Police had guns drawn and officers were in full protective gear, but they said no one was home.
Police responding to a report of a hostage in Upper Freehold Township discovered it was a hoax.
A massive police presence in Clifton, New Jersey, Saturday night was sparked by a hoax call, authorities confirmed to CBS2.
Is it a finger-lickin’ fraud?
A Virginia man who believes the Sandy Hook school shootings were a hoax has been charged in the theft of two memorial signs in New Jersey and Connecticut – both dedicated to child victims of those shootings.
Police on Tuesday said they have secured images from a surveillance camera of a suspect who made a call claiming an armed man was about to storm Yale University.
The latest device was found in Grymes Hill on Saturday — what police called a realistic looking bomb found in a backpack, along with a note, a name and an address.
An imposter claiming to be Spencer called the station and admitted to taking steroids, saying, “I have used steroids in the past … Did I ever see anyone using them? Absolutely.”
Tawana Brawley, the woman who was the center of a racial controversy involving rape allegations a quarter century ago, has begun making payments to a man who won a defamation judgment against her.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week dismissed medical marijuana as a “hoax,” and called the push to legalize cannabis “wrong-headed.”
A City Councilwoman in Trenton was placed in an embarrassing situation this week, after she asked what the city’s Health Department was doing about a disease that turned out to be made up.
Te’o is hoping to be picked in the first round of next month’s NFL draft, though he’s not expected to be on hand at Radio City Music Hall.
The former Notre Dame linebacker also said he has shut down his Twitter account and isn’t sure if he will ever use social media again.
“I asked him straight up, ‘Was this a romantic relationship with you?'” Dr. Phil McGraw said Wednesday. “And he says ‘Yes.'”
While Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o thought he was talking with girlfriend “Lennay Kekua” for hours on end, he was actually on the phone with his male hoaxer, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo’s lawyer told the New York Daily News.