Reporter covering breaking news and crime by night. Born in Algeria but grew up in St. Louis. Previously reported for The Associated Press in Jackson, Mississippi and at the Wichita Eagle in Wichita, Kansas.
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Missouri will pay an estimated $517,319 to Wise Health Solutions of Carson City, Nevada, to evaluate applications from hundreds of Missouri groups hoping to win a state license to produce and sell marijuana or marijuana-infused products.
Fred Lenczycki, 74, has admitted to abusing up to 30 boys in Illinois, Missouri and California over 25 years.
The deadline was changed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday to 4:30 p.m. CST Monday.
Hours earlier, the California Democrat had delivered the keynote speech at the Illinois Democratic County Chairs' Association brunch in Springfield, Ill., and had campaigned for Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield.
The man was shot in the leg shortly before 7 p.m. at the Shell gas station at 721 North Tucker Boulevard, police said. He was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
Who wants to sell medical weed? Biochemists, criminal defense attorneys, military veterans, former professional athletes, chiropractors, pharmaceuticals executives, former politicians and their relatives.
Police were called to the shooting just before 4:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Plover Avenue in Walnut Park East.
Those who may recognize the new names as former counselors, school teachers, or officiants at weddings and funerals will find little information about the alleged abuse.