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Family of Indianapolis FedEx Shooter Issues Apology
FedEx Shooter's Family
Speaks Out

FedEx Shooter's Family Speaks Out

Brandon Hole's family says they tried getting the 19-year-old the 'help he needed'

(Newser) - The family of the shooter who went on a rampage at an Indianapolis FedEx facility has spoken out. Per USA Today , Brandon Hole's family issued a brief statement Saturday and declined all media interviews. “We are devastated at the loss of life caused as a result of Brandon’...

FBI: Mother Warned Police About FedEx Shooter
FBI: Mother Warned Police
About FedEx Shooter
the rundown

FBI: Mother Warned Police About FedEx Shooter

She feared Brandon Scott Hole, 19, would commit 'suicide by cop'

(Newser) - Police in Indianapolis say they are still trying to figure out a motive in the shooting at a FedEx warehouse that left eight victims dead. Authorities have identified the gunman, who police say killed himself at the scene, as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole of Indianapolis. As it turns out, he...

FedEx Phone Policy Causes Frustration After Shooting
Indianapolis Shooter
ID'd as a 19-Year-Old
updated

Indianapolis Shooter ID'd as a 19-Year-Old

But police don't speculate about motive of Brandon Scott Hole in attack that killed 8

(Newser) - In Indianapolis, more questions than answers were in play Friday after the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse that left eight victims dead and at least five others injured. The shooter also is dead, apparently by suicide. Coverage:
  • Victims: Eight people were shot to death, four inside and four outside
...

Walmart Says It Has 'Incredibly Convenient' New Return Option

FedEx will take away unwanted items bought online

(Newser) - Walmart says it has worked with FedEx to create an "incredibly convenient" option for people who would prefer not to visit busy stores to return items in the middle of an intensifying pandemic. In a blog post , Walmart exec Linne Fulcher says customers can now return items bought online...

Amid COVID and the Holidays, a 'Profound' Move by 'Fierce Rivals'

UPS, FedEx are teaming up for a COVID vaccine 'shipathon' during holiday shopping season

(Newser) - With people hunkered down at home during the pandemic and doing even more of their holiday shopping than usual online, delivery companies like UPS and FedEx are already facing unprecedented shipping demands over the next few weeks. Now, what Axios calls another "heavy lift" has been added to that...

FedEx Driver: I Was Fired After Video of Customer Dust-Up

Antonio Braswell says customer threatened to 'whoop [our] black a--es' after package delivery

(Newser) - A black FedEx delivery driver in Georgia says he and a co-worker were fired after filming a confrontation with a customer and putting it online, NBC News reports. The video posted by a man IDed by Business Insider as Antonio Braswell doesn't show what happened initially in the Tuesday...

He Left His Room for 3 Hours. He Got 4 Weeks in Jail

Singapore jails US pilot for breaching quarantine

(Newser) - An American FedEx pilot has become the first foreigner jailed for breaching Singapore's strict quarantine regulations. Alaska resident Brian Yeargan, 44, and two co-pilots were told to spend 14 days isolated in an airport hotel before entering the city after arriving from Australia on April 3. They had planned...

Amazon Pulls Plug on Amazon Shipping

Amazon Shipping, competitor to UPS and FedEx, suspended amid coronavirus pandemic

(Newser) - Because of the coronavirus, Amazon is dealing with so many delivery orders right now that it just decided to rob its own Peter to pay Paul. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that, starting in June, the e-commerce giant will halt Amazon Shipping, a fledgling service available in just a...

Everyone Wants Deliveries. But Are They Safe?
How Safe Are
Amazon, UPS
Deliveries?
the rundown

How Safe Are Amazon, UPS Deliveries?

Amazon and delivery companies face the coronavirus

(Newser) - Amazon, UPS, and FedEx are grappling with scary new realities as the coronavirus adds to their workload and affects their business practices. For example, 12 UPS drivers across nine states are saying the company doesn't protect them. They tell NBC News that UPS hasn't given drivers protective gear...

FedEx Driver Survives 75-Foot Fall After 'Good Deed'

Jeremiah Cribb jumped over side of NC bridge to avoid getting hit by truck while helping motorists

(Newser) - It was a middle-of-the-night "good deed" that FedEx driver Jeremiah Cribb was trying to do, per CNN —but it turned out to be one that landed him in the hospital after he plunged 75 feet over a North Carolina bridge. The Salisbury Post and WSOC report that Cribb,...

FedEx: Those Texts, Emails You're Getting Aren't From Us

Company warns it's not sending out package information with bad links to consumers

(Newser) - That text or email you just got from FedEx about your package that starts "Hello mate"? Don't open it, or if you do by mistake, don't click on any of its links. That's because it's a scam, the delivery giant says, and one that'...

Family: Package Hurled by FedEx Driver Crushed Dog

Yorkshire terrier Cooper was euthanized

(Newser) - A California couple wants FedEx drivers to stop throwing packages after one such parcel reportedly left their dog critically injured. Cooper, a 4-pound Yorkshire terrier, was in the yard of the Venice home of Keiko Napier and Mitchell Galin on Saturday when a box containing a heavy glass bowl and...

FedEx Cuts Ties With Amazon
FedEx Cuts Ties With Amazon

FedEx Cuts Ties With Amazon

It will no longer make ground deliveries, had already terminated air deliveries

(Newser) - FedEx is severing ties with Amazon as the online retailer builds out its own delivery fleet and becomes more of a threat, the AP reports. The announcement Wednesday that FedEx would no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon comes two months after the delivery company said it was terminating its...

China Goes After FedEx for 'Diverted' Packages

A new development in the Huawei hubbub

(Newser) - China's state media says the country is investigating FedEx after it allegedly diverted packages sent by Chinese tech giant Huawei, the AP reports. The official Xinhua News Agency said Saturday that FedEx "severely harmed clients' legitimate rights and interests and violated China's delivery industry regulations." Four...

DA: FedEx Driver Had Every Right to Confront Racist

Timothy Warren threw a fatal punch, will face no charges

(Newser) - A FedEx driver in Portland, Oregon, will not face charges after he landed a fatal punch against a man hurling racial slurs at him, reports the Oregonian . The unusual case involves Timothy Warren, a 41-year-old black FedEx driver, and Joseph Magnuson, a 55-year-old white man. Police say Warren was driving...

Austin-Bound Package Explodes at FedEx Facility

1 person reportedly suffered a concussion

(Newser) - Hours after pleas for information about Austin's serial bomber, a package bound for the city exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio, injuring one. The explosion was reported just after midnight Tuesday at the FedEx Ground distribution center in Schertz, 65 miles southwest of Austin. A medium-sized box...

Report: Amazon Poised to Bite the Hand That Ships It

New shipping service for businesses could turn UPS, FedEx into rivals

(Newser) - Amazon isn't just expanding grocery deliveries : The company will soon offer a shipping service for businesses, putting it in direct competition with UPS and FedEx, whose shares saw sharp declines in pre-market trading Friday, per CNBC . "Shipping with Amazon" will see Amazon pick up packages from third-party merchants...

Yes, This Really Is Madonna—and She Wants Her FedEx Package

Singer tweets irritated message at delivery service

(Newser) - Take a bow, FedEx—you managed to anger the Material Girl. CNET reports on a Tuesday morning tweet by Madonna that aired her grievances with the delivery service, and the look on her face in the accompanying photo (her attempt at physical proof?) says it all. "When you've...

Police: FedEx Worker Burgled Homes While on the Clock

Kevin Baker, 57, charged with first-degree burglary

(Newser) - A FedEx employee in the Bay Area is accused of burglarizing homes while he was supposed to be working, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Police say 57-year-old Kevin Baker ripped off three homes near Palo Alto between May 3 and May 17. Baker is a convicted felon with a bunch...

Guy Orders a Kindle, Receives Tumor Sample

#FedExFail

(Newser) - A man in England who ordered a waterproof Kindle was surprised to open his FedEx package and see a tumor specimen instead—delivered all the way from California, no less. "When I opened it I had quite a shock," recipient James Potten tells the BBC . "My name...

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