| 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 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING — The headline news on state-run Chinese Channel 13 was juicy: A mining tycoon and 35 others had been charged with running a mafia-style enterprise in Sichuan province, gunning down enemies in the street, bribing people and operating an...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:47 PM
One of four gubernatorial candidates introduced to California Republicans recently is a registered sex offender who spent more than a decade in state prison, convicted of crimes including voluntary manslaughter and assault with intent to commit rape....
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A convicted cocaine dealer now accused of raping a 14-year-old Arizona girl and luring her into prostitution went on trial Tuesday in Orange County’s first test of a year-old law that increases the punishment for human trafficking.
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A former longtime Chicago police officer accused of having sex with a transgender man while he was locked up at a West Side police station pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony bribery charge and was sentenced to 2 1/2 years of probation.
| Mar 15, 2014
Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road sparked federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, has been arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges in Montgomery County....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Federal and local law enforcement on Monday announced proposed legislation that would allow for federal felony charges to be brought against operators of web sites that fuel the illicit sex trade through commercial ads.
In announcing the legislation, U....
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:34 PM
SACRAMENTO — Cities, counties and law enforcement officials across California are bristling at a 6-year-old law that they contend prevents regulation of massage parlors they suspect offer more than therapeutic bodywork.
A profusion of massage...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A rally is scheduled in the Charles North neighborhood of Baltimore on Friday night as part of a nationwide campaign to protest police profiling of transgender women.
The event, "We Stand with Monica Jones," is named for a transgender woman and activist...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A West Side prostitution sting took a violent turn Friday when a man twice punched an undercover Chicago police officer in the face, leaving her with a broken nose.
The vice officer was talking to a prospective john in the Lawndale neighborhood late...