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Man arrested in ricin case

Tupelo's police chief said Everett Dutschke is under arrest in connection wth the ricin letters sent to President Obama, U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and Lee County Justice Court Judge Sadie Holland.

Airplane landing gear from 9/11 found in NYC

An aircraft part apparently from one of the airliners that hit the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001, has been found in Lower Manhattan, New York police said Friday.

VIDEO: 14-year-old creates hit list of schoolmates

An eighth grader in Northern Utah is under arrest after being accused of making a hit list of classmates he wanted to kill.

VIDEO: Student makes video, claims 'Some girls deserve rape'

A University of Arizona student angered many on campus this week with a controversial video. In the video, Dean Saxton, is holding signs that read: "You deserve rape," and "Sorority girls are whores."

Mother arrested in connection with house fire that killed her 4 children

A South Carolina mother is arrested in connection with the death of her four children in a house fire. Hope Hawkins was taken into custody Thursday night.

VIDEO: 81-year-old woman shoots and kills son

An 81-year-old mother is accused of shooting and killing her adult son at their suburban St. Louis home. Police say Johanna Walker claimed her son attacked her with a knife.

Troopers discover 50 pounds of marijuana during I-20 traffic stop

During the morning hours of April 24, a state trooper stopped a 2012 Chrysler 200 for a traffic violation on I-20 eastbound west of Ruston in Lincoln Parish which lead to the discovery of marijuana in the vehicle.

Woman swallows diamond worth $5,000

A Florida woman has a gem of a tale to tell. She was at a charity event and accidentally swallowed a diamond worth $5,000, but, getting it back wasn't easy.

WMD: From A-bombs to pressure cookers

The charge against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for allegedly using low-grade explosives housed in pressure cookers to bomb the Boston Marathon is "using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction."

Obama hails courage beyond words in Texas

The men, all volunteers, who rushed into a burning fertilizer plant in Texas before it exploded last week displayed a courage beyond words, President Barack Obama said at a memorial event in their honor Thursday. "When you got to the scene, you fo