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  • Missouri police release report on Schweich suicide

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich said "I just need to be dead" in the moments before his Feb. 26 suicide, authorities revealed Tuesday. The statement came after Schweich argued with an associate over the phone about an alleged whisper...
  • County treasurer to become Missouri's new auditor

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Boone County Treasurer Nicole Galloway will be Missouri's new auditor. Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday afternoon that he will appoint the 32-year-old Democrat to the post. In Jefferson City, officials said Galloway will finish out the...
  • Police report: late Auditor Schweich felt abandoned by GOP

    Police reports obtained by The Associated Press show former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich felt abandoned by Republican allies before fatally shooting himself. Schweich died Feb. 26 after shooting himself in his Clayton home. Minutes before, Schweich told...
  • Police: Missouri auditor had talked of suicide, left no note

    Former Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich had talked for years of taking his life — and had become increasingly agitated over politics — but left no suicide note when he fatally shot himself, investigators said Tuesday. Police in the St. Louis...
  • Amid conflicting reports, L.A. County board orders audit of probation agency

    Amid conflicting reports, L.A. County board orders audit of probation agency
    Los Angeles County supervisors ordered a far-ranging audit of the county probation department Tuesday, amid debate over how much progress the department has made in improving conditions in its juvenile lockups. A federal monitoring team recently ended...
  • W.Va. juvenile center that used $3.5M to be parks storage

    State officials say an abandoned juvenile justice project that ate up $3.5 million in unfinished renovations will now become storage for West Virginia parks. At a legislative audit committee meeting Monday, Division of Natural Resources official Emily...
  • Auditor's group to review Cleveland schools' rebate case

    A task force with the Ohio auditor's office is reviewing Cleveland schools' failure to claim millions of dollars in federal rebates for technology upgrades. A special audit task force with Ohio Auditor Dave Yost's office will review the case this week...
  • Police to release details into auditor death investigation

    Police in the St. Louis suburb of Clayton are expected to release details of their investigation into the death of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich. A Tuesday afternoon news conference is planned. Schweich shot himself Feb. 26 at his home in Clayton. His...
  • Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race

    Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race
    After months of strife at the College of DuPage, the race for its board of trustees has become a fierce battleground. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial...
  • Apparent Nepotism In Hartford City Jobs Looks Bad

    Apparent Nepotism In Hartford City Jobs Looks Bad
    Nepotism is fine in a family-owned business, but it has no place in municipal government. The taxpayers deserve the best and brightest, not the best connected. An audit released this week suggests the favoritism fix was in for several well-connected job...
  • Should Broward County attorney get super-raise?

    Should Broward County attorney get super-raise?
    When it comes to giving a raise to the county attorney, Broward Mayor Tim Ryan has an idea: Super-size it. Broward County government's three top employees sat in silence on the dais last week as their bosses took up a touchy topic — whether they...