Week in Review: Elderly Man Hit By Two Cars, Parkway Budget Cuts and a High Speed Chase
We know you're busy, so here's a roundup of some of the recent stories featured on Maryland Heights Patch.
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In case you missed them, here were some of the top headlines from Maryland Heights Patch over the last few days:
New Police Chief: 'Maryland Heights Police Department Is The Best in the State': Chief Carson will receive an annual base salary of at least $113,000, with an annual increase of $5,000 with "satisfactory performance evaluations."
Man, 71, Dead After Being Hit By Two Cars While Walking Across I-270: Beaul Haynes was walking from a car already involved in an accident—a 2002 Toyota Tacoma—when a 2011 Hyundai Sonata driving along I-270 hit Haynes, who was sent to Barnes Hospital with serious injuries.
Pattonville Makes Splash With New Aquatic Center: The Pattonville School district christened the high school's Aquatic Center Jan. 4 during a ribbon cutting and open house, along followed by an alumni swimming and diving meet Saturday.
Maryland Heights Man Faces Third Alcohol-Related Driving Charge: Police said the man previously was found guilty of a DWI in Maryland Heights and driving with excessive blood-alcohol content in Kirksville.
Parkway Considers Cutting Another $4 Million From District Budget: The cuts would begin in the 2013-2014 school year and come in the form of approximately 40 jobs through attrition.
Paul Tripp Takes Police on High Speed Chase after Recent Prison Release, Crashes in Hazelwood: Pine Lawn Police said Tripp, a man convicted of dumping Valerie Butler's dead body, drove up to 130 mph trying to escape the police.