Sen. Roger Wicker

President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker (credit: Getty Images)

Former Miss. House Candidate Arrested In Ricin-Tainted Mailing Case

A onetime Mississippi State House candidate whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into ricin-tainted letters has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI.

04/27/2013

President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker (credit: Getty Images)

Elvis Impersonator Accused Of Mailing Ricin-Tainted Letters Released

An Elvis impersonator accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other elected officials was a free man Tuesday night.

04/23/2013

President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker (credit: Getty Images)

FBI: Tests Show Ricin Was In Letters Mailed To President Obama, Sen. Wicker

The FBI said Thursday that further tests are still being done, but that lab results show the toxin was used in the mailings.

04/18/2013

President Obama Makes Remarks On The Explosions At The Boston Marathon

Ricin Is Found In Letter Sent To President Obama, 1 Arrested

The Secret Service said the second letter was addressed to President Obama. This comes a day after a similar letter was sent to Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.

04/17/2013

Sen. Roger Wicker (credit: Getty Images)

Letter Containing Possible Poison Sent To Republican Sen. Roger Wicker

CBS News reported that the letter preliminarily tested positive for ricin poison, but that further testing is required.

04/16/2013