John E. Huggins is Now in Custody

John E. Huggins is now in custody after robbing a gas station in Washington on September 13, 2012. It was reported that an armed robbery occurred at the FastTrip convenience store at the intersection of Highway 47 and East 5th street in Washington. The clerk reported that 24 year old Huggins displayed a handgun in his waistband several times. Huggins threatened the clerk if he called the police. Huggins spent a total of twenty minutes in the store and took cigarettes and alcohol. Huggins was spotted by police leaving the gas station on foot. He then ran behind the hospital to 3rd street where he fell over a concrete retaining wall and suffered scrapes and bruises. Huggins was able to continue running a short distance. He surrendered after getting behind the American Legion Building. A small revolver was found to be stolen from a friend in Washington. Huggins is facing several felonies including armed robbery and stealing a firearm. He is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 hours 27 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Middle Hitter Amanda Vollmer with the Washington High School Volleyball Team. Amanda currently has 58 kills on the year and is averaging more than two kills per game. She also sports a 97.46 serve percentage with seven aces. Amanda is also a good defender with 30 blocks and 38 digs on the season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 hours ago

On Saturday, September 6, our family lost a dear friend to a car accident. Listeners know her as Lexi the Impulse Puppy. It surprised us a bit just how much the loss struck us--a tribute to just how much that dog loved us--and just how much we loved that dog. Dogs are not the same as people, but they certainly tap into the very best of us.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals open their final road trip of the season tonight in Chicago. Adam Wainwright tries for his 20th win, while the Cubs start Travis Wood. St. Louis will also play three at Arizona this weekend. The Cardinals lead the Pirates by two-and-a-half games in the NL Central.