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  • Man accused of sexually exploiting teen girls in Fort Lauderdale hotels

    Man accused of sexually exploiting teen girls in Fort Lauderdale hotels
    A Lauderhill man is accused of sexually exploiting teenage girls by forcing them to become prostitutes operating out of Fort Lauderdale hotels, police said. Gerard Nelson, 22, briefly faced a judge on additional human trafficking charges Tuesday. He's...
  • 'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued

    'Sex tourist' arrested, underage girls rescued
    Federal agents have arrested a South Florida man they said made several trips to South America to have sex and make child pornography videos with underage girls. Dennis DeJesus, 45, of North Lauderdale, was arrested at his home Saturday on child "sex...
  • Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor

    Ex-con, women busted for prostitution in tourist corridor
    KISSIMMEE — Backpage.com escort ads offer introductions to a wide range of adults. Rodney Lee Bagby is an example. Busted a week ago in Osceola County's tourist corridor, Bagby was riding with two young women calling themselves "Sugar" and...
  • Suspect in prostitute's strangling may have more victims, deputies say

    Suspect in prostitute's strangling may have more victims, deputies say
    A Leesburg man charged last week with torturing and killing a prostitute in Brevard County may have more victims, Brevard investigators said Monday. And they're asking the public for help. Lance David Berning, 45, an unemployed welder and father of...
  • Jury selection begins for man accused of killing, dismembering woman

    Jury selection begins for man accused of killing, dismembering woman
    Jury selection was scheduled to begin today in Monroe County court for the long-delayed trial of a man charged with killing and dismembering a Scranton woman in 2008. Charles Ray Hicks, 40, is facing a possible death sentence if he's convicted of first-...
  • Ex-San Bernardino cop gets 25 years for sex crimes against prostitutes

    Ex-San Bernardino cop gets 25 years for sex crimes against prostitutes
    A former San Bernardino police officer was sentenced Monday to 25 years in federal prison for forcing prostitutes to have sex with him while he was in uniform. Jose Jesus Perez, 47, of Menifee was convicted in May of two felony counts and one...
  • 'Django Unchained' Actress Charged With Lewd Conduct

    "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts, who made headlines last month saying she was accosted by police after they mistook her for a prostitute, has been charged with lewd conduct for the incident, along with her boyfriend Brian James Lucas, according...
  • 'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims

     'My heart breaks,' says mom of one of 7 Indiana slaying victims
    When Lori Townsend learned from detectives that her daughter had worked as an escort, she felt sad knowing this description of her daughter would become public after the arrest of murder suspect Darren Deon Vann. Townsend described her daughter, Afrikka...
  • Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute

    Alleged pimp on trial for kidnapping, beating prostitute
    When the woman he had been pimping out had the nerve to flee his control, federal prosecutors say Shaun McKinley ambushed her, kidnapped her and beat her up. Then, authorities said, he calmly stopped to buy a cigar at a Hollywood gas station, leaving...
  • Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her

    Prostitute tells jury how pimp allegedly beat, abducted her
    The first time her pimp punched her in the face was three days after they met. The first time she tried to leave him, he hogtied her with extension cords, covered her head with a pillowcase and beat her with a board. And when he caught up with her...
  • Investigator in Secret Service scandal quits over prostitution case: report

    Investigator in Secret Service scandal quits over prostitution case: report
    A U.S. Department of Homeland Security official who ran an investigation of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents in Colombia in 2012 resigned after he was suspected of visiting a prostitute in Florida, the New York Times reported....