| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:03 PM
A pair of registered sex offenders now accused in a string of Orange County slayings had cut off their electronic monitoring devices in 2012 and fled to Nevada, where they stayed at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, court records show....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:15 PM
A 27-year-old Filipino national was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for smuggling military-grade weapons into the U.S., in a case that offered a rare, unflattering look inside an undercover FBI operation.
During the two-year case, one FBI...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Woodstock man accused earlier this year of sexually assaulting five women is now facing additional charges.
McHenry County prosecutors filed new aggravated criminal sexual assault charges this week against Charles Oliver, 45, after a sixth woman...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Could the oldest profession be losing its customers?
Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:09 PM
A Milwaukee man used a classified ad site to meet a 15-year-old Madison girl, then force her into sex work at Chicago-area motels, federal prosecutors said today.
Dejuan Key, also known as Dajuan Key, waived his right to detention and preliminary...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Jennifer Love Hewitt's massage therapist-turned-prostitute drama "The Client List" has been canceled by Lifetime after two seasons.
The show's second season, which averaged 2.05 million viewers per episode, ended in June. However there had been a...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Four men, including a Baltimore City police officer, were arrested in a prostitution sting in Baltimore County, police said.
Police said the sting involved the men "coming to a Baltimore County location, soliciting prostitution and offering money to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom for a woman whose punishment for killing her pimp became a call to arms against the practice of locking up juveniles for life.
Sara Kruzan, 35, was incarcerated at 16 after she killed...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...