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  • Woman's shipping problem resolved after 2 On Your Side report Play Video

    April 6, 2018 7:20 PM

    UPDATE: The post master spoke with Kortering this week and says she's committed to getting the package sent off. All forms were filled out Monday and the package was shipped once again, free of charge. ***** GONZALES - A woman has been trying to mail a package... more »
  • Postal Service anticipating busy week of deliveries Play Video

    December 19, 2017 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Millions of packages are being shipped to their destinations this holiday season. The United States Postal Service expects to process and deliver three billion pieces of First-Class Mail this week. It also expects to deliver nearly 200 million packages this week. To keep up with the... more »
  • Money Carlo match-to-win mailer misleading to consumers Play Video

    December 12, 2017 7:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - In the last few days, mailers advertising big prizes have shown up in thousands of Baton Rouge mailboxes. One man thought he won a brand new ATV but tells 2 On Your Side he was offered a different, much smaller prize. "We won," Cleveland Johnson said.... more »
  • Baton Rouge residents experiencing mail delivery issues Play Video

    December 6, 2017 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Several people in the Iberville Terrace neighborhood of Baton Rouge say they haven't had their mail delivered since Saturday. "As taxpayers, we're paying for the mail to be delivered on time and when it's not it can cost us late fees," said resident Steven Malin. He's been... more »
  • Speeding mail carrier asked to slow down, stops delivering mail Play Video

    September 11, 2017 6:46 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A woman says her mail is being held hostage by the postal service and she's been having trouble contacting someone about the issue. For the past week, Courtney Cook has not been receiving mail. On Friday, a U.S. Postal Inspector left a card on her front... more »
  • Former post office janitor pleads guilty to mail theft

    August 23, 2017 7:02 AM

    LAFAYETTE- A former post office janitor has admitted stealing mail in Louisiana. The acting U.S. attorney in Lafayette says 39-year-old Jerome Guidry of Bayou Vista pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of theft of mail by a post office employee. Alexander Van Hook says in a news release... more »
  • California man admits his meth sent to Louisiana, Tennessee

    June 29, 2017 11:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A California man faces at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in what federal prosecutors in Louisiana call a national drug conspiracy that shipped methamphetamine through the mail and United Parcel Service. A news release Tuesday said the maximum sentence for 26-year-old Ernesto... more »
  • Plumbing company sends lien notices to flood victims Play Video

    January 18, 2017 6:56 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Some people still rebuilding after the flood are getting a disturbing letter in the mail. They're being threatened with a property lien. It's been mailed to a few dozen "FEMA Recipients," or people with manufactured housing units. The letter is from a plumbing company in Shreveport,... more »
  • Post Office Christmas delivery deadline is Friday Play Video

    December 20, 2016 11:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The deadline to pay first-class prices for Christmas present deliveries passed Tuesday. However, people willing to pay extra still have a few days left. Wednesday is the last day letters and packages can be mailed with the United States Postal Service with its Priority Mail service. And... more »
  • US Postal carrier filmed dumping bins of mail into a ditch

    October 20, 2016 11:24 AM

    DECATUR, Ga. - The U.S. Postal Service has launched an investigation after a metro Atlanta resident says she filmed a worker dumping hundreds of pieces of mail in the woods. Kellie Campbell said she recorded the postal worker walking near a fence and dumping several bins of mail into a... more »
  • Former mail carrier pleads to stealing mail

    September 14, 2016 9:26 AM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Lafayette woman has pleaded guilty to stealing mail while she worked as a contract postal carrier. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 72-year-old Helen J. Nelson pleaded guilty Thursday before U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi to one count of theft of mail matter by a postal... more »
  • Denham Springs temporary post office offers 24-hour pickup service

    September 8, 2016 4:47 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs residents now have access to 24-hour pickup service for P.O. box mail at the temporary postal office. P.O. Box pickup is now available 24 hours a day for seven days a week at the temporary Denham Springs post office that has been set up... more »
  • Postal Service updates returning mail service

    August 30, 2016 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Postal officials say they’ve made significant progress in restoring mail service to residents of the Capital Area following recent historic flooding. The Postal Service says huge strides have been made each day with USPS continuing to make progress toward ensuring customers receive timely, efficient and reliable... more »
  • Mail pick-up location for Denham Springs residents changes

    August 24, 2016 2:02 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs residents with the 70726 zip code who were impacted by the recent flood no longer have to pick up their mail at the Baton Rouge Mail Processing Plant, located on Bluebonnet Road. Instead, residents are advised to go to the Denham Springs Post Office... more »
  • Post Office resumes delivery service to some in Denham Springs

    August 18, 2016 4:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Postal Service says people who live on accessible roads in Denham Springs can expect mail delivery to resume as soon as Thursday. Customers in the 70706 zip code were directed to pick up their mail at the Baton Rouge Mail Processing Plant on Bluebonnet Road... more »
  • Residents asked to go to alternate postal offices

    August 16, 2016 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The United States Postal Office is notifying residents affected by the recent flooding, to go to alternate post offices to get their mail. Residents are asked to go to the postal office located at 8101 Bluebonnet Boulevard. Below is a list of impacted post offices in the... more »
  • Locally-mailed letter by Robert Durst sent to LA Times

    April 9, 2015 10:43 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - In a letter apparently mailed from the state prison in Iberville Parish to the LA TIMES, celebrity murder suspect Robert Durst writes about sunsets, LA traffic and sports. The TIMES published a story on the letter Thursday and explains more about the writing. The newspaper reported... more »
  • St. George mailer creating controversy Play Video

    March 5, 2015 9:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The fight over the proposed City of St. George is heating up in mailboxes across southeast Baton Rouge. Leaflets were sent out in an effort to sway the people who have signed the petition to form the city, to take their names off the list. It... more »
  • B.R. 'Grinch' steals holiday packages from front door Play Video

    December 17, 2014 3:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Grinch is stealing holiday packages from the front door of homes in Baton Rouge. One homeowner caught a crook red-handed stealing Christmas gifts in the Oak Hills Park subdivision off Siegen Lane. In the video you can see the man snooping around, eventually loading the... more »
  • USPS begins Sunday deliveries Play Video

    November 30, 2014 9:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Postal Service is tacking on an extra day to their schedule because of an expected increase in a volume of packages. Thousands of packages will be delivered throughout Louisiana, and an estimated 470 million packages will be on customer's doorsteps throughout the country. "I... more »

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