| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:18 PM
WATERBURY — Already facing charges of promoting prostitution and shoplifting from grocery stores more than a dozen times, former state judicial marshal Michael A. Connelly appeared again Wednesday in the courthouse where he used to work, this time...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:49 PM
A former senior civilian official with the U.S. Navy on Tuesday became the ninth person charged in a bribery scandal that prosecutors say cost taxpayers $20 million.
Paul Simpkins, 60, a former senior federal contracting officer, was charged with taking...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:40 PM
A pimping case against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn nearly unraveled Monday, as five of six plaintiffs in a French prostitution trial dropped their accusations against him, saying there's no proof that he violated the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Orlando Police Lt. Samuel Riggi retired recently after being accused of accepting nearly $10,000 in cash from a sex worker.
A veteran vice-squad supervisor with the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation, Riggi worked undercover in the nude to investigate...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:10 AM
Twenty-three people were jailed on prostitution and other charges as part of the two-day online sting that led to the arrest of Hagerty High School Dean William "Nate" Gierke, the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation said.
The arrests took place...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:30 PM
A Roselle man already serving prison time for sex abuse of minors has been charged in federal court with sex trafficking of another girl, and is suspected of forcing several others into prostitution, prosecutors said.
Allen C. Iroegbulem, 24, forced the...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:23 PM
A Seminole County high-school dean and former football coach is facing prostitution charges after he was arrested in an online prostitution sting in Orlando this week.
Hagerty High School Dean William "Nate" Gierke was booked into the Orange County Jail...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:02 PM
She was 14 at the time, a runaway in Central Florida.
She needed clothes, food and shelter.
A woman in her 20s offered her all those things.
And the girl ended up as a sex slave.
The girl, who was forced into prostitution, testified in an...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:55 AM
A federal trial begins in Hartford Thursday for accused sex-trafficker and pimp Edward "Fire" Thomas, who, with his female accomplice, Kayla Walters, allegedly recruited two girls from Oregon and forced them to work as prostitutes throughout Connecticut...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:23 PM
An Oakland Park man accused of pimping teen girls out of hotels where he worked as a security guard was released from jail without having to pay bond and without having to wear an electronic ankle monitor.
And he doesn't have to be in court again...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:57 AM
An Orlando-area man was sentenced this week to eight years in prison for his role in a prostitution ring.
Theron Akeem Luke, 25, was also ordered to serve two years of probation.
He was found guilty of racketeering on Dec. 5 and sentenced on Monday....