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Police will use modern technology while busting the world's oldest profession. (credit: Prince George's County Police)

Police To Live Tweet Prostitution Sting

In what may be a first for the digital age, police in Prince George’s County will be live tweeting a prostitution sting next week.

05/01/2014

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Study Sheds Light on DC’s Underground Sex Industry

In 2007, D.C.’s sex industry was about as profitable as its drug industry, according to an Urban Institute study released March 12.

03/20/2014

MySpace is finding new use as a place for prostitutes to solicit their wares online. (Getty Images)

Study: Myspace Among Most Popular Sites To Solicit Sex

MySpace joins Backpage.com, Craigslist and AdultSearch.com as sites for solicitation.

03/18/2014

Workers return to the Washington Navy Yard on September 17, 2013.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

The Top Local News Stories of ’13

12/27/2013

File photo of a D.C. police car. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

D.C. Cop Charged With Prostituting Underage Girls

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.

12/11/2013

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier. (Photo credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief: Alleged Misconduct by Officers ‘Devastating’

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.

12/06/2013

A 13 year-old girl forced into street prostitution. (credit: Gwenn Dubourthoumieu/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Convicted of Sex Trafficking 15-Year-Old

A Fairfax woman has been convicted of sex trafficking of a child after she recruited a 15-year-old girl into prostitution.

10/17/2013

File photo of prostitutes. (credit: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Police Arrest 60 in Prostitution Sting

D.C. police say 60 people have been arrested in a prostitution sting in downtown Washington.

10/14/2013

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Md. Jury: Man Forced Woman Into Prostitution

A jury has convicted a 32-year-old man of human trafficking and prostitution charges.

09/20/2013

The Supreme Court has turned away a Christian university's attempt to overturn a key part of the Obama administration's health care law. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Pledge For Free Speech Restriction

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.

06/20/2013

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