| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder.
It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Re: “Police efforts miss the point,” Mailbag, Nov. 9. I read with sympathy the letter of Theodore Polychronis bemoaning police stinging prostitutes and johns when there are hit-and-runs going on.
I would point out that only occasionally do...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:15 PM
A man and woman were arrested in connection with the forcing of a 15-year-old girl into prostitution, Oxnard police said.
Rolando Navarrete Ramirez, 34, and Graciela Vasquez, 23, were taken into custody at a home in Oxnard where the victim was forced to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A 15-year-old girl may have been forced into prostitution for up to six months at an Oxnard home, a detective investigating the case said Tuesday afternoon.
Graciela Vasquez, 23, was arrested on suspicion of inducing a child to engage in a lewd act...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Despite billing as the first Gujurati film to be submitted for the Foreign Language Oscar, "The Good Road" does not appear to be an indigenous product of the Indian province in which it was filmed. Writer-director Gyan Correa was a veteran director of...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Nine people face prostitution charges following a Nov. 15 Internet sting in which undercover detectives posed as escorts on a website, Anne Arundel County Police said.
Detectives received calls and text messages from 69 different phone numbers during...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s 2010 hiring of dozens of officers with histories of serious misconduct should be one of the first things the agency’s incoming inspector general examines, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Monday....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Two Fresno men have been charged with sex trafficking two underage females, federal authorities said Thursday.
Anthony Andrade, 33, and Javier Solis, 28, are accused of forcing the 15-year-old and 17-year-old victims to prostitute themselves in Fresno...
| 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...