| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:33 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Two Fresno men have been charged with sex trafficking two underage females, federal authorities said Thursday.
Anthony Andrade, 33, and Javier Solis, 28, are accused of forcing the 15-year-old and 17-year-old victims to prostitute themselves in Fresno...
| 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 6, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The Orland Park massage parlor that was closed Nov. 26 after an employee was charged with prostitution remains shuttered pending a Thursday meeting with village officials.
Police Commander John Keating said Hong Yang, 57, of Chicago, was charged with...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women.
Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:15 PM
Three women were arrested for allegedly taking part in a prostitution service that operated at a Chino massage parlor, authorities said Thursday.
Officers served a search warrant at Nana's Massage Therapy in the 5400 block of Philadelphia Street and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A suspected pimp and one of his recruiters are scheduled to be in court Friday morning on charges of trafficking a 16-year-old girl, pimping a minor and a host of other alleged sexual crimes.
Eugene Miller, 30, of San Diego is accused by the Orange...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Sneaker fans will meet an kicks Valhalla this Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Ice Palace Studios.
The venue at 1400 North Miami Avenue in Miami will host both Sneaker Pimps (a showcase of all-that-is-scorching in kicks) and X MMG (performances by...