| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:20 PM
The owner of two Columbia spas has been indicted on human trafficking and prostitution charges in connection with an alleged prostitution ring he ran out of the businesses, according to Howard County police.
Roberto F. Carrasco, 56, of the 200 block...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Black- and copper-colored beads lay around a puddle of blood in a Northwest Baltimore alley where police said a transgender woman was killed early Wednesday in a crime that bore similarities to the slaying of another transgender woman last month....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A Towson woman will forfeit a building on Joppa Road where police say she ran a house of prostitution, but a deal struck with federal prosecutors allows her to keep five other properties in Baltimore.
Di Zhang, 43, will also pay $325,000 as part of a...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Baltimore FBI agents and local law enforcement officers said they rescued two Maryland girls who were being prostituted and arrested five suspects they said were sexually exploiting children.
The recovery of the two girls, both 16, came as part of a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Three men were arrested last week after they allegedly solicited sex from an undercover police officer during a daytime sting operation in Belcamp.
The Harford County Sheriff's Office ran the operation Friday in the area of the 1300 block of Riverside...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Del. Jon Cardin rejected Thursday the endorsement of a Baltimore-based rapper after learning that the man who calls himself Ski Money is facing charges of human trafficking.
Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, said he knew nothing of the rapper'...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Opening arguments began Tuesday in the Annapolis trial of a man accused in a late night shooting nearly six years ago that left an alleged pimp dead and helped unravel a prostitution business in the state's capital city.
Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:40 PM
An Anne Arundel County jury has found an alleged brothel operator not guilty in the 2008 death of a man who prosecutors said was a rival in the Annapolis prostitution business.
On Friday, Kerlin Fuentes, 26, was found not guilty of first-degree and...
| Mar 15, 2014
Di Zhang, the Towson woman whose arrest for allegedly operating a brothel on East Joppa Road sparked federal efforts to seize nearly $2 million worth of her real estate, has been arrested on prostitution and human trafficking charges in Montgomery County....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:32 AM
A rally is scheduled in the Charles North neighborhood of Baltimore on Friday night as part of a nationwide campaign to protest police profiling of transgender women.
The event, "We Stand with Monica Jones," is named for a transgender woman and activist...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A Baltimore police officer was arrested Wednesday in Howard County and charged with sexual abuse and solicitation of a minor, county police said.
Charles Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose Landing Circle in Columbia, was arrested after police say he...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A Baltimore city police officer and Columbia resident was indicted last week on multiple sex offense charges by a Howard County Grand Jury, a county State's Attorney spokesman announced Tuesday.
Charles William Hagee, 44, of the 8800 block of Goose...