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Missing women found in Cleveland

Three women, all missing for the better part of a decade, were found alive, along with a child, in a home in Cleveland not far from where they had lived.

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Garry talks about Ariel Castro and how he took the “cowardly-way” out. Elton Jim brings up a parallel story about the death penalty from the TV show called The Killing.


Ariel Castro, who was serving a life sentencing for keeping three women captive for nearly a decade, was found dead in his prison cell late Tuesday after apparently committing suicide.  Castro pleaded guilty for the kidnapping, rape and torture of three women he held captive in a Cleveland home in a deal that spared him the death penalty. He was found dead in his Ohio prison cell during rounds.

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Ariel Castro

Attorney Karen Conti joins Steve on-air to discuss the Castro trial: both what has happened and what is to come.


Ariel Castro

One of the women held captive in a Cleveland home for nearly a decade spoke at the sentencing hearing for Ariel Castro, the confessed kidnapper.

At the same hearing, Castro addressed the court and photos from inside the home were displayed. As expected, Castro was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole.

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Michelle Knight

Ariel Castro pleaded guilty in a Cleveland court today to kidnapping and raping three women during a decade of captivity as part of a deal that will keep him in jail for the rest of his life but spare him the death penalty.

Castro’s trial on almost 1,000 counts of kidnapping, rape and other crimes had been scheduled to start Aug. 5, but the defense and prosecution have been negotiating a plea deal for weeks.

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Three young Ohio women who were held in captivity for a decade spoke publicly for the first time since their rescue.

Pedro and Onil Castro speak out regarding their brother’s arrest for the first time to CNN’s Martin Savidge.


Johnny (with Hector’s help) speaks to Wintel Tejeda, the man whose phone Amanda Berry used to call 911. Wintel confirms Angel Cordero was the first person to enter the house with Amanda, not viral celebrity Charles Ramsey.

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