'Reluctant Hero' Charles Ramsey Will Also Get His Own Book

Described by The Cleveland Plain Dealer as a "reluctant hero," the man who helped the three Cleveland women who held captive by Ariel Castro for years escape is writing a memoir. The news comes days after it was tastefully announced that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight are trying to figure out their own… »12/23/13 11:40am12/23/13 11:40am


Charles Ramsey Video Game Lets You Throw Hamburgers at Ariel Castro

I've been uncomfy with this whole Charles Ramsey meme since about, oh, 15 seconds after I first watched the now-famous video in which Ramsey, candid and charming, describes his heroic rescue of three kidnapped Cleveland women. I'm not uncomfortable because I don't like Ramsey—I do, as much as you can "like" a… »5/16/13 7:00pm5/16/13 7:00pm

Rescue in Cleveland: Does Charles Ramsey's Past Make Him Less Heroic?

By Monday night, Charles Ramsey — the Cleveland man who aided in the rescue of kidnap victims Gina DeJesus, Michelle Knight and Amanda Berry that same afternoon — was being touted (rightfully) as a hero. Then on Wednesday, days after his post rescue interview had gone viral, his own history of domestic violence came… »5/10/13 11:10am5/10/13 11:10am

Everything We Know About the Three Kidnapped Cleveland Women

Who are Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, the three West Cleveland-area women who disappeared as teenagers a decade ago and finally escaped yesterday (along with a 6-year-old believed to be Berry's daughter) from the clutches of the former school bus driver who was allegedly keeping them captive?… »5/07/13 4:00pm5/07/13 4:00pm