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Suspicious Letters

Ricin Letters Suspect Evaded Police Before Arrest

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials appears to have attempted to ev...

What Is Ricin? Substance In Suspicious Letters Explored

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since the anthrax and terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the poison ricin has at times been lumped in with other bioterrorism age...

More Senate Offices Report Suspicious Mail

Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Staffers at a number of local Senate offices around the country reported receiving suspicious mail on Wednesday, shortly after letters testing positiv...

Lawmakers Receive Suspicious Letters

AP | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Officials say the offices of two Virginia congressmen received letters with a suspicious powder inside, though the material doe...

Mystery Continues: More Suspicious Letters Containing White Powder Turn Up At D.C. Schools

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.06.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — More than three dozen suspicious but apparently harmless letters addressed to District of Columbia schools appear to have been mail...