May 14, 2013

Castro brothers insist on innocence

The brothers of the U.S. man charged with kidnapping and raping three women, locking them in his home for a decade, said in an interview aired Sunday that they had no idea what was happening. “If I knew that my brother was doing this, ...

Before the Cleveland nightmare, hints of darkness

May 13, 2013

Before the Cleveland nightmare, hints of darkness

by Luz Lazo

Shorty needed a ride home. She got confused sometimes, the result of some undefined mental condition, and wasn’t always sure where she’d wandered. Her family knew this about Michelle “Shorty” Knight, all 139 cm of her, and that’s why they worried. She got in ...

Rescuer becomes Internet sensation

May 9, 2013

Rescuer becomes Internet sensation

The Internet exploded with virtual cheers Tuesday for the colorful U.S. dishwasher who helped three young women flee a decade in captivity. Videos of Charles Ramsey telling reporters how he helped Amanda Berry escape went viral on YouTube, as did a not-safe-for-work recording of ...