Stories tagged: prostitution
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Two attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft are accusing prosecutors of misconduct in his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case. Alex Spiro and William Burck fired back Wednesday, one …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s defense attorneys are being accused of lying by prosecutors in his solicitation of prostitution case. The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office filed a …
Sat., March 2, 2019
We need to re-direct the crime-causing resources of our prohibitions, and re-direct the resources toward controlling and institutionalizing those who cause harm.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is denying misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute. But police in Jupiter, Florida, say Kraft was twice videotaped in a sex act at a …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
Police raided a “secret headquarters” of the Industrial Workers of the World (the Wobblies) in Spokane’s Mohawk Building, and four Wobblies were arrested. One of the men was John Grady, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
New evidence of prostitution, sex trafficking revealed after investigators search Spokane area massage parlors
Court records say authorities found more evidence of sex trafficking and prostitution after raiding a trio of Spokane massage parlors two weeks ago.
Mon., July 16, 2018
A pair of Spokane-area massage parlors employing only Chinese workers is under investigation for promoting prostitution, human trafficking, practicing without a license and money laundering.
Mon., April 2, 2018
Spokane’s city health officer favored a proposal under consideration by the U.S. Congress which called for interning “immoral women” for the duration of the war. The legislation called for them …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
Eye on Boise: After legislative drafting error, governor declined to transfer $27.5 million to road projects
When lawmakers started delving into the budget proposal that Gov. Butch Otter has made for next year, they got a surprise: Though they passed a bill last year to split …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017
A Spokane Valley couple who allegedly crashed a wedding in August, stole gifts and took a photo together at the reception – which later led to their apprehension and arrest …
Wed., July 26, 2017
A hobbyist looking for those painted rocks that have been cropping up in Coeur d’Alene for the last year was in the right place at the right time last Thursday. …
Tue., July 11, 2017
Twenty-six men were arrested over the past five days for allegedly showing up at a Richland apartment intending to have sex with young girls and boys. The suspects nabbed in …
Wed., July 5, 2017
Authorities say Seattle police arrested 139 men in a weeklong prostitution sting.
Mon., July 3, 2017
Hillsboro police say a man was robbed and later fired upon after arranging to meet a prostitute though an online ad.
Tue., June 20, 2017
An Oregon strip club has agreed to pay $1.25 million to a dancer it employed when she was 13 years old.
Mon., June 19, 2017
The European Union’s police agency says dozens of suspected human traffickers have been arrested in a continentwide operation targeting criminal gangs.
Thu., June 1, 2017
Three Washington men have been arrested after they contacted an undercover agent who posed as a mother offering her underage children for sex.
Wed., May 31, 2017
A Washington man convicted of trying to force a 14-year-old girl to be a prostitute has been sentenced to seven years and six months in prison.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017
Washington officials say five people involved in a prostitution sting at two Lakewood massage parlors have been sentenced.
Mon., May 15, 2017
Heather Branstetter’s book on the history of the Silver Valley sex trade makes its debut today. It does so with a thumbs up from the editor of the Shoshone News …
Wed., May 10, 2017
Authorities say 20 sex offense arrests were made in central Washington during a two-day operation by local and federal agencies.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on Tuesday dropped his re-election bid for a second term after four men claimed he sexually abused them when they were teenagers, claims vehemently denied by …
Sun., May 7, 2017
Six people have been charged with running what officials say was an organized prostitution ring.
Wed., May 3, 2017
Many in the Inland Northwest know enough about Wallace to snicker when the houses of prostitution are mentioned. Some can even name the last four houses to offer the sex …
Wed., April 26, 2017
Michigan police would not legally be able to have sex with prostitutes anymore during undercover investigations under a bill advancing in the state Legislature.
Tue., April 25, 2017
A bill that would allow victims of sex trafficking to clear a prostitution conviction even if they’ve committed other crimes as a result of being trafficked was signed Tuesday by …
Sun., April 23, 2017
Seven men received misdemeanor citations for responding to a fake online advertisement for prostitutes in northwestern Montana.
Thu., April 13, 2017
A former Kennewick school superintendent has pleaded innocent to arranging to have sex with two girls at a hotel.
Thu., March 23, 2017
The 71-year-old mayor of a southern Oregon town who was arrested and accused of setting up a meeting to have sex with a 14-year-old girl who was actually a police …
Wed., March 22, 2017
A former Washington state middle school teacher who was arrested in an undercover sex sting operation has pleaded guilty to communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.