| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:59 AM
A Florida high school student has been arrested and accused of running a prostitution ring involving her underage peers, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
The 17-year-old student faces a felony charge of human trafficking of a person younger...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:03 PM
Old-fashioned detective work and high-tech data gathering led investigators to track down the two men now charged with killing at least four female prostitutes who were swept off the streets of Orange County, according to grand jury testimony.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A convicted felon confessed to authorities that he and a fellow sex offender strangled four prostitutes in Orange County and dumped their bodies in trash bins, according to grand jury testimony revealed Monday.
The case, which baffled authorities for...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:05 PM
An Allentown man is being charged with pimping three women out of Lehigh County motels and leaving his children behind as he drove the women to dates, according to court records filed Wednesday.
Rocki Storm George, 27, of the 100 block of South 14th...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:04 AM
A Glendale police sergeant arrested last month for allegedly soliciting a prostitute will make more than $10,000 a month on paid leave until he retires at the end of 2015, records show.
The arrangement was reached months before Sgt. Vahak Mardikian&...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The day after Loanne Berning asked for a domestic-violence injunction against her husband, he showed up at her Leesburg home.
Lance Berning then vandalized the house, slashed a waterbed and set fire to furniture in the backyard, according to a 1994...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:24 AM
KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults.
Rodney Lee Bagby is an example.
Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A Leesburg man charged last week with torturing and killing a prostitute in Brevard County may have more victims, Brevard investigators said Monday.
And they're asking the public for help.
Lance David Berning, 45, an unemployed welder and father of...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:33 PM
With California ranked as one of the states with the worst problems of human trafficking, Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed a raft of seven bills aimed at improving prosecution of the crime, whose victims are often forced into prostitution, domestic...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 1:14 PM
His street name is J-Swag and he claimed to provide security for teenage girls, but Fort Lauderdale police call him something else, according to arrest reports.
Gerard Michel Nelson Jr., 22, of Lauderhill, is being held without bond on charges of...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:04 PM
A Lauderhill man is accused of sexually exploiting teenage girls by forcing them to become prostitutes operating out of Fort Lauderdale hotels, police said.
Gerard Nelson, 22, briefly faced a judge on additional human trafficking charges Tuesday. He's...