| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:30 AM
For years, society has struggled with the question of how to justly punish what are called "victimless crimes," even though these activities shock and disgust most decent people. You know: prostitution, illegal gambling, recreational drug use, and the...
| 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 31, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Linda Felinski secretly hopes her daughter was high, yet again, when she was strangled and suffocated to death allegedly by a man suspected of being a serial killer.
It’s an admittedly morbid hope that only a grieving mother could feel for a...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:03 PM
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| Feb 4, 2015
| 8:20 PM
The Navy's sex-for-secrets corruption scandal may be about to get worse: Investigators' prized catch has started to squawk.
Leonard Glenn Francis, the Malaysian defense contractor who made a fortune by supplying Navy ships throughout Asia, has begun...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:30 AM
A group of nuns and residents who live near a west suburban strip joint Thursday made allegations that prostitution and liquor law violations were occurring at the club, which they say has changed their neighborhood and which they have been seeking to...
| 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 3, 2015
| 11:38 AM
Lake County sheriff's deputies posed as prostitutes during a recent two-day sting that resulted in the arrests of 19 men from 32 to 71 years old, according to a sheriff's office statement.
The sting, which was conducted in late January in southern and...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore hotels would be required to train their staffs to recognize signs of forced prostitution under proposed legislation that also would prohibit rooms from being rented for less than half a day.
City Councilman James B. Kraft said the anti-human...
| 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...