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Hoax: Do Not Try To Charge Your iPhone In The Microwave

An iPhone hoax has surfaced a day after Apple released its new iOS 8 operating system.

09/18/2014

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Avoiding Scams Like Alleged KFC Scarred Child Hoax

The story that started a fund for a 3 Year Old kicked out of a KFC turns out to be a hoax. Are there more stories like this out there? How common are they?

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Smithton Native Claiming Life-Threatening Illness Charged With Hoax

It’s a little town filled with big-hearted people. Smithton, Westmoreland County has a population just fewer than 400 people.

04/16/2014

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Authorities Seek Suspect In Westmoreland Co. 911 Texting Hoax

Police have been trying to find whoever sent texts to a western Pennsylvania 911 dispatch center, claiming that a man had an AK-47 rifle and five bodies in his home.

01/14/2014

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Police: Clerk, Frequent Guest Conspired To Rob Hotel

A man who says he was the victim of a violent robbery is now facing charges.

05/29/2013

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Police: Attempted Kidnapping In West Mifflin A Hoax

It turns out the suspected attempted kidnapping in West Mifflin early this week was all a rouse.

03/02/2013

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Fake Ed Asner Endorses Struggling Dormont Theater

The Hollywood Theater in Dormont has to raise $75,000 by the end of this year to switch over to digital projectors or it will have to close its doors.

02/04/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish warms up prior to playing against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Te’o Hoax Story Getting Worldwide Attention; Deadspin Reporter Discusses Latest Developments

It’s a story that has the nation and the world talking. It was a tragic love story that prompted an outpouring of support for a college football star at Norte Dame. But now, many are shaking their heads after it was revealed the story of Manti Te’o and his girlfriend who died of leukemia was a hoax.

01/17/2013

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Website Reports Notre Dame Linebacker’s Girlfriend Story Is A Hoax

One of the most inspirational stories of this college football season is a hoax, according to Deadspin.

01/16/2013

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Emergency Officials Conclude Pregnancy Call Was Hoax

Emergency officials in Indiana County say a call that came in from a woman claiming to be in labor in the parking lot of the Indiana Mall was a prank.

08/03/2011

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Police Say Fayette Co. Rape Report Was Hoax

Police say a Fayette County woman claimed she had been tied up with a dog collar, cut with a razor, beaten and raped by a man who was dressed as a woman. But now comes word from police that the whole story was a hoax.

03/02/2011

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