BREAKING NEWS

AG Schmitt Announces Conviction in Dallas County Murder


Jefferson City, Mo. – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that Adam Redding was found guilty on September 11, 2019 of murder in the first degree and armed criminal action for killing 73 year old Carroll Ford in Dallas County, Missouri. On November 29, 2017, Adam Redding stabbed his employer Mr. Ford 30 times in the back, chest, neck, and head. After a two day bench trial, Judge Donald Barnes announced his ruling from the bench following closing arguments. Read more...

Missouri AG Issues Report Regarding Clergy Abuse in the Roman Catholic Church


St. Louis, Mo. (September 13, 2019) – Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt held a press conference to announce the findings of the investigation into allegations of sexual abuse by clergy members in the Roman Catholic Church. After an extensive review of the records of thousands of clergy members and conducting interviews with victims, the Attorney General’s Office will refer 12 former clergy members for potential criminal prosecution, the most of any state attorney general probe, and laid out suggested guidelines for the Catholic Church moving forward. Read more...

Missouri Attorney General, Dekalb County Prosecutor Secure Over Two Dozen Indictments Relating to Crossroads Correctional Center Riots


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 10, 2019) - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today that over two dozen individuals were indicted by a DeKalb County grand jury for their involvement in a May 2018 riot at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri. Read more...

AG Schmitt Joins Bipartisan, Multistate Investigation into Google’s Business Practices


Jefferson City, Mo. (September 9, 2019) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and a coalition of 50 attorneys general led by Texas Attorney General Paxton announced today the launch of a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and federal antitrust laws. Read more...