St. Louis and Pacific Teens Kill 87 Year Old Woman

Two teens, one from St. Louis and one from Pacific are facing numerous charges after a car chase leaves one person dead and two others injured. Police were looking for 18 year old William Gallagher and the 16 year old Pacific girl when the two suspects were spotted in St. Louis Tuesday afternoon. Franklin County deputies have been looking for the pacific teen for some time. According to St. Louis police, Gallagher fled a traffic stop before hitting a car with three people inside, including an 87-year-old woman identified as Virginia Bedrosian. The suspect then attempted to escape on foot, but was captured by police after a short pursuit in the area. The 16-year-old girl was also arrested at the scene. She was taken to the hospital then transferred over to juvenile authorities.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 43 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.