A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
42-year-old James Everett Dutschke of Tupelo, Mississippi pleaded guilty to sending letters dusted with ricin to President Obama and other officials.
A Mississippi man who pleaded guilty to making ricin and sending letters laced with the poison to President Barack Obama and other officials will be sentenced Tuesday in federal court.
A 19-year-old from Bethesda has been charged with possession of a biological toxin following an investigation by the FBI’s Washington Field Office into the ricin that was found in a Georgetown University dorm room earlier this week.
Police have confirmed that ricin was found in a Georgetown University dorm room this week.
A ricin scare at Georgetown University brought federal authorities to the D.C. campus Tuesday morning, authorities say.
A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
An Elvis impersonator who was ultimately cleared of charges that he sent poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others has filed a defamation lawsuit against the current suspect in the case.
Members of the U.S. Capitol Police are undergoing training this week on responding to hazardous chemicals, suspicious packages and threats of explosives.