Mississippi man faces 25 years for sending ricin letter to Obama

OXFORD, Miss., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A Mississippi man admitted Friday he sent letters containing toxic ricin to President Obama, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and a Mississippi judge.

Mississippi man indicted on ricin charges

OXFORD, Miss., June 3 (UPI) -- A Mississippi man was indicted Monday on charges he stockpiled ricin and sent threatening letters laced with it to President Obama, a senator and a judge.
FBI: Ricin found on suspect's discarded items

FBI: Ricin found on suspect's discarded items

OXFORD, Miss., April 30 (UPI) -- The FBI says ricin was found on a coffee grinder and other items discarded by a Mississippi man accused of sending letters tainted with the deadly toxin.

Miss. man gets no bail on charges of sending ricin letters

OXFORD, Miss., April 29 (UPI) -- A federal judge Monday ordered held without bond a Mississippi man accused of sending the deadly toxin ricin in letters to President Obama and others.

New arrest made in ricin letters case

OXFORD, Miss., April 27 (UPI) -- A Mississippi martial arts instructor was arrested Saturday on charges related to the ricin letters sent to President Obama and others, police said.
Man cleared of ricin involvement says he feels 'vindicated'

Man cleared of ricin involvement says he feels 'vindicated'

TUPELO, Miss., April 24 (UPI) -- A celebrity impersonator once accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to the White House said he feels "vindicated" after his release from a Mississippi jail.

FBI searches Tupelo, Miss., home in ricin probe

OXFORD, Miss., April 23 (UPI) -- An FBI team searched the home of a Tupelo, Miss., man Tuesday in the investigation of ricin-tainted letters to public officials, the man said.

Hearing begins in ricin mail case

OXFORD, Miss., April 22 (UPI) -- No evidence presented in an Oxford, Miss., court Monday indicates Kevin Curtis sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others, his attorney said.
FBI: Letters sent to Obama, others, contained deadly poison ricin

FBI: Letters sent to Obama, others, contained deadly poison ricin

OXFORD, Miss., April 19 (UPI) -- The FBI said it has confirmed threatening letters sent to U.S. President Barack Obama, a senator and a judge tested positive for the deadly poison ricin.

Elvis impersonator charged with threatening Obama with ricin letter

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- A Mississippi man was charged with threatening President Obama by sending a letter testing positive for ricin, the Justice Department said Thursday.

2 hikers rescued in Utah mountains

WILLARD, Utah, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Two hikers, one with a dislocated shoulder and broken toe, were rescued Sunday from a Utah cliff where they had spent the night, authorities said.

Trial set for senior petty officer

NORFOLK, Va., March 29 (UPI) -- A military judge says a senior enlisted man on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush faces a long prison term if convicted of abusing sailors.

Hearing ends in Navy abuse case

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A preliminary hearing has ended for a senior chief petty officer charged with abusing U.S. sailors on board the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush.
Petty officer allegedly assaulted sailors

Petty officer allegedly assaulted sailors

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The head of security on the U.S. aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush physically abused subordinates, a witness who said he was one of the victims, testified.

NFL: Philadelphia 16, N.Y. Jets 9

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- David Akers kicked three field goals Sunday afternoon to help the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Jets, 16-9.

NFL: Philadelphia 56, Detroit 21

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Donovan McNabb threw four TD passes and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped out of their offensive funk Sunday, beating Detroit, 56-31.

NFL: Kansas City 31, St. Louis 17

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Larry Johnson rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown Sunday as Kansas City beat the St. Louis Rams, 31-17.

NFL: St. Louis 33, Houston 27 (OT)

HOUSTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Kevin Curtis took a screen pass 56 yards for the game-winning touchdown in overtime Sunday as St. Louis topped Houston, 33-27.

NFL: Arizona 38, St. Louis 28

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Kurt Warner threw three touchdown passes Sunday as the Arizona Cardinals topped the St. Louis Rams, 38-28.

NFL: St. Louis 24, Jacksonville 21

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Steven Jackson ran for a career-high 179 yards Sunday to help the St. Louis Rams beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-21.

NFL: St. Louis 28, New Orleans 17

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Kevin Curtis scored the go-ahead touchdown on a five-yard reverse with 5:58 left Sunday as St. Louis rallied for a 28-17 win over the New Orleans Saints.

U.S. refinery growth faces opposition

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Top U.S. environmental groups are vowing to oppose the expansion of the nation's refining capacity.

NFL: St. Louis 31, Tennessee 27

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Marc Bulger threw three touchdown passes Sunday as the St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee, 31-27.

NFL: St. Louis 33, Seattle 27 (OT)

SEATTLE, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Marc Bulger hit Shaun McDonald with a 52-yard TD pass in overtime Sunday as the St. Louis Rams edged the previously unbeaten Seattle Seahawks, 33-27.