Heene Family Heene Family

Richard and Mayumi Heene, the parents of Balloon Boy, will plead guilty on Friday to certain charges stemming from their Oct. 15 hoax, their lawyer announced in a statement Thursday.

Poll: 91 percent of users say balloon drama was a hoax

Heene lawyer: Arresting Heene parents in front of kids "would be 'child abuse'"

Richard Heene beats out Jon Gosselin for worst dad

Balloon Boy vomits twice on TV during questioning

Affidavit: Heene parents "knew all along" son wasn't in balloon