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Woman Sentenced For Falsely Reporting Hate Crime

A judge has given jail time and probation to a Lincoln woman who falsely claimed she had been attacked by three men who carved anti-gay slurs into her body.

04/18/2013

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Police: Man Fakes Attack To Impress Woman

What began as an attempt to win over a date turned into a several-day manhunt for a dangerous man – a man who didn’t exist.

03/23/2013

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Hundreds of Fake Football Tickets Sold for MU Game

University of Missouri officials are warning football fans to watch out for fake tickets to the games.

09/14/2012

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Fake Explosives May Lead To Real Charges

A Missouri man didn’t really booby-trap his pickup truck with explosives, but he pretended to, so he could face charges.

07/24/2012

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Police Impersonators at Large in North St. Louis; Pulling People Over & Robbing Them

Black SUV with flashing red and blue lights made three stops in half-hour period

10/26/2011

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BBB: Rescuejoplin.org Is Phony Charity

The Southwest Missouri BBB says rescuejoplin.org is not registered as a nonprofit group.

07/26/2011

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