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Suspect Ariel Castro 'Was a Nice Guy,' Neighbor Says; Cleveland School Bus Driver and Brothers Arrested in 'House of Horrors' Kidnappings

News accounts are providing more information about Ariel Castro, the 52-year-old Cleveland school bus driver arrested as a suspect in the kidnapping of three teenage girls who were found alive Monday at a home on Seymour Avenue. “I’m not the only one on the block that feels ashamed to know that we didn’t notice anything,” neighbor Juan Perez told Cleveland ABC-TV affiliate News 5. “He was a nice guy, he […]

Woman Indicted in Kidnapping and Rape of 5-Year-Old Girl; Imposter Wore Burqa During Philadelphia Abduction, Prosecutors Say

A 19-year-old woman has been indicted for the January kidnapping and rape of a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl. Prosecutors say Christina Regusters wore an Islamic veil and pretended to be the mother of Nailla Robinson when she checked the kindergartner out of school in January. The girl was taken to a nearby house and sexually assaulted, then abandoned nearly naked at a playground, where she was rescued. Regusters was indicted by […]

89-Year-Old Helps Two Teenagers, Gets Kidnapped In Return

Margaret Smith is a simple 89-year-old. She’s just living her life. She decided to help two teenagers, who thanked her by locking her in the trunk of her car for two days. According to Alyssa Newcomb and Gio Benitez of Good Morning America: Smith had stopped at the Chicken Man Convenience Store in Milford, Del., for a Butter Pecan ice cream cone when two teenage girls approached her and asked […]

New Details in Kidnapping of 10-Year-Old California Girl

In the early-morning hours of March 27,  a 10-year-old girl was kidnapped from her home near the Northridge campus of California State University. About 12 hours later, the redheaded girl was discovered walking barefoot in the parking lot of a shopping center near a Starbucks. Police say she was sexually molested after being abducted by two men with lengthy criminal records, one of whom — Tobias Dustin Summers, 32 — is still a […]