Missouri Lawmaker Overseeing Greitens Probe Says 'No' to Request for Delay

Apr 5, 2018

The chairman of a special committee investigating Gov. Eric Greitens offered an emphatic “no” Wednesday when asked if he was planning to delay the release of the panel’s findings next week.

Rep. Jay Barnes’ response came a day after a letter surfaced from the governor’s legal team that requested the legislative committee keep its work under wraps until the conclusion of the separate criminal trial against Greitens.

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Missouri's top prosecutor says a sheriff participated in a jail altercation in which an inmate died and that he should be fired.

Attorney General Josh Hawley says in a news release that he filed a request in court yesterday to remove Cory Hutcheson from his position as sheriff of Mississippi County.

Hawley says his office is investigating the inmate's death Friday. Details haven't been released.

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A state audit finds that a now-defunct suburban St. Louis municipal court illegally charged fees on dismissed cases and that police were collecting unlawful booking fees at the jail.

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released findings Monday of the audit requested by Northwoods residents. That city has dissolved its municipal court and transferred cases to St. Ann under a courts consolidation push in St. Louis County.

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COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri approves of a proposed outside review of the system's operations and rules.

Vice President for University Relations Steve Knorr said the university supported the proposal at a Senate Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee hearing Tuesday.

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Missouri's Medicaid program will receive $26 million through a national settlement with a pharmaceutical company.

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A federal Medicare regulator has dropped its inquiry into deficiencies at the University of Missouri Health System after the university pledged to make changes.

Columbia Police and union officials are looking into claims that topless waitresses participated in a recent union fundraiser.