| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A Palatka police detective who ran for Putnam County sheriff was arrested during a St. Johns County weekend prostitution sting and has resigned, authorities said.
Reno Chevelle Fells, 48, resigned from the department Sunday, said Assistant Chief James...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Two Long Beach men have been found guilty of human trafficking and pimping several women, one of whom was a teenager, authorities said Monday.
A jury found Lebrette Stacey Winn, 23, and Eric James Avery, 25, guilty last week of multiple felony charges....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:59 PM
A woman testified Wednesday she got together with her alleged Allentown pimp for one reason: money.
Aaron Flowers, 26, of Allentown, took photos of the woman, which he posted in an ad soliciting sex for money on the website backpage.com, the woman...
| Aug 17, 2014
It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases.
"It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:22 PM
A Republican candidate who finished fifth in the June primary race for governor of California was arrested Friday as a suspect in a Fresno County shooting that left one man wounded and a horse dead, officials said.
Fresno County Sheriff’s...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
State police say the fringe benefits of being a prostitute for one Easton pimp include protection, the assurance of being bailed out of jail and a vow that her hookers never have to do anything they don't want.
Trisha Elaine Pinel, 30, of 24 S. 17th St.,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Three women were cited by police over two days after allegedly offering sexual services at a Downers Grove hotel.
Police were called to the Red Roof Hotel on Butterfield Road around 11 p.m. July 23. A witness had reported seeing "male traffic" going...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:18 PM
A group of kidnappers tortured a prostitute in Costa Mesa and Westminster motel rooms for about a week before officers were able to free her, authorities said Tuesday.
Police said they found the 26-year-old woman bruised and burned Monday evening in a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:31 AM
An elderly man and two other suspects were charged Thursday in an unusual human-trafficking scheme — recruiting felons from a Florida prison for women for a violent prostitution operation in Orlando, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation...