"Liar, liar, pants on fire"

Richard Heene and his three sons Bradford, Ryo and Falcon leave a Halloween costume store in Fort Collins, Colo., Monday Oct. 26, 2009. Charges could be brought against Richard Heene for perpetrating the "balloon boy" hoax, in which he said his son was swept away in a hot air balloon. (AP Photo/ Barry Gutierrez)

January 18, 2013 6:22 pm  • 

About this blog

Tales from the Morgue is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library - also known as News and Research Services - for 18 years before becoming an online content producer for StarNet. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

If you have suggestions, comments or questions about this blog, e-mail jeubank@tucson.com.