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  • USPS commemorates JFK with President's Day stamp

    February 17, 2017 9:37 AM

    The U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth by dedicating a new Forever stamp in his honor. The dedication will be made at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. The stamps will be available in post offices nationwide by... more »
  • Postal Service to deliver express packages on Christmas

    December 23, 2016 12:02 PM

    The U.S. Postal Service will deliver on Christmas Day. Nikki Johnson, U.S. Postal Service communications specialist, told WWL that employees will be delivering express packages on Sunday. In order for a Christmas drop-off, packages must be mailed by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23 using Express Delivery. Self-service... more »
  • Protect your property, track your packages Play Video

    December 13, 2016 6:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Stealing other people's presents is becoming a not so Merry Christmas tradition. Online shopping may be a wonderful thing, but it's important to track what you have ordered and help prevent your items from being stolen. This time of year, FedEx, UPS and USPS are... 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 »
  • USPS routes, offices disrupted by floods

    August 22, 2016 12:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The United States Post Office issued a service disruption alert for several post offices and routes in Louisiana after recent flooding. The message from USPS is as follows: Retail, delivery and acceptance service has been disrupted due to torrential rains, which produced a ravaging flood... 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 »
  • Baton Rouge letter carrier dog attacks up 100 percent

    May 13, 2016 5:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The United States Postal Service is announcing new safety measures as dog attacks in the Baton Rouge area have increased by 100 percent in the 2015 calendar year. The Postal Service announced Friday that 6,549 of its employees across the nation were attacked by dogs, according... more »
  • News 2 learns more about last week's teen attack on mail carrier

    January 4, 2016 7:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mail carrier is on a new route on Monday after this attack was caught on video last week. Cell phone video shows teenage boys chasing and taunting a mail carrier in the 6000 block of Linden Street. It's a story News 2 broke on Friday... more »
  • Court papers: Stressed NYC postal worker dumped gifts

    December 30, 2015 1:00 PM

    NEW YORK - According to federal court papers, a postal worker was so overwhelmed by the number of gifts and holiday cards on his delivery route that he dumped hundreds in the trash. The New York Post is reporting that Queens postman Daniel Darby was charged with unlawfully delaying and... more »
  • Elvis Presley Forever stamp now on sale

    August 12, 2015 5:00 PM

    MEMPHIS, TN - The Elvis Presley Forever stamp is now on sale at post offices nationwide. The King of Rock 'n' Roll's ex-wife, Priscilla Presley, joined Postmaster General Megan Brennan in a dedication ceremony Wednesday on the front lawn of Graceland, Presley's longtime Memphis, Tennessee, home. The stamp... more »
  • US Postal Service reports $586 million net loss for spring

    August 10, 2015 12:59 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service is reporting a net loss of $586 million this spring. But that's a big improvement over the $2 billion shortfall for the same period last year. Postal officials say the loss was mitigated largely because interest rates associated with worker' compensation expenses swung... more »
  • USPS reports $1.5B loss

    May 8, 2015 12:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service on Friday is reporting a net loss of $1.5 billion during the first three months of the year, noting that while more people are using its shipping and package services, it's costly to do and revenue from other products have declined. The Postal Service... more »
  • Working to deliver packages on Christmas

    December 25, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In the Baton Rouge area, one postal worker worked Christmas Day delivering priority items, and WBRZ News 2 was along for the ride. Not all the gifts are under the tree before sunrise Christmas morning. That's where Gregory Green steps in. "Hopefully that makes somebody's... more »
  • Postal Service backs down on cutting Saturday mail

    April 10, 2013 10:31 AM

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn't allowing the change. The Postal Service said in February that it planned to cut back in August to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses.... more »
  • Court says post office must do better by Gamefly

    January 11, 2013 12:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - A federal court says the U.S. Postal Service must come up with a better solution to its questionable pricing structure affecting Gamefly's video game DVDs and Netflix's movie DVDs. Gamefly must pay extra to mail its rental DVDs because they can be damaged by automatic mail sorting systems... more »

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