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Texas Woman Admits To Sending Ricin Letters To President, Officials

A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to both President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

12/10/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Attorney Says Ricin Suspect May Face 18 Years

The attorney of a Texas woman who will plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters said that both sides have agreed to a prison sentence of no longer than 18 years.

11/25/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

New Boston Ricin Suspect Cuts Deal, Details Unknown

A New Boston woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday.

11/23/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Ricin Suspect Due In Court

Shannon Guess Richardson, the East Texas woman accused of mailing poison-laced letters to President Obama and others, is due in federal court on Wednesday in Texarkana.

09/11/2013

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Texas Ricin Letter Suspect Due In Court

A federal judge is to decide if a Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is competent to stand trial.

08/28/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Woman In Texas Ricin Case Gives Birth In Custody

The Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given birth prematurely to a baby boy while in custody.

07/23/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

East Texas Woman Indicted In Ricin Letter-To-Obama Case

A federal grand jury has indicted an East Texas woman who authorities say sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others in an attempt to frame her estranged husband.

06/28/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Woman Accused In Ricin Case To Undergo Psych Exam

An east Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame her husband will undergo a psychological evaluation.

06/20/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Husband: Ricin Case ‘Like A Really Bad Dream’

The Texas man whose wife is accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame him says the experience has been “like a really bad dream.”

06/13/2013

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Texas Woman Arrested For Sending Ricin-Laced Letters

FBI agents arrested actress Shannon Fichardson of New Boston, Texas, and accused her of sending the ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York city Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

06/07/2013

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

FBI: Texas Wife Sent Ricin Letters, Not Her Husband

A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been arrested for allegedly sending the letters herself, law enforcement officials said Friday.

06/07/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Ricin Letters Investigation Focused On Northeast Texas House

Authorities are questioning an East Texas couple in connection with poisonous letters sent to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

05/31/2013

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