| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Authorities said they are trying to determine whether two registered sex offenders arrested in connection with the slayings of four Orange County women might be responsible for other slayings.
Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, were arrested...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:03 PM
A pair of registered sex offenders now accused in a string of Orange County slayings had cut off their electronic monitoring devices in 2012 and fled to Nevada, where they stayed at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, court records show....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 5:10 PM
A man who allegedly used Facebook to try to recruit a 17-year-old girl for prostitution has been charged with human trafficking, Orange County prosecutors said.
Dwight Lamith Garris, 34, allegedly believed he had befriended a minor, but he was...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:08 PM
An Ohio woman with a history of prostitution stabbed to death a longtime Brother Rice High School teacher in a dispute over money, Orland Park police said Saturday.
Alisha M. Walker, 20, has been named in a no-bond, first-degree murder arrest warrant in...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Prosecutors say a Catholic school teacher found dead in his Orland Park home was stabbed 13 times by a prostitute after the two struggled with a knife in a dispute over payment.
Text messages on Alan Filan’s cell phone showed he had contacted a...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:42 PM
A career criminal with drug convictions and suspected ties to prostitution has been living in a home owned by state Rep. Linda Stewart that was the target of a federal raid Wednesday.
Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Homeland Security...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Charles Oliver, who was accused of raping eight women he met on Craigslist and other dating sites, pleaded guilty to two more counts of sexual assault today.
Convicted by a McHenry County jury last month in the first case, Oliver calmly agreed to the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The Sarasota Police Department is taking a unique approach to cutting down on solicitation of prostitution in their city.
Beginning March 4, the department started sending out "prostitution advisory letters" to registered vehicle owners whose business...
| Nov 3, 2013
Since her hugely popular fictional debut, “The Joy Luck Club” (1989), Amy Tan has devoted her career to telling the stories of Chinese and Chinese-American women — in particular mothers and daughters — in novels that include...