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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
By United Press International

DNA testing confirms Castro is father of hostage's 6-year-old girl

CLEVELAND, May 10 (UPI) -- Ariel Castro is the father of the child born to one of the three women he is charged with holding hostage for 10 years, an Ohio official said Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 12, 2012.
By United Press International
Elizabeth Smart marries in Hawaii

Elizabeth Smart marries in Hawaii

LAIE, Hawaii, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Kidnap and rape survivor Elizabeth Smart married Matthew Gilmour at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Laie, Hawaii, Saturday, a spokesman said.

Kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart engaged

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's family says the 24-year-old Utah woman is engaged, but they won't reveal the lucky guy's name.
Elizabeth Smart to be ABC commentator

Elizabeth Smart to be ABC commentator

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) -- One-time kidnap victim Elizabeth Smart is to serve as a special contributor to ABC News regarding missing person stories, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Elizabeth Smart abductor may not face state charges

Elizabeth Smart abductor may not face state charges

SALT LAKE CITY, June 29 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in Salt Lake City have asked a judge to dismiss state charges against Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper, citing his life term on federal charges.
Lawyers: Smart suffered no long-term harm

Lawyers: Smart suffered no long-term harm

SALT LAKE CITY, May 17 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's father is angry lawyers plan to use her recovery to seek a shorter sentence for the man who kidnapped her from her Salt Lake City home.
Smart kidnapper still feels justified: Kin

Smart kidnapper still feels justified: Kin

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Brian David Mitchell, convicted of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, still believes he did nothing wrong, a relative says.
Smart's father still ticked off at experts

Smart's father still ticked off at experts

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart's father is still angry at two mental health workers who assessed Brian David Mitchell, convicted last week in Utah of abduction and rape.

Smart jurors: Verdict was tough

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The Utah jurors who convicted Brian David Mitchell for the 2002 kidnapping and rape of Elizabeth Smart said delivering the verdict was hard.
Mitchell guilty of Elizabeth Smart kidnapping

Mitchell guilty of Elizabeth Smart kidnapping

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Brian David Mitchell was convicted Friday in Utah of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart, then 14, in 2002 and holding her for months as a second wife.

Psychiatrist: Brian Mitchell not insane

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A New York psychiatrist who testified Wednesday could be the final prosecution witness in the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping trial in Salt Lake City.

Trial hears claims of step-dad pedophilia

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A Salt Lake City court heard allegations from a woman that her stepfather was a pedophile who hid behind religion to justify his actions.
Witness: Smart picked out baby name

Witness: Smart picked out baby name

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart walked out of a Utah courtroom Wednesday after a witness said she had selected a baby name in case her alleged kidnapper impregnated her.
Alleged Smart kidnapper has seizure

Alleged Smart kidnapper has seizure

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Utah suspended the trial of the man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart when he had an apparent seizure in court Tuesday morning.
Mitchell: Captivity 'glorious' for Smart

Mitchell: Captivity 'glorious' for Smart

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- The man on trial for kidnapping Elizabeth Smart in Utah told police after his capture he was doing God's work and she had a "glorious experience" with him.
3rd day of Elizabeth Smart testimony

3rd day of Elizabeth Smart testimony

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The man accused of kidnapping and raping Elizabeth Smart was ejected from a Salt Lake City courtroom for the second time Wednesday for refusing to quit singing.
Smart missed chance to be freed

Smart missed chance to be freed

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The man charged with kidnapping Elizabeth Smart in 2002 prevented her from being rescued two months after she was abducted, Smart told a Salt Lake City jury.

Elizabeth Smart describes her kidnapping

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Elizabeth Smart took the stand in Salt Lake City Monday to testify against the man accused of kidnapping her eight years ago.
Federal judge halts Smart kidnapping trial

Federal judge halts Smart kidnapping trial

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The trial of the man accused of kidnapping Utah teenager Elizabeth Smart was halted Thursday when an appeals court granted a defense request for a stay.
Smart case judge: Speedier jury selection

Smart case judge: Speedier jury selection

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The judge in the trial of Brian David Mitchell, the accused in the infamous Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case, urged lawyers to question potential jurors faster.
Trial for Smart's kidnapper to begin

Trial for Smart's kidnapper to begin

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The family of Elizabeth Smart, kidnapped in 2002, said they are anxious for closure as the trial of her kidnapper in Salt Lake City is ready to start.

Prosecutors: Utah jury can be fair

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Jury questionnaires show the man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart to turn her into a second wife can receive a fair trial in Utah, federal prosecutors say.
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