Authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, are sorting out the details of a triple kidnapping that had lasted almost a decade. On Monday, one of the three women escaped from the house where she'd been held captive and was able to call police. Now, three brothers are in custody and there are more questions than answers.
For parents of missing children, the world can be filled with the most horrific imaginings. Those imaginings were replaced by hope Monday when news broke that three young women were rescued in Cleveland. "We were like a bunch of little kids on Christmas morning," one mother said.
Music has been key to New Orleans' recovery since Hurricane Katrina. At Jazz and Heritage Fest 2013, Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, got the coveted closing act spot. Andrews and Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, talk about personal transitions and changes in their hometown.
Three women who disappeared almost a decade ago in Cleveland were found Monday night not far from where they had each been taken. They were discovered by a neighbor who heard screaming. Too often, cases like this unsolved indefinitely with no known crime scene, no witnesses, and no leads.
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