BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Partners with Operation Donate with Honor


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 19, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that he has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission and all state attorneys general in Operation Donate with Honor. Operation Donate with Honor is raising awareness about fraudulent charities. The program will educate donors about how to identify scams and encourage donors to continue giving to legitimate charities that dedicate themselves to helping our veterans and military service members. Read more...

AG Hawley Files Public Corruption Charges Against Former Greenville City Clerk


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 19, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Joshua Hawley announced that his office has filed felony criminal charges in Wayne County against former Greenville City Clerk Pamela S. Birmingham. The complaint alleges that Birmingham misappropriated over $150,000 in currency over the course of her employment as City Clerk and forged an entry in the city’s check disbursement log.   Read more...

AG Hawley Files Motion Seeking Criminal Sanctions Against Backpage.com


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 16, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office has filed a motion for criminal sanctions against Backpage.com related to false statements the company made in court. Backpage’s recent guilty pleas include admissions that directly contradict statements Backpage made in court proceedings with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Office Will Not Retry Brad Jennings


Jefferson City, Mo. (July 12, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office will not pursue a retrial against Brad Jennings in the 2006 Christmas Day death of Lisa Jennings. In February, a judge vacated Jennings’ 2009 second-degree murder conviction when evidence was presented that a gunshot residue test had been conducted but the results were not turned over to prosecutors or defense attorneys. Read more...