Alleged Starbucks attacker in court

Good morning from Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today.

Happening today--the man accused of brutally beating a 65-year-old  Starbucks employee in the West End of Henrico heads to court today at 9:30am.

Richmond Police they're looking for multiple people this morning after some scary few moments near Hull Street. Officers say a man was walking his dog about 1am when two men, one armed with a gun, approached him. They then made him go back to his home in the 2700 block of Bainbridge Street, and began ransacking it.

Could today be the day? The defense has the case in the McDonnell corruption trial which means the former governor could be called to the stand at any point. His attorneys say he will testify. We will be in the courtroom and keep you posted on the action.

The National Guard continues to remain at arm's length from protest areas in Ferguson, Missouri, while clashes continue between demonstrators and police. Police say at least two people were shot. We have a live update.

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