1. Thomas Hickman, a Red Lobster executive from North Richland Hills, committed suicide and tried to stage it to look as if he were murdered. He tied helium balloons to a gun, figuring it would float away and not be discovered after he shot himself. Kinda brilliant except —
2. Michael Young drove home the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 15th inning of the All-Star Game, which ended around 12:30 this morning. I finally turned off the TV and went night-night at about 12:10. Oops.
3. First Rolando Blackman let one of his condos at the W go into foreclosure. Now our own Candy Evans reports that he no-showed for a closing on Bella Nora, the historic White Rock home on which he’d put a contract. Ro, say it ain’t so.