Cars Broken into in the Union Missouri Area

For the second week in a row, cars have been broken into in the Union Missouri area. According to the Union Police Department, over ten vehicles had items stolen from them. On Sunday September 30th, Union police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in the break-ins on Kennedy Street. The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old, Alexander Hinson of Union, was found to be intoxicated shortly before fighting officers. Hinson spit into the mouth of an officer and then claimed to be HIV positive. He was transported to Mercy Hospital in Washington and a search warrant was obtained for his blood because he refused to cooperate with officers. Another suspect, 19-year-old, Kenneth Hochstatter, also of Union, was a passenger in the vehicle. Hochstatter admitted to participating in the break-ins. Two other passengers in the car have charges pending against them. Hinson is being held on a $35,000 bond.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

9 hours 2 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 57 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.