The three women who had been imprisoned in a Cleveland home thanked their supporters in a statement and asked for privacy so they could reconnect with their families. NBC's Ron Allen reports.
Ariel Castro s mother reacted to the news by asking the women who were abducted to forgive her for all of the pain they suffered. Castro s two brothers also appeared in court Thursday on unrelated charges and were later released. NBC s Ron Allen reports
In the Cleveland house where they were held for years on end, the three kidnapped women either remained chained in the basement or lived upstairs. Ariel Castro, who has been charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape, reportedly kept the doors locked. On the rare occasion that the women did go outside, they were heavily disguised, according to police. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
The suspected kidnappers had previously been linked to two of the rescued women: in TV appearances and in an article about DeJesus disappearance in 2004. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
Two historic Atlanta churches, Friendship Baptist and Mount Vernon Baptist, are both located where the city wants to build a new stadium to replace the 20-year-old Georgia Dome. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
Boston will reopen slowly, in phases, as its residents slowly recover from a week that has been like no other in the city s history, NBC s Ron Allen reports.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela is at home resting after being discharged from the hospital where he was being treated for a recurring lung infection and pneumonia. NBC's Ron Allen reports.
Nelson Mandela was discharged on Saturday from the hospital where he had been undergoing treatment for pneumonia, South Africa s presidency said in a statement. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
The UN's Food and Agricultural Organization is calling for $41.5 million to address a locust infestation in Madagascar. NBCNews.com's Ron Allen reports.
Two Ohio high school football players were found guilty of raping a 16-year-old girl. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
The trial of two Ohio high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl resumed on Saturday. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
In some of the towns hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, residents are anxiously awaiting another storm to swing through. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
With one tenth of one second left, Khalil Edney of New Rochelle High School threw a 60-foot shot that won the championship Sunday. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
The McGill brothers grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood, but their parents never gave up on helping them follow their dream now both brothers are not only accomplished musicians in major orchestras, they are also giving back to their hometown. NBC s Ron Allen reports.
NBC s Ron Allen spoke to the McGill brothers: Anthony, the principle clarinetist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and Demarre, lead flutist with the Seattle Symphony, about their passion, artistry and mutual admiration.