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  • Mommy blogger found guilty of poisoning son to death

    March 2, 2015 1:07 PM

    WHITE PLAINS, NY - A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes has been convicted in New York of poisoning him to death with salt. A jury on Monday found Lacey Spears, of Scottsville, Kentucky, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of 5-year-old Garnett-Paul Spears.... more »
  • Study: Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods'

    November 10, 2014 3:22 PM

    UNDATED - Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets called pods have landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years. An analysis of poison center data for 2012 and 2013 shows that there were more than 17,000 poison center calls about the products involving children... more »
  • Sender of ricin letters sentenced on state charges

    May 27, 2014 3:49 PM

    JACKSON - A Mississippi man who sent letters dusted with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and other officials has been sentenced to 20 years in prison on unrelated state charges of fondling three martial arts students. James Everett Dutschke was sentenced Tuesday in Lee County Circuit Court. District... more »

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