Today in the News: 3 girls rescued from dungeon in Arizona

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Quote of note

"The children were quite dirty, covered in dirt and grime and it appeared that they hadn't been cleaned and bathed in quite some time." - Tucson, Ariz., Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor, talking about the rescue of three girls who were held captive by their mother and stepfather for about two years. Two of the girls - a 12-year-old and a 13-year-old - were able to escape out a window early Tuesday morning and got help at a neighbor’s house. A 17-year-old also was being held captive.

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