| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:26 PM
HARTFORD — A defense witness testified Friday that the charges against Tiffany Stevens were the result of a scheme cooked up by her ex-husband and the handyman she is accused of hiring to kill him.
Larry Chace, who maintained the pool at a Simsbury...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Los Angeles County officials plan to launch a "john-shaming" campaign to publicize the names and faces of people who solicit sex from prostitutes as part of a campaign against child sex trafficking.
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:59 PM
WATERBURY — A judicial marshal was placed on paid leave after he was charged last week with promoting prostitution, state police said.
Michael Connelly, 53, of Sharon Road in Waterbury, was arrested on an active warrant last Tuesday as part of...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:26 PM
For years, the story of South Florida billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein — involving allegations of human trafficking, an international underage sex ring, a Palm Beach mansion, a private island in the Caribbean and an FBI investigation...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:24 PM
An employee of a suburban cheerleading program faces sexual abuse charges and has been accused of engaging in sex with an underage prostitute, Will County law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Ray Saleh, 51, of Oswego, is facing charges of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Two adults and a juvenile face armed robbery charges, accused of setting up men looking for prostitutes and then robbing them at gunpoint when they showed up for sex, police said.
According to Carpentersville police Cmdr. Tim Bosshart, a total of four...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:30 AM
A man drove a 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman to Chicago from Iowa last week and forced them into prostitution, but he was caught after the girl’s parents saw photos of her posted on Facebook and called police, prosecutors said.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:16 PM
A man who drove a 17-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman to Chicago from Iowa last week forced them into prostitution but was caught after the girl’s parents saw photos posted on Facebook of the girl in a hotel robe and called Chicago police,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:44 PM
A Chicago man who authorities said was arrested on a pimping warrant while waiting to board a flight out of the country appeared in a Cook County courtroom Tuesday, where his bond was set at $60,000.
Authorities said Jim Sacluti, 38, whose last known...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:40 PM
State child welfare officials have removed all juvenile state wards from a troubled south suburban residential treatment center after Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart angrily complained that girls were frequently running away, then being sexually assaulted or...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:47 PM
A middle-aged man walked past the pizza shop at a South Whitehall strip mall Friday morning, his head down as he made a beeline for Aries Spa.
The man tugged at the door a few times, but it was locked.
"It's closed, buddy," Mario Scotto, owner of Mario'...