Union Police Searching For Suspect

The Union Police Department is asking for your help finding a suspect. 18 year old Spencer L. Grimes was involved in the shooting and car chase that started in the Union City Park last week. Spencer Grimes is described as a white male, about 6 foot – 180 pounds. The second suspect was previously identified as Dakota Lee Hopper of Lonedell, who was charged with Robbery is 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. He is still in custody in the Franklin County Jail on a 75 thousand dollar bond. Any individuals that have information about the whereabouts of Spencer Grimes are urged to contact the Union Police Department at 636-583-3700.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 1 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.