Gina DeJesus

Crime
As America becomes a country plagued by community violence, mass shootings, school shootings and missing children, we must also become a country of nosy neighbors. Vigilance works. It's really up to us.
Celebrity
Queen of tasteless jokes Joan Rivers has outdone herself, comparing accommodations in her daughter's guest room to those
Crime
Crime stories dominated the headlines in 2013 like no year in recent history. In the past 12 months we've seen the Boston
Crime
Ariel Castro brutalized Michelle Knight physically and emotionally. He would taunt her by saying her family didn't care about her, her family didn't love her. Michelle told Dr. Phil, "It would hurt because I knew my family didn't care.
Religion
For centuries, women have been looked down upon in almost all cultures, societies and countries. We forget, or ignore, that women are children of the same God as men.
Impact
“On the heels of Thursday’s sentencing, the fund recorded a significant increase in giving -- roughly $20,000 in less than
Business
The news is full of people who are full of themselves: Mayoral wannabe and serial sexter Anthony Weiner, San Diego mayor
Crime
The Daily Beast took a more direct route to the point with this headline that speaks for itself: "People are trying to paint
Crime
His words came soon after Michelle Knight, one of the three women he kept prisoner in his home, spoke out about her 11 years
Crime
(AP) – Ariel Castro will undergo an evaluation to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial, a judge ordered
Good News
And now, freed from her torment, DeJesus has adopted the dog. By Michael Leaverton, Dogster Castro owned three dogs in his
Crime
The house of horrors in Cleveland where an ex-schoolbus driver allegedly held three women captive for a decade was also the
Crime
Terri Weaver, a professor of psychology at the St. Louis University, said although it remains unclear how regularly they
Crime
“Barbara Knight is a mother whose daughter has lived through hell. The actual hell. Worse than we can imagine. It was hell
Crime
All of us contribute to this unequal system of values. When a pretty, blond young woman from a prominent, wealthy family goes missing, we follow the media stories of the search for months. Neighborhoods that do not have such influence are invisible. So, how do we see?
Impact
As a child who struggled through sexual abuse by my father from the age of four, I saw directly that those who should be aware, are not; and those who should pay attention, do not. I am one of at least 39 million survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the United States who lost a childhood.
Crime
Berry's opportunity for freedom came when Castro went out for McDonald's on Monday but forgot to lock the "big inside door
Crime
Over and over and over, women and girls receive the message to keep quiet, be sweet and not cause a fuss. It's a rigged system. And yet the public is shocked and dismayed when victims of violent abuse stay or defend the abuser.
Parenting
“It’s the best feeling I’ve ever had, keep hope, keep hope, because I never gave up,” Amanda’s father told "Good Morning
Videos
Kidnapping suspect, Ariel Castro, arraigned