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Thieves Seize UPS Truck
and Driver, Stealing Cargo
Dec 29, 2021 3:44 PM CST
Thieves Seize UPS Truck and Driver, Stealing Cargo
Company later uses GPS, finding employee unharmed
- Thieves seized a loaded UPS tractor-trailer on an Atlanta street on Tuesday, tying up the driver and taking him with them. The driver was unharmed in the crime, NBC reports. The 18-wheeler was stopped at a traffic light about 3:30am when a gunman got into the cab and ordered...
UPS Driver's Gesture
Pays Off Unexpectedly
Dec 24, 2021 11:13 AM CST
UPS Driver's Gesture Pays Off Unexpectedly
Dallen Harrell stopped to wish a family with a newborn well
- Doorbell cams sometimes catch delivery drivers at their worst. In this case, it's the opposite. WRBL explains: A 24-year-old UPS driver named Dallen Harrell dropped off a package at a home in Roswell, Georgia, and paused to speak into the doorbell cam because he'd recalled seeing a celebratory...
Cops: Woman Posed as UPS
Driver Before Opening Fire
Nov 8, 2021 4:36 PM CST
Cops: Woman Posed as UPS Driver Before Opening Fire
She allegedly pretended to have a package to get DC victim to open door
- A woman posing as an UPS driver delivered a bullet to a Washington, DC woman before trying to take her own life Friday night, authorities say. The Metropolitan Police Department says charges are pending against 54-year-old Virginia resident Tommie Lynn Dunmire, who allegedly dressed as a UPS delivery driver and...
UPS Drops 7%
Jul 27, 2021 3:41 PM CDT
UPS Drops 7% After Revenue Disappoints Analysts
Major indexes fell back from record highs
- Stocks closed lower on Wall Street, pulling major indexes back slightly from the records they set a day earlier. Weakness in big technology companies was the biggest factor for the decline Tuesday. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% while the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 1.2%. Markets have been choppy...
Stock Jumps 11% After
UPS Delivers Good News
Apr 27, 2021 3:49 PM CDT
Stock Jumps 11% After UPS Delivers Good News
It was S&P 500's best performer Tuesday
- Major US stock indexes ended a wobbly day mixed on Wall Street, keeping the S&P 500 near the record high it set a day earlier. The benchmark index ended down less than one point Tuesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed basically unchanged. It’s a heavy week...
UPS Driver Gets
Big Thank You
From Pa. Town
Mar 6, 2021 1:00 PM CST
UPS Driver Gets Big Thank You From Pa. Town
' It was a tearjerker'
- Chad Turns, a UPS driver who delivers to Dauphin, Penn., has made an impression on the residents of the town of about 800 people. “The whole town has had personal experience with Chad," resident Adam Shickley tells CNN . "He once thought a package was a gift and...
He Thought No One Heard
His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
in case you missed it
Jan 10, 2021 4:05 PM CST
He Thought No One Heard His Rant. The Doorbell Cam Did
UPS driver fired after rant targeting Latino man in Milwaukee
- UPS says it has fired an employee caught making racist remarks at the Milwaukee home of a Latino cop. The residence's doorbell camera captured the unidentified driver, a white male, ranting while writing up a "failed to deliver" notice on Dec. 17, though he apparently didn't knock...
Vigil for Murdered UPS Driver:
'The Worst Thing Happened'
Dec 24, 2020 12:51 PM CST
Vigil for Murdered UPS Driver: 'The Worst Thing Happened'
Colleagues gather in Conn. to remember Nathan Burke, 28, who cops say was killed by co-worker
- UPS workers gathered Wednesday evening in Watertown, Conn., to pay tribute to a colleague who police say was assaulted and killed by another co-worker. After receiving a call about an accident involving a UPS truck late Tuesday night, police found 28-year-old driver Nathan Burk in that truck, assaulted with a...
Cops Say UPS Employee
Killed Co-Worker, Fled
Dec 23, 2020 4:03 PM CST
Cops Say UPS Employee Killed Co-Worker, Fled
Connecticut man arrested after manhunt
- A 19-year-old UPS worker accused of killing a co-worker in Connecticut was taken into custody after a manhunt Wednesday, police say. Connecticut State Police say they responded to reports of an accident involving a UPS truck in Watertown around 10:30pm Tuesday and found that the driver had been assaulted,...
Amid COVID and the
Holidays, a 'Profound'
Move by 'Fierce Rivals'
Dec 11, 2020 11:11 AM CST
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
- 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...
UPS: We Found Tucker
Carlson's Missing Shipment
Oct 29, 2020 1:48 PM CDT
UPS: We Found Tucker Carlson's Missing Shipment
Fox host says documents damaging to Joe and Hunter disappeared while being shipped to him
- Tucker Carlson has been pushing the narrative about alleged corruption involving Joe and Hunter Biden , and he delivered an unusual development on his show Wednesday night. Carlson told viewers that "damning" evidence about the Bidens disappeared in transit to him, reports Fox News . On Thursday afternoon came an update:...
Here Are the 10 Most
Powerful Women in Business
Oct 20, 2020 8:35 AM CDT
Here Are the 10 Most Powerful Women in Business
Accenture CEO Julie Sweet tops 'Fortune' list
- For nearly a quarter of a century,
has published a list of the most powerful women in the business world, but this year the magazine notes it hasn't been "business as usual." Obviously, that's because of the pandemic and the effects it's had upon...
In Florida, a High-Tech
Way to Get Prescriptions
Apr 28, 2020 12:03 AM CDT
In Florida, a High-Tech Way to Get Prescriptions
Drones are delivering them to retirement communities
- The coronavirus pandemic has made the idea of going out to the pharmacy a harrowing one, but not all prescriptions can be sent via mail. Enter CVS and UPS, which partnered up back in October to explore drone deliveries—and are now expanding that service, the Verge reports. Starting in...
Amazon Pulls Plug
on Amazon Shipping
Apr 8, 2020 9:10 AM CDT
Amazon Pulls Plug on Amazon Shipping
Amazon Shipping, competitor to UPS and FedEx, suspended amid coronavirus pandemic
- 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...
How Safe Are
Mar 21, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
How Safe Are Amazon, UPS Deliveries?
Amazon and delivery companies face the coronavirus
- 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...
Cops After UPS Worker
Nabbed: 'We Avoided a Tragedy'
Mar 3, 2020 10:15 AM CST
Cops After UPS Worker Nabbed: 'We Avoided a Tragedy'
Thomas Andrews had allegedly threatened a mass shooting in Sunnyvale, Calif.
- A California UPS worker said he planned to shoot up a company facility before he was arrested and found to have numerous guns and more than 20,000 rounds of ammunition, authorities say. "I definitely think we avoided a tragedy," says Dan Pistor, the police captain in Sunnyvale,...
UPS Predicts Record Returns
After Big Shopping Season
Dec 26, 2019 5:15 PM CST
UPS Predicts Record Returns After Big Shopping Season
Most unwanted gifts go back within a month, research shows
- It follows that a busy online holiday shopping season would beget a flurry of return shipments. UPS expects to handle 1.9 million return packages on Jan. 2,
reports. That's a 26% jump from last year and would be a record day for the seventh straight year,...
Family of UPS Driver Killed in
Fla. Shootout Wants Answers
Dec 7, 2019 9:00 AM CST
Family of UPS Driver Killed in Fla. Shootout Wants Answers
Frank Ordonez and an innocent bystander died, along with 2 robbery suspects
- As the FBI and Florida Department of Law Enforcement continue to investigate the hijacking Thursday of a UPS truck in Florida that led to four deaths in a police shootout, the family of the deceased UPS driver is speaking out. Roy Ordonez tells CNN that his brother, 27-year-old Frank Ordonez,...
4 Shot Dead After
UPS Truck Hijacked
Dec 6, 2019 4:00 AM CST
4 Shot Dead After UPS Truck Hijacked
Cops chased suspects for 20 miles
- Four people were shot dead after a robbery and truck hijacking came to a bloody end at an intersection in Miramar, south Florida. FBI Special Agent in Charge George Piro says the two robbery suspects, a UPS driver, and a person in a nearby vehicle were killed in a shootout...
He Was Delivering
a Package. Then
He Heard a Dog
Jan 18, 2019 10:09 AM CST
He Was Delivering a Package. Then He Heard a Dog 'Going Crazy'
UPS driver in Montana rescues pooch trapped in icy pond
- UPS doesn't use its "what can brown do for you" slogan anymore, but that didn't stop a Montana driver from answering that call with a heartwarming (but body-freezing) rescue. Ryan Arens tells the
Great Falls Tribune
that he was delivering packages around the holidays when he heard...
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