Michelle Knight Describes Her Living Hell in Unsettling Interview

Last night, NBC aired Savannah Guthrie's interview with Michelle Knight, one of three women who survived a years-long ordeal at the hands of captor/monster Ariel Castro. And it's just as difficult to listen to as one might imagine. http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/dateline... » 5/06/14 2:00pm 5/06/14 2:00pm

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor Michelle Knight Changes Her Name

Michelle Knight, one of women Ariel Castro kidnapped and held captive for over a decade, is starting fresh: A new life and a new name. » 5/02/14 10:40am 5/02/14 10:40am

Gossip Pits the Cleveland Kidnap Survivors Against Each Other

After an absence, Page Six gossip columnist Richard Johnson is back at the New York Post, and his most recent column is about Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, the Cleveland kidnapping survivors. But wait, you say. There's no gossip there, that's a news story. Not in Richard Johnson's world. » 12/19/13 12:30pm 12/19/13 12:30pm

How to Feel About Ariel Castro's Suicide

Last night, just a month and change into serving his life + 1,000-year sentence for kidnapping three Cleveland women and keeping them captive under hellish conditions for a decade, Ariel Castro committed suicide in jail. After I heard the news, I felt a range of awful, base emotions, none of which made me feel good… » 9/04/13 11:30am 9/04/13 11:30am

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

Cleveland Kidnap Victims Break Their Silence in New ‘Thank You’ Video

In their first joint public address, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight — the three women held captive in the home of alleged Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro for a decade and were released on May 6 — have released a video thanking the public for their outpouring of support and generosity. » 7/09/13 8:20am 7/09/13 8:20am

Cleveland Kidnapping Suspect Treated Women Like 'Prisoners of War'

Ariel Castro's attorneys say he plans to plead not guilty to kidnapping the three women he allegedly trapped in his house for over a decade so he could rape and beat them at will. Meanwhile, more chilling details have surfaced: sources say two of the women, treated like "prisoners of war," will never be the same again. » 5/15/13 10:25am 5/15/13 10:25am

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

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

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 4:00pm 5/07/13 4:00pm