SoCal Nurse Who Thought She Won Powerball Jackpot May Have Been PrankedThe California winner of the Powerball jackpot is still a mystery as reports surfaced late Thursday that the Pomona nurse who thought she had won may have been pranked.
Martinez Teen Kidnapping Declared Hoax, 2 Men ArrestedOfficials Martinez said they have arrested two men after the kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl appeared to be a hoax.
Damages Claim Filed Against Vallejo After Police Alleged Kidnapping Was HoaxA Vallejo couple filed a claim for damages Thursday against the city of Vallejo, alleging its Police Department treated a home invasion and kidnapping involving them on Mare Island earlier this year as a “wild goose chase” and a “hoax.”
13-Year-Old's Near-Kidnapping Experience Is A Hoax, Police SayA 13-year-old who said she was nearly kidnapped apparently made up the story, San Ramon Police said Wednesday.
17 United Airlines Flights Delayed At SFO; Bomb Threat Adds To Confusion17 United Airlines flights were delayed out of SFO Tuesday morning as a result of dispatching problem. A called in bomb threat added to the confusion, but was determined to be a hoax.
9.8 Earthquake In YouTube Video, 'San Andreas' Movie Just Fiction, But Science Says 8.0 Increasingly Likely For CaliforniaSeparating fact from fiction, yes, a 9+ magnitude quake or two will hit California in the "San Andreas" movie being released May 29th, yes a 8.0 magnitude quake in California is possible, but no, a planetary alignment has less effect on Earth than the Moon's gravity and there is nearly zero chance of a 9.8 quake happening in California on May 28th or May 29th.
Bizarre Emails From Purported Kidnappers Of Vallejo Woman Demand Police Apologize, Case Handed Off To FBIA group purporting to be the kidnappers of a Vallejo woman have made an unusual demand of the Vallejo Police Department and are asking for them to apologize. If they don’t get it, they’ve threatened unspecified harm.
Lawyers For Vallejo Woman, Boyfriend Claim Kidnapping Happened, Slam Police For Calling It A HoaxAttorneys representing a Vallejo woman who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom and her boyfriend disputed claims Thursday from police that the whole ordeal was a hoax.
5 Red Flags That Turned Vallejo Kidnap/Ransom Case Into An Alleged HoaxIn a matter of hours, the kidnapping and ransom case involving a Vallejo woman went from a tearful, happy ending to allegations of a hoax.
Facebook Wants To Stop 'Hoax' News Stories From Showing Up In Users' FeedsFacebook wants to reduce the amount of “hoax” and “deliberately misleading” news stories from its users’ news feeds.
The Fast Foodie: Never Fear The McDonald's Big Mac Is Here To Stay After Internet HoaxWhen Internet rumors killed off Cher or Jon Bon Jovi people took notice with "RIP" and short exclamations of shock. When a site published that the McDonald's Big Mac was being killed off in 2015 it rocked the core of America. Don't worry, the death of McDonald's Big Mac was a hoax.
SF Boat Rental Firm's Publicity Stunt Hoax On Renaming McCovey Cove Is Dead In The WaterA San Francisco boat-sharing rental firm is dealing with waves of negative reaction following a phony announcement that it had secured naming rights to McCovey Cove just in time for the World Series Game 3.