Latest Missouri Attorney General's Office News

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...

Schmitt drops lawsuits against Missouri schools, St. Louis

Mar. 19, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Schmitt has dismissed most of the more than 40 lawsuits he filed against Missouri school districts over mask mandates during the coronavirus pandemic. Schmitt's office announced Friday that it has also dismissed a lawsuit over mask...