Man, 21, sentenced to 20 years for shooting, killing teen in Casselberry park
CASSELBERRY, Fla. — The suspect in the 2018 New Year’s Day murder of a Casselberry teen during a drug deal was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday. READ: Plea deal possible for man accused of killing teen in Casselberry parkRicks’ attorney says Ricks didn’t mean to shoot and kill Williams. Williams’ grandmother Kim Crow told the judge she did not agree with the plea deal and asked for 40 years, but that did not happen. The family is planning a candlelight vigil at Lake Hodge Park at 7 p.m. on Thursday. READ: Woman seeks answers 5 months after grandson gunned down at Casselberry parkwftv.com
Plea deal possible for man accused of killing teen in Casselberry park
CASSELBERRY, Fla. — It’s been about three and a half years since 17-year-old Bryce Williams was shot and killed while sitting in his car at a Casselberry park. The suspect in Williams New Year’s Day slaying at Lake Hodge Park, Antwann Ricks, who is facing a charge of first-degree murder, could soon learn his fate. A plea deal could be agreed to next week. His grandmother, Kim Crow, said the family feels like the plea deal is a slap on the wrist for the crime of taking someone’s life. READ: Woman seeks answers 5 months after grandson gunned down at Casselberry parkwftv.com
Big 12 champ No. 3 Baylor beats No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70
3 Baylor, fresh off clinching its first Big 12 title on the road two days earlier, beat No. 17 Oklahoma State 81-70 on Thursday night to end the Cowboys' five-game winning streak. Freshman standout and Big 12 leading scorer Cade Cunningham had 24 points and Kalib Boone 10 for Oklahoma State (17-7, 10-7), whose winning streak was the longest active in the Big 12. That came right after Matthew-Alexander Moncrieffe had a dunk for Oklahoma State, prompting a timeout by Baylor coach Scott Drew. ... Oklahoma State was without guard Isaac Likekele (hand) for the fifth time in six games.
Oklahoma St. freshman Cunningham breaking out late in season
He scored 13 of his 15 points in the final 10 minutes, and the Cowboys won 79-75. Cunningham’s grasp of how to be most effective is the main reason Oklahoma State is one of the nation’s hottest teams. After he made 12 of 21 field goals and 13 of 14 free throws in the first game against Oklahoma, Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said the race to determine the top pick in this year's NBA draft should be over. He took just four shots in the second half of a win over Iowa State. “I’m not getting paid by any team, I’m not under -- my rights as a player are not under any (NBA) team.
No. 17 Oklahoma State completes sweep of No. 16 Oklahoma
“Cade just takes the pressure off the rest of us," Oklahoma State guard Bryce Williams said. Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said Monday's scenario was strange. Oklahoma State rallied, and Rondel Walker's 3 finally put Oklahoma State ahead 32-30. Oklahoma State: The Cowboys are rising quickly and gaining confidence. Oklahoma State visits No.
Cunningham scores 40, Oklahoma St tops No. 7 Oklahoma in OT
Oklahoma State's freshman star scored 10 of his season-high 40 points in overtime to help the Cowboys defeat No. Now, the Cowboys will try to duplicate the performance — the teams will meet again on Monday at Oklahoma State. Harmon had 14 points at the break for Oklahoma while Cunningham had 13 for the Cowboys. AdA 3-pointer by Harmon pushed the edge to 10 at the start of the second half before Oklahoma State surged. With Oklahoma State up by two, Reaves drove and found Brady Manek for the tying layup with seven seconds to play in regulation.
Cunningham scores 18; Oklahoma St. tops No. 6 Kansas 75-70
Cade Cunningham scored 18 points, and the Cowboys held off a late rally to beat No. “This is what the process looks like,” Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said. It was the fifth time in the past eight tries that Oklahoma State has beaten the Jayhawks at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Garrett missed a 3-pointer, and Oklahoma State got the ball in a scramble and called timeout with 17.8 seconds left. Oklahoma State hosts rival Oklahoma on Saturday.
Culver leads No. 14 West Virginia from 19 down past Okla St
14 West Virginia rally from 19 down in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 87-84 on Monday night. Miles McBride scored 19 of his 21 points after halftime for the Mountaineers (9-3, 2-2 Big 12), including 14 in the final four minutes. “He loves those moments,” West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said of McBride, who had two fouls in 10 minutes during the first half. Oklahoma State: The Cowboys led for virtually the entire first half and well into the second. Oklahoma State: The Cowboys head out on the road to face Kansas State on Saturday.
Big California insurer is ditching 'zombie' workplace wellness programs and focusing on digital health apps
But studies are finding that most traditional workplace wellness programs do not work, and large employers aren't reporting a reduction in their health-related spending, which is now at a record high. For Williams, that suggests that the health plans need to go back to the drawing board. Williams said that his team selected about 70 digital health apps from more than 300,000 that are available on the Apple App Store alone. That way, suggests Williams, "the best tools that our members really like can rise to the top." Solera specializes in developing technology that can match individuals with wellness programs and other health services that best meet their needs.cnbc.com