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  • Cameras bolster jailhouse force investigations

    Cameras bolster jailhouse force investigations
    Cameras installed inside Los Angeles County jails have been a powerful tool in vetting allegations of deputies abusing inmates, according to a watchdog report released Thursday. For years, critics of the Sheriff’s Department's jails pushed the...
  • Arundel police arrest man who they say sought to rob prostitutes

    Arundel police arrest man who they say sought to rob prostitutes
    An armed man posing as a police officer was arrested amid an Anne Arundel prostitution sting designed to net would-be johns, authorities said. Steven James Gravley Jr., 27, of the unit block of Stockmill Road in Pikesville was charged with attempted...
  • Super Bowl prostitution sweep rescues 16 teens; 45 suspects arrested

    Sixteen teenagers being sold as prostitutes--some reported missing by their families--were rescued by authorities in the lead-up to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, the FBI announced Tuesday. Police from cities including Yonkers in New York and...
  • In Theory: A campaign to include and not exclude

    "We should be known not by what we oppose, but rather by what we propose," said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez on the launch of his project called the Imago Dei. The campaign calls on evangelicals to recognize and affirm that undocumented immigrants, gays,...
  • Man gets 5 years for making teen work as prostitute in Anaheim

    Man gets 5 years for making teen work as prostitute in Anaheim
    A 30-year-old man described by authorities as a pimp was sentenced to five years in prison for trafficking a 16-year-old girl and sexually abusing her after meeting her on a social networking website, the Orange County district attorney's office said...
  • Room rental leads to human trafficking charges

    Room rental leads to human trafficking charges
    An Oakland Park man who thought he was renting a room in his home to a pimp and his customers was arrested on charges of human trafficking and other offenses, authorities said. Garrett W. Frazier, 33, had advertised a room for rent on Backpage.com...
  • L.A. officials call for crackdown on prostitution in Valley

    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and City Atty. Mike Feuer called Monday for a crackdown on prostitution in two parts of the San Fernando Valley. Under a plan Martinez will submit to her council colleagues Friday, the city would add two...
  • Woman found dead in trash had been featured in video series

    Woman found dead in trash had been featured in video series
    An Oklahoma nonprofit that works with sex workers is holding a candlelight vigil for a 21-year-old woman whose naked body was found last week on a conveyor belt inside an Anaheim trash-sorting facility. Outreach workers with No Boundaries International,...
  • Federal judge in L.A. sentences weapons smuggler to 7 years in prison

    A 27-year-old Filipino national was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for smuggling military-grade weapons into the U.S., in a case that offered a rare, unflattering look inside an undercover FBI operation. During the two-year case, one FBI...
  • Televised confessions in China raise worries

    Televised confessions in China raise worries
    BEIJING — The headline news on state-run Chinese Channel 13 was juicy: A mining tycoon and 35 others had been charged with running a mafia-style enterprise in Sichuan province, gunning down enemies in the street, bribing people and operating an...
  • Girl, 14, forced to work O.C. streets as a prostitute, D.A. says

    Girl, 14, forced to work O.C. streets as a prostitute, D.A. says
    A convicted cocaine dealer now accused of raping a 14-year-old Arizona girl and luring her into prostitution went on trial Tuesday in Orange County’s first test of a year-old law that increases the punishment for human trafficking. Chuncey Tarae...