Saying that their client is not a “monster,” attorneys for Ariel Castro have told Cleveland’s WKYC-TV that the man accused of kidnapping three young women, holding them captive and repeatedly raping them over the course of about a decade will plead not guilty to all charges if he is indicted by a grand jury.
A limousine filled with students headed to prom night at Western High in Davie, Fla., stopped for a detour Saturday, after a Honda van veered into a concrete wall and flipped in front of the limo. The van’s seven passengers had trouble getting out — until the limo’s driver and the students came to their aid.
Drivers will find this summer’s gas prices are lower than last year’s, the result of a spike in crude oil production. Government forecasters say a gallon of regular gasoline will cost about $3.50 this summer — a slide of more than 10 cents from last year.
With a haul of $45 million, it’s being billed as possibly the biggest cyber-heist in history. But in reality, experts and authorities say, it was thousands of small but highly coordinated thefts.
“The Internal Revenue Service’s scrutiny of conservative groups went beyond those with ‘tea party’ or ‘patriot’ in their names — as the agency admitted Friday — to also include ones worried about government spending, debt or taxes, and even ones that lobbied to ‘make America a better place to live,’ ” The Wall Street Journal reports.
The three women who were rescued from years of captivity in a house in Cleveland released a statement on this Mother’s Day to let their supporters know that they’re glad to be home. They also asked for privacy and time to reconnect with their families.
Google has released a stunning cache of satellite images that show how the globe has changed in recent decades.
“Miraculous as it may sound,” a survivor was rescued Friday from the rubble of the eight-story building that collapsed 17 days ago near Dhaka, Bangladesh
The search is over for an Australian couple who went overboard Wednesday from the Carnival Spirit cruise ship as it sailed in waters off New South Wales, Australia, The Associated Press reports.
Authorities in Bangladesh say the death toll in last month’s collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex has surpassed 800 as dozens more bodies were pulled from the rubble on Wednesday.