NYC Police: Notes To Obama, Mayor Had Gun Threats - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

NYC Police: Notes To Obama, Mayor Had Gun Threats

Posted: Updated:

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's police commissioner says angry letters mailed to President Obama, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained threats about shooting people in the face.
    
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says he won't quote directly from the letters, because he doesn't want to do the author's bidding.
    
But he summarized the letters as complaining about gun control. Kelly says the letters say, in so many words, "anyone who comes for my guns will be shot in the face."
    
Two of the letters were opened last week in New York and Washington and were found to have traces of the deadly poison ricin. They were postmarked in Shreveport, La.
    
The third letter was intercepted by the White House mail facility and is being analyzed.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • Ricin In The NewsMore>>

  • Spokane Man Charged With Mailing Ricin Appears In Federal Court

    Spokane Man Charged With Mailing Ricin Appears In Federal Court

    Tuesday, November 22 2016 11:19 AM EST2016-11-22 16:19:44 GMT
    Matthew Buquet made an appearance in federal court in Spokane Wednesday.More >>
    Matthew Buquet made an appearance in federal court in Spokane Wednesday, charged with sending letters laced with the poison "ricin" to at least five different people and organizations – including the President of the United States.More >>
  • Another Ricin Incident Hits Spokane

    Another Ricin Incident Hits Spokane

    Tuesday, November 22 2016 11:19 AM EST2016-11-22 16:19:05 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash (APWU Web News Article) - Preliminary lab tests indicated the presence of ricin on two suspicious letters in Spokane WA, the Postal Service told the APWU on May 15. The letters are beingMore >>
    Preliminary lab tests indicated the presence of ricin on two suspicious letters in Spokane, WA, the Postal Service told the APWU on May 15. The letters are being analyzed and tested further for hazardous material.More >>
  • Buquet Trial Moved To Next Year

    Buquet Trial Moved To Next Year

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 5:55 PM EDT2013-07-09 21:55:02 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The federal trial of a Spokane man charged with sending a poison letter to President Barack Obama has been delayed until next year because of the complexity of the case.More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The federal trial of a Spokane man charged with sending a poison letter to President Barack Obama has been delayed until next year because of the complexity of the case.More >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Trump: US to 'totally destroy' NKorea if threatened

    Trump: US to 'totally destroy' NKorea if threatened

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:20:01 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has concluded his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, a speech of more than 40 minutes marked by tough talk for North Korea and Iran. The president referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "rocket man." And he threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the United States is forced to defend itself or allies against the North's aggression.

    More >>

    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has concluded his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, a speech of more than 40 minutes marked by tough talk for North Korea and Iran. The president referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "rocket man." And he threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the United States is forced to defend itself or allies against the North's aggression.

    More >>
  • Man accused of killing Cheney pot shop employee confesses in interview

    Man accused of killing Cheney pot shop employee confesses in interview

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-09-19 14:20:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who admitted to kidnapping and then killing a stranger outside a Cheney marijuana shop gave a full confession to KHQ's Hayley Guenthner as he sat behind bars. Donavon Culps said he shot victim Cameron Smith "three or four times" after he felt Smith was "disrespectful" to him.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who admitted to kidnapping and then killing a stranger outside a Cheney marijuana shop gave a full confession to KHQ's Hayley Guenthner as he sat behind bars. Donavon Culps said he shot victim Cameron Smith "three or four times" after he felt Smith was "disrespectful" to him.

    More >>
  • Kohl's to start accepting Amazon returns at some stores

    Kohl's to start accepting Amazon returns at some stores

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-19 12:29:33 GMT

    MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, says it will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl's Corp. said Tuesday it will pack and ship eligible Amazon return items for free at the 82 stores offering the service.

    More >>

    MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, says it will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl's Corp. said Tuesday it will pack and ship eligible Amazon return items for free at the 82 stores offering the service.

    More >>