Kidnappings

A recent viral Instagram post saying that 14 teens went missing within a 24-hour period in Washington, D.C. is false, police said Friday.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –It was two years ago today that three women were rescued from a Seymour Avenue home in Cleveland. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight had been missing for a decade when they escaped Ariel Castro’s man-made prison, with the help of Charles Ramsey and Angel Cordero. Knight was 21 when she […]

CLEVELAND – Two women who were held captive in a Cleveland home for more than a decade have responded to Joan Rivers’ joke about their plight. Rivers compared living in her daughter’s guest room to being trapped in Ariel Castro’s home. “Those women in the basement in Cleveland had more space,” she said on the TODAY show. […]

Police rescued eight children from a Philadelphia home where four mentally handicapped adults were found chained in a cellar, according to Newser.com.