Attempted Murderer Gets Probation

A Franklin County man who broke into a woman's home and threatened her at gunpoint won't get prison time for the crime. Michael Murphy cut a plea deal with prosecutors in Franklin County that will get him five years probation for the robbery back in February. The victim told police Murphy tried to kill her, but when he pulled the trigger twice the gun didn't fire. Murphy is still in jail at this time on probation violations from a previous crime.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 11 hours ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 33 min ago

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is feeling good after a Monday bullpen session. The 33-year-old threw 30-to-40 pitches without incident. Wainwright flew back to St. Louis last week to have an abdominal strain checked out. It will be two to three weeks before he pitches in a game.