Father Shoots Son in Chest

An argument over the weekend led to a father shooting his son in the chest. Franklin County deputies responded to the 1200 block of Reiker’s Ford Road between St. Clair and Union in reference to a shooting. Witnesses stated that 39 year old Nathaniel Crowe came to the residence to retrieve a vehicle that his father had in his possession. An argument began between the two that led to the shooting. Crowe was transported by St. Clair Ambulance to a landing site where he was flown to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. His condition is not known at this time. The father is being interviewed by detectives.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 5 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 9 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.