Latest Prostitution Stories

2007-11-17 06:00:16

By Eric Frazier and Victoria Cherrie, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Nov. 17--Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Sgt. Craig Conger sits at a computer screen, clicking through pictures of naked women.

2007-09-13 00:00:11

By Art Campos, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Sep. 12--Seven men were arrested in a recent sting operation in Roseville in which an undercover vice officer posed as a prostitute and advertised her services on the Internet, police reported.

2007-08-13 21:15:00

By Stephen T. Watson As visitors to her Web site can see, Cindeee is eager to please the right kind of gentleman. The Buffalo-area escort has a sophisticated Internet home, offering photos of her in skimpy lingerie and a rich description of what she offers customers.

2007-08-01 18:05:43

Wendy Shalit is loathed by a certain kind of feminist.

2007-03-23 15:00:45

By Clint Swett, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Mar. 23--In the wake of an FBI raid on the home of a Sacramento photographer for allegedly posting photos of underage prostitutes on craigslist, experts said the huge online classified site has no responsibility for policing such behavior.

2007-02-02 09:00:00

The oldest profession is moving from the street corner to the Internet. It's the latest trend in prostitution, Tucson police say: Men and women using online classified ad Web sites like craigslist.org to offer or request sex for money.

2006-12-03 15:00:00

Selling sex on the streets of this gambling capital is a dangerous pursuit: Streetwalkers have been strangled, smothered, slashed and set ablaze.

2006-08-17 17:18:44

By Janet Guttsman TORONTO (Reuters) - A U.S. "loyalty oath" that aims to curb prostitution and prevent sex trafficking has stymied one group's efforts to educate sex workers in Bangladesh and left thousands of women without support, a local activist said on Thursday.

2006-08-17 03:12:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - A centuries-old brothel teetering on the verge of collapse has red-faced Chinese officials pondering heritage versus morality behind closed doors, state media reported on Thursday.

2006-08-16 15:28:57

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sex trafficking ring that smuggled South Korean women into the United State to work as prostitutes in cities including the nation's capital has been cracked and 31 people arrested, officials said on Wednesday. U.S.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.