DA Will Investigate Balloon Boy Sheriff

The Boulder County DA says he'll investigate Richard Heene's allegation that Larimer County Sheriff John Alderden conducted his balloon hoax investigation inappropriately. It's illegal for Colorado officials to make information about cases of child neglect public. [N.Y. Daily News] » 10/30/09 11:20am 10/30/09 11:20am

Media May Have Conspired With Heene Family In Hoax

Charges are pending in connection with the Heene family's balloon hoax, and the local sheriff says, "We were manipulated by the family, and the media has been manipulated by the family." But was one media outlet actually an accomplice? » 10/19/09 9:30am 10/19/09 9:30am

"Balloon Boy" Story Officially A Hoax; Felony, Misdemeanor Charges On…

A visibly shaken Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden, giving a press conference on the "Balloon Boy" story, has announced that the entire story was indeed a hoax. Criminal charges are expected to be filed shortly. » 10/18/09 1:10pm 10/18/09 1:10pm

Hoax? Balloon Boy Sells Out His Father On Live TV

Tonight, the Heene family went on Larry King Live, where six-year-old "balloon boy" Falcon Heene explained that he didn't come out of his hiding place because his parents told him not to... because "we were doing this for a show." » 10/15/09 10:50pm 10/15/09 10:50pm