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Police: Chesterfield Woman Scammed Out of $250,000

Police say the elderly woman believed the callers who said her grandson was behind bars in Peru and needed money wired in several installments to get him out.


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Akin Calls For Suspension of Aid to Egypt

Akin said in a statement Thursday that the fact that the embassy attack occurred on Sept. 11 suggests it was planned and not spontaneous.


Craig Curless, with daughter Mikala, wife Vicki and younger daughter Gianna.

Stuck in China — Who Took Craig Curless’ Passport?

Family attorney alleges scheme targeting Americans.


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Americans Facing Charges in Egypt

Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois is outraged that a group of Americans could face charges in Egypt.



Father: Jefferson City Student Arrested in Egypt Called Home

Kevin Sweeney says his son called this morning from the phone of a U.S. Embassy official and spoke “very briefly” with his mother.



Jefferson City Teen Among Those Arrested in Egyptian Protests

Joy Sweeney says her son was the peacemaker in the family while growing up, and she doesn’t believe that Derrik threw firebombs at Egyptian security forces.


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