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Ever the shock value queen, Joan Rivers finally met her limit during a taping of the Today show when she mocked the victims of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro. While discussing her living arrangements with daughter Melissa, Rivers quipped: “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space.” If you recall, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus […]

UPDATE: Friday October 11, 2013 — 9:00 AM EST Despite a prison report that suggested kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died of auto-erotic asphyxiation, the coroner who classified his death is saying there were no signs he had been choking himself for sexual pleasure. Franklin County coroner Jan Gorniak said that there isn’t enough evidence […]

Damn homie! The 911 operator who answered the infamous call from one of the women held for a decade by Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was reprimanded on Friday for hanging up on Amanda Berry before police arrived. Much of the public criticized the operator for her unsympathetic tone on the call and according to a […]

Ariel Castro may have committed suicide, but the horrific acts he took part in for nearly a decade are still speaking for him. The same week the Cleveland kidnapper was found hanging in his cell, the FBI released video of that initial interrogation right after Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued from […]

Authorities investigating the suicide of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro have figured out how he did it – with a bed sheet. But the investigation isn’t over. Officials still have to figure out how he even committed suicide while being held in protective custody, especially since the notorious inmate was supposed to be checked on every […]

In the wake of last night’s shocking news that Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide while in protective custody, his family is speaking out about his death. And while the family of the man who held three women captive for nearly ten years is mourning his death, they’re also revealing some surprising emotions. Castro’s brother-in-law, […]

The man who held three Ohio women captive for over a decade has committed suicide in jail...

The nightmare is finally over. The house of horrors where Ariel Castro held Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight captive for over a decade was torn down on Wednesday morning. As spectators watched, including victim Michelle Knight, an excavator took several swipes at the Ohio home and it came crashing down. Knight arrived early […]

Michelle Knight, 32, returned to Ariel Castro’s house of horrors where she was imprisoned for eleven years to thank neighbors. After courageously appearing in court to testify against her captor, Knight followed victim Gina Dejesus’ lead, and visited her former prison. Knight went to neighbor Altagracia Tejeda’s house to personally thank her for her help in […]

Which part of Ariel Castro’s rambling speech yesterday was a “WTF” moment? The whole damn thing! At his sentencing hearing on Thursday, Castro, the man behind the Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus kidnappings, sat before a judge and berated the victims, police, family members, and everyone but himself for his own cruel actions. […]

Yesterday in court before Ariel Castro was sentenced to 1,000 years to life in prison for kidnapping and abusing Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, the world got their first glimpse into his Ohio house of horrors. And while the photographs of chains, poles and boarded up windows no doubt floored the court room, […]

UPDATE: 1:12 PM EST Ariel Castro has just been sentenced to life without possibility of parole on aggravated murder charge. —– On Thursday, Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro appeared in court for his sentencing hearing, finally facing one of the women he beat and raped repeatedly for 11 years straight. Michelle Knight gave an emotional testimony in […]