Charles Ramsey says no to free burger offers from Cleveland area restaurants. Ramsey, who helped rescue three women imprisoned in Ariel Castro’s house for a decade, became an Internet sensation. But by saying no to free burgers he's moving to take control of his image and put the media's focus back on the tragedy.
What's behind the media and popular fascination with Charles Ramsey – the man who helped rescue three women held captive in the Cleveland home of Ariel Castro? It appears to be less because of his heroism than it is from amusement over a certain stereotype of a black man.
The twin tragedies of the Boston bombings and Cleveland kidnappings reveal a need for those close to would-be perpetrators to both care more and be more alert. Balancing the two isn't always easy.
Charles Ramsey doesn't want a reward. Charles Ramsey says he's "a Christian and an American" who did the right thing in responding to Amanda Berry's calls for help.
The news that three women – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight – were held in a Cleveland home for about a decade shocked neighbors, who said they didn't notice anything.
The Cleveland police chief says he thinks Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight had been held captive at a home in the city for a decade. Their escape Monday began with yells for help at the front door.