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  • Police arrest 9 in North Laurel prostitution sting

    In their second such sting this year, Howard County police arrested nine men for soliciting prostitution along the Route 1 corridor in North Laurel. On Friday, June 24, female officers worked undercover dressed as prostitutes and arrested men who...
  • Human trafficking more prevalent than most of us realize

    Thank you for the informative but distressing, editorial "Modern day slavery" (June 6). This is the kind of information we would rather not know about — young girls being lured into prostitution — right here in Maryland! Sadly, human...
  • Anne Arundel Police arrest 4 in prostitution sting

    Anne Arundel County Police arrested four suspects — at least one of whom is from Laurel — during a prostitution sting conducted near a Maryland City hotel June 24. The sting, which involved undercover officers posing as prostitutes, was...
  • Federal authorities seek email accounts in missing-teen investigation

    Federal authorities seek email accounts in missing-teen investigation
    Authorities searching for the killer of North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes obtained search warrants for email and Facebook accounts belonging to her and at least three other people, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court. The documents,...
  • Half of discarded city rape claims were misclassified

    More than half of nearly 100 rape reports that Baltimore Police decided were false or baseless have been reclassified as rapes or other sex crimes, according to an audit presented Wednesday to a City Council panel. The findings came from a review...
  • City sex crimes unit: Why not put a woman in charge?

    If the Baltimore Police Department wanted to change the culture of its sex crimes unit, why didn't it simply put a woman in charge ("Progress in reporting sex offenses," July 9)? Putting more women on staff could do some good, but having a woman at...
  • Woman indicted on four counts of attempted murder; man indicted for human trafficking

    A 20-year-old woman who police believe deliberately crashed a car on the afternoon of Feb. 25 during an argument with her boyfriend was indicted on four counts of attempted murder last week. Charging documents reveal that the argument between Brittany...
  • Federal agents raid massage parlor in Overlea

    Federal agents raid massage parlor in Overlea
    From the street the faded, yellow house on Belair Road looks unassuming. Three large picture windows overlook a community recreation center and an elementary school. It's around the corner from a community baseball diamond. On one recent visit, a small...
  • Howard lawmakers consider strengthening massage rules

    Howard County lawmakers are looking to adopt more stringent requirements that would make applicants for massage establishments and taxicab driver's licenses undergo nationwide criminal background checks. The bill being considered by the county...
  • Police trying to curb transgender prostitution

    Northern District police plan to use everything from stings to warning letters to stop what they say is a persistent problem of transgender prostitution in south Charles Village. "I'm getting a lot of complaints," district commander Maj. Sabrina Tapp-...
  • Theater Review: 'Ruined' women saved by Pulitzer-winning play

    Theater Review: 'Ruined' women saved by Pulitzer-winning play
    Lynn Nottage does not shy away from a tough subject in "Ruined." Although its story about sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is not always easy to watch, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play features female characters that you want to watch...
  • Ga. woman charged with prostitution in Linthicum sting

    Anne Arundel vice detectives have charged a 22-year-old Georgia woman with prostitution, assignation and setting up a house of prostitution in the Linthicum area, near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Amanda Denise Riddle of Lawrenceville was arrested as a...