Lawyers for accused kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro are urging the public to withhold judgment of their client, saying that Castro, who is accused of abducting three teens and keeping them captive as his sex slaves for a decade, has been mischaracterized in the media. So what kind of person would commit such a crime?
On May 6, 2013, three young women were rescued from a home in Cleveland, Ohio. One of the girls, 26-year-old Amanda Berry, went missing more than a decade ago. Her grieving mother won’t get to reunite with her daughter. She died two years after so-called psychic Sylvia Browne told her that Amanda was dead.
In an bid to get their client’s death sentence changed to life in prison, attorneys for Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell wrote in a Supreme Court filing, “If anything, calling this case ‘a media circus’ is an understatement. A circus, after all, will eventually leave town. This one remains.”
A Cleveland woman caught on camera passing a stopped school bus on the sidewalk has been handed an embarrassing punishment. A judge has ordered Shena Hardin, 32, to stand at an intersection wearing a sign that reads “only an idiot drives on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus” for two mornings.
Kimberly Black, 29, has been charged with murder and is being held on $1 million bond after allegedly setting off a tragic series of events that left her best friend and daughter dead.
A woman is in custody after allegedly stabbing a woman who then ran over and killed her child.