Police Search for St. Clair Suspect

A home invasion could have easily turned into a murder on Tuesday and police are still looking for a suspect. Early Tuesday morning Franklin County Deputies responded to a home invasion in the 4000 block of Virginia Mines Road outside St. Clair. The victim told police 39 year old Michael Murphy entered through the rear door and came into her bedroom. She stated that he held a handgun to her head and demanded money, he even pulled the trigger several times but the gun did not fire. Charges for robbery first have been issued against Michael Murphy from St. Clair. Deputies have been searching for Murphy in the St. Clair area and anyone with information about his location is requested to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 636-583-2560.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 15 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 1 day 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

8 hours 33 min ago

The Class 3 Sectional at Missouri S&T in Rolla between the St. James Lady Tigers and Licking is postponed and rescheduled for Thursday night.