WSJ, Dershowitz, and Now Laura Ingraham Sent White Powder in Mail

Radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham is the latest media figure to receive such a package.


By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Whispers learns that conservative radio host and Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham, a Washington area resident, was the third media target of a mysterious white powder sent out from Knoxville, Tenn. Sources tell us that the package was mailed to Fox News in New York, where it was forwarded to Ingraham's home. Like the packages sent to the New York offices of the Wall Street Journal and to Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz, the return address was Knoxville. Those powders turned out to be harmless—probably white flour. Through a friend, Ingraham had no comment. The FBI and D.C. Fire Department had no immediate comment. The mailings came as the FBI is investigating a string of other mailings of white powder. The timing, coming around the inauguration, has stirred greater concern about the mailings.

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