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  • A naked power grab in Canoga Park?

    A naked power grab in Canoga Park?
    To some in Canoga Park, the Xposed Gentlemen's Club is an unwelcome neighborhood landmark. Residents complain about its sultry billboards featuring scantily clad women. The LAPD tried — and failed — to shut it down, citing complaints of...
  • Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say

    Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say
    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...
  • Room rental leads to human trafficking charges

    Room rental leads to human trafficking charges
    An Oakland Park man who thought he was renting a room in his home to a pimp and his customers was arrested on charges of human trafficking and other offenses, authorities said. Garrett W. Frazier, 33, had advertised a room for rent on Backpage.com...
  • 24 alleged pimps indicted in San Diego, 60 victims rescued

    SAN DIEGO -- Twenty-four street-gang members and associates have been indicted on charges of conspiring to run an interstate prostitution ring, federal officials announced Wednesday. Of the 24 indicted, 14 face possible life sentences in prison...
  • Ohio man pleads guilty in Howard Co. to human trafficking

    An Ohio man pleaded guilty Tuesday to human trafficking charges in connection with the pimping of an Ohio woman in southern Howard County, according to State's Attorney spokesman Wayne Kirwan. Howard Draper Jr., 57, of Toledo, Ohio, pleaded guilty to...
  • Eighth member of sex-trafficking ring pleads guilty

    They were teenage girls desperate for something better: They came from group homes or families that were broken. Some already had children of their own and were struggling to provide for them. There were also girls who came from environments that seemed...
  • Former Baltimore officer pleads guilty to pimping teenage wife

    Former Baltimore officer pleads guilty to pimping teenage wife
    A former Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to serving as a pimp for his 19-year-old wife and another young woman who lived with him. Between February and May of last year, Lamin Manneh, 32, advertised the two women's...
  • Cameras bolster jailhouse force investigations

    Cameras bolster jailhouse force investigations
    Cameras installed inside Los Angeles County jails have been a powerful tool in vetting allegations of deputies abusing inmates, according to a watchdog report released Thursday. For years, critics of the Sheriff’s Department's jails pushed the...
  • Three men indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud and bribery scheme

    SAN DIEGO — Eager to strengthen its ties with the U.S., the government of Thailand agreed not to charge for use of its docks and wharves when three Navy ships arrived in 2010 for a multi-nation exercise at sea. So when a bill arrived weeks later...
  • Bieber's Brazilian brothel brouhaha

    "WHAT IS your idea of perfect happiness?" asks Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire of producer Robert Evans. He answers: "I can't tell you. It could be illegal!" This made me laugh -- but the fabled Evans always makes me laugh. His response also...
  • Trial delayed for man charged in 2008 Annapolis murder

    Trial delayed for man charged in 2008 Annapolis murder
    The trial for an immigrant from Honduras accused of fatally shooting a rival in the prostitution business in Annapolis in 2008 was delayed Wednesday. Kerlin Esau Esquivel Fuentes, 26, is accused of killing Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez and wounding a...