Ariel Castro Reportedly Found Hanging in Prison Cell

Ariel Castro, who was sentenced on August 1 to life in prison, plus 1,000 years, for kidnapping, imprisoning, and repeatedly raping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight in his Cleveland home, has been found dead in his prison cell. » 9/04/13 12:15am 9/04/13 12:15am

A Terrifying Look Inside the Cleveland House of Horrors

Prosecutors revealed new photos of life inside Ariel Castro’s house of horrors at his sentence hearing this afternoon. They are nothing short of jesus h. he is a monster. » 8/01/13 10:30pm 8/01/13 10:30pm

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Kept Diaries Describing the Horrors

In a sentencing memo filed before Ariel Castro's formal sentencing hearing, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty revealed that Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight — the women Castro is serving a 1000-year sentence without parole for kidnapping, imprisoning and repeatedly raping — kept diaries about… » 8/01/13 12:30am 8/01/13 12:30am

Ariel Castro Considering Plea Deal to Avoid Death Penalty

Ariel Castro — the Ohio man accused of kidnapping, imprisoning, and repeatedly raping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight — is allegedly in talks regarding a plea deal that would rule out the death penalty. There's a chance he'll accept the deal during a Friday pre-trial hearing. » 7/26/13 12:00am 7/26/13 12:00am

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Hundreds of Horrific Charges

Ariel Castro, accused of kidnapping, imprisoning, and repeatedly raping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight in his Cleveland home, pleaded not guilty today to 329 counts of rape, torture and murder. Okay, sure, why not. » 6/12/13 5:45pm 6/12/13 5:45pm

Ariel Castro Faces 329 Criminal Charges, Including Aggravated Murder

Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping, imprisoning, raping, and torturing Gina DeJesus, 23, Michelle Knight, 32, and Amanda Berry, 27, for a decade, was indicted on 329 criminal charges on Friday by a grand jury. » 6/09/13 11:30pm 6/09/13 11:30pm

Dishwasher-turned-folk hero Charles Ramsey, who was eating a burger when he heard the cries of the Cleveland kidnapping victims and came to their rescue, is being honored not only with a burger named after him at the restaurant where he works, but free burgers for life. » 5/23/13 3:15pm 5/23/13 3:15pm

Cleveland Kidnap Suspect's Brothers Released, Say He's a 'Monster'

The Cleveland police have freed Onil and Pedro Castro, stating that Ariel Castro's brothers had no involvement in the horrific Cleveland kidnapping and torture case. Today, the brothers sat down with CNN to spread word of their innocence. » 5/13/13 3:10pm 5/13/13 3:10pm

Watch Cops Break Down Accused Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro's Door

Here's cell-phone video footage of Cleveland cops breaking into the house where accused kidnapper-rapist-assaulter Ariel Castro allegedly kept three women locked up for around a decade. » 5/13/13 9:30am 5/13/13 9:30am

Ariel Castro's 2004 Suicide Note: 'I'm a Sexual Predator. I Need Help.'

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro wrote a possible suicide note in 2004 proclaiming himself a sexual predator, asking for help, and charmingly blaming his victims for getting into his car in the first place. » 5/09/13 11:35am 5/09/13 11:35am

Police Report for Cleveland Kidnappings Released, Obviously It's Awful

Among the most disturbing information in a police report filled with disturbing information, is that Castro impregnated Michelle Knight five times and forced her to have miscarriages by starving her and punching her in the stomach repeatedly. » 5/08/13 10:45pm 5/08/13 10:45pm

Horror in Cleveland: Why the Warning Signs Went Ignored

We're all horrified that Ariel Castro allegedly kidnapped and imprisoned three young women for a decade so he could rape and beat them at his convenience. But given the circumstances that allowed him to evade suspicion for so long, Castro's case is a not-so-hyperbolic allegory for what millions of domestic violence… » 5/08/13 1:55pm 5/08/13 1:55pm

Cleveland Kidnap Suspect Allegedly Beat Ex-Wife, Abducted His Own Kids

It'll come as a surprise to nobody anywhere ever to learn that the psychopath who kidnapped, imprisoned, raped, and tortured three women for ten years reportedly has a history of repeatedly abducting his daughters and threatening to kill his wife and daughters. » 5/08/13 9:30am 5/08/13 9:30am

Police Visit Cleveland Horror House Many Times, Fail to Note Horrors

In new news from Cleveland's horrific kidnapping case, neighbors are alleging that they called the police multiple times to the home where Ariel Castro and his two brothers held Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus, and Amanda Berry hostage for ten years. Neighbors claim that even though their calls described chilling… » 5/07/13 9:30pm 5/07/13 9:30pm

Why Aren't There Any Photos of Michelle Knight?

We now know what two of the three kidnapped Cleveland women looked like as teenagers: pretty and on the lighter-skinned side. Why aren't there any photos of the third woman who was trapped alongside them, even though her mother says police have long possessed a copy? » 5/07/13 6:30pm 5/07/13 6:30pm