Dog Attacks On Mail Carriers Near 7,000 As Online Sales BoomBooming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but its carriers are incurring a cost: more dog bites. Dog attacks on postal workers rose last year to 6,755, up more than 200 from the previous year.
Postal Workers To Dallas Officials: Handle Loose Dog ProblemMail carriers are fighting for their safety as officials with the City of Dallas continue to struggle answer the stray dog problem. The Postmaster and letter carriers will go before the Dallas City Council to address the risks they face every day.
Dog Maced By Mail Carrier In GarlandThe United State Postal Service is looking into the alleged actions of a fill-in mail carrier in Garland after a resident claims the carrier maced her dog in the face.
Fort Worth Mail Carrier Charged Over Dog's DeathA mail carrier is facing animal cruelty charges after his encounter with a Yorkshire Terrier left the dog badly injured. The dog was later euthanized.
Postal Delivery Concerns After Carrier Returns MailOfficials with the United States Postal Service say they have fired a North Texas mail carrier for skipping part of his route and not delivering a significant amount of mail by simply marking the letters and packages ‘return to sender.’
Snow, Rain, Heat, Gloom Of Night, Toppled Trees...Postal worker Roger Campian was sitting inside his mail truck, about to head out to deliver mail along the same route he’s worked for the past 10 years, when he heard a loud noise.
Public Meeting To Discuss Plans To Close Local Mail Processing CenterThe Dallas U.S. Postal Service mail processing center could soon be closing. A public meeting is being held Wednesday night to discuss the plan that would consolidate the Dallas operation with the mail processing center in Fort Worth.
Post Office Near Default? Losses Mount To $5.1BThe U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday it has lost $5.1 billion in the past year, pushing it closer to imminent default on a multibillion-dollar payment and to future bankruptcy.