| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Del. Jon Cardin rejected Thursday the endorsement of a Baltimore-based rapper after learning that the man who calls himself Ski Money is facing charges of human trafficking.
Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, said he knew nothing of the rapper'...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:40 PM
An Anne Arundel County jury has found an alleged brothel operator not guilty in the 2008 death of a man who prosecutors said was a rival in the Annapolis prostitution business.
On Friday, Kerlin Fuentes, 26, was found not guilty of first-degree and...
| 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.
| May 4, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A Calumet Park man was ordered held on $1 million bail Sunday after he allegedly recruited two teenage girls as prostitutes, which prosecutors said led to the minors being "brutally raped" at gunpoint by a customer in March.
Tyreese Miller, 23, of the...
| May 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Tears formed on the edges of Jodi Estepp's eyes as she stared at the stiff quilt covering the bed inside Room 217 at the Anaheim Lodge Motel. Was this the last place her daughter slept?
A mirror, a framed picture of a garden and the smell of old...
| 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...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Long Beach man who'd previously been sent to prison for forcing minors into prostitution was ordered Friday to spend 14 more years behind bars on similar charges.
William “Andre” Earl Flavors, 40, was accused of acting as a pimp when he...
| 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 29, 2014
| 3:21 PM
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges that an Indiana sheriff gave a badge and part of a sheriff's uniform to a prostitute he was paying for oral sex and then lied about it when he became ensnared in a federal investigation.
Clark County Sheriff...