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Police: Missouri Auditor Had Talked of Suicide, Left No Note

Former Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich had talked for years of taking his life but left no suicide note when he fatally shot himself in February, investigators said Tuesday.

04/14/2015

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Clayton Police Expected Make Announcement About Schweich’s Suicide

UMSL Political Science professor Dave Robertson says Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway could be hurt if police announce it was negative campaign tactics that pushed Schweich over the edge.

04/14/2015

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Driver Tells Officer: ‘I’m Not Gonna Lie. I Sell Marijuana.’

The police officer making a traffic stop in suburban St. Louis was confronted with some unexpected honesty when the driver told him bluntly: “I’m not gonna lie. I sell marijuana.”

04/03/2015

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Is There a Connection Between the Schweich, Jackson Suicides?

Jefferson City police announced at a news conference that Jackson left behind a suicide note, but they have not revealed its content or themes.

03/30/2015

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Clayton Police: No Evidence Schweich Target of Whisper Campaign

Clayton Detective Lt. Don Bass said they have found no evidence Schweich was the target of bullying, threats or blackmail.

03/23/2015

Cecil Clayton (Photo by Missouri Department of Corrections/UPI)

Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

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Detectives Search for Explanation into Schweich’s Death

Clayton Police Chief Kevin Murphy says while Schweich left no suicide note “on paper” at his Clayton home, detectives continue to search his electronic devices for any possible note or explanation into the shooting.

03/02/2015

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Funeral for Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich Set for Tuesday

His spokesman Spence Jackson says the service will be held at the Church of St. Michael and St. George, an episcopal church where Schweich was a member.

02/27/2015

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar receives a plaque during a Support Law Enforcement rally in Clayton, Mo. on January 24, 2015 (KMOX photo)

Pro-Police Rally Held In Clayton

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar was among those being saluted by members of the public

01/24/2015

St. Louis County Police Sgt. Brian Schellman (L) points to a man pointing a handgun at a Berkeley, Missouri, police officer in a surveillance video on a computer as St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar looks on during a early morning press conference in Clayton, Missouri, on December 24, 2014. St. Louis County Police are investigating a Berkeley officer-involved shooting death of an armed teenager at a convenience store on December 23, 2014. A large crowd of about 200 people quickly formed resulting in a confrontation with police, a fire at a gas station and several arrests. Berkley is located about two miles from Ferguson. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

UPDATED: Chief Belmar: Berkeley Officer Did Not Have Body Camera On

Police are investigating a fatal, officer-involved shooting in Berkeley.

12/24/2014

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