| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The woman accused of being a high-priced escort who administered a lethal dose of heroin to a former tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz will not be charged with murder in the case, but still faces manslaughter, prostitution and drug counts,...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:00 PM
An alleged prostitute suspected of killing a California technology executive by injecting him with a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht off the coast of Santa Cruz has been charged with manslaughter, authorities said Thursday.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
A dating website that connected a woman and the Silicon Valley executive she is accused of killing with an overdose of heroin on his yacht said Thursday that there was no indication that she was acting inappropriately or a danger to any other member....
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:32 AM
A high-priced escort accused of killing a Silicon Valley tech executive with an overdose of heroin on his yacht deliberately failed to help him because she's "ice cold," a Santa Cruz police official said.
Alix Tichelman, 26, is accused of having an...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Three Bloods street gang members who forced a teen girl to have sex for money in Orange County were recently convicted by a federal jury for sex trafficking, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Xavier Francisco Villanueva, 25, Jose Carmona, 21, and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:59 PM
A veteran Bethlehem Township police officer was honored Wednesday for his undercover work in drug and prostitution cases and his "dogged determination" in assault investigations.
Sgt. Richard Blake received the Nathan Ogden Award presented Wednesday...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Moments after he stabbed a Joliet woman, Drumaine McKinley anonymously called police to tell them his "prostitute girlfriend" had been injured, a Will County prosecutor said in court this afternoon.
Five hours after the phone call — as he was...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:09 PM
WEST HARTFORD — After 24-year-old Moeed Malik refused to pay for a sexual encounter with Yamilet Mattei, a woman he contacted through a sexually oriented website, the woman snatched three hookahs from the shelves of Smokers' Discount World in...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The girl met the trio at an Orlando hotel.
She was 16 at the time, a wanted runaway.
On that Nov. 8, the visitors from California offered her an opportunity at a new life.
But in exchange, she would have to join their team as a full-time prostitute....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:11 PM
When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror.
"I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Members of Corona del Mar High School's Vest-A-Dog club have been fundraising all summer, and last week six police dogs were fitted with protective gear as a result of the club's hard work.
"I've just always loved dogs," said Jenny Conde, a CdMHS...