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Lifetime Has Cast Their Ariel Castro For “The Michelle Knight Story”

Lifetime has a reputation for toeing the line of good taste, but this is just … ugh. The network behind previously aired controversial Made For TV movies about the demise…

Katie Oldenburg | November 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Joan Rivers Refuses To Apologize For Her Tasteless “Joke” About The Cleveland Kidnapping Victims

Joan Rivers made a not-so-funny “joke” on “The Today Show” yesterday about the three Cleveland women who were kidnapped by deranged creep Ariel Castro and held captive in his home…

Claire Hannum | April 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Amanda Berry, Gina de Jesus & Michelle Knight Received Courage Awards For Their Bravery

The three women who were freed after a decade-long ordeal as captives in a Cleveland home received the Ohio Governor John Kasich’s annual courage awards last night during his…

Claire Hannum | February 25, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Ariel Castro May Have Died From Auto-Erotic Asphyxiation

Just 35 days into his lifetime sentence, Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro reportedly took his own life in his cell. New evidence suggests that his death might not have been a…

Ami Angelowicz | October 10, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Ariel Castro Kills Himself In Prison Cell

Ariel Castro has been found dead in his prison cell just 35 days into his life-plus-1,000-years sentence for keeping three women captive in his home for a decade. The 53-year-old…

Newser | September 4, 2013 - 8:07 am

Sandy Rios Of Fox News Thinks That Ariel Castro’s “Love For His Victims” Is Just Like Homosexuality

Sandy Rios is both an American Family Association talk show host and a Fox News contributor, so naturally when she spoke with anti-gay Chicago pastor, Erwin Lutzer, some pretty offensive…

Mary Odell | August 6, 2013 - 9:30 am

Ariel Castro Sentenced To Life Without Parole

Ariel Castro has been sentenced to life without parole for kidnapping and other charges related to the three women he held captive in his home for 10 years, the AP…

Newser | August 1, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Ariel Castro To Spend Rest Of His Life In Prison

Ariel Castro will spend the rest of his life in prison. The Cleveland man, accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade, has accepted a…

Newser | July 26, 2013 - 12:50 pm

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Release Video Thanking Supporters

Amanda Berry, Gina De Jesus, and Michelle Knight, the three women who spent a decade in captivity in Ariel Castro’s Cleveland home, have released a video on YouTube thanking their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2013 - 10:20 am

Rush Limbaugh Says Ohio Kidnap Victims Are Part Of A Welfare Scheme, And It’s All Obama’s Fault

Sometimes terrible things happen, and they’re so unbelievably heinous, all you can do is gasp in horror. That’s the general response most of us have had to the harrowing story…

Julie Gerstein | May 9, 2013 - 11:40 am

Charles Ramsey Continues To Set An Example For Us All

“I tell you what you do, give it to them. Because if folks been following this case since last night, you been following me since last night, you know I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Ariel Castro Bizarrely Involved In Search For Missing Women

If you thought the twisted details of the Cleveland case ended with yesterday’s news of reported sightings of naked women in Ariel Castro’s backyard, well, steel yourself: New reports reveal Castro bizarrely…

Newser | May 8, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Details Emerge About The Horrors Faced By The 3 Cleveland Women Rescued A Decade After They Went Missing

Yesterday, we showed you two amazing interviews with Charles Ramsey, the man credited with helping to save three women (who had disappeared a decade earlier) from his neighbor’s home. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2013 - 9:40 am

Meet Charles Ramsey, The Guy Who Discovered 3 Missing Women At Neighbor’s House

You guys, meet my new hero in life, Charles Ramsey of Cleveland, Ohio. Charles was just minding his own business, eating some McDonald’s, when he heard a woman screaming for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2013 - 9:20 am