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  • Jerry Brown OKs freedom for woman imprisoned at 16 for killing pimp

    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom for a woman whose punishment for killing her pimp became a call to arms against the practice of locking up juveniles for life. Sara Kruzan, 35, was incarcerated at 16 after she killed...
  • Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests

    Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests
    Could the oldest profession be losing its customers? Fewer men say they have ever paid for sex — or been paid for it — than a few decades ago, according to a nationally representative survey. But scholars and activists are divided over...
  • Bieber's Brazilian brothel brouhaha

    "WHAT IS your idea of perfect happiness?" asks Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire of producer Robert Evans. He answers: "I can't tell you. It could be illegal!" This made me laugh -- but the fabled Evans always makes me laugh. His response also...
  • Trial delayed for man charged in 2008 Annapolis murder

    Trial delayed for man charged in 2008 Annapolis murder
    The trial for an immigrant from Honduras accused of fatally shooting a rival in the prostitution business in Annapolis in 2008 was delayed Wednesday. Kerlin Esau Esquivel Fuentes, 26, is accused of killing Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez and wounding a...
  • Three men indicted in multimillion-dollar fraud and bribery scheme

    SAN DIEGO — Eager to strengthen its ties with the U.S., the government of Thailand agreed not to charge for use of its docks and wharves when three Navy ships arrived in 2010 for a multi-nation exercise at sea. So when a bill arrived weeks later...
  • Second Navy officer charged in bribery scandal

    SAN DIEGO - A second Navy officer was charged Wednesday with accepting bribes to steer lucrative work to a Singapore-based firm that provides services to ships in the Asia-Pacific region. Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez is the fifth person charged in the...
  • Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?

    Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?
    Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder. It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
  • Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive

    Slavery still haunts Africa, where millions remain captive
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African countries dominate a new global index on slavery, with 38 of the 50 nations where the scourge is at its worst found on the continent. The Global Slavery Index, released Thursday, estimated that nearly 30 million...
  • Letter: Police have more than one focus

    Re: “Police efforts miss the point,” Mailbag, Nov. 9. I read with sympathy the letter of Theodore Polychronis bemoaning police stinging prostitutes and johns when there are hit-and-runs going on. I would point out that only occasionally do...
  • Undercover prostitution sting nets five arrests in Glendale

    Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said. Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...
  • Planners to tackle 'problem' motels

    The Costa Mesa Planning Commission will begin examining a series of measures Monday aimed at addressing problematic motels in the city. The five-member commission won't take any specific action during its 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall but will receive a...