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Balloon boy parents are sent to jail for hoax

Liz De La Torre

December 23, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The parents who pulled the balloon boy hoax in hopes of landing a reality TV show were sentenced to jail Wednesday — 90 days for him, 20 days for her — and barred from profiting from their newfound celebrity status for the next four years. Choking...

FAA investigators may be focusing on balloon call

Liz De La Torre

October 23, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press DENVER – The parents who reported last week that their 6-year-old son may have been on board a giant, runaway balloon could potentially be in more trouble with the Federal Aviation Administration for making a phone call than for setting loose the saucer-shaped craft, aviat...

Balloon boy charges may not come until next week

Liz De La Torre

October 19, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Investigators pored over e-mails, phone records and financial documents from the home of Richard Heene on Monday as they weighed felony charges and sought to determine who else might have helped the alleged balloon-boy hoax get off the ground. T...

Morning after: Balloon boy gets sick twice on TV

Liz De La Torre

October 16, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The father of a 6-year-old boy who was thought to be in a helium balloon that floated away said Friday accusations that the ordeal was a publicity stunt are "extremely pathetic." The sheriff said he will be asking more questions. Richard Heene and his family made...

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