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Ricin-tainted letters

Officials are investigating after letters containing the deadly poison ricin were sent to a number of government officials, including President Obama.

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A Mississippi man, Everett Dutschke, whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI.


The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a state judge had the charges against him dropped.


Our colleagues at KDAF-TV in Dallas assembled this amazing montage of footage from an unprecedented week of news. From the Boston Marathon to the Ricin scare to the West, TX, fertilizer plant explosion to the flooding here in Chicago. This was a week we will remember for a long time.

Arrest made in ricin letters sent to Obama and a Senator