| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true."
The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Ukrainian Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy's "The Tribe," which Karlovy Vary Film Fest artistic director Karel Och describes as "the cinematic event of the year," is maintaining sales momentum after sweeping all three prizes at Cannes Critics' Week.
A U.S. deal...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
A dating website that connected a woman and the Silicon Valley executive she is accused of killing with an overdose of heroin on his yacht said Thursday that there was no indication that she was acting inappropriately or a danger to any other member....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
An alleged prostitute suspected of killing a California technology executive by injecting him with a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht off the coast of Santa Cruz has been charged with manslaughter, authorities said Thursday.
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Two Chicago men have been charged with arranging a sexual encounter involving two 15-year-old girls, an allegation DuPage County's chief prosecutor called "appalling."
A DuPage judge set bail today at $500,000 each for Demarcus Feltus and Laburron...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Downers Grove acted within its rights when two Ogden Avenue massage parlors were ordered closed after police uncovered evidence of prostitution more than three years ago, according to an appellate court ruling
The three-justice Illinois Appellate...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:43 AM
An attorney for an alleged high-priced escort accused of administering a fatal dose of heroin to a Google executive on his yacht said Wednesday that she had no motive to commit such a crime.
Attorney Lawrence Biggam said 26-year-old Alix Catherine...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Federal law enforcement authorities said Wednesday that they seized a Bay Area website that hosted ads for prostitutes and featured explicit photos and lewd descriptions of services offered to potential clients.
Two Northern California residents were...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:32 AM
A Hemet couple was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of forcing a teenage girl into prostitution.
Dontae Lamar Wade, 33, and Precious Janinetternal Powers, 30, were arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, pimping a minor and conspiracy, according to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:27 AM
The woman accused of being a prostitute who administered a lethal dose of heroin to a Google executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on manslaughter and other drug-related charges.
Alix Catherine Tichelman, 26, of...