Latest Missouri Attorney General's Office News

Live updates | Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Jun. 25, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — PHOENIX — Police fired tear gas from the windows of the Arizona Capitol building to disperse hundreds of people demonstrating outside, as lawmakers briefly huddled in a basement. The lawmakers were working to complete their 2022 session as thousands of...

Missouri bans most abortions after US Supreme Court ruling

Jun. 24, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri law outlawing most abortions took effect Friday, as Republican state officials acted quickly to enforce a ban following a U.S. Supreme Court decision ending constitutional protections for abortion. A 2019 Missouri law prohibits abortions...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Apr. 26, 2022 11:59 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. April 20, 2022. Editorial: Kansas, Missouri senators do nothing as veterans exposed to toxins get sick and die One by one, U.S. military veterans walked to a podium at Kansas City’s VFW headquarters Tuesday, describing the brutal effects of...

Charges refiled in Missouri boat sinking that killed 17

Apr. 13, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's office has refiled involuntary manslaughter charges against three men in connection with the sinking of a tourist boat that killed 17 people in 2018. The vehicle, known as a duck boat, sank during a storm shortly after it entered Table Rock...

Missouri regulates boarding schools after abuse allegations

Apr. 07, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

Maggie Drew’s dad sent her to Circle of Hope Girls’ Ranch in Missouri in 2007, hoping strict Christian teachings would stop his 14-year-old daughter’s teenage rebellion. Instead, Drew said, she found herself in a nightmare, sexually abused by one of the boarding school's...