Former WABC Meteorologist Gets Community Service For Attempted Rape Hoax Heidi Jones was sentenced to three years probation in a plea deal. She must also perform 350 hours of community service and seek psychiatric counseling.
Former WABC-TV Weatherperson Heidi Jones Pleads Guilty To Faking Rape StoryHeidi Jones, a former TV meteorologist, admitted today that she had made up claims of being repeatedly attacked by a stranger on the city streets. The allegations sparked an extensive investigation before police said she told them she'd invented the story to get attention.
Heidi Jones, WABC-TV Meteorologist Accused Of Crying Rape, Making Deal?A defense lawyer says he and prosecutors are discussing "a possible resolution'' of charges that a local WABC-TV meteorologist fabricated claims of being raped in Manhattan.
DA: WABC-TV Meteorologist Made Up Attack For AttentionAuthorities say WABC-TV meteorologist Heidi Jones told police she concocted claims of being attacked because she was under personal and professional stress and wanted attention.
WABC-TV Meteorologist: I Never Told Police I Was RapedA lawyer for Heidi Jones said Friday his client never said she was the victim of an attempted rape. The attorney did not clarify what Jones says she told police.
Cops: WABC-TV Weather Anchor Jones Lied About RapeA Channel 7 weather anchor was suspended from her job on Wednesday, after police said she filed a phony police report about being stalked and assaulted in Central Park.