Chiefs Win On Tragic Day

An already challenging season for the Kansas City Chiefs only got tougher following Saturday's tragic events. The Chiefs avoided tying their longest losing streak in franchise history with a 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium. On Saturday, linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend before taking his own life at the team's facility. Belcher shot his girlfriend, 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins, multiple times after the two had argued at home. Minutes after the first shooting, Belcher drove to the Chiefs' training facility and spoke with team personnel, including head coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli, before taking his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot. The couple leaves behind their three-month-old daughter, an orphan.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

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No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



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The Cardinals begin their 2015 postseason run tonight. They host the division-rival Cubs in Game One of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium. John Lackey starts the opener of the best-of-five set for St. Louis. Chicago counters with Jon Lester. First pitch is at 5:45 p.m.