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Ohio Kidnapping Survivors Say They're Thriving

Ohio Kidnapping Survivors Say They're Thriving

05. 5.2014
CLEVELAND (AP) — The three women held captive in a Cleveland house before escaping a year ago Tuesday have spent their first year of...
Ariel Castro Victims Demand Joan Rivers Apology

Ariel Castro Victims Demand Joan Rivers Apology

04.23.2014
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing...
Bill To Block Rapists' Parental Rights Remains Stalled In Ohio Senate

Bill To Block Rapists' Parental Rights Remains Stalled In Ohio Senate

Laura Bassett  03.18.2014
In Ohio and 30 other states, a man who impregnates a woman through rape can successfully sue her for child custody and visitation rights....
Cleveland Kidnap Victims Honored By Ohio Governor

Cleveland Kidnap Victims Honored By Ohio Governor

02.25.2014
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — The three women who survived a decade-long captivity in a Cleveland house before being freed received Gov. John Kasich's...
Castro Neighbor Gets Life In Prison For Murders, Rapes

Castro Neighbor Gets Life In Prison For Murders, Rapes

Rachel Dissell  12.31.2013
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Convicted sex offender Elias Acevedo Sr. will serve life in prison as part of a plea agreement in which he admitted...
People And Criminals Say The Darndest Things

People And Criminals Say The Darndest Things

David Lohr  12.29.2013
People tend to say the darndest things when they're in a tense situation. Brain-to-mouth filters be damned, they speak the first thing...
2013's Top Ten Crime Stories

2013's Top Ten Crime Stories

David Lohr  12.29.2013
Crime stories dominated the headlines in 2013 like no year in recent history. In the past 12 months we've seen the Boston Marathon bombing,...
Cleveland Kidnapping Hero Signs Book Deal

Cleveland Kidnapping Hero Signs Book Deal

12.23.2013
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio man who famously put aside his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive in a Cleveland house for more...
New Report Claims Castro Committed Suicide

New Report Claims Castro Committed Suicide

12. 3.2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, two corrections consultants...

Train in India Hits Elephants

11.25.2013
"Train in India Hits Elephants Crossing Track" (NYT, 11/15/13) may be the saddest story reported this year. There have been many terrible...

The Homecoming of Michelle Knight

11.11.2013
Ariel Castro brutalized Michelle Knight physically and emotionally. He would taunt her by saying her family didn't care about her, her...
'I Was Tied Up Like A Fish'

'I Was Tied Up Like A Fish'

11. 4.2013
One of three women who survived a decade of captivity in a Cleveland home has revealed that she was bound with an extension cord and left...
Suicide Or Self-Pleasure? Coroner Weighs In On Cleveland Kidnapper's Death

Suicide Or Self-Pleasure? Coroner Weighs In On Cleveland Kidnapper's Death

Steven Hoffer  10.11.2013
An Ohio coroner is standing by her conclusion that Ariel Castro committed suicide, despite a bombshell report that suggests the convicted...
State Patrol Investigation May Shed More Light On Ohio Kidnapper's Death

State Patrol Investigation May Shed More Light On Ohio Kidnapper's Death

10.11.2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state patrol investigation may shed more light on the possibility that Cleveland kidnapper...