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Posted at 2:50 PM ET, 12/16/2010

This just in...: NYC meteorologist Heidi Jones accused of false report; DMX back to prison

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Heidi Jones in 2008. (Matt Carasella/ Press)

  • A popular NYC weather forecaster, who occasionally appeared on "Good Morning America," was suspended from her job and criminally charged Wednesday with filing a false police report. Heidi Jones, of WABC-TV, told police in November a man tried to rape her as she ran through Central Park a month earlier and then showed up at her apartment building a few days before she filed the report. Police said Jones later confessed she was going through relationship troubles and made up the story in a bid for sympathy, the New York Daily News reported. Her lawyer told the AP she would plead not guilty.

  • DMX, the once-popular rapper now better known for his rap sheet, has been sent to prison for one year for violating the terms of his probation by driving on a suspended license and failing to submit to drug tests, the AP reports.
  • By The Reliable Source  | December 16, 2010; 2:50 PM ET
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