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Ohio Kidnapping

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Castro Fought For Life, Then Killed Himself -- But Why?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

When Ariel Castro agreed to plead guilty to murder and kidnapping -- charges that would theoretically keep him in jail for more than a thousand years ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Found Dead In Prison Cell

Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

Convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro was found dead on Tuesday evening, 19 Action News reported. He was 53. On Aug. 1, Castro was sentenced ...

'This Sicko Fool Has A Lot Of Nerve'

Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

Even as Ariel Castro accepted responsibility for raping and torturing three women, he shocked a packed courtroom Thursday, insisting that he's a "good...

WATCH: 'I Am Not A Monster'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

In a rambling statement before a packed court, Ariel Castro denied being abusive and claimed he was addicted to porn. 'I'm not a violent person," ...

Ariel Castro Set For Competency Test Today

Newser.com | Posted 08.27.2013 | Crime

(AP) – Ariel Castro will undergo an evaluation to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ordered yesterday. Although the...

Ohio Kidnapping Suspect To Plead Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2013 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, June 8 (Reuters) - The Ohio man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive in his Cleveland ...

WATCH: Witness Films Ohio Hostage Rescue

Posted 05.13.2013 | Crime

When two young women saw flashing lights after a wrong turn last week in Cleveland, they pulled over expecting to speak with police. Instead, the resc...

More Harrowing Details Emerge About Ohio Kidnapping Victims' Years In Captivity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.10.2013 | Crime

A police report brought to light more disturbing details of the kidnapping of three Ohio women imprisoned in a squalid house for about decade. Ama...

In Alleged Suicide Note, Suspect Confesses: Report

Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

The suspect in the ghastly abduction of three Cleveland women wrote a suicide note in which he confessed his crimes, yet blamed the victims for being ...

Please Let Them Be

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 07.09.2013 | Media
Jamie Lee Curtis

Please keep your distance and encourage your viewers and readers to keep theirs. Please let them speak only if and when they want to. Please focus on the joy and not the horror.

'Cleveland's Hero' Has History Of Domestic Violence, Served Jail Time

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

Charles Ramsey, the Cleveland man who has been hailed as a hero for his role in helping to free three women from the house where police say they were ...

Dispatcher Who Answered Amanda Berry's Frantic Call Under Review

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

Authorities in Cleveland have issued a statement in response to criticism of the 911 dispatcher who answered kidnapping victim Amanda Berry's panicked...

Ohio Kidnappings: What Should We Teach Our Children?

GalTime | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
GalTime

As a parent, this story is just another reminder that the world in which we live can be cruel and scary. We will all certainly want to hold our children just a little bit closer, hug them just a little harder.

Donations Pour In For Ohio Hero Who Rescued 3 Women

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

Donations are pouring in for the spirited Ohio man who helped rescue three women on Monday who had been held in captivity. Charles Ramsey became an...

Charles Ramsey Says Any Reward Money Should Go To Victims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

Charles Ramsey, the neighbor who helped to free three women from the Cleveland-area home where police said they were held for more than a decade, told...

Did McDonald's Cross the Line in Tweet About Ohio Kidnapping Case?

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Seamus McKiernan

Who doesn't agree that the victims deserve privacy, and the hero praise? But in the immediate wake of the disturbing story of kidnapping and abuse, why would McDonald's tweet about the story at all?

Ohio Kidnapping Suspect's Daughter Reportedly Slashed Baby's Throat

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

The daughter of Ariel Castro, a suspect in the abduction of three women about a decade ago, is reportedly serving 25 years in prison for slashing the ...

WATCH: Daughter Of Ohio Kidnapping Suspect Appeared On 'America's Most Wanted'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

In a video that now seems chilling, Arlene Castro, the daughter of Ohio kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro, speaks about being the last person to see her...

Son Of Ohio Kidnapping Suspect Wrote Article About Missing Victim

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.07.2013 | Crime

In another strange layer to the case of three missing women found being held captive in a house in Cleveland around 10 years after they disappeared, a...

Girl Found Alive After 10 Years Knew Her Captor: Family

Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

The family of a woman who went missing 10 years ago and was found yesterday said their daughter knew her captor. Gina DeJesus vanished in 2004, at ...

Ohio Kidnap Suspect Was In Prison For Steamboat Arson

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man accused of keeping a 13-year-old girl bound and gagged in his basement spent six years in a Colorado prison for...