| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:51 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:56 AM
House Republicans held a press conference this morning to summarize the first half of this legislative session. Not a lot of news if you've been following the session. The headline quote comes from Speaker of the House William Howell.
They passed out...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:41 PM
A 30-year-old man described by authorities as a pimp was sentenced to five years in prison for trafficking a 16-year-old girl and sexually abusing her after meeting her on a social networking website, the Orange County district attorney's office said...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 10:15 AM
"We should be known not by what we oppose, but rather by what we propose," said Rev. Samuel Rodriguez on the launch of his project called the Imago Dei.
The campaign calls on evangelicals to recognize and affirm that undocumented immigrants, gays,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Sixteen teenagers being sold as prostitutes--some reported missing by their families--were rescued by authorities in the lead-up to Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, the FBI announced Tuesday.
Police from cities including Yonkers in New York and...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:28 AM
An armed man posing as a police officer was arrested amid an Anne Arundel prostitution sting designed to net would-be johns, authorities said.
Steven James Gravley Jr., 27, of the unit block of Stockmill Road in Pikesville was charged with attempted...
| 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 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
BEIJING — The headline news on state-run Chinese Channel 13 was juicy: A mining tycoon and 35 others had been charged with running a mafia-style enterprise in Sichuan province, gunning down enemies in the street, bribing people and operating an...
| 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...