Indonesian handed 20 years in 'poisoned coffee' murder

Oct 27, 2016

Indonesian handed 20 years in 'poisoned coffee' murder

An Indonesian woman was jailed for 20 years Thursday for murdering a friend from an Australian college with poisoned coffee in a “sadistic” fashion, capping a sensational trial that has gripped the country. Jessica Kumala Wongso, 28, who is also an Australian permanent resident, ...

Amber-entombed flower may have been toxic

Mar 12, 2016

Amber-entombed flower may have been toxic

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Do not let its beauty fool you. A newly identified and exquisitely preserved flower found entombed in amber — fossilized tree sap — may have packed quite a punch. Scientists announced recently the discovery of the flower that lived 20 million to 30 million ...

Mar 9, 2015

Poisoning probed after Crufts prize-winning dog dies

Owners of a prize-winning Irish Setter who died after competing at the renowned Crufts dog show claimed on Sunday their dog had been poisoned at the English event. Thendara Satisfaction, who was known as Jagger and was almost 4 years old, won second in ...

Ricin linked to suspect in Obama letters case

May 2, 2013

Ricin linked to suspect in Obama letters case

Federal investigators found ricin on a dust mask discarded by the man suspected of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other public officials, according to an FBI affidavit released by a federal court judge on Tuesday. James Everett Dutschke, 41, of Tupelo, ...