Villa Ridge Mother Posts Bail Just in Time to Deliver Baby

A Villa Ridge woman almost had her baby shower in the Franklin County Jail. A Franklin County Narcotics Deputy was searching for a suspect at the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge when he noticed something suspicious in another hotel room. The door of the room was open, and inside the officer saw two women smoking synthetic marijuana, also known as K2. One of the women, 24 year old Michelle Roberts, was arrested on active warrants. The other 23 year old female was identified as the mother of 4 children who were also in the hotel room. According to police, The very pregnant woman’s fifth child is due today. The two women were taken to Franklin County Jail and posted bail last night. Child services were contacted. Her name is being with held pending charges.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 33 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.