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UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:02 p.m.

Men plead not guilty in Washington sex sting operation

Seven men have pleaded not guilty to accusations stemming from “Net Nanny,” a Washington State Patrol sting operation that targets people going online to solicit sexual contact from minors.

More than half of 110 Bellevue sex sting cases dismissed

More than half the 110 cases brought against people arrested in an eight-day prostitution sting in Bellevue have been dismissed because uncover cameras recorded conversations between suspects and undercover officers.

More than 250 arrested in month-long Houston-area sex sting

More than 250 sex buyers and traffickers have been arrested in the Houston area during a monthlong sting operation, authorities said Friday.

Child sex sting in Tri-Cities nets 26 arrests over five days

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 …

15 men accused of going online to seek sex with children

Police in an Atlanta suburb say 15 men were captured as part of a sting operation aimed at catching people who go online looking for sex with underage people.

Ex-teacher caught in Snohomish County sex sting enters plea

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.

11 arrests made in Portland sex trafficking sting

Portland police have arrested 11 men from several different states as part of an undercover sex trafficking operation.

Virginia mayor faces drug charges after meth-for-sex sting

A three-term northern Virginia mayor was arrested on drug charges after he tried to trade two grams of methamphetamine for sex acts in what turned out to be an undercover …

Ex-Idaho Sen. Larry Craig loses appeal over campaign funds tied to sex sting case

A federal appeals court says former Sen. Larry Craig of Idaho improperly used campaign funds to pay for his legal defense after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex …