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Heidi Jones

Heidi Jones walks to court Wednesday with her Attorney Paul Callan (credit: CBS 2)

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.

10/26/2011

Heidi Jones outside a Manhattan courthouse on Jan. 5, 2011 (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Former WABC-TV Weatherperson Heidi Jones Pleads Guilty To Faking Rape Story

Heidi 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.

09/14/2011

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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.

03/16/2011

Heidi Jones outside a Manhattan courthouse on Jan. 5, 2011 (Photo/Juliet Papa)

DA: WABC-TV Meteorologist Made Up Attack For Attention

Authorities 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.

01/05/2011

Heidi Jones/Twitter Photo

WABC-TV Meteorologist: I Never Told Police I Was Raped

A 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.

12/17/2010

Heidi Jones/Twitter Photo

Cops: WABC-TV Weather Anchor Jones Lied About Rape

A 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.

12/15/2010