| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:09 PM
In a phone call to his father from jail, played in court today at his trial, Charles Oliver said that women he paid for sex "are claiming rape" because he "was aggressive" with them.
Oliver, a 45-year-old Woodstock man who is accused of sexually...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
An Ohio woman with a history of prostitution stabbed to death a longtime Brother Rice High School teacher in a dispute over money, Orland Park police said Saturday.
Alisha M. Walker, 20, has been named in a no-bond, first-degree murder arrest warrant in...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:16 AM
MGM Resorts International, parent company of the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino in Las Vegas, has agreed to a $500,000 fine after a sting found that an upscale lounge's employees provided drugs and prostitutes to undercover cops in 2012.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A Baltimore police officer was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said.
Charles Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle in Columbia, was arrested after police say he...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:51 PM
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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For more than two decades, the mile-long stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood known as Theatre Row has served as home to the city's densest plot of live theaters, drawing audiences to a diverse array of stages run by scrappy companies.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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...