A woman who was kidnapped by her mother’s boyfriend 10 years ago, forced to marry him and have his child is finally with her family after being found by California authorities. The victim, who has not been named, was kidnapped in 2004 at the age of 15 by Isidro Garcia and locked in a garage […]

One of the three girls who was kidnapped by Ariel Castro in Cleveland, and held for over 10 years, is doing her first primetime television interview, and it’s set to air later today. Michelle Knight, who suffered from extremely torturous scenarios while locked in the home, did an interview with Savannah Guthrie forNBC’s Dateline, which airs at 8 PM EST […]

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 […]

A New York man and a young child have died after jumping from a building on the Upper West Side in Manhattan. Police believe that 35-year-old Dmitriy Kanarikov jumped with his 3-year-old son from the 52-story building on Sunday after an alleged custody battle with his mother. By the time help arrived on the scene, the […]

Looks like the shutdown wasn’t just hard for American citizens. A new CNN poll is showing it delivered a major blow to congressional Republicans as well. Three-quarters of Americans in a new national poll say that most GOP members of Congress don’t deserve to be re-elected. Ouch. Read about it, here…[CNN] Remember the young Florida […]

Hip Pop Hooray! Our favorite “superhero” mayor of Newark, Cory Booker, won a special election on Wednesday to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate. Booker, 44, will be the first black senator from New Jersey. We congratulate him for that historic win! [CBS] A judge has ruled that a 9-year-old boy who passed security […]

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 […]

Libya’s Prime Minister, Ali Zidan, was kidnapped by armed militants from his hotel overnight. Several hours later, the captors released him under threat from forces loyal to the government. Details of the abduction remain unclear, but the kidnappers (members of semiofficial brigades that fought in the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi) are said to have snatched him […]

So much for “till death do us part.” A 34-year-old from Edinburg, Texas allegedly staged his own kidnapping last Tuesday to get away from his wife and party with his friends. No…this really happened. Rogelio Andaverde had his buddies, who were all dressed up in masks and toting guns, break into his home while his […]

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 […]