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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.

exas governor demands apology over newspaper's plant blast cartoon

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is demanding an apology from a California newspaper that published a cartoon that seemed to link his push for less regulations to the recent fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14.

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.

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.

NFL DRAFT: Reviewing day 1

The 2013 NFL draft kicked off last night live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The TV ratings for the draft were as high as the third game of the World Series last years

Country music legend George Jones dies at 81

George Jones, the country music legend whose graceful, evocative voice gave depth to some of the greatest songs in country music -- including "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Grand Tour" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today&