Man Charged With Prostituting Mentally-Incapacitated Woman

A Virginia man has been charged with manipulating a mentally-incapacitated women into prostitution.


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

Prince George’s Police Opt Not To Live Tweet Prostitution Sting, Make Zero Arrests

Was it a successful crime deterrent or a failed publicity stunt?


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.


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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.


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, Craigslist and as sites for solicitation.


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


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.


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.


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.


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DC Police Arrest 60 in Prostitution Sting

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