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FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

Prostitutes cite ugly local 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. One woman is in custody and other arrests are possible as part of an ongoing investigation into a 36-year-old California...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011

Pimp, robbery suspect jailed in Spokane

A convicted pimp suspected of robbing nine banks in Oregon and Western Washington is in the Spokane jail. Kevin Antoine Jones, 23, was arrested in Pullman Wednesday and appeared in U.S. District Court on Thursday. He's awaiting transport back to Seattle. Jones is charged with...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

In this photo made Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, anti-sex trade advocate Jackie Edmonds holds anti-trafficking awareness coasters that her group will ask restaurants to use near the Super Bowl site in Arlington, Texas. Cities that host the big game often attract a bustling sex trade, and this year Texas authorities and advocacy groups are stepping up their anti-prostitution efforts, especially where young girls are concerned. (Lm Otero /  (AP Photo/LM Otero))

Child prostitution concerns at Super Bowl 

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — As thousands of football fans descend on Texas for Sunday's Super Bowl, law enforcement agencies are keeping watch for a different kind of out-of-town visitor: pimps selling children for sex. Cities that host the big game often attract a bustling sex...

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