| May 16, 2014
| 9:27 PM
A convicted cocaine dealer was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in state prison for luring a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in Orange County's first case prosecuted under a state law that increases the penalties for human trafficking.
| May 9, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Long Beach man who'd previously been sent to prison for forcing minors into prostitution was ordered Friday to spend 14 more years behind bars on similar charges.
William “Andre” Earl Flavors, 40, was accused of acting as a pimp when he...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In movies and television shows, undercover cops running prostitution stings bring out the handcuffs as soon as there’s an agreement to exchange money for a sex act. They don’t usually wait to receive the service.
But police in Hawaii have...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Opening arguments began Tuesday in the Annapolis trial of a man accused in a late night shooting nearly six years ago that left an alleged pimp dead and helped unravel a prostitution business in the state's capital city.
Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Prosecutors filed a criminal conspiracy charge against former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler partner Stuart Rosenfeldt on Thursday — accusing him of committing bank fraud, making illegal political donations and running a prostitute out of town when...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The man accused of running a brothel out of a unit at the San Tropez Apartments charged the prostitutes who worked for him a $140-weekly rate and took a $20 cut from each client's payment, according to a police report.
Sergio Manuel Arroyo, 41, told...
| 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.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Murder and rape charges were filed Monday against two registered sex offenders accused of killing four women who vanished from the streets of Orange County.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were formally charged Monday with murder in the...
| Mar 15, 2014
Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road sparked federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, has been arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges in Montgomery County....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Two homeless sex offenders accused of killing four women in Orange County could face the death penalty after being charged with murder in the commission of rape and lying in wait, authorities said.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were...
| 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...