| 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 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In movies and television shows, undercover cops running prostitution stings bring out the handcuffs as soon as there’s an agreement to exchange money for a sex act. They don’t usually wait to receive the service.
But police in Hawaii have...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
An Ohio woman with a history of prostitution stabbed to death a longtime Brother Rice High School teacher in a dispute over money, Orland Park police said Saturday.
Alisha M. Walker, 20, has been named in a no-bond, first-degree murder arrest warrant in...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Could the oldest profession be losing its customers?
Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Charles Oliver, who was accused of raping eight women he met on Craigslist and other dating sites, pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexual assault today.
Convicted by a McHenry County jury last month in the first case, Oliver calmly agreed to the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
In a phone call to his father from jail, played in court today at his trial, Charles Oliver said that women he paid for sex "are claiming rape" because he "was aggressive" with them.
Oliver, a 45-year-old Woodstock man who is accused of sexually...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A career criminal with drug convictions and suspected ties to prostitution has been living in a home owned by state Rep. Linda Stewart that was the target of a federal raid Wednesday.
Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Homeland Security...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:55 PM
State Rep. Linda Stewart this week has tried to clarify how her daughter came to live under the same roof as an alleged career criminal — and in a home that the Orlando Democrat owns and federal agents raided on Wednesday.
Stewart said the...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Four men, including a Baltimore City police officer, were arrested in a prostitution sting in Baltimore County, police said.
Police said the sting involved the men "coming to a Baltimore County location, soliciting prostitution and offering money to...