Apr 15, 2014 7:20 PM

KXLH Evening Top News - Tue Apr 15

HELENA -- Top news on KXLH for the evening of Tuesday, April 15, 2014:

- Gleed Trial: William Gleed was tending bar at O'Toole's on the night of April 30th last year, hours before Arielle Schescke got behind the wheel and crashed into another vehicle, killing 16-year old Justine Smith and her grandmother, 51-year old Mildred Richards, on the East Helena overpass. Click here to read more.

- Police Shooting: Billings Police Chief Rich St. John said that robbery suspect Richard David Ramirez was shot and killed by a police officer on Monday night. Click here for details.

- Pinwheels: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in Montana, hospitals and others are trying to educate parents to prevent child abuse. Kids and their advocates placed pinwheels around the Capitol complex to raise awareness.

- Poster Winner: Allison McJannet, a 5th-grade student at Smith Elementary School in Helena, was honored on Tuesday for how she captured a powerful message through art in the "Bring Our Missing Children Home" poster contest. Click here for details.

- Taxing Time: "Tax Day" has arrived, and anti-tax activists rallied around the country to talk about taxes and the national debt, including one gathering in Helena. About 40 people attended the rally at the Capitol, expressing concern about big taxes, big regulation, and government surveillance. Click here for details.

- Clean-Up: The Benton Avenue Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and houses graves from as far back as 1870, and there's a group of people devoted to its restoration and preservation. The Benton Avenue Cemetery Association is meeting tonight at the library to discuss their annual clean-up project. The cemetery has been victim to the decay of time and vandalism for many years. Their goal is to make it look like it would have in 1870.


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