Postal Service

An Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician (EOD) and a robotic police device check a mini helicopter or gyrocopter that landed on the US Capitol South Lawn area is viewed April 15, 2015, in Washington, DC. A man flying a mini helicopter illegally landed his aircraft on the west lawn of the US Capitol Wednesday, triggering street closures around the building and prompting a police investigation."The US Capitol Police continues to investigate, with one person detained," USCP officer Shennell Antrobus told AFP. AFP PHOTO/PAUL J. RICHARDS    (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Man Who Landed Gyrocopter At Capitol Pleads Not Guilty

The pilot who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is set for a court appearance Thursday.

05/21/2015

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information which leads to the arrest of two men who attempted to rob one of their branches in Miami-Dade. (Source: USPS)

Postal Service Offers Reward For Info On Attempted Robbery Suspects

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information which leads to the arrest of two men who attempted to rob one of their branches in Miami-Dade.

04/29/2015

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Postal Service Posts Double Digit Increase Over The Holidays

Over the holidays, the U.S. Postal Service really delivered. The USPS is reporting that for the month of December they delivered 524 million packages, an 18-percent increase over December 2013.

01/06/2015

(Source: AP)

Post Office To Deliver Packages 7 Days A Week After Thanksgiving

Starting right after Thanksgiving, the U.S. Postal service will go into into high gear to make sure mailed holiday gifts are delivered on time.

11/24/2014

Postal worker robbed and assaulted. (Source: CBS4)

$50K Reward Offered For Info On Postal Carrier Robbery

A reward of up to $50,000 is being offered for information which leads to the arrest of two people who robbed a postal carrier of her mailbox key earlier this week.

10/08/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 16: A tray of mails are seen at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center on December 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

An Easier Way To Get Rid Of Junk Mail

If you hate getting junk mail, you’re not alone, and now there’s something you can do about it.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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First Class Stamp Prices Go Up Sunday

Beginning Sunday, its going to cost you more to mail a letter. On January 26th, the U.S. Postal Service increased the price for a first class stamp from 46 cents to 49 cents.

01/26/2014

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)

Snail Mail Will Cost You More In The New Year

Sending greeting cards, rent checks, and birthday cards will cost you a little more in the New Year—which is right around the corner.

12/26/2013

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

Monday Is Post Office’s Busiest Day Of The Year

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

12/16/2013

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Amazon Rolling Out Sunday Deliveries

Once blamed for the death of the mail, the internet may bring a few much needed dollars to the U.S. Postal Service. Amazon announced Monday that it will use the Post Office’s resources to deliver packages on Sundays.

11/11/2013

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