| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Attention all polarizing twentysomething pop stars: When you name-drop your inspirations, don't always expect them to respond with a thank you.
Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, who is no stranger to controversy herself, wasn’t...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sinead O'Connor wants Miley Cyrus to stop prostituting herself to the music industry.
The outspoken Irish singer-songwriter penned an open letter to the twerk-happy pop star, condemning her recent slew of vulgar performances and music videos. The harsh...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Howard County police charged a man and a Rhode Island couple with human trafficking last week in two separate cases that were reported just days apart.
Craig Okeido Anderson, 32, of no fixed address, faces numerous charges of human trafficking,...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Dawn Turner Trice's column today -- 'Shadow Town' shines light on sex trafficking --- Writer did her research for play set in the world of prostitutes and pimps -- highlights the production at which I'll be making a guest appearance......
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:10 PM
"I hate this. I don't want this. I don't want it!" cries Abby, a mother who's just been hit on the head by her son's baseball in the opening scene of writer-director Stacie Passon's new film, "Concussion." Blood is gushing from the woman's temple, but it'...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County police detectives set up a prostitution sting in the Linthicum Hotel District that resulted in the arrest of three men and 51 calls or text messages from people interested in illegal sex.
Detectives posed as escorts on a website...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
My boyfriend and I have been together for two years and we live together. Recently, his ex was killed in a car accident. They were not on good terms, and he often made scathing statements about her. I made the mistake of saying the following several...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:45 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African countries dominate a new global index on slavery, with 38 of the 50 nations where the scourge is at its worst found on the continent. The Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, estimated that nearly 30 million...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The patience stone (syngue sabour) of Persian mythology is a magical black stone that receives the problems of those who confide in it. According to myth, when the stone has absorbed all the pain and suffering of the person, it will shatter and free the...
| 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...