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  • Tracking led to confession in deaths of 4 prostitutes, officials say

    Tracking led to confession in deaths of 4 prostitutes, officials say
    Old-fashioned detective work and high-tech data gathering led investigators to track down the two men now charged with killing at least four female prostitutes who were swept off the streets of Orange County, according to grand jury testimony. The...
  • GPS, cellphone data led to serial-killing confession, authorities say

    GPS, cellphone data led to serial-killing confession, authorities say
    A convicted felon confessed to authorities that he and a fellow sex offender strangled four prostitutes in Orange County and dumped their bodies in trash bins, according to grand jury testimony revealed Monday. The case, which baffled authorities for...
  • Police: Alleged pimp left kids alone to drive women to motels for sex dates

    Police: Alleged pimp left kids alone to drive women to motels for sex dates
    An Allentown man is being charged with pimping three women out of Lehigh County motels and leaving his children behind as he drove the women to dates, according to court records filed Wednesday. Rocki Storm George, 27, of the 100 block of South 14th...
  • 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...
  • Leesburg man accused of killing prostitute has violent past

    Leesburg man accused of killing prostitute has violent past
    The day after Loanne Berning asked for a domestic-violence injunction against her husband, he showed up at her Leesburg home. Lance Berning then vandalized the house, slashed a waterbed and set fire to furniture in the backyard, according to a 1994...
  • Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor

    Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor
    KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults. Rodney Lee Bagby is an example. Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
  • Gov. Brown signs laws to crack down on human trafficking

    Gov. Brown signs laws to crack down on human trafficking
    With California ranked as one of the states with the worst problems of human trafficking, Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a raft of seven bills aimed at improving prosecution of the crime, whose victims are often forced into prostitution, domestic...
  • Cop arrested in prostitution sting is set to get $10,579 a month in paid leave

    Cop arrested in prostitution sting is set to get $10,579 a month in paid leave
    A Glendale police sergeantĀ arrested last month for allegedly soliciting a prostitute will makeĀ more than $10,000 a month on paid leave until he retires at the end of 2015, records show. The arrangement was reached months before Sgt. Vahak Mardikian&...
  • Man accused of sexually exploiting teen girls in Fort Lauderdale hotels

    Man accused of sexually exploiting teen girls in Fort Lauderdale hotels
    A Lauderhill man is accused of sexually exploiting teenage girls by forcing them to become prostitutes operating out of Fort Lauderdale hotels, police said. Gerard Nelson, 22, briefly faced a judge on additional human trafficking charges Tuesday. He's...
  • 'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued

    'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued
    Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls. Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex...
  • Suspect in prostitute's strangling may have more victims, deputies say

    Suspect in prostitute's strangling may have more victims, deputies say
    A Leesburg man charged last week with torturing and killing a prostitute in Brevard County may have more victims, Brevard investigators said Monday. And they're asking the public for help. Lance David Berning, 45, an unemployed welder and father of...