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No hoax: Colorado balloon boy's father is auctioning off saucerupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 06:16:00

Richard Heene, who pulled a hoax in 2009 by saying his 6-year-old son was in peril as a stowaway in a balloon over Colorado, is now auctioning the saucer for charity.

Infamous balloon to be auctionedupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 06:16:00

The UFO-like balloon that millions of people saw fly through the air on tv is now being auctioned off. WTSP reports.

Balloon hoax dad must pay restitutionupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 19:14:00

Richard Heene, the man who pulled a hoax by saying his 6-year-old son was drifting over Colorado in a balloon, must pay $36,000 in restitution, a judge has ordered.

Father in 'Balloon boy' hoax moves from jail to home detentionupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 19:46:00

The man who pulled a hoax by saying his 6-year-old son was drifting over Colorado in a balloon is finishing his 90-day sentence with home detention, authorities said.

Heene heads to jailupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 17:30:00

Richard Heene, convicted in the "balloon boy" hoax has begun serving his 30-day jail sentence in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Heene reports for jail in 'Balloon Boy' hoaxupdated: Mon Jan 11 2010 17:30:00

A man who pleaded guilty to perpetrating a hoax by saying his 6-year-old son was drifting over Colorado in a balloon began his jail sentence Monday.

Heene: 'I knew son was in balloon'updated: Thu Jan 07 2010 09:25:00

Richard Heene tells CNN's Larry King that he truly thought his son Falcon was trapped in a runaway balloon.

Balloon boy's dad says there was no hoaxupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 09:25:00

A man who pleaded guilty to perpetrating a hoax by falsely reporting that his son was drifting over eastern Colorado in a balloon maintains the incident was not part of a plan for fame in an interview with CNN's "Larry King Live."

People.com: 'Balloon Boy' Parents Sentenced to Jail Timeupdated: Thu Dec 24 2009 09:27:00

The couple behind the hoax get a total of 110 days behind bars and 8 years' probation

'Balloon boy' parents sentencedupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 15:27:00

Richard and Mayumi Heene are sentenced for their part in staging a hoax that claimed a 6-year-old was aloft in a balloon.

'Balloon boy' parents sentenced for hoaxupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 15:27:00

A contrite Richard Heene, whose plan for fame went awry after he and his wife falsely reported that their son was drifting over eastern Colorado in a balloon, apologized Wednesday to a judge.

Balloon father's mom intv.updated: Fri Nov 13 2009 22:16:00

Bay News 9's Melissa Eichman interviews Richard Heene's mother, Rae Sprow.

'Balloon boy' parents plead guiltyupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 22:16:00

The Colorado couple who said their 6-year-old son was aboard an escaped balloon pleaded guilty Friday to charges related to the well-publicized "balloon boy" case.

People.com: Balloon Boy's Parents Plead Guiltyupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 14:53:00

"This whole deal is designed to keep the family together," says Richard Heene's lawyer

Dad in 'balloon boy' case turns himself inupdated: Fri Nov 13 2009 10:49:00

Authorities in Colorado have filed charges against the parents in last month's notorious "balloon boy" case, and the pair's lawyers say the two are expected to plead guilty on Friday.

People.com: Balloon Boy's Dad Turns Himself Inupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 18:16:00

Lawyer says Richard Heene will plead guilty to prevent Japanese wife's deportation

People.com: Affidavit: Balloon Boy's Mom Confesses to Hoaxupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 20:27:00

Mayumi Heene says the infamous flight was "intentional," but Richard Heene's criminal fate is still up in the air

Papers: Wife says 'balloon boy' was hoaxupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 16:12:00

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.

Balloon hoax attorneyupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 16:01:00

Attorney for Richard and Mayumi Heene David Lane discusses the possible criminal charges against the family for the balloon hoax.

Balloon boy lawyer: Sheriff is piling onupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 16:01:00

The lawyer of a Colorado father accused of carrying out a bizarre hoax involving his son and a huge balloon said Monday that official charges in the case could be filed next week.

Lifetime pulls Heene 'Wife Swap' episodeupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 12:25:00

It's just one thing after another for Richard and Mayumi Heene. They've caused such an uproar after last week's alleged balloon boy hoax that Lifetime won't air a re-run of their "Wife Swap" episode.

Documents: 'Balloon boy' dad had hoax in mind, wife saysupdated: Fri Oct 23 2009 20:17:00

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.

Lifetime pulls balloon boy's 'Wife Swap' episode from scheduleupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 20:10:00

It's just one thing after another for Richard and Mayumi Heene. They've caused such an uproar after last week's alleged balloon boy hoax that Lifetime won't air a re-run of their "Wife Swap" episode.

Heene 'loves' kidsupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 16:44:00

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks with friends of the Heene family about the alleged balloon hoax.

Balloon boy family feels 'under siege,' lawyer saysupdated: Tue Oct 20 2009 01:19:00

The lawyer of a Colorado father accused of carrying out a bizarre hoax involving his son and a huge balloon said Monday that official charges in the case could be filed next week.

People.com: Lawyer: Balloon Boy Parents to Surrender to Authoritiesupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 14:36:00

Richard and Mayumi Heene want to avoid being arrested in front of their kids over the alleged hoax

'They are presumed innocent.'updated: Mon Oct 19 2009 11:16:00

The defense attorney for the Heene family speaks out on the charges filed against the Heenes.

People.com: Sheriff: Charges Will 'Likely Be Filed' Against Balloon Boy's Parentsupdated: Sun Oct 18 2009 22:07:00

Sheriff Alderden now says either one or both Richard and Mayumi Heene may face misdemeanor charges

'Homemade flying saucer'updated: Fri Oct 16 2009 15:17:00

CNN's Kyra Phillips reports breaking news of a 6-year-old boy possibly stuck in a runaway aircraft.

World watches odyssey of 'Balloon Boy' in real timeupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 15:17:00

The whole world watched Thursday as a lighter-than-air craft set loose by a 6-year-old boy floated above eastern Colorado.

Balloon family was featured on 'Wife Swap'updated: Fri Oct 16 2009 07:00:00

The family behind a dramatic flight of a helium balloon that floated free appeared on a reality show that highlighted concerns about the children's safety.

Family believed son was in balloonupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 00:29:00

The Henne family explains why they thought their son might have gone up in the balloon and what they did after it took off.

Family describes fear, elation as balloon saga unfoldedupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 00:29:00

Six-year-old Falcon Heene was cowering inside the attic above his family's garage.

Boy found hiding in boxupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 22:56:00

A six-year-old boy thought to have been aboard a runaway balloon has been found alive hiding in a box.

6-year-old Colorado boy found alive in attic after balloon landsupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 22:56:00

After scouring northern Colorado by foot and air, frantically chasing a Mylar balloon for miles and repeatedly interviewing his big brother, authorities ended the search for 6-year-old Falcon Heene where it began -- at his house.

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