Latest Prostitution Stories

2009-03-11 07:10:00

Responding to allegations that it promotes prostitution, Internet bulletin board Craigslist said on Tuesday that it has seen "spectacular" results in its efforts to reduce "erotic services" listings.

2009-03-06 07:42:08

Cook County, Illinois Sheriff Thomas Dart filed a lawsuit against the popular global ad Web site Craigslist on Thursday, calling it "the single largest source of prostitution in the nation."

2009-02-06 14:42:22

Nevada state Sen.

2009-02-06 15:11:02

Nevada state Sen. Bob Coffin says his state should make brothels legal statewide and tax them to help wipe out a $2 billion budget shortfall. Nevada is the only U.S. state with legalized prostitution, but brothels are only allowed in rural counties and pay county taxes only.

2009-01-26 11:18:09

Brothels in Nevada have offered to join the state's tax rolls, but find themselves rebuffed by politicians despite a large state budget gap. George Flint, director of the Nevada Brothel Association, has been lobbying to have the state's 25 legal brothels pay taxes, The New York Times reported Monday. With a tax behind it, the state's not going to view you as a relic ...

2009-01-09 14:41:00

Calls on Obama and Biden to Develop Alternative Approaches NEW YORK, Jan.

2008-12-14 12:35:51

The New Mexico district attorney's office says auto racing great Al Unser Jr.

2008-12-12 11:25:42

A study of female sex workers in Cambodia found less experienced prostitutes more likely to have sexually transmitted infections, researchers said.

2008-12-01 16:21:14

Police in Columbus, Ohio, said a real estate agent and an Ohio State University medical center employee have been charged with running a prostitution business. Columbus vice detectives said Christopher Johnson was arrested on felony prostitution charges after he allegedly used his work computer at the

2008-11-19 11:40:04

The managers of a Cologne, Germany, brothel say they'll drop the cover charge for life for any customers willing to have its name tattooed onto them.

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