Archive for April 17th, 2013

Paul Kevin Curtis Of Corinth, Miss., Under Arrest In Ricin Letters Probe, FBI Says

Paul Kevin Curtis Of Corinth, Miss., Under Arrest In Ricin Letters Probe, FBI Says

UPDATED 1:43 P.M. EDT U.S.A. (APRIL 25) The charges against Paul Kevin Curtis have been dropped and he has been released from custody. See this April 25 story by the AP via Yahoo News. Here, below, our earlier story . . . The FBI has arrested Paul Kevin Curtis in the ricin letters probe, the […]

Purported Alabama ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Convicted Of Trying To Pay Off Mortgage With Bogus Note For $10 Million

Purported Alabama 'Sovereign Citizen' Convicted Of Trying To Pay Off Mortgage With Bogus Note For $10 Million

A 64-year-old Alabama man who tried to pay off his mortgage by mailing a bogus “bonded promissory note” for $10 million to a mortgage-servicing company has been convicted of fraud, the office of U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance of the Northern District of Alabama said. Donald Joe Barber of Pinson faces up to 25 years […]

BULLETIN: Arrest Made In Shooting Deaths Of Texas Prosecutor And Wife — And Assistant District Attorney

BULLETIN: Arrest Made In Shooting Deaths Of Texas Prosecutor And Wife -- And Assistant District Attorney

BULLETIN: Kim Williams, the wife of a former local Justice of the Peace, is listed as an inmate at the Kaufman County Jail in Texas on charges of capital murder in the shooting deaths of Kaufman County District Attorney¬†Mike McLelland, his wife Cynthia McLelland — and Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse. Hasse, 57, was shot […]

BULLETIN: FBI Says Letter Addressed To President Obama ‘Preliminarily Tested Positive For Ricin’

BULLETIN: FBI Says Letter Addressed To President Obama 'Preliminarily Tested Positive For Ricin'

BULLETIN: (UPDATED 2:06 P.M. EDT) The FBI and the U.S. Secret Service are investigating a letter sent to President Obama that “preliminarily tested positive for ricin,” the FBI says. Ricin is a deadly poison. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., also reportedly was sent a letter that preliminarily tested positive for ricin. The President has been briefed […]