DES MOINES, IOWA (January 19, 2023) — The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has completed its review of the fatal shooting of a sixteen-year-old male, TJ, by three Des Moines police officers that occurred on December 26. In a report issued today, the office concluded that the officers “acted with legal justification” and that “no criminal charges are warranted.”

WHITESIDE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE John F. Booker, Sheriff Jeffrey R. VenHuizen, Chief Deputy 815-772-5209 Jake A. Kilberg, Lieutenant 815-772-5220 Kimberly Cavazos, Lieutenant, Corrections 815-772-5227 

As your Sheriff, I wanted to give citizens of Whiteside County an update on the recent passage of HB 54 71, also known as the Protect Illinois Communities Act. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 11, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird has filed suit on behalf of the State of Iowa against C6-Zero and its owner, Howard Brand, in Iowa County District Court, seeking immediate compliance with an emergency order of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa environmental laws. The suit seeks to prevent imminent threat to public health and the environment arising from a devastating explosion and fire at the C6-Zero facility on December 8, 2022.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 6, 2023) — Iowa is denying Medicaid-eligible children their legal right to mental health care, according to a class action lawsuit filed today by Disability Rights Iowa, Children's Rights, National Health Law Program, and Ropes and Gray LLP.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 4, 2023) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird took immediate action on her first day in office January 3 by joining lawsuits, making moves to hire new prosecutors, and launching a full audit of victim services. These actions have been taken ahead of her official swearing in on Thursday, January 5, 2023.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 29, 2022) Attorney General Tom Miller shares his gratitude with Iowans after serving forty years in office. He will leave office January 3.

“I’m very thankful to Iowa voters. I feel fortunate to have served ten terms in a job that I love,” said AG Miller, who is the longest serving attorney general in US history.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 21, 2022) — A Utah-based bank must cease issuing loans in Iowa that exceed the state’s interest-rate cap and provide refunds to consumers who were charged the illegal interest rates under a settlement reached with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and the Iowa Division of Banking.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 20, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller will provide an update on the use of opioid settlement funds.

The press conference will take place at 1:30PM, Wednesday, December 21, 2022.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 16, 2022)  A Des Moines woman has agreed to cease advertising her psychic medium services as being able to heal, cure, treat, prevent, or mitigate clients’ physical or mental health through a settlement with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. The state had alleged that Allison Campbell violated the Consumer Fraud Act when claiming her psychic-medium service provided unsubstantiated and misleading “healing work” to clients.