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Leading Off (1/15/13)

Richardson Bike Mart Sticks By Lance Armstrong. The doper got his first bike there, so the store’s general manager, Woody Smith, says he supports Lance. Smith told Channel 8: “He’s a homeboy. He raced for the team. He’s a friend. We still support him, his causes, and what he has done for the sport.” Smith said he also still supports Rafael Palmeiro, Josh Brent, Al Lipscomb, Violentacrez, and all the senior executives of Omni Consumer Products.

Man Kills Himself at Vista Ridge Mall. Yesterday afternoon, a man got into an argument with a woman at Vista Ridge, in Lewisville. Mall security was called and was escorting the man away from the mall when he pulled out a handgun and shot himself dead in front of a jewelry store. If only more people at Vista Ridge had been carrying guns, this tragedy could have been averted.

Irving Baby Becomes Internet Famous. Yesterday on The Today Show, they showed a YouTube video of 17-month-old Ethan Anderson shaking his money maker at Calvary Church in Irving. His dad, Coffey Anderson, was performing at a New Year’s Eve concert. The video has gotten more than 500,000 views. Wanna be next? Of course you do. It’s a baby. Dancing.