| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:57 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:59 PM
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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:59 AM
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...