Latest United States Postal Service News

Mail carrier fatally shot in New Mexico, teen suspect sought

Apr. 23, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An on-duty mail carrier for the Postal Service was shot and killed in a New Mexico neighborhood after intervening in a dispute between a 17-year-old and his mother, police said Tuesday. Authorities in Albuquerque were searching for suspect Xavier Zamora, who was accused of murder...

Postal Service to issue stamp honoring George H.W. Bush

Apr. 8, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush. The Postal Service said Saturday that the commemorative Forever stamp featuring Bush will be issued on his birthday, June 12. A first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held that day at the...

Ex-postal workers gets probation for stealing mail

Mar. 7, 2019 11:52 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former mail carrier who stole nearly 10,000 pieces of mail intended for residents along her route in Boston in her search for gift cards and cash has avoided jail. Federal prosecutors say 29-year-old Megan Hawes was sentenced Wednesday to two years of probation and 80 hours of community...

Ex-postal manager pleads guilty to stealing $630K in stamps

Feb. 27, 2019 1:56 PM EST

KENNER, La. (AP) — A former manager of a post office in a New Orleans suburb has admitted to stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support his gambling addiction, prosecutors said. Ryan Cortez, 46, pleaded guilty on Friday to misappropriation of postal funds in one of the largest...