Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri
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Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation’s attitudes toward pot have steadily softened. Family, friends, supporters and reporters flocked to meet Jeff Mizanskey … Continue reading

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Missouri auditor dies in ‘apparent suicide,’ police say

  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview. Schweich’s death Thursday, Feb. 26, stunned many of Missouri’s top elected officials, … Continue reading