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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Ariel Castro
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro committed suicide by hanging himself in his prison cell, two corrections consultants concluded following a review of his death released Tuesday, rejecting earlier suggestions that he may have died accidentally while seeking a sexual thrill.
One of three young women held captive for years in a Cleveland house has a book deal.
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died from auto-erotic asphyxiation, not suicide, and two prison guards falsified logs documenting their observation of him in the hours before he died, the state said Thursday.
President Obama blurred his own "red line" on Syria's chemical weapons, saying the ultimatum belonged to the world. On the international stage, Iran indicated that it might unleash Hezbollah or possibly kidnap Americans if the president ordered military strikes on Syria. Here's a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times
Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro said he called the mother of one of his captives and told the woman her daughter was alive and had become his wife, according to a videotaped FBI interrogation.
The three Cincinnati women who were held hostage by Ohio's Ariel Castro for about a decade stayed silent on their captor's suicide this week, leaving trial watchers and sympathizers wondering how the news hit them emotionally and whether they considered the news good or bad.
The man who kidnapped 9-year-old Katie Beers and kept her in a Bay Shore, N.Y., dungeon in 1993 was been found dead in his prison cell just hours after meeting with his parole board, a local television station reported.
Ariel Castro, who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade, has committed suicide at a state prison facility.
As Ariel Castro, the convicted kidnapper, rapist and baby killer, shuffled off in chains to the hoosegow, I thought, why was there so little reportage or commentary about his idiotic statement made in an Ohio courtroom?
Ariel Castro's Cleveland home — the prison for three Ohio women for roughly a decade — will be demolished Wednesday morning, authorities said.
Free and safe, one of three women kidnapped and raped over a decade in a ramshackle home smiled lightly as her tormentor was led out of court in chains, a method he had used to control them.
Ariel Castro, the Ohio man who abducted three Cleveland-area women and kept them in his home for nearly a decade — and who pleaded guilty to 937 counts of murder, kidnapping and rape — will have a chance to show his "other side" in court sentencing on Thursday, his sister said.
Ariel Castro, the Ohio man who admitted to kidnapping and holding captive for nearly a decade three Cleveland-area women, said on Thursday during his sentencing hearing: I'm sorry. Please forgive me.
The son of Ariel Castro — the Ohio man who confessed to kidnapping and holding three Cleveland-area women for nearly 10 years — said Monday his father rightly belongs in jail for the rest of his life.
Ariel Castro, the Ohio man accused of atrocities related to his alleged abduction and detainment of three Cleveland-area women for nearly a decade, accepted a plea on Friday and will serve 1,000 years in jail with no parole.
Castro told a judge at sentencing that he suffered from addictions to sex and pornography.
"I'm not a monster. I'm sick," he said.