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Wednesday, June 26, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Secret Service prostitution scandal widens

WASHINGTON – The Secret Service prostitution scandal escalated Tuesday with the disclosure that at least 20 women had been in hotel rooms with U.S. agents and military personnel just before …


Man stabbed on East Sprague early today

A stabbing near East Sprague Avenue and North Altamont Street this morning may be related to prostitution or drugs, Spokane police say.


Doug Clark: Take a stand and support local talent

Ask any chamber of commerce official what the key to a community’s financial well-being is, and they invariably give you two words. Shop local.


Report: Traveling prostitutes cited ugly Spokane competition

A group of traveling prostitutes suspected of settling in Spokane told police they were making good money here because the local competition is so ugly.


Police: Men used teen to lure victim

Two men accused of using a teenage girl to lure a robbery victim spent the money on a shopping spree at a Spokane mall, court papers allege. The purchases helped …


5 Everett baristas accused of prostitution

Five bikini baristas have been accused of prostitution in Everett.


Region in brief: Prostitution sting yields 10 arrests

Ten men were arrested as a result of a prostitution sting conducted by the Spokane Police Department on Friday. Two female officers posed as prostitutes and arrested the men in …


New trial for man convicted of raping prostitutes

A judge has overturned a conviction that would have put a registered sex offender in prison for life.


Authorities target Web prostitution

Detectives didn’t doubt the prostitute’s story. They found her bloody and crying in an upscale home overlooking Hayden Lake, claiming she’d likely killed a man who’d attacked her. The man, …


Teenage prostitutes netted in roundup

WASHINGTON – The FBI has rescued 48 suspected teenage prostitutes, some as young as 13 years old, in a nationwide sweep to remove kids from the illegal sex trade and …


Nevada may consider tax on oldest profession

LAS VEGAS – In revenue-strapped Nevada, where foreclosed homes dot suburban streets and poker tables sit empty, it’s come to this: A state legislator wants to talk about legalizing – …


Sexual Exploitation Rising Because Of Exploding Cities

Virgins command the highest price at clandestine auctions in Brazil. More than 300,000 Nepalese women have been shipped to India as sex slaves. Child prostitutes in Kenya are getting younger …


Court Overturns Fleiss’ Pandering Conviction

“Hollywood madam” Heidi Fleiss’ pandering conviction was overturned Wednesday by a state appellate court that ruled jurors had engaged in vote-swapping misconduct to avoid a deadlock. The 2nd District Court …


Nepali Women Raped, Abducted To Bombay Brothels, Report Says Human Rights Watch Blames Governments Of Nepal And India

About half of Bombay’s 100,000 prostitutes are young women bought in Nepal and then raped, beaten and held in brothels as virtual slaves, a New York-based human rights group said …