| 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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:26 PM
HARTFORD — A defense witness testified Friday that the charges against Tiffany Stevens were the result of a scheme cooked up by her ex-husband and the handyman she is accused of hiring to kill him.
Larry Chace, who maintained the pool at a Simsbury...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 1:10 PM
A four-day undercover sex sting targeting human trafficking resulted in the arrests of 61 people from across Florida and beyond, Polk County officials announced Monday.
During the operation, which began Thursday and ended Sunday, undercover officers...
| 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 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A regional police squad arrested an East Hartford resident who had been posting advertisements as a transexual prostitute in the greater Manchester area, police said Wednesday.
Ronaldo Frederick Bouchard, 21, of 29 Greenlawn St.,, was charged with...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:41 PM
WATERBURY — A Superior Court judge transferred the pending criminal case of state judicial marshal Michael A. Connelly out of the city Wednesday, citing his deceased brother's tenure as Waterbury state's attorney as a reason for the move....
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:31 PM
The Stocks, scarlet letters, tar-and-feathering and other puritanical forms of punishment have been out of fashion for several centuries, but the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now wants to help revive public shaming as a way to discourage sex...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Several state firefighters were placed on paid leave Monday as part of an ongoing investigation sparked by allegations of sexual misconduct at a fire academy in Northern California.
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman ...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:30 AM
A Cook County deputy sheriff has been charged with felony attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault after allegedly soliciting and threatening a prostitute, authorities said.
When Chicago police officers noticed a car double parked and partially...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Two women were charged Thursday for their alleged involvement in a sex-trafficking scheme in which three underage girls — two 14-year-olds and a 17-year-old — from Arizona were recruited via Facebook to work as prostitutes, police said....