September 4, 2013 The man who tortured three young women for about a decade inside his Cleveland home apparently took his own life Tuesday in an Ohio prison. As Americans wake up to that news, many are expressing their outrage over his crimes and the way he reportedly chose to leave this world.
August 7, 2013 The house on Seymour Avenue where three women were held captive and raped for about a decade will be demolished this morning. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were freed May 6.
August 1, 2013 Ariel Castro repeatedly raped three women he held captive in his house for more than a decade. He's been sentenced to life without parole on 937 counts, including aggravated murder, kidnapping, rape and assault.
July 26, 2013 The deal means there won't be a trial — or a possible death sentence. Three young women and the child Ariel Castro fathered with one of them were held captive in his home for about a decade.
July 17, 2013 After a British newspaper wrote that the man who helped rescue three young women from captivity is now having trouble getting by, he told other news outlets that such tales aren't true.
July 9, 2013 Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight appear separately in the three-minute, 30-second video in which they thank the community and talk about moving forward with their lives.
July 3, 2013 At a hearing this morning, Ariel Castro also asked to have contact with a child he fathered with one of the women he is accused of holding captive for years in his house. That request was denied.
June 12, 2013 Ariel Castro is facing 329 charges, including two counts of aggravated murder, 139 counts of rape and 177 counts of kidnapping.
May 29, 2013 The man who helped rescue three young women and a little girl from a home where they had apparently been held captive for years wants any help to go to the victims, not him, Ramsey's attorney says.
May 23, 2013 Ramsey gained instant fame with his accounts of what happened after he heard cries for help from inside a Cleveland home where authorities say three young women had been held captive for about a decade. His tale famously included a mention of the Big Mac he'd been eating.
May 15, 2013 "The initial portrayal by the media has been one of a 'monster' and that's not the impression that I got when I talked to him for three hours," attorney Craig Weintraub tells Cleveland's WKYC-TV.
May 13, 2013 "I want him to suffer," Onil Castro tells CNN about his brother Ariel, who is accused of kidnapping three young women and holding them captive in his home for about a decade. Onil and Pedro Castro, another brother, say they knew nothing about what was allegedly happening inside their brother's home.
May 12, 2013 The three women who were rescued from years of captivity in a house in Cleveland released a statement on this Mother's Day to let their supporters know that they're glad to be home. They also asked for privacy and time to reconnect with their families.
May 11, 2013 From The Plain Dealer: A gripping account of the moments just before and during the rescue of three young women and a little girl from the home where they had been held captive.