“Ariel Castro was living as the most anonymous, regular kind of guy . . . he had constructed a cunning disguise which no person or institution could have hoped to penetrate.” Photograph: Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s office via Getty Images

When Charles Ramsey arrived at the door of Ariel Castro’s house on Seymour Avenue, Cleveland, and saw a dishevelled young woman standing there (...)

Beth Serrano, sister of Amanda Berry, addressing the media outside her home in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday when she asked for privacy for the family. Photograph: John Gress/Reuters

Ariel Castro was charged last night with raping and kidnapping the three women who were rescued on Monday after nearly a decade in captivity at(...)

 Kidnap victim Gina DeJesus gives a thumbs up after arriving home with family members  in Cleveland, Ohio.  Photograph: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images.

Two newly freed Cleveland women had family homecomings today after a decade of captivity in a house where police said chains and ropes had been(...)

Georgina “Gina” Dejesus one of the victims.

The son of a Cleveland man suspected of abducting three women interviewed the mother of one of the kid(...)

An FBI missing person poster shows Amanda Berry. An Ohio school bus driver and his two brothers have been arrested after three women who vanished separately as teenagers about a decade ago were found alive at a Cleveland house. Authorities were alerted to the missing women’s whereabouts on Monday evening by a frantic emergency call from one of them, Amanda Berry, moments after she was freed from the house by a neighbor who said he heard screaming and came to her aid. FBI/Handout via Reuters

Amanda Berry was kidnapped in 2003, just before her 17th birthday. The following conversation with a 911(...)