Here’s an old bit from a stand-up comic’s act: “Some say the glass is half empty. Some say it is half full.
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. Mayumi Heene told Larimer County investigators that she and her husband, Richard Heene, knew that their 6-year-old son Falcon was hiding at their Fort Collins home the entire time, even as police and military scrambled to search for the boy, according to the documents.
Last week’s “balloon boy” incident is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency representative said Tuesday.