Edina Officials Warn Residents Of U.S. Marshals HoaxOfficials in Edina are issuing a warning after three residents were contacted on the phone by an imposter pretending to be a Deputy U.S. Marshal.
How A 1-Year-Old Weather Story Went Viral, And Sent Minnesotans Into A Snow FrenzyOn Wednesday morning, thousands of Minnesotans logged on to Facebook to some disturbing (or maybe exciting) news: a huge snow storm was headed our way. There was just one problem: The story was from last year.
Brainerd Police: Needle Found In Candy Revealed As HoaxBrainerd police say the incident of a needle found inside a piece of candy on Halloween has been revealed as a hoax.
Police, Fire Crews Respond To April Fools' PrankCriminal charges could be filed after an April Fools' Day prank led to a response from the Hopkins police and fire departments. According to officers, an unnamed 18-year-old texted his mother on Tuesday telling her that the kitchen in their house was on fire and he was evacuating.
Sisters Charged With Hoax Kidnapping At Forest Lake WalmartFour sisters are in trouble with the law after allegedly staging a dramatic kidnapping outside the Forest Lake Walmart. Authorities said the girls' mother turned them into police.
Man Charged With Bomb Threats At Airport, Mall A federal indictment accuses a 22-year-old man of making bomb threats at the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The indictment issued Tuesday charges Dana William Ashey with two counts of false information and hoaxes.
John Williams Talks With The Minnesota Man Behind The Joel Osteen Hoax.The Interview John Williams Can't Stop Talking About! Listen to both parts here....
John Williams Show Preview-4-10!John Williams visits with the man behind the JOEL OSTEEN hoax, today at 4:35 on WCCO RADIO!
Day After Hoax, New Prague Receives Bomb ThreatWith a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.
12-Year-Old Student In Custody After New Prague 'Hoax' ShootingA student was taken into custody Wednesday after two prank calls were made to police reporting a shooting at New Prague Middle School.
Story Of Te'o Girlfriend Death Apparently A Hoax A story about Manti Te'o's girlfriend dying of leukemia, which the Notre Dame All-American credited with inspiring him as he led the Fighting Irish to the BCS title game, turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker, the school said Wednesday.
Police, Family Pranked With Hostage CallPolice in Superior say a call about a hostage situation Monday night turned out to be a prank, but not so funny.