morning and said in his 30-year career, he’s never seen more challenging times.

CBS4–12/06/2011

United States Postal Service

USPS May Close 3 S. Fla. Post Offices

The United States Postal Service continued to hemorrhage money in the last year and is now looking at possibly closing approximately 3,700 post offices nationwide, including three in South Florida.

CBS4–07/26/2011

historicpostoffice

Miami’s Historic Post Office Up For Sale

At the corner of Northeast 1st and 1st in downtown Miami sits the 100 First Avenue Building. It is for sale.

CBS4–06/28/2011

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