In a new twist, the woman who blamed her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was charged Friday with sending the letters herself. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.
NBC's Pete Williams reports on the arrest of a New Boston, Texas woman in connection with the ricin letters sent to President Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and the director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
Authorities are still investigating the three ricin-laced letters sent to Michael Bloomberg, President Obama, and a lobbyist, but Texas-based actress Shannon Rogers Guess has said her Army veteran husband Nathanial Richardson is behind the letters. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.
After similar poisoned letters were sent to NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a top lobbyist, and President Obama, authorities are questioning an Army veteran in Texas, though no arrests have been made. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks about the recent ricin scare over the ongoing gun control debate, as well as Attorney General Eric Holder’s off-the-record meeting with journalists yesterday to discuss the shaky relationship between the Justice Department and the media.
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Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson addresses a news conference following the arrest of a suspect in the ricin attack on U.S. President Barack Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) in Tupelo, Mississippi April 17, 2013. Paul Kevin Curtis was arrested at his home in Corinth, Mississippi, and is "believed to
Castor beans are used to produce ricin, a deadly poison, as pictured in this handout photo from the National Counter Terrorism Centre. They are similar in color and size to pinto beans , but have a small pointed protrusion on the end. Authorities on April 16, 2013, intercepted a letter sent to Miss