| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women.
Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Even before local and federal agents raided Jade Heart Health in Towson in March and charged its operators with prostitution and human trafficking, what went on at the massage parlor at 1404 E. Joppa Road was hardly a secret.
Men arrived day and night...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:48 PM
A Sun investigative report Sunday detailing the efforts of federal, state and local law-enforcement agencies to shut down an alleged prostitution ring operating out of an unremarkable building on East Joppa Road in Towson may have prompted many readers to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Howard County police charged a man and a Rhode Island couple with human trafficking last week in two separate cases that were reported just days apart.
Craig Okeido Anderson, 32, of no fixed address, faces numerous charges of human trafficking,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Anne Arundel County police detectives set up a prostitution sting in the Linthicum Hotel District that resulted in the arrest of three men and 51 calls or text messages from people interested in illegal sex.
Detectives posed as escorts on a website...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Anne Arundel County police busted up a Glen Burnie massage parlor they said was a front for prostitution activity.
After receiving complaints about possible prostitution at a home business publicly advertised as a massage parlor in the 500 block of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:43 PM
A man previously convicted of pimping an underage girl for prostitution was indicted Tuesday on a charge that he offered a 16-year-old Baltimore girl for sex.
Rodney Hubert, also known as "Noah," 38, of Parkville, was charged in U.S. District Court with...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The trial for an immigrant from Honduras accused of fatally shooting a rival in the prostitution business in Annapolis in 2008 was delayed Wednesday.
Kerlin Esau Esquivel Fuentes, 26, is accused of killing Ricardo Humberto Rivas-Ramirez and wounding a...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:11 PM
A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office.
Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Peggy's back, and so is the "Mad Men" we all love.
True, Peggy has appeared in the show for most of this season. And the overall themes (prostitution and adultery) are still present in "For Immediate Release."
But it’s as though the writers were...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:20 AM
For all you complaining about the less-than-stellar season six premiere, feast your eyes on the scintillating second episode.
“The Collaborators” delves into themes of desire, putting on a good face for show and the sin rooted deep in Don&...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror.
Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok....