Heavy rainfall created significant flooding on the Grand River in Kent County on April 19, 2013.

Some rivers receding, but threat remains

The Grand River in Grand Rapids, Mich., is expected to fall below flood stage today. And some of the people who were evacuated from their ho…

A U.S. Capitol Police hazmat vehicle is parked at a mail processing plant in Prince George's County where a letter addressed to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., tested positive for ricin, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in Hyattsville, Md. An envelope addressed Wicker tested positive Tuesday for ricin, a potentially fatal poison, congressional officials said, heightening concerns about terrorism a day after a bombing killed three and left more than 170 injured at the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Ricin letter saga: As it unfolded

Letters containing ricin found their way to a congressman and President Barack Obama. Here’s a look at news alerts since the first instance.

Ricin suspect released from jail

The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a state judge was released from jail…