Seymour Avenue

LOS ANGELES, CA – Lily Rose, who used to be known as Michelle Knight, had a big announcement during a recent interview, according to TMZ. The survivor of the infamous Cleveland kidnapping, who was held for 11 years by Ariel Castro along with Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, has revealed that she is married. She tied […]

CLEVELAND — It’s been four years since the day that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who now goes by Lily Rose Lee, escaped from a home on Seymour Avenue, after being held captive for more than a decade. After years of torture, their captor, Ariel Castro, happened to leave his door unlocked. That’s when Amanda Berry […]

  CLEVELAND– Police in Cleveland are sending out a message one year after Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were rescued from Seymour Avenue. On its Facebook page, police said, “Keeping the focus on missing persons cases must be the priority for law enforcement and for the community overall. Policing is a partnership and […]

  CLEVELAND – Tuesday marks one year since three women who were missing for a decade were found alive in the Seymour Avenue home where Ariel Castro kept them captive. One year later, Cuyahoga County investigators and leaders are reflecting on the case. It is still hard for Special Agents with the Cleveland field office […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A big announcement from Michelle Knight. The kidnapping survivor has signed a book deal. Knight says she plans to tell her full story about her experience being held in captivity for more than 11 years by convicted kidnapper Ariel Castro. Knight’s book doesn’t have a title yet, but she expects it to […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In less than one hour, Ariel Castro’s Seymour Avenue house was reduced to a pile of rubble. As the last part of the house fell to the ground, a church on the corner of Seymour rang its bells to mark the demolition and healing for the survivors. Family members say the women […]

  CLEVELAND – Family members returned to Ariel Castro’s home on Monday collecting personal items named in Castro’s plea deal. Ariel’s son Anthony Castro arrived to Seymour Avenue home late Monday morning flanked by his father’s attorney Craig Weintraub. During sentencing, Judge Michael Russo determined clothing and other assorted items would be distributed amongst family […]

  CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga County Sheriff Frank Bova says Ariel Castro will be transferred from Cleveland to the Lorain Correctional Institution Friday afternoon. The transfer comes one day after Castro was sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years in prison for abducting three women and holding them captive in his Seymour Avenue home for a […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Michelle Knight returned to Ariel Castro’s Seymour Avenue home on Friday morning. Knight arrived with a small group, and remained outside of the home. She also spoke with neighbors and thanked them for their help in the May 6 rescue. Amanda Berry and her father went to the house on Tuesday, and her father thanked […]

  CLEVELAND – After a day full photos and descriptions of life for three women held captive for a decade, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty proudly stated: “The nightmare on Seymour Avenue is over.” Ariel Castro, who pleaded guilty to 937 counts including rape and kidnapping, was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison without […]

CLEVELAND – Ariel Castro told a full courtroom at his sentencing that he is not a monster and that his house, with his victims, had harmony. He addressed the court for nearly 15 minutes before being officially sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole. In his often rambling account of his life and […]

CLEVELAND – News that Ariel Castro’s Seymour Avenue home will be demolished energized residents on Friday. “Once they tear the house down, they won’t have nothing to look at,” said De’Andrea Harris, who lives across the street from Castro’s home. “It’s going to be destroyed,” said Aurora Marti in Spanish. She also lives on Seymour. […]