Girl Who Claimed Classmates Cut Her Dreadlocks Admits It Was A Hoax, School SaysA 12-year-old girl who claimed three white classmates pinned her down and cut her dreadlocks has admitted the claims were fabricated, her school said.
About 75 People Gather At Area 51 Gate, 2 People DetainedAbout 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to “storm” the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff’s deputies.
Fayette County Man Pleads Guilty To Making Hoax Emergency CallsA man from Fayette County pleaded guilty to one charge of "swatting" when he made hoax emergency phone calls.
West Mifflin Police: Attempted Kidnapping Post Is FakePolice in West Mifflin have issued a warning about a fake attempted kidnapping post.
It's Back! Facebook Privacy Hoax Is Again Invading News FeedsA privacy post is going viral on Facebook (again) and it’s claiming that unless you share the following message, all of your photos, messages and private information will become public.
2 Ex-Inmates In Georgia Charged In Pa. Jury ScamTwo former Georgia state prison inmates are jailed in that state on charges that they phoned Pittsburgh-area residents and scammed six into wiring $990 each, supposedly to pay fines for missing jury duty.
Westmoreland Co. Issues Missed Jury Duty Scam WarningWestmoreland County is putting out a warning about a new phone scam.
Hoax: Do Not Try To Charge Your iPhone In The MicrowaveAn iPhone hoax has surfaced a day after Apple released its new iOS 8 operating system.
Avoiding Scams Like Alleged KFC Scarred Child HoaxThe 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?
Smithton Native Claiming Life-Threatening Illness Charged With HoaxIt’s a little town filled with big-hearted people. Smithton, Westmoreland County has a population just fewer than 400 people.
Authorities Seek Suspect In Westmoreland Co. 911 Texting HoaxPolice 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.
Police: Clerk, Frequent Guest Conspired To Rob HotelA man who says he was the victim of a violent robbery is now facing charges.
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.
Fake Ed Asner Endorses Struggling Dormont TheaterThe 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.
Te’o Hoax Story Getting Worldwide Attention; Deadspin Reporter Discusses Latest DevelopmentsIt'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.