Amy Eddings is the local host of “All Things Considered,” which airs from 4 PM until 8 PM weekdays. She started hosting in 2004, after long-time host JoAnn Allen left for the West Coast. Before ATC, Amy was a reporter. Her favorite topics were--and still are--garbage and recycling, which she still reports on whenever she can get out of the studio.
Plaxico Burress Indicted on Weapons Charge
Monday, August 03, 2009
New York, NY —
A grand jury has indicted ex-New York Giant Plaxico Burress on weapons charges, after the former football star shot himself in the thigh with an unlicensed handgun last November. Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau says Burress got neither easy nor harsh treatment from the grand jury thought was fair.
MORGENTHAU: That is the law. The law is, if you possess a loaded gun, without a license, that is a C violent felony.
Burress faces two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, and one count of reckless endangerment. His former teammate, Antonio Pierce, who was with him that night, was not indicted. Both testified before the grand jury.