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Task force takes aim at sex trade

PHOENIX — A special task force is recommending tougher penalties on “johns” who patronize underage prostitutes.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

UA administrator's retirement: Fighting sex trafficking in India

A UA engineering administrator is retiring to devote his full energy to a nonprofit organization his family started to help victims of sex trafficking in India get jobs.

March 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

1-year in jail for man who tried to lure teen into prostitution

A Tempe man was sentenced to three years' probation and one year in jail Monday for trying to turn a 16-year-old Marana runaway into a prostitute.

January 16, 2013 12:00 am

Maine police: Man says hooker owes 10 minutes

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine — A man called police in Maine to complain a prostitute hadn’t given him his money’s worth — so they arrested him.

December 05, 2012 5:37 pmLoading…

Woman pleads guilty, to testify against 4 others in man's death

One of five people indicted in the April slaying of a 54-year-old Tucson man has pleaded guilty and agreed to testify against her co-defendants.

November 15, 2012 12:00 am

Woman pleads guilty in deadly robbery

One of five people indicted in the April slaying of a 54-year-old Tucson man pleaded guilty Tuesday and agreed to testify against her co-defendants.

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Confessed pimp can't back out of plea agreement

A Tempe man who tried to change his mind after admitting he is a pimp is going to be sentenced next month afterall.

November 13, 2012 12:24 pm

Man admits placing sex ad for Marana runaway, 16

A Phoenix man pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking out an ad on the Internet offering the sexual services of a 16-year-old Marana runaway.

September 12, 2012 12:36 pm
Cops: Arizona teen tried to trade sex for McDonald’s meal

Cops: Arizona teen tried to trade sex for McDonald’s meal

TEMPE — A woman is facing a child prostitution charge after trying to trade sexual favors for a McDonald’s meal.

May 31, 2012 8:36 amLoading…

Madam of infamous Texas brothel dies in Arizona

HOUSTON — The last madam of the infamous Texas brothel that inspired the movie “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” has died in Phoenix. She was 84.

February 29, 2012 4:45 pmLoading…

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