In 2007, D.C.’s sex industry was about as profitable as its drug industry, according to an Urban Institute study released March 12.
MySpace joins Backpage.com, Craigslist and AdultSearch.com as sites for solicitation.
The Top Local News Stories of ’13
A District of Columbia police officer who authorities say was housing a missing teenager inside his apartment was arrested Wednesday on charges of enlisting two girls to work for him as prostitutes.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Friday the ongoing misconduct investigations of two officers, including one accused of running a prostitution operation from his apartment, were devastating for the entire department.
A Fairfax woman has been convicted of sex trafficking of a child after she recruited a 15-year-old girl into prostitution.
D.C. police say 60 people have been arrested in a prostitution sting in downtown Washington.
A jury has convicted a 32-year-old man of human trafficking and prostitution charges.
In a free-speech ruling, the Supreme Court said Thursday that the government cannot force private health organizations to denounce prostitution as a condition of getting taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.
Uncovered documents show the U.S. State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal behavior ranging from sexual assaults to an underground drug ring.