Month: March 2005

Hostage says she gained trust of Atlanta killings suspect

Mar 15, 2005 ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — The woman held hostage by Atlanta courthouse shooting suspect Brian Nichols gained his trust by talking with him for hours and spoke of her 5-year-old daughter in a bid to win his sympathy, she told reporters Sunday. Nichols, 33, followed Smith into her apartment in Duluth, a suburb

Everything on this Earth has a purpose

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Posted: 3:48 PM EST (2048 GMT) (CNN) — Ashley Smith said she read to murder suspect Brian Nichols from a book called “The Purpose Driven Life” while held hostage Saturday in her apartment northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. The book’s author, the Rev. Rick Warren, appeared on CNN’s “Larry King Live” on

People Say They Were Cured by Faith Healings

Woman Told She Was Going To Die Says She Was Healed CLEVELAND — An unprecedented number of faith healings are taking place in Cleveland-area churches at a faster pace than ever before. Many Clevelanders say they’ve been healed as a result of healing miracles, reported WEWS-TV in Cleveland. Those claiming to be healed include prominent