| May 16, 2014
| 9:27 PM
A convicted cocaine dealer was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in state prison for luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in Orange County's first case prosecuted under a state law that increases the penalties for human trafficking.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:28 PM
A 37-year-old Compton man has been sentenced Wednesday to 36½ years for pimping two teen girls, one of whom he reportedly brutally beat and caused her to miscarry.
James Junior Conley was found guilty April 17 of multiple sex-related offenses, including...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:02 PM
A former San Bernardino vice cop was convicted Wednesday of forcing prostitutes to have sex with him while he was in uniform, federal prosecutors announced.
Jose Jesus Perez of Menifee was convicted of two counts of deprivation of rights under the color...
| 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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Murder and rape charges were filed Monday against two registered sex offenders accused of killing four women who vanished from the streets of Orange County.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were formally charged Monday with murder in the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:34 PM
To some in Canoga Park, the Xposed Gentlemen's Club is an unwelcome neighborhood landmark.
Residents complain about its sultry billboards featuring scantily clad women. The LAPD tried — and failed — to shut it down, citing complaints of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Two homeless sex offenders accused of killing four women in Orange County could face the death penalty after being charged with murder in the commission of rape and lying in wait, authorities said.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Authorities said Monday that a pair of sex offenders suspected of raping and murdering at least four women probably wore their court-ordered GPS devices during the crimes.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, had been required to wear the devices...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Opening arguments began Tuesday in the Annapolis trial of a man accused in a late night shooting nearly six years ago that left an alleged pimp dead and helped unravel a prostitution business in the state's capital city.
Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A Baltimore city police officer and Columbia resident was indicted last week on multiple sex offense charges by a Howard County Grand Jury, a county State's Attorney spokesman announced Tuesday.
Charles William Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A Baltimore police officer was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said.
Charles Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle in Columbia, was arrested after police say he...