Weinhaus Sentenced to 63 Years

Jeffery Weinhaus, the man who opened fire on the Missouri Highway Patrol officers, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Franklin County prosecuting attorney Bob Parks said the sentence was handed down Monday morning, about a month after being found guilty of assault on a law enforcement officer and armed criminal action. Parks says Weinhaus was sentenced to 30 years for the assault on law enforcement, 30 years for the armed criminal action, 2 years for felony possession of morphine and 12 months for misdemeanor possession of marijuana, all to be served concurrently in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Weinhaus pulled a gun on a highway trooper back in September of last year at the MFA gas station in St. Clair.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Cardinals begin a eight-game road trip tonight that takes them up to the All-Star break. The Cards open a four-game series against the Cubs at Wrigley Field tonight. John Lackey puts his 6-and-5 mark up against Chicago's Jon Lester, who is 4-and-6. First pitch is at 7 p.m. on ESPN. The Cards also play four at Pittsburgh on this trip.