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'Dungeon Woman' Learns Her Fate

Linda Weston is sentenced in Philadelphia courtroom

(Newser) - A woman who kept mentally disabled adults captive in the basement of a Philadelphia home and in other states for their disability checks was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Linda Weston, 55, apologized during the hearing, saying, "I believe in God and God knows what happened." US... More »

Tortured Teen Held 10 Years by Dungeon Keeper: Cops

Case 'makes you want to cry,' says Philly police commissioner

(Newser) - Police rescued eight children from a Philadelphia home where four mentally disabled adults were found chained in a cellar . The kids ranged in age from a 2-year-old to a 19-year-old girl, who had been snatched 10 years ago and tortured so horribly it " makes you want to cry ,"... More »

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