Union Woman Barely Escapes Domestic Assault

A Union woman barley escapes a domestic assault over the weekend. The Union Police Department responded to the 400 block of Hall Avenue to reports of a shot being fired and domestic assault. The man assaulted his wife by repeatedly punching and slapping her. She then locked herself in the bathroom but her husband managed to force the door open and began choking his wife while pinning her down in the bathtub. He then displayed a semi automatic pistol and fired the weapon. The bullet did not hit the woman but the struggle continued until police arrived on the scene. The Union man was taken into custody; his name is being with held pending charges.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Golfer Brad Carpenter from Washington High School. In a recent match against Fort Zumwalt South at Wolf Hollow, Brad carded a six under par 29 to lead the team to a 148-176 win over the Bulldogs. Brad will attend Missouri State University in Springfield on a golf and academic scholarship. He started playing golf at the age of 12 and developed an immediate love for the game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 22 hours ago

I am a woman. I would be more than happy to have more money in my paycheck. Too bad the Paycheck Fairness Act won't do that for me. Who wants "equality" if it comes because everyone makes less money?

Nonetheless, the Paycheck Fairness Act is the latest weapon in the War On Women, part II--2014 election style.

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

The opener of this Western Conference First Round series will be hard to top from an entertainment standpoint. Alexander Steen's goal 26 seconds into triple overtime gave the St. Louis Blues a hard-fought victory against the rival Chicago Blackhawks, but the stakes only get higher in Game 2 on Saturday at Scottrade Center. Each team has positives to take into the next meeting.