Posted: Nov 21, 2012 4:26 AM
Updated: Nov 21, 2012 4:26 AM
WACO, Texas (AP) A former Baylor basketball player faces up to three years in prison when he's sentenced today in Waco for trying to extort $1 million from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin the Third. Richard Hurd pleaded guilty in September after he threatened to release damaging information about the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner.
NEW YORK (AP) Lawyers for Hostess Brands are planning to have a bankruptcy hearing today in New York where a judge could decide if the Texas company can shut down its operations. The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said mediation broke down yesterday with its striking union workers.
SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) A customer at a New Mexico gun shop is in stable condition at a Texas hospital after he was accidentally shot in the back by a store employee. The 65-year-old was wounded when a worker was unloading a .45-caliber handgun.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Governor Rick Perry is writing to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) to say he's "deeply saddened" by the renewed conflict in the area. Perry says he supports Israel and is praying for peace.