Gina DeJesus http://wcbe.org en Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor Changes Name http://wcbe.org/post/cleveland-kidnapping-survivor-changes-name <p><span lang="EN">One of the three women who survived a decade of captivity inside of a Cleveland home is changing her name.</span></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:36:04 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 55373 at http://wcbe.org Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor Changes Name Cleveland Kidnap Victims Subject Of Book Project http://wcbe.org/post/cleveland-kidnap-victims-subject-book-project <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Two of the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house are collaborating with a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Washington Post reporters to create a book about their ordeal. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:56:59 +0000 Jim Letizia 45181 at http://wcbe.org Castro Home To Be Demolished http://wcbe.org/post/castro-home-be-demolished <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Cleveland home where three women were imprisoned for roughly a decade will be torn down on Wednesday. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:42:07 +0000 Jim Letizia 40763 at http://wcbe.org Ariel Castro Sentenced In Final Day In Court http://wcbe.org/post/ariel-castro-sentenced-final-day-court <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ariel Castro, the man convicted of holding three women captive in his Cleveland house over a decade has been sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 1 thousand years. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 23:23:59 +0000 Alison Holm 40506 at http://wcbe.org Castro Pleads Guilty In Plea Bargain http://wcbe.org/post/castro-pleads-guilty-plea-bargain <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A Cuayhoga County judge says the Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for about a decade has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 16:28:29 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 40124 at http://wcbe.org Plea Deal Could Be In The Works For Ariel Castro http://wcbe.org/post/plea-deal-could-be-works-ariel-castro <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A plea deal could be in the works for a man charged with kidnapping three women and raping them in his Cleveland home for about a decade.&nbsp; Fri, 26 Jul 2013 01:15:32 +0000 Associated Press & Alison Holm 40069 at http://wcbe.org Castro Back In Court http://wcbe.org/post/castro-back-court <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Attorneys for a Cleveland man accused of holding three women captive in his home for&nbsp;roughly a decade have told a judge plea bargain negotiations continue. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:15:44 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 39999 at http://wcbe.org Ohio Crime Lab Processing Evidence In Castro Case http://wcbe.org/post/ohio-crime-lab-processing-evidence-castro-case <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio crime lab employees are working overtime to test evidence in the Ariel Castro case.&nbsp; Thu, 18 Jul 2013 23:40:18 +0000 Jim Letizia & Alison Holm 39663 at http://wcbe.org Castro Enters Plea To Updated Indictment http://wcbe.org/post/castro-enters-plea-updated-indictment <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them in his home for roughly a decade has pleaded not guilty to nearly one thousand criminal charges. Thu, 18 Jul 2013 10:32:31 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 39595 at http://wcbe.org Cross-State Walk Designed To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Abuse http://wcbe.org/post/cross-state-walk-designed-raise-awareness-sexual-abuse <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>An Ohio man has completed his ten-day walk across the state to raise awareness of sexual abuse. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:26:26 +0000 Jim Letizia 38330 at http://wcbe.org Judge Orders Mental Health Evaluation Of Castro http://wcbe.org/post/judge-orders-mental-health-evaluation-castro <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>A judge has ordered the man charged with kidnapping three women and holding them in his Cleveland home for a decade undergo a mental health evalaution, over the objection of Cuayhoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:17:31 +0000 Jim Letizia 38299 at http://wcbe.org Gawkers Showing Up At Castro Home http://wcbe.org/post/gawkers-showing-castro-home <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>There is apparently no shortage of people who want to see the house where three once-missing Cleveland women were found alive. Thu, 23 May 2013 16:34:39 +0000 Jim Letizia 36200 at http://wcbe.org Boosting Efforts To Find Missing Persons http://wcbe.org/post/boosting-efforts-find-missing-persons <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Cleveland police and Cuayhoga County officials are launching a new initiative to find missing persons. Fri, 17 May 2013 12:54:13 +0000 Jim Letizia 35825 at http://wcbe.org Castro To Plead Not Guilty http://wcbe.org/post/castro-plead-not-guilty <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping three Cleveland women and holding them for a decade say he plans to plead not guilty. Thu, 16 May 2013 11:04:11 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 35737 at http://wcbe.org Neighbors Dispute Ramsey's Role In Women's Rescue http://wcbe.org/post/neighbors-dispute-ramseys-role-womens-rescue <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Some neighbors say Charles Ramsey's story of how he helped rescue the Cleveland kidnapping victims is false. Tue, 14 May 2013 16:37:28 +0000 Jim Letizia 35608 at http://wcbe.org AG: Castro Not Linked To Other Crimes http://wcbe.org/post/ag-castro-not-linked-other-crimes <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says no DNA evidence links the man accused of imprisoning three women in a Cleveland house for a decade to other crimes through a national database. Tue, 14 May 2013 10:46:14 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press 35571 at http://wcbe.org Castro Fathered Berry's Child http://wcbe.org/post/castro-fathered-berrys-child <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says DNA tests confirm 52-year-old alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro is the father of Amanda Berry's 6-year-old daughter. Fri, 10 May 2013 21:11:57 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio 35423 at http://wcbe.org Judge Sets Bond For Ariel Castro http://wcbe.org/post/judge-sets-bond-ariel-castro <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Bond was set this morning at 8 million dollars for 52-year-old Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man charged with rape and kidnapping two days after three women missing for roughly a decade were found at his home. Thu, 09 May 2013 16:44:14 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 35336 at http://wcbe.org Charges Filed In Case Of Three Women Found This Week http://wcbe.org/post/charges-filed-case-three-women-found-week <P>Charges have been filed against a former Cleveland school bus driver in the case of three women found in his home earlier this week. Thu, 09 May 2013 11:18:19 +0000 Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio 35309 at http://wcbe.org No Prior Reports Of Problems Where Three Women Were Found http://wcbe.org/post/no-prior-reports-problems-where-three-women-were-found <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>Cleveland Safety Director Martin Flask says police officials have no records of anyone calling about criminal activity at the house where three kidnapped women were kept for years before being found late Monday. Tue, 07 May 2013 16:21:16 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 35177 at http://wcbe.org