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  • L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes

    L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes
    Los Angeles County officials plan to launch a "john-shaming" campaign to publicize the names and faces of people who solicit sex from prostitutes as part of a campaign against child sex trafficking. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting

    Hartford Police Arrest 11 In Prostitution Sting
    HARTFORD — Eleven people were arrested Wednesday as part of an undercover prostitution operation throughout the city, police said. An undercover detective posed as a "john" after numerous citizens complained of prostitution in various places, and...
  • Hartford Police Arrest 9 In Prostitution Sting

    Hartford Police Arrest 9 In Prostitution Sting
    HARTFORD — City police charged nine women with prostitution following an undercover sting Thursday night where a detective posed as a "John," police said. According to police, the operation was planned in response to complaints from local...
  • Lower Macungie man forced girlfriend into prostitution to pay rent, police say

    Lower Macungie man forced girlfriend into prostitution to pay rent, police say
    A Lower Macungie Township man forced his girlfriend into prostitution last year so she could pay her rent, according to court records filed Monday. Chad J. Grohman, 35, of the 1400 block of Laurel Lane, had been the subject of an investigation since...
  • Orange County prostitution fight puts new focus on shaming of johns

    Mark Gagan, a police captain in Richmond, Calif., thought he'd found an effective crime deterrent this fall when he posted mug shots of the men arrested in prostitution stings on the Police Department's Facebook page. But what happened next shocked him....
  • Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers

    Children attacked, abused at taxpayer-funded living centers
    In residential treatment centers across Illinois, children are assaulted, sexually abused and running away by the thousands — yet state officials fail to act on reports of harm and continue sending waves of youths to the most troubled and violent...
  • Police: Man charged with pimping, roughing up woman who didn't make money

    Police: Man charged with pimping, roughing up woman who didn't make money
    A Pike County man slapped and punched a woman in a Lehigh County motel last week because she wasn't making enough money for him as a prostitute, according to court records. Eric S. Rolle of Lehman Township was operating an online escort business and...
  • Southington Police Arrest 6 In Undercover Prostitution Operation

    Southington Police Arrest 6 In Undercover Prostitution Operation
    SOUTHINGTON — Six men were arrested Friday as the result of an undercover operation by police targeting prostitution at several area motels. According to police, an undercover officer posing as a prostitute set up meetings with several men at a...
  • Judicial Marshal On Leave After Arrest For Promoting-Prostitution Charge

    WATERBURY — A judicial marshal was placed on paid leave after he was charged last week with promoting prostitution, state police said. Michael Connelly, 53, of Sharon Road in Waterbury, was arrested on an active warrant last Tuesday as part of...
  • We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy

     We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy
    In its investigation of Rock River Academy in Rockford, the Tribune examined thousands of pages of confidential juvenile case files and other records but also interviewed 20 former residents for their recollections of life inside the facility. Those...
  • Florida teen accused of running high school prostitution ring

    Florida teen accused of running high school prostitution ring
    A Florida high school student has been arrested and accused of running a prostitution ring involving her underage peers, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. The 17-year-old student faces a felony charge of human trafficking of a person younger...