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

4 days 10 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

3 weeks 3 days ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 31 min ago

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.