| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Prosecutors say a Catholic school teacher found dead in his Orland Park home was stabbed 13 times by a prostitute after the two struggled with a knife in a dispute over payment.
Text messages on Alan Filan’s cell phone showed he had contacted a...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom for a woman whose punishment for killing her pimp became a call to arms against the practice of locking up juveniles for life.
Sara Kruzan, 35, was incarcerated at 16 after she killed...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
That's me in the spotlight, reading the part of "Samantha's Parent" for Friday night's performance of "Shadow Town" at Chicago's Her Story Theater. A new person reads the part for each night of the production, which runs through Nov. 17,......
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:30 PM
A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office.
Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Masters of Sex," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, takes as its subject Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the authors of "Human Sexual Response," "Human Sexual Inadequacy" and other medical potboilers of the 20th century. Without making any...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said.
Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:32 PM
In a surprise vote, the Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday night agreed to extend the Orange County Model Engineers' operating license by five years, a move that keeps the popular train rides in Fairview Park rolling along for a while longer.
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:37 PM
No wonder state House Republican leader Larry Cafero is in a state of disbelief. The recently unearthed case of Suki L. Handly revealed alarming deficiencies in the hiring process and supervisory controls in the state Department of Social Services that...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Sneaker fans will meet an kicks Valhalla this Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Ice Palace Studios.
The venue at 1400 North Miami Avenue in Miami will host both Sneaker Pimps (a showcase of all-that-is-scorching in kicks) and X MMG (performances by...