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Heidi Gutman/ABC(NEW YORK) — On May 6, 2013, the city of Cleveland witnessed a miracle when Amanda Berry called 911 from a neighbor’s phone.

“I’ve been kidnapped and been missing for 10 years. I’m here. I’m free now,” Berry, now 29, told the 911 operator.

Berry, along with Gina DeJesus, now 25, and Michelle Knight, had been held captive for more than 10 years by Ariel Castro. Castro kidnapped each of the women between 2002 and 2004.

For years, the women endured unimaginable abuse, as they were chained, starved and tortured by Castro. But during their captivity, they held on to the conviction that their families would never give up on them. That faith helped bring them home.

Berry and DeJesus together wrote their memoir, Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland, with Washington Post journalists Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan, and it was released on April 27. The two young women say they have since moved on with their lives.

In an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts that will air on Tuesday, April 28 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC, Berry and DeJesus discussed what their lives were like in captivity and what they are like today.


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April 21, 2003: Amanda Berry Is Abducted

Just a day before her 17th birthday on April 21, 2003, Amanda Berry got up and got ready for work.

“I almost called off of work that day ‘cause the next day was my birthday. You know, what if? What if I would’ve called off that day?” Berry said.

On her walk home from work, she encountered a vehicle in a driveway.

“I kind of had to walk around the van and so I kind of looked at them, and it was a man and his daughter. And I smiled at them ‘cause I'm like, ‘Oh, she looks familiar,’” Berry said.

Later, the vehicle started to follow her down the street, and the man inside asked her if she needed a ride home.

“I said, ‘Yes,’" Berry said. "I see that the girl, there’s nobody else in the van anymore. It’s just him.”

The man, Ariel Castro, was an elementary school bus driver and the father of a classmate from middle school.

“He’s like, ‘Well she’s at my house. Would you like to go see her?’ I said, ‘Yeah, sure,’” Berry said.

After they entered the white, two storied house on Seymour Avenue, Berry said Castro told her that his daughter might be taking a bath.

“So he said, ‘We’ll just wait,’” Berry said. “So he started showing me around the house. And I never got back out.”

Castro took her upstairs and showed her something strange: a mystery woman sleeping in a bedroom in front of a television set. She later learned that the woman was 22-year-old Michelle Knight, who had been Castro’s prisoner for almost a year. Her memories of what happened next are still raw.

“He took me to the next bedroom, and it was just really dark in there, and he didn’t turn on the lights, and there was a little, like, a little room off of the bigger bedroom, kind of a big closet,” Berry said. “And he took me in there, and he told me to pull down my pants. And from there I knew, like, this was not going to be good.”

She became Castro’s second prisoner.

“He took me to the basement and he taped my wrist and he taped my ankles and he put on a belt around my ankles over the tape,” Berry said. “He put a helmet over my head, and he said, ‘Just be quiet and don’t make any noise. And I’ll take you home.’”

Berry said he chained her to a pole, shut off the lights and left her in the dark with a television.

“I just started screaming and crying. And, ‘Somebody please help me,’ you know. And nobody, nobody came,” she said. “I was so scared that I was going to die. I didn’t think that I was going to ever make it home.”

[PHOTOS: Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus Describe Life in Captivity]

April 24, 2003: Day 4 of Amanda Berry’s Captivity

As news of her abduction made headlines, Berry watched her mother and her sister on the TV in the basement.

“That kept me going. And I said, ‘You know what, I’m going to make it home to you. As long as you fight, I’m going to fight,’” Berry said.

On the fourth day of her abduction, April 24, 2003, Berry said Castro moved her to an upstairs bedroom and chained her to a radiator.

“It was really hard, you know, ‘cause in the beginning the chain was around my stomach,” Berry said. “Going to sleep at night, you know, if you wanted to toss on to your back, you couldn’t do that, you would have to take the whole chain and move it to the front of your stomach so that you're not laying on the big lock on your back.”

“Well, the first week I was there was really tough,” Berry said. “So he eventually asked me, ‘Well, would you like to, you know, do you want me to get you something from the store, something to pass the time?’ So I asked for maybe a coloring book and something I can write in, a journal or something.”

He gave her a diary with a tiny lock and key. She wrote her first entry by the flickering light of the TV.

“You never know what you got ‘til it’s gone! I just can’t wait to go home. I’m 17 now, but don’t have a life. But he told me I’m young and will go home before summer. Another two months!” Amanda wrote in her diary.

One Week After Amanda Berry’s Abduction, Castro Calls Her Family


Berry was missing for a week when her family received a late-night call from Castro, taunting them, using Berry’s cell phone.

“He called and said, ‘I have Mandy,’ which, nobody called her Mandy but [people] who knew her,” said Berry’s sister, Beth Serrano. “She wants to be with me.”

The call led rescuers to within two blocks of Castro’s house. In 2003, the FBI was just starting to develop technology that could track a cell phone’s location if it was turned on.

“We spent about a week, around the clock, in that area, hoping that this phone would be used again,” FBI agent Tim Kolonik said. But Castro never used Berry’s phone again.

Meanwhile, Berry’s dark and filthy room at Castro’s house was about the size a closet.

“The mattress was old and nasty, and it was just disgusting. And we had the bucket to use the bathroom, and that smelled horrible,” Berry said.

Once a day, Berry said, Castro gave her a bag of chips or crackers or other food to eat. But everything, including her weekly shower, came at a price.

“I mean, he tried to act nice, but he’s like, ‘Well, maybe you need to go take a shower,’ and I had to take a shower with him,” Berry said.

Berry said she had to “numb” herself to the sexual abuse.

“You, like, put your mind somewhere else so that you're not there. You know, you're not in that room with him,” Berry said.

In her diary, Berry used a code to record how many times he raped her.

“I would always write these numbers at the top of the pages, ‘cause I felt like, you know, one day maybe authorities will get to read it. And he’ll be punished for what he did,” Berry said.

Months into Berry’s captivity, Castro made her a disturbing promise.

“He would always tell me when he got another girl in the house that you know, ‘I’m just looking for this, another girl and then I will take you home,’” Berry said.

Almost a year after Berry became his prisoner, Castro went on the prowl again just five blocks away from the street where he kidnapped Berry.

April 2, 2004: Gina DeJesus Is Abducted


Gina DeJesus, then 14 years old, was close friends with Castro’s daughter, Arlene Castro. Ariel Castro was also friends with DeJesus’ dad. On the day she was kidnapped, DeJesus and Arlene Castro were heading home from school. DeJesus gave Arlene Castro some of her bus money to phone home.

“I was like, ‘You could come over,’ and then she was like, ‘Alright.’ And she asked her mom, and her mom says, ‘No.’ She went the other way, and then I went the other way,” DeJesus said.

Short on bus fare, DeJesus started the long walk home when a maroon vehicle pulled up on the curb with Arlene Castro’s father at the wheel.

“He asks me if, 'You seen my daughter?’ I said, ‘Yeah, she’s right around the corner,’ and he was like, ‘Can you help me find her?’ And I said, ‘Sure.’”

When they arrived at Castro’s house, he asked her for help moving some equipment. DeJesus was unnerved by his bizarre behavior.

“He was, like, fixing his eyebrows and, like, trimming his mustache and, like, cutting his nose hairs,” DeJesus said.

“He’s like, starts like, to, like, touch me and stuff, and then, I’m like, ‘What are you doing? You could go to jail?’ He just switches up like, ‘Well, OK, we’re going to, you’re going to go home now.’ He said, ‘But you can’t go through the same door you came in.’”

Castro led Gina to his basement, where she said he grabbed her and chained her up.

“He didn’t make it tight enough, so I threw it over, and then I tried to run, but he sat on my back,” DeJesus said. “And then I just start kicking him. I kicked him, and I bruised him really bad.”

As Castro overpowered her, DeJesus screamed for help, but the radio in his basement and the radio in the living room were too loud.

For the first few weeks, Castro only talked to and touched DeJesus. The first time DeJesus said he raped her was on May 7, 2004. Though she remembers the exact date, DeJesus said it was too painful to discuss the details of what happened.

Life in Captivity


At first, DeJesus was Castro’s new favorite.

“‘He seems to treat me better than the other girls. I have the nicer room. He lets me eat first. I wonder if he’s kinder to me, because I'm the new girl,’” DeJesus wrote in her and Berry’s memoir, Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland. “‘I wonder what happens, when I’m not new anymore.’”

As the “new girl,” she slowly learned about the rigid house rules that Castro ruthlessly enforced. The calculated deprivation drove the girls apart.

“It could be from getting more food, less food, different clothes. It was just simple things, but when you don’t have anything, you’re like, ‘Well, why don’t I have that? I want that.’”

To fill the empty hours, Berry kept a diary in notebooks, on napkins and even on fast food bags. And the black-and-white television was their only window to the outside world.

But one of the cruelest things he did, Berry and DeJesus said, was play mind games with them. At one point, DeJesus said Castro asked her to play “Russian Roulette” with him, taking turns pointing a gun at each other.

“In my head I’m like why not, I got nothing to lose,” DeJesus said.

“He went first,” she continued. “So then he pulls the trigger and nothing happens, and I think then he gives me the gun and I’m like, ‘OK, I’m about to like pull the trigger and everything,’ and he’s like, ‘let me pray for a minute.’ And I said ‘what?’ I’m like, ‘why are you going to pray?’ So he gets on his knees and he starts praying. …So then I pull the trigger and nothing happened.”

Initially, all three women were isolated in separate bedrooms on the second floor. But on May, 23, 2004, Berry and DeJesus said Castro pulled them all into one room and forced them to watch an episode of America’s Most Wanted together. It was about DeJesus and Berry’s missing persons’ case, and their families were interviewed.

“I couldn’t stand him,” DeJesus said. “But I couldn’t, like, show it all the time. I had to act like I, I liked him and we were friends, but I really didn’t like him.”

“There was just a gate there between the doors, and we would talk through the gate,” Berry said. “And when a door was locked we would, like, slide, like, pictures and stuff under the door.”

Once, when Castro’s daughter visited, he forced all three girls to hide in the basement. Though they thought about trying to yell for help, the women didn’t.

“There was always a chance, ‘What if he killed everybody?’” DeJesus said.

Christmas 2006: Amanda Berry Gives Birth


On Berry’s 20th birthday, she realized she might be pregnant.

“I was terrified. How? I mean, I barely eat,” Berry said, “and I’m chained to a wall, and I have a bucket for a bathroom.”

On Christmas in 2006, Berry went into labor.

“He got this baby pool. And he put it on the bed ‘cause he didn’t want, you know, a mess on the bed,” said Berry.

Castro called on Knight to help deliver the baby.

“Michelle was kind of just talking to me, like, you know, ‘Relax. Calm down. You’re OK,’” Berry said. “And he sat in the rocking chair right there just reading this book about, like, birth and stuff.”

Hours later, Jocelyn was born.

“This is his kid, you know. How do I feel about that? And she resembled him a lot, and I would look at her, and I just felt like, she’s mine. She’s mine,” Berry said.

When Jocelyn was born, DeJesus said having the little girl there with them was a welcome distraction.

“It was fun because I can get away from the situation,” DeJesus said. “When I was playing with Jocelyn, Jocelyn made me forget everything.”

As Jocelyn grew older, Castro allowed her freedoms that Berry, DeJesus and Knight were not given. Though she was locked in with the three of them whenever Castro left the house, she occasionally was allowed to go outside in the backyard, to the park or to Sunday services with her father. Castro’s love for Jocelyn seemed to turn him into a different man.

“She loved him, and he loved her,” Berry said. “I was nervous, like, would he touch her? Would he ever think about touching her because, you know, he had his problems?”

May 6, 2013: The Women Make Their Escape


After 10 years, the women finally made their escape on May 6, 2013.

“So Jocelyn goes downstairs, and then she runs back up. And she says, ‘I don’t find Daddy. Daddy’s nowhere around,’” DeJesus said.

“My heart immediately started pounding," Berry said. "because I’m like ... ‘Should I chance it? If I’m going to do it, I need to do it now.'"

For the first time in 10 years, Berry said she found her bedroom door unlocked without Castro around. Downstairs, the front door was open but wired with an alarm. Beyond it, the storm door was padlocked shut, but Berry was still able to squeeze out an arm.

DeJesus said she thought Berry had been caught by Castro and talked Knight out of running to Berry. Outside, a neighbor saw Berry but was too afraid to intervene.

That’s when another neighbor, Charles Ramsey, showed up.

“He kind of, like, started like trying to pull on the door, but he couldn’t get it open either,” Berry said. “And so he, like, kind of kicks it, and he’s like, ‘There you go. Finish kicking it out, and you can get out.’”

After kicking the way out for her and Jocelyn, Berry called 911, and police arrived and rescued DeJesus and Knight.

“I was terrified. And just because there’s people on the street doesn’t mean that he wouldn’t hurt me. I was so terrified,” Berry said. “I still don’t know why he left that day with the door unlocked. I will never know.”

What Life Is Like for Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus Today


On Aug. 1, 2013, Castro was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years in prison after he pled guilty to 937 counts of kidnapping and rape. On Sept. 3, 2013, he was found dead in his prison cell after committing suicide by hanging.

The two women rarely make public appearances since their escape, but have both moved on with their lives. DeJesus is in school and has her driver’s license, and Berry said life now is “great.”

Berry and DeJesus remain good friends. And though neither keeps in touch with Knight, they both wish her well.

“We just have a bright future, and [will] see what comes,” Berry said.

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Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office(AURORA, Colo.) — When the trial of James Holmes, accused of murdering 12 people and wounding 70 in an Aurora, Colorado, theater gets under way Monday, his fate will be decided by a jury that includes a retired Army ICU nurse, an explosions expert and a plumber.

One of the jurors used to be a victim's advocate in Aurora, Colorado, the city where the theater shooting happened, but she left in 2010. Had she stayed in that job she would have found herself counseling traumatized survivors the early morning of July 20, 2012, instead of deciding the fate of the man accused of murdering 12 and injuring 70.

Holmes admits he committed the attack at the Century movie theater, but says he was having a "psychotic episode," pleading guilty by reason of insanity.

Many of the victims' relatives who came in from out of town to attend opening statements met Saturday night. One Texas family had a big garage sale, packed up a motor home and drove it to Colorado where they will stay so that their daughter, Jessie Ghawi, is remembered instead of the shooter.

"He is dead to me," said Sandy Phillips, who said she will be wearing Jessie's green scarf every day.

The stories of some of the jurors were reminders of one of the other notorious mass shootings that occurred in Colorado.

Juror 737 was close to Columbine High School shooters Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris until 8th grade, when their relationship faded. But he ended up taking a girl named Rachel Scott to prom their senior year. Just a week later, Scott was gunned down by Klebold and Harris on the school sidewalk.

Juror 535 told the court her niece was in the Columbine cafeteria when the pops sounded above her. Teacher Dave Sanders told her to run. She did. So did he, but he went toward the bullets which would eventually kill him.

Another potential juror was dismissed because she worried about her son, who was in a separate Colorado high school shooting just two years ago.

The 19 women and five men chosen for the jury were pared down from 9,000 original summonses. They will spend up to five months of their lives in a courtroom on what Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler calls "a roller coaster ride in the most horrific haunted house you can imagine."

The large number of women on the panel has some legal analysts predicting that if he is found guilty, Holmes has a better chance of being sentenced to life in prison than of being sent to death. But David Kaplan, who once ran the state public defender's office said he doesn't think so.

"Is there a typical woman? No. I don't think they care a wit about gender," Kaplan said. "The defense wanted people who would be open minded of their client's mental condition."

Holmes no longer has the orange hair and vacant stare seen when he was first brought into court shortly after the shooting. He has a new haircut and wears khakis and button-down shirts. He has also shaved his beard and has gained weight.

"I have been looking at Mr. Holmes," prospective juror No. 733 said during questioning. "He looks like somebody walking down the street."

"I see a man who's on trial. Probably a little scared," Juror No. 29 said. I don't know if he knows everything that's going on."

Both jurors were scratched off the list.

In Colorado, the burden is on the prosecution to prove Holmes was not insane at the time of the shooting. The last prosecutor to meet that burden was Bob Grant, who saw murderer Gary David put to death in 1997. He said he expects Brauchler to methodically go through the killer's last weeks, showing how he planned the shooting while at the same time making trips to the grocery store and sending text messages to his friends.

"Jurors don't believe people can be sane one minute and not the next," Grant said. "That doesn't fly."

Holmes faces 166 charges, so many it took the judge an hour and a half to read each one to his newly seated jury.

"Is it just too big?" public defender Tammy Brady asked the jurors.

A retired nurse who was chosen had an answer for her.

"It's kind of like eating an elephant," she said. "You take one bite at a time."

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Laryn Bakker/iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- An otherwise peaceful demonstration turned violent in the streets of Baltimore Saturday night, as some protesters, angry over the death 25-year-old Freddie Grey while in police custody, broke shop windows and fought with police.

Police said on Sunday that officers arrested 34 people after a small group of protesters got violent outside of Camden Yards.

A total of six officers suffered minor injuries in the violent clashes downtown and in west Baltimore on Saturday.

“They started to throw objects, they picked up aluminum barricades, they smashed out windows at our bars and our pubs, that are located on the northwest side and just wreaked havoc,” Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said late Saturday night.

Aerial footage from television helicopters showed some protesters smashing out police car windows and storefronts near Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles were playing a game against the Boston Red Sox. The outbreak in violence prompted a request by the Orioles for fans stay inside for a time after the ten-inning game with the Red Sox.

In the game’s ninth inning, the ballpark’s digital scoreboard asked the crowd to remain inside until further notice while police got the situation under control. 

Due to events outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards, spectators are asked to stay inside the stadium til further notice @Orioles @RedSox @MLB

— Baltimore OEM (@BaltimoreOEM) April 26, 2015



Citing public safety concerns, the University of Maryland Baltimore also ordered its students to shelter in place Saturday night during the protest, sending out a campus-wide alert warning "Do not leave buildings."

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she was disappointed with the small group of what she called agitators, and said violence was unacceptable.

“Now is a time of calm - for peace and for prayer,” she said.

At a news conference late Saturday evening, Grey's twin sister Fredricka pleaded for peace.

“Freddy's father and mother does not want no violence - - violence does not get justice,” Grey said.

 


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Minertree/iStock/Thinkstock(MOBILE, Ala.) -- A second body was found in Alabama waters after a storm capsized several sailboats during a regatta, the Coast Guard said Sunday.

One body was found Saturday night and the second body was found Sunday morning, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety. Neither has been identified.

The Coast Guard said in a news release it received a call about capsized boats Saturday afternoon and managed to rescue one person that night. Officials said the search would continue on Sunday.

Good Samaritans and local authorities have also assisted in the rescue efforts, retrieving many people from the water, the Coast Guard said.

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Alex_Schmidt/iStock/Thinkstock(LOVELAND, Colo.) -- A woman in Colorado called 911 from her own trunk after she says she was locked inside it by a stranger, police said.

"911 What's the address of your emergency?" the dispatcher said.

"I don't know," she replied. "I'm locked in a trunk."

The unidentified woman told police that someone kidnapped her from the Thompson Valley Towne Center parking lot in Loveland Thursday and then he locked her in the trunk of her car, Loveland police said.

"I went to get some dinner ... and someone came up to me and he had a gun," she told the dispatcher.

She said that she was forced to drive her attacker from the shopping center to Estes Park, more than 30 miles away, where he locked her in the trunk.

"He got out and you're not moving now?" the dispatcher asked.

"No," she said. "Is there anything I can do to get out?"

A team of 16 from Estes Park Police and Larimer County Sheriff's Office searched the area and ultimately discovered the car with the keys nearby, police said. The woman wasn't injured.

Officers couldn't locate a suspect, according to the Loveland police.


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Courtesy Murphy, Falcon & Murphy(BALTIMORE) -- On the lawn of the funeral parlor where Freddie Grey lies in state, Jason Downs told ABC News on Sunday that his firm believes more video may exist of the fatal encounter with Baltimore police.

Downs said additional video either hasn't been found yet or the police are refusing to release, specifically mentioning an unknown witness on surveillance footage of the arrest.

Downs said his firm is frustrated with a lack of information -- including failure to release police communication traffic logs or 911 tapes, saying "we dont even know if they exist," but that it would not change the outcome.

"To our knowledge there is absolutely no legal reason" for police to withhold the existence of that evidence, according to Downs.

"When he was unlawfully arrested he was not breaking any laws," Downs said, stating that running from the police is not in itself a crime.

"If there was ever a case for why a young black male should run away from the police this is it,” he said.

Grey’s wake on Sunday was a mostly quiet stream of friends, family, and supporters trickling in and out.

Timika Patterson described Freddie as "nice and quiet," "playful but not disrespectful," and the entire situation "shocking" when compared to the civil rights era of previous generations.

"So many pictures of history, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, and for me standing here in 2015,” she said.

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McKamey Animal Center(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ) -- A woman made a terrifying discovery last week outside a Goodwill center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, when she came across a box with three puppies trapped inside.

The box, labeled "stuffed animals," was taped shut and found by the concerned citizen on the afternoon of April 18th, said Jamie Lampman, executive director of the McKamey Animal Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

"As they got in the car they saw the box moving," Lampman said. "It was taped pretty solid. When they popped a hole in the box, all the noses popped out. They were covered in urine and it was about 83 to 85 degrees that day."

The puppies, who are all estimated to be nine to 12 weeks old, were immediately brought to the shelter by the woman.

Leslie Stokes, an animal service officer who's investigating the case, said that she's relying on tips from the public to eventually prosecute those responsible.

"We have dozens of leads coming in from Tennessee and Georgia," Stokes said. "It happened in the middle of the day, so someone had to see something. We are trying to get surveillance video from someone at Goodwill to see if there were any cars that pulled in."

Despite the horror they endured, Green said the puppies' health statuses are improving.

"They were pretty dehydrated and haven’t had a lot of nutrition, but they are flourishing," she said. "Within 48 hours they started to act like puppies again. They’ve really stolen a lot of hearts."

The three female puppies, who were given the names Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, and Marilyn Monroe, have already been requested for adoption by many.

"We've been calling them 'the Goodwill' puppies," Green said.

A representative of Chattanooga Goodwill Industries, Inc. released the following statement to ABC News regarding the incident.

“Chattanooga Goodwill Industries is grateful for the quick thinking and reaction of a “good Samaritan” who noticed and rescued the three puppies that were recently placed in a taped-up box and left on a sidewalk in the near vicinity of one of our donation center trailers. And we are thankful that McKamey Animal Care Center was able to take in and care for the puppies.

The attendant on duty that day was not approached or contacted by the woman who found the box or by the McKamey Animal Care Center. The attendant was unaware of the situation since the box was not found in the immediate area of the donation trailer. It is the policy of Chattanooga Goodwill Industries that one’s immediate supervisor be contacted if an animal is left at any of our donation sites.”

There's currently a reward for $4,000 to whomever can lead the McKamey Animal Center and or the Chattanoga Police to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for abandoning the puppies.

To donate to the cause, visit McKameyAnimalCenter.org.

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Courtesy Michigan State Police(NEWBERRY, Mich.) -- The two Michigan women lost in the wilderness for almost 2 weeks survived on Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs, police say.

Leslie Roy, 52, and her sister Lee Marie Wright, 56, were on vacation in a remote part of Michigan when they became stranded by heavy snow on April 11.

According to police, the two women rationed food and gas as they tried to stay warm in their SUV.

"They survived on eight boxes of girl scout cookies, a bag of cheese puffs," Detective Sgt. Jeff Marker of the Michigan State Police told ABC News.

When the two women didn't arrive in Kalamazoo to join their family a few days later, the search for them began.

"We were unable to find out what location they were at and we started looking at phone records, bank records," Marker said.

After combing the woods for days, searchers spotted the women's SUV from a helicopter on Friday.

"It really is truly a miracle that they were found," he said.

The sisters were airlifted to a Helen Newberry Joy hospital, according to a press release.

"We thank God for the safe return of my mom Lee Wright and my aunt Leslie Roy," Wright's son told ABC News in a statement. "My mom said that they thank God and give Him the glory for a safe return."


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U.S. Navy(LANAI, Hawaii) -- A fisherman who was rescued last year after spending 12 days missing at sea vanished again when his fishing boat capsized off Hawaii.

The Coast Guard began searching for Ron Ingraham early Friday, hours after his fishing vessel ran aground near Lanai, Hawaii. The Coast Guard found his boat, named "Munchkin," and Kenny Corder, who was also aboard, a few hours later.

Ingraham, 67, was not wearing a life jacket when the boat crashed into some rocks off the island, Corder told the Coast Guard. Corder was taken to a hospital in Maui and was reportedly in good condition.

Ingraham went missing Nov. 27 after placing two mayday calls saying his boat was in danger of sinking. He was found on Dec. 9.

"I thought I was going to die," Ingraham told Coast Guard sailors after they found him. "You guys are heroes."

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ABC News(BALTIMORE) -- Demonstrators took to the streets of Baltimore on Saturday afternoon to protest the death of Freddie Grey while in police custody.

The crowd, which numbered in the hundreds, marched to Baltimore City Hall from the area where Grey was arrested in West Baltimore, stopping at iconic locations such as outside of Camden Yards and along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

In anticipation of the march, police set up barricades and blocked off streets around City Hall to allow protesters to let them gain access on foot.

“We have extensive law enforcement resources to assist; some will be seen, some will not,” said Baltimore Police Deputy Commissioner Dean Palmere.

On Friday, police released a new video of Grey’s arrest, showing the 25-year-old screaming and unable to walk as officers dragged him into a transport van.

Protesters such as Ted Sutton are upset that the 6 officers involved in the incident haven’t been charged, and are instead suspended with pay.

“I know if this situation isn’t resolved, it’s going to be unrest,” said Sutton.

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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Some 35 millions Americans from Texas to Mississippi to Kansas are at risk for tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds.

The widespread severe weather is expected to last into Saturday evening and a possible severe outbreak situation is expected to unfold going into the weekend.

Six states are all in the storm zone -- Corpus Christi to New Orleans to Dallas, Tulsa and Wichita -- but there are two pockets with an enhanced risk that brings more concern.

Heavy rain Friday morning in parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas has already saturated the ground enough to spark flash flooding once additional rain moves through.

Much of the Southeast will see severe storms Saturday, even in the early morning, in Memphis, Jackson, Birmingham, Atlanta and Charleston. Damaging winds and large hail are the main threats in those cities, but isolated tornadoes can’t be ruled out.

By Saturday afternoon and evening, enhanced severe weather development is expected in the lower Ohio Valley, including Nashville, Bowling Green, Evansville and south of St. Louis.

Very large hail and a few, perhaps strong, tornadoes are possible.

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ngevdmeeberg/iStock/Thinkstock(DANVILLE, Penn.) -- A sign of spring has brought new problems to one Pennsylvania town, as officials say that groundhog holes have left an important levee system damaged.

Almost 70 holes dug by groundhogs were plugged with concrete on Friday after being filled with carbon monoxide gas earlier in the week, according to a report by ABC News affiliate WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  
 
Borough officials told WNEP-TV the groundhog burrows have been showing up on the levee system for several years, but recently noticed damaged caused by the holes have weakened the flood control system.

Earlier this week, all of the holes dug by the animals were filled with carbon monoxide-producing cartridges to kill the groundhogs burrowed inside.

Eric Ebling of Danville told WNEP-TV he felt bad for the groundhogs, but was glad the work was done.

“We do need to keep the dike intact and keep the flood out, but maybe they could have relocated them or something if they had the opportunity,” Ebling said.

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said on Friday a "massive investigation" is looking at every aspect of the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Grey, who died from a spinal injury a week after he was taken into custody.

Police released a new image of Grey on Friday as he was taken into custody, which showed him still talking, walking and breathing.

“We have ramped up a task force of 30 plus investigators, from various disciplines in this agency. Dozens of interviews have been conducted; many more remain,” Batts said.

The update comes as weekend protests are planned in Baltimore, where anger continues to simmer over Grey's death. Batts said on Friday that problems have been few so far.

“The demonstrations have been largely peaceful and respectful, but there are some who characterize the protestors as wanting a confrontation or wanting a fight,” Batts said. “We know this simply isn't true.”

Protesters have claimed Grey was the victim of what's known in Baltimore as a "rough ride,” where police intentionally stopping short and drive erratically with the intention of causing injuries.

The department is facing a lawsuit from a woman over a similar incident, and has settled other cases.  

“We know he was not buckled in the transportation wagon as he should have been, no excuses for that, period,” Batts said on Friday. “We know our police employees failed to get him medical attention in a timely manner multiple times.”


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iStock/Thinkstock(DENVER) -- After four attacks centered on a northern Colorado highway within three days, authorities are concerned a serial shooter may be on the loose.

Police are trying to determine whether the incidents in Larimer and Weld counties are linked, the most severe of which was Wednesday, when a woman was shot in the neck.

The 20-year-old woman was driving alone on Interstate 25 in Larimer County late Wednesday night when she was shot and the front driver's side window of her car shattered, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office said.

She said in a call to 911, "I'm on the highway right now and somebody just hit me and I'm bleeding from my neck and I'm scared."

The 911 operator tells her to place a dry cloth on the wound.

The woman says, "I'm trying but it's on both sides of my neck. ... I'm just scared."

She underwent surgery and is expected to survive, according to Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith.

"Listening to how calm she remains with the dispatcher, I can tell you that she is a very brave young woman," Smith said.

While authorities believe the woman was randomly selected, they are concerned the shooting may not be an isolated incident.

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office cited a Tuesday morning incident when deputies were driving a department van on I-25 in Weld County, transporting three inmates from one jail to another, and the right passenger window shattered. No injuries were reported, the sheriff's office said.

Two more drivers also reported shattered windows.

A man was driving in Larimer County near I-25 Wednesday night when his car's rear window shattered, ABC affiliate KMGH-TV in Denver reported, and Thursday afternoon, a man was driving in Weld County near the highway when his driver's side window shattered. Neither man was injured, KMGH reported.

But David Moore, a spokesman for the Larimer County Sheriff's Office, said, unlike the Wednesday night shooting, these three incidents have not been “proven to be cases where windows were broken by a bullet."

Separately, an abandoned truck was also found along I-25 with its back window blown out, according to KMGH. But Moore said it is too soon to connect the truck to the other incidents.

No suspects have been identified and the investigation is ongoing. The authorities urge drivers to report any suspicious behavior.


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ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Newly released surveillance footage from Rikers Island, New York City's 400-plus-acre prison complex, is raising concerns about alleged abuse and violence inmates face while behind bars there.

The footage, obtained by The New Yorker, appears to show New York City teen Kalief Browder being slammed to the ground by a Rikers Island guard in one incident and then being beaten by other inmates in another.

Browder, who turns 22 next month, spent three years at Rikers Island -- two years in solitary confinement -- while waiting for a trial over police accusing him of stealing a backpack in May 2010. Browder was released in June 2013 when the charges against him were dismissed.

In an interview last July, Browder told ABC News that he was held there for three years because his mother could not afford to pay his bail, set at $3,500, and a trial kept getting delayed.

"Only thing on my mind was that I gotta go home, I didn't do this," said Browder, who was 16 when he was first incarcerated at Rikers. "Now I'm in jail around these grown men and they're, you know, they're fighting each other. I don't know. It was like hell on Earth."

Browder said he was beaten, stomped on and hit with weapons by correction officers.

"They cuffed me to the back, and they were just beating on me while I was in the cell," he said.

In the newly released security video, reportedly from Sept. 23, 2012, a guard can be seen arriving at Browder's cell to escort Browder to the shower, The New Yorker reported.

After a few seconds, the guard appears to slam Browder, who is handcuffed, to the ground and then hold him down. Two more guards appear to run up to the guard and Browder.

The video is then followed by footage, reportedly from Oct. 20, 2010, after Browder punched a gang leader at Rikers who spat on him, according to The New Yorker. Browder was then beaten, the magazine reported.

A group of inmates can be seen on the video attacking Browder, who appears to be punched kicked to the ground. Two guards then appear in the video, and they seem to try unsuccessfully to stop the fight. After some time, the video shows Browder being put into another room, where he is seen walking around with his hands to his head.

After a few minutes, another inmate can be seen kicking in the door to the room Browder is isolated in, and the group is seen trying to beat him again. At the end of the footage, guards finally get the inmates out, and Browder kneels on the floor, facing the wall with his hands behind him, as armored officers walk in.

A spokesperson for the New York City Department of Correction said the agency's commissioner is very troubled by what he saw on the footage of the guard apparently slamming Browder in 2012.

"He and Mayor [Bill] de Blasio have already adopted a 14-point anti-violence initiative to change the culture at DOC, and changes to the DOC’s Use of Force policy are already under way," the spokesperson said. "Training curricula for officers will be revised to reflect these changes. The Department is re-training the officer involved."

Browder's lawyer, Paul Prestia, told ABC News Friday that a lawsuit against the city is pending, but was unable to immediately give additional information.

A spokesperson for the New York City Department of Law told ABC News on Friday, "Mr. Browder's suit is currently under review."

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