Postal Reporter - Connecting Postal Employees to Postal News - Information - Postal Workers, Postal News, Postal Information News    
Follow me on Twitter

Site Features

Postal news blog
Postal Photos
Postal News

Postal News

Video: Colorado postal worker accused of faking cancer in order to use sick leave A Postal employee is facing a number of fraud charges in connection to allegations that she faked a cancer diagnosis in order to use hundreds of hours of sick time.


New Jersey Postal Employee Charged with Using Stolen Identities from Co-Workers and Others The postal custodian has been charged with using the stolen identities of postal employees and others to file fraudulent insurance claims


Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee Today, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended Postmasters: House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Approves Postal Reform Bill


New Jersey USPS Supervisor Accused of Stealing over $15,000 from cash deposits A U.S. Postal Service supervisor in New Jersey is accused of stealing more than $15,000. 


USPS, FedEx Extend Express Air Transportation Contract for 7 more years FedEx Extends Express Air Transportation Contract With United States Postal Service 


Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster Seeks Withdrawal from USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program as Body Builder - Partners with Prototype Award Participant to Upfit USPS Vehicles with Cargo Management Solutions 


Richmond VA Postal Workers receive back pay, Postmaster and 5 postal managers fired                                     Dozens of current and former Richmond (Virginia) mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service.  


USPS: Approximately 16 billion pieces of mail, 750 million packages to be delivered this holiday season Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer


USPS to spend nearly $120 million to build or modify mail, vehicle facilities

USPS to build new Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC) and a new Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Portland Oregon. USPS is also modifying several mail facilities on the East Coast.  Comments (Count)


Updated: Friday April 28, 2017


Video: 2 Men Caught on Camera Stealing Mail Out of USPS Truck in Tarzana CAuthorities are investigating on Thursday after two men were caught on video stealing multiple pieces of mail from a United States Postal Service truck (4/28/2017)
Massachusetts Postmaster pleads guilty to stealing approximately $31,000 The former Postmaster of Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service (4/28/2017)
USPS continues to shake up management from scandal over overtime pay in Richmond VA The U.S. Postal Service is continuing to shake up the management of postal stations in the Richmond area as the fallout continues from a scandal over overtime pay  (4/26/2017)
APWU receives Arbitration ruling for USPS to return jobs to Clerk Craft Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs   (4/25/2017)
Texas mail carrier wins $250,000 in discrimination lawsuit The mail carrier filed a lawsuit Aug. 4, 2014 against USPS citing civil rights violations.  (4/24/2017)
Tulsa OK Postal Worker Files Suit Against USPS: ‘They Were Punishing Me For My Pregnancy’ In her lawsuit, Robin Jones claims the #USPS broke federal law by failing to accommodate her high-risk #pregnancy. Postal Worker’s 4th Pregnancy was too much for Norwalk Ohio Post Office ||| Legal Case: Another Postal Worker pregnancy discrimination case   (4/20/2017)


Video: Oregon Letter Carrier Sees Smoke, Saves West Linn House Hess was on his route  when he came up to the house  and saw smoke inside.  (4/20/2017)
Postal worker's busy day off included robbing a bank in Palm Beach The Florida Mail Handler confessed and told FBI agents that he committed the armed bank robbery in Palm Beach County because he was in a “desperate financial situation” due to his failed marriage and his new relationship, according to court records.   (4/18/2017)
Videos: Is this video of a USPS employee kicking packages the real deal? A video was posted to Facebook this week of a Houston County USPS mail carrier kicking and dropping packages.  (4/15/2017)
Pittsburgh postmaster sentenced for lying to feds, witness intimidation A Pittsburgh postmaster thought he was “preserving public safety” when he violated federal law and opened a suspicious package  (4/14/2017)
Over 50 postal trucks brought a special delivery to six-year-old fighting brain cancer the unions of the two post offices wanted to support Devin Suau, who was diagnosed with DIPG earlier this year.  (4/13/2017)






postal news archives



April 28, 2017

USPS: Total Solar Eclipse Forever stamp transforms into an image when touched


Former Missouri Letter Carrier gets prison for conspiracy to distribute PCP through the mail

USPS contract stamp printing company employee sentenced for stealing stamp

No one seriously injured after SUV smashes through post office wall

April 26, 2017

Reports Of Dog Attacks Interrupt Mail Service In Manchester CT

Virginia-Highland residents take problems with mail delivery to the U.S. Senate

Post Office Audit Confirms That South Bronx Mail Service is Awful

April 25, 2017

Tractor-Trailer Hauling Ads Crashes on Highway in Pennsylvania

Amazon Reportedly Working on Self-Driving Vehicles

Delivering mail, saving lives aboard the J.W. Westcott

April 24, 2017

Dayville homeowner wants answers after postal worker mistreats fragile package

Delivering mail, saving lives aboard the J.W. Westcott

April 23, 2017

Video: Thief steals mail; tries to steal bank account information

Video: Dayton Ohio tax returns bounce back after postal error

Louisville KY Brothers Charged Again In Shooting Of Letter Carrier 

April 21, 2017

USPS Celebrating Latin American Cuisine Today with Dedication of Delicioso Forever Stamps

USPS collection box stolen in Phoenix, mailers urged to call Postal Inspection Service

Postal problems: Albuquerque neighbors say USPS mixing up mail

Alabama Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribe to Deliver Marijuana

April 19, 2017

Video: Thieves use post office master key to break into California apartment complex twice

Pennsylvania Postal Worker Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Postal Funds

April 18, 2017

In Hell, Trying to Mail Out My Taxes in Houston

Car crashes into Highlands Ranch Post Office

Thieves strike neighborhood mailboxes

GoFundMe Page for Mailman Critically Injured in Long Island Accident

April 17, 2017

'The One-Cent Magenta': Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World

'Mail goes by us like 2 times before it gets here': Rural Montana waits for Postal Service reform

Postal history: “Grabbing” the Mail in Erin, Tennessee

Why mailing illegal drugs from a USPS kiosk isn't such a great idea

Tribute held for slain Wilkes-Barre postal worker

Chinese company plans to build 150 drone airports for order fulfillment

April 16, 2017

Postal workers plead for safety improvements at Tampa airport

April 15, 2017

'Gyrocopter Guy' Still Has a Message to Deliver

N. Indiana postal carrier accused of stealing painkillers

April 14, 2017

Seven Brooklyn residents stole over $100K by cashing USPS Money Orders Multiple Times

Video: Spike in Mail Theft at North Texas Collection Boxes

Video: Maryland Woman Learns USPS Package Insurance Coverage Stops at U.S. Border

April 13, 2017

Former South Carolina APWU official gets 1 day in prison for embezzling union funds

April 12, 2017

Court: Letter Carrier's Suspension After Hitting Boss With Vehicle Isn’t Retaliation The U.S. Postal Service was delivered a win April 10 when the Fifth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a letter carrier’s retaliation claim

April 11, 2017

Video: Postal Worker’s leg completely severed after being struck by car on Long Island A postal worker was struck by a car on Long Island Tuesday afternoon — his leg completely severed, witnesses say.

Mailman Standing Outside Postal Truck Hit by Car, Airlifted to Hospital A postal worker on Long Island was struck by a car while on the job 

Postal Worker In Hot Water For Allegedly Making Half-Hearted Attempt To Deliver Package A postal worker was caught on surveillance video making an apparent half-hearted attempt to alert a Queens family about a package delivery. 

Video: Too easy for thieves – USPS trying to replace flimsy cluster boxes

‘Confident crook’ caught stealing package off front porch on video

Livermore CA residents buy new mailboxes after theft, vandalism say USPS should have helped

Frustrated customers denied access to mail after Richmond VA post office closes abruptly

April 10, 2017

APWU: Get the Facts – Postal Reform Questions & Answers In order to have a healthy, sustainable, public Postal Service, legislation is necessary to protect postal customers and postal workers from USPS’s current financial crisis.

Angry driver allegedly assaults San Francisco mailman for double-parking A driver apparently angry that a mailman was double parked in San Francisco’s Marina District was arrested after getting out of his car and assaulting the mailman

Outside the box: Creative mailboxes make getting snail mail even more special

Quincy FL Apartment Complex Without Mail for Two Months

Jeep crashes into Kentucky post office

April 9, 2017

Mail Carrier investigated after charging customers $25 to install curbside mailboxes Over the past five years, the mail carrier has built, delivered and installed about 100 mailboxes. 

David Bruce: Scammers fill out form to steal Erie woman's mail

Polish postal workers march to demand higher pay

April 8, 2017

Man punches, threatens Letter Carrier in Chicago suburb

April 7, 2017

Connecticut Mail Carrier pleads guilty to sexually assaulting co-worker  A Stratford mail carrier has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a former co-worker in her home.

Postal Supervisor sentenced to prison for importing anabolic steroids by mail An employee of the United States Postal Service (USPS) was sentenced today on one count of importing a controlled substance

Letter carrier being treated after he was bit by fox in Bristol CT

San Francisco Driver tries to flee after colliding with a U.S. Postal service truck

Pennsylvania USPS contractor charged with failure to carry workers comp insurance for employees

Mail truck overturns in Sherman Oaks CA crash

April 6, 2017

U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings, Los Angeles tops list The U.S. Postal Service released its annual ranking of top dog attack cities today, highlighted safety initiatives to help protect its employees and offered tips to pet owners.

Mail carrier tracked via GPS admits stealing money, dumping undelivered mail Mail Carrier pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee  

APWU: USPS distributing final payment of $56 million settlement to retirees on April 21st Final Payment for Retirees Regarding 1.6.b Global Settlement Remedy Agreement to be Distributed on April 21st  

Post offices could give low-income Americans access to financial services

What’s Behind the Long Lines and Angry Voices at Many NYC Post Offices

DOJ investigating Air France-KLM over USPS contracts

Parolee exposes himself to letter carrier, police say

Oklahoma City Man To Serve 30 Months In Prison For Buying Over $41,000 Of Postage Stamps With Bogus Checks

Florida Postal Employee Sentenced To More Than 9 Years In Prison For Stealing Over $3 Million In Social Security Checks

April 5, 2017

Video: Postal Worker Shot Trying to Stop Carjacking Gunman in Bronx  A postal worker was shot and injured as he tried to stop a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest from carjacking an off-duty coworker .

Video: Family wants answers after postal workers allegedly kick and spray their dog

Florida postal clerk accused of stealing checks, gift cards from mail in Jensen Beach

Two former USPS employees sentenced to prison for workers comp fraud

April 4, 2017

Postal truck brings down power lines, pole in Charlotte NC Police had to close a busy west Charlotte road early Tuesday morning after they said a truck crashed into a pole and took down power lines.  

Chicken run: New Zealand Post will start delivering KFC to beat mail slump Fast food home delivery is tried out as number of letters sent in New Zealand halves in a decade  

Benton Harbor MI teen, 16, charged in letter carrier’s sexual assault  A 16-year-old southwestern Michigan boy has been charged in the sexual assault of a U.S. Postal Service worker.

North Carolina Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Distribute Marijuana Through U.S. Mail And Postal Robbery Charges 

North Carolina Mail Carrier Pleads Guilty To Mail Theft In Jamaican-based Lottery Fraud Scheme

April 3, 2017

Louisiana motorist seeks damages of $1.5 million after accident with USPS employee

Woman crashes car into post office

This might be the worst postal delivery of all time

April 2, 2017

Patrons of Bronx post office fed up with lack of service

Worland postal carrier hangs up mail bag

Judge rules dog that bit mailman must be euthanized

Vandals Strike Palo Alto's Main Post Office

April 1, 2017

Postal Service Issues New Forever Stamp Celebrating Mississippi Statehood’s 200th Anniversary

PRC Report Shows USPS Financial Concerns Persist Despite Improvements in Liquidity

Video: Mail Carrier robbed at gunpoint in Fort Lauderdale FL ; 2 at large


postal news website


�Glenn L. Smith is a former-postal attorney specializing in representing postal employees before the MSPB & EEOC nationwide.�  Visit

Federal Disability Retirement - Robert R. McGill

California Federal And Postal Attorneys, MSPB, EEOC

Send Info

click here - to send news, suggestions or press releases

Quick Clicks

Postal Employees Names, Salaries, Position, Date Hired And Work Facility

* 'LiteBlue' Extranet

* * Light Duty Request

* * Job duties to assist physicians

Support PostalReporter

Amazon Shopping



* PS Form 3982

PS 3971


Postal Forums

 * Automation

* Bulk Mail Center

* City Carriers

* Clerk Craft

* EEO Issues

* Injured on Duty
* Mail Handlers
* Maintenance
* Motor Vehicle

* Part-Time Reg.

* PT/FT Flexibles
* Postmasters
* Postal News
* Rural Carriers

* Veterans
Window Clerks


 Postal - Copyright � 2001-present -All Rights Reserved Postal Reporter provides postal news, postal resources and other postal information for Postal Workers, Postal Employees and other Postal related communities.. is not affiliated with the U.S. Postal Service or any other organization. Opinions expressed in articles linked to and from this page are those of the authors.