Latest Eric Greitens News

Missouri social services director leaving for nonprofit job

Apr. 18, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri social services director is resigning to take a job with a faith-based nonprofit. Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday announced Director Steve Corsi will step down June 3. In his resignation letter, Corsi wrote that he's leaving for a job in the nonprofit human services...

Missouri Supreme Court upholds appointment of Lt. Gov. Kehoe

Apr. 16, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Gov. Mike Parson's appointment of Mike Kehoe as the state's lieutenant governor. In a 5-2 decision written by Chief Justice Zel Fischer, the Supreme Court said the state constitution gives the governor the authority to fill all...

Missouri Supreme Court: Search warrant for Gardner office OK

Apr. 10, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has denied a request from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office to block a grand jury search warrant that is part of a perjury investigation of William Tisaby , hired last year to investigate former Gov. Eric Greitens. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that...

Today in History

Apr. 10, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 10, the 100th day of 2019. There are 265 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 10, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, a day after surrendering the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House, said farewell to his men, praising them for...

Subpoena quashed in Democrat's efforts to question Hawley

Apr. 9, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge has rejected a Democratic candidate's effort to question U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley over his handling of public records while he was Missouri attorney general. Attorney Elad Gross, a candidate for Missouri attorney general, is suing Gov. Mike Parson's administration for all...

After Greitens, Missouri Senate votes to limit impeachment

Mar. 28, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators on Thursday passed legislation to make it harder to impeach top officials, less than a year after former Gov. Eric Greitens resigned in the face of potential impeachment. The proposal, sent to the House on a 25-8 vote, would limit criteria for impeachment to...

Missouri considers trimming impeachment after Greitens' case

Mar. 14, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate is backing an effort that could make it harder to impeach and oust top officials, less than a year after the state's governor resigned while facing potential impeachment. Senators behind the proposal say it isn't motivated by the case against former Republican...

St. Louis prosecutor says warrant seeks to intimidate her

Mar. 13, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis prosecutor's ongoing feud with others in the city's legal establishment escalated Wednesday when she accused a judge, the police and a special prosecutor of trying to intimidate and embarrass her. The latest dust-up between Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and the St. Louis...

The Latest: St. Louis prosecutor calls warrant intimidation

Mar. 13, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a search warrant involving the St. Louis prosecutor's office (all times local): 3:45 p.m. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner says police, a judge and a special prosecutor are trying to intimidate and embarrass her with a warrant to search her office's electronic records....

Judge: St. Louis prosecutor must comply with search warrant

Mar. 12, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge has ordered the St. Louis prosecutor to comply with a grand jury search warrant. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner had asked Judge Michael Mullen to quash a February search warrant seeking electronic data. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Mullen's order Tuesday turned down that...