Charles Ramsey

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Cleveland Hero Scores Book Deal

Charles Ramsey: the media didn't 'even begin to tell the story'

(Newser) - Putting down his Big Mac to help a woman in distress turned Charles Ramsey into a national celebrity. Now he's turned that into a book deal. Ramsay—who famously freed three women from years of captivity in a Cleveland house—is collaborating with a co-author to write about his... More »

Cleveland Hero Scores Burgers for Life

Charles Ramsey can enjoy free burgers at more than a dozen Ohio restaurants

(Newser) - Charles Ramsey—the neighbor who famously put down his McDonald's to go free the Cleveland kidnap victims —is getting burgers for life, but not from the source you might expect. More than a dozen Ohio eateries have offered up their burgers to Ramsey any time his stomach rumbles,... More »

McDonald's: We Want to Talk to Cleveland Hero Neighbor

But is company exploiting the kidnapping?

(Newser) - Charles Ramsey has given quite a few interviews since he rescued Amanda Berry from the Ohio house where she, her daughter, and two other women were being held captive—and in quite a few of those interviews, as well as his initial 911 call, he mentioned that he was... More »

What if Kidnapper's Neighbor Had Just Walked Away?

Amy Davidson: Charles Ramsey is a hero

(Newser) - When Charles Ramsey heard a woman screaming and trying to escape a neighbor's home in Cleveland, "I figured it was a domestic violence dispute," he told a news station. It wasn't: It was Amanda Berry, kidnapped 10 years ago, and Ramsey helped her escape . But his... More »

Cop Stomp Video 'Worse Than Rodney King'

Philly officers ordered off streets amid furor

(Newser) - Authorities have ordered 13 Philadelphia police officers involved in the videotaped beating of three black suspects off the streets, AP reports. The video shows the suspects being kicked, punched, and hit with nightsticks while appearing to offer no resistance. Rev. Al Sharpton compared the incident with the videotaped beating of... More »

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