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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 Who Sent Ricin Gets 18 Years In Prison

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.

07/16/2014

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 Faces Ricin Letters Sentencing

A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television faces sentencing for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and now-former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

07/16/2014

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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

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