Ariel Castro

Michelle Knight, a victim, speaks during the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro, right,  Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland.   (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio kidnap survivor recounts abuse, dog’s killing

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of three women held for a decade in a Cleveland home says kidnapper Ariel Castro chained and raped her, struck her with a barbell to force a miscarriage when she became […]

11/05/2013

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Reaction to Castro death

Ariel Castro, the man serving a life term in prison for kidnapping and repeatedly raping three women in his Cleveland home for 10 years has committed suicide in his jail cell. And while some are […]

09/04/2013

Michelle Knight sits in the courtroom during a break in the sentencing phase for Ariel Castro Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cleveland kidnapping victim: I cried every night

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of three women kidnapped and repeatedly raped for a decade before their escape told her abductor Thursday that her life is just beginning while his is over now that he’s about […]

08/01/2013

In this Saturday, July 27, 2013, photo provided by Brian Harrell, Amanda Berry, one of three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade, makes a surprise appearance at the RoverFest concert in Cleveland. Berry appeared at a public event for the first time since her rescue, a day after her abductor pleaded guilty in the case. The rapper Nelly called Berry back to the stage after his music set. (AP Photo/Courtesy Brian Harrell)

Ariel Castro’s son say life sentence ‘appropriate’

CLEVELAND (AP) — The son of the Cleveland man who admitted kidnapping, raping and enslaving three women for about a decade said Monday his father belongs in prison for the rest of his life. In […]

07/29/2013

Ariel Castro looks over at the prosecutors table during court proceedings Friday, July 26, 2013, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio prosecutor: Castro will never see daughter

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says he’s making sure convicted rapist and kidnapper Ariel Castro will never see the girl he fathered with one of his victims. Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Blaise Thomas says […]

07/26/2013

Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal court charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years. (AP Photo)

Kidnapping suspect off suicide watch at Ohio jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jail officials say the man charged with holding three women captive and raping them over a decade in his Cleveland house is no longer seen as a suicide risk. Cuyahoga County jail […]

06/05/2013

Ariel Castro, charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County Corrections Center booking photo. (AP Photo)

Cleveland suspect faced prior complaints

CLEVELAND (AP) — Records reveal the Cleveland man charged with holding three women captive for about a decade had been accused of threatening his neighbors, attacking his common law wife and of committing violations during […]

05/13/2013

Ariel Castro appears in Cleveland Municipal court charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years. (AP Photo)

Last Cleveland kidnapping victim out of hospital

CLEVELAND (AP) – The third woman kept in captivity for a decade in a Cleveland house has been released from the hospital and is asking for her privacy. MetroHealth Medical Center spokeswoman Phyllis Marino says […]

05/10/2013

Ariel Castro appears in court. (AP Photo)

Prosecutor may seek death in Cleveland case

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor said Thursday he may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro, saying the man accused of raping and imprisoning three women in his home forced them to suffer miscarriages. […]

05/09/2013

Ariel Castro, charged with kidnapping and rape in connection with his allegedly holding 3 women captive for 10 years, Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County Corrections Center booking photo. (AP Photo)

Prosecutor: Suspect lured Ohio captives into car

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ariel Castro was ordered held on $8 million bail Thursday as prosecutors laid out more of their case against the man accused of imprisoning three young women, saying he lured them into […]

05/09/2013

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