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'Balloon boy' parents to plead guilty

'Balloon boy' parents to plead guilty

The Colorado parents in the "balloon boy" case will plead guilty to offenses for creating a hoax that their son had flown away in a large balloon.


Colo. DA to investigate balloon boy sheriff

A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations the Larimer County sheriff violated privacy laws in the case ...


Papers: Wife says 'balloon boy' a hoax

The wife of a Colorado father at the center of the "balloon boy" saga told authorities that the giant helium balloon was specifically created for a hoax to draw media attention, according to court documents released Friday.


Colorado sheriff: "balloon boy" case was a hoax

Colorado sheriff:

The bizarre flight of a home-made helium balloon, thought to have a 6-year-old boy aboard, was a hoax and publicity stunt, a Colorado sheriff said on Sunday.


Charges Loom in Balloon Drama

Charges Loom in Balloon Drama

Criminal case mulled in connection with Colorado couple's report of son set adrift on helium balloon.


Balloon boy family 'announcement' delayed

A couple who frantically told a 911 dispatcher their 6-year-old son had floated off in an inflatable balloon remain in the spotlight, but now it's for a series of bizarre TV interviews about the escapade, a previous 911 call and efforts to land a reality TV show gig.


Family Is Being Investigated for Possible Balloon Hoax

Family Is Being Investigated for Possible Balloon Hoax

Officials in Colorado said they plan to investigate the Heene family to determine whether the balloon incident was a hoax and if they should pursue criminal charges.


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