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

4 days 7 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

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After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.