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  • Wife Says Christy Mihos Is Addicted To Prostitutes, Porn Stars (MA GOP, ind. gov candidate)

    03/01/2012 8:13:25 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 22 replies · 8+ views
    WBZ ^ | 2/29/12 | Kathy Curran
    BOSTON (CBS) – Christy Mihos is known as the Brockton born businessman and outspoken Turnpike Authority member who made two unsuccessful runs for governor, but a report obtained by the I-Team exposes a man capable of death threats who is addicted to hiring women for sex. According to his wife Andrea, money problems and allegations of an addiction to hiring prostitutes, strippers and porn stars for sex, fueled an argument that ended in a domestic assault last week near the couples’ oceanfront home in Stuart, Florida. The report states that during a fight in the car, Christy Mihos told Andrea...
  • Prostitution Attractive Option for Medical Students with Debt (In the UK)

    02/29/2012 8:00:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Live Science ^ | 02/29/2012
    An increasing portion of students in the United Kingdom looking for a way to pay for their tuition are turning to prostitution, according to a new paper by a British medical student. The problem may be particularly acute among medical students, who generally go to school longer, accrue more debt and have less time for paid employment, according to the paper by Jodi Dixon, who is studying at the University of Birmingham. Dixon pointed to a study of about 300 British university students, in which 10 percent reported knowing a student who had worked as a prostitute or escort in...
  • Lubbock teen arrested for trafficking underage girl

    02/24/2012 9:07:39 PM PST · by Army Air Corps · 13 replies
    KCBD News Channel 11 ^ | 24 February 2012 | Abby Reed
    LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A Lubbock teenager is accused of posting online advertisements and forcing an underage girl into prostitution. According to court documents, Markee Toliver, 19, is facing three felony charges of knowingly employing a child who was under the age of 18 to engage in sexual conduct, causing a person under the age of 18 to commit prostitution, and trafficking of a person who is under the age of 18 into forced labor (sexual performance of a child). Toliver was caught through an undercover sting operation this week, conducted by the Lubbock Police Department. Investigators say they tracked...
  • The Family Prostitute - as the recession continues, more and more women are turning to...

    02/17/2012 2:29:52 PM PST · by doug from upland · 41 replies
    laweekly ^ | 2-17-12 | Albo
    In the workplace lunchroom, dominated by a Formica table stocked with a condiment cradle that holds four kinds of hot sauce, Nikki furrows her brow as she fishes into her purse and retrieves her driver's license. A resident of Riverside, Nikki is filling out some paperwork for her new job. "There's a lot of stuff they want to know," she says. It's been a busy day for the former administrative assistant. "I flew in and saw the doctor before I even got here," she says. Dressed in "business casual," Nikki is an attractive 24-year-old African-American woman with a retro hairstyle...
  • Financial Sex Aid: Florida Co-Eds Seek “Sugar Daddy” for College Degree

    02/16/2012 7:52:34 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    CBS 4 Miami ^ | February 14, 2012 | Staff
    People who are looking for the perfect match, both men and women, go online seeking a certain kind of arrangement. A “sugar baby” is typically younger and eager for adventure. A “sugar daddy” is usually an older, financially established provider. A website called helps the two meet.
  • Nevada: Prostitutes 'pimpin' for Ron Paul

    02/02/2012 6:37:41 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    CBS channel 12- Local News ^ | February 2, 2012
    The owner of the Bunny Ranch in Nevada, featured in an HBO reality series, and several prostitutes are on the record supporting GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul. News Video
  • Six indicted in racketeering charges in $4 million D.C. prostitution ring.

    01/29/2012 6:26:29 PM PST · by hotdogjones · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/29/2012 | Emily Babay
    6 face racketeering charges in $4 million D.C. prostitution ring By: Emily Babay | 01/29/12 8:05 PM Examiner Staff Writer | Follow her: @emilybabay Six people are facing rackeetering charges for operating what federal authorities say was a $4 million prostitution ring in the D.C. area, committing money laundering and using violence to run the business. The six have run a prostitution business disguised as an escort service called Classy DC Escorts since June 2009, according to an indictment filed in federal court in Alexandria. The indictment says they recruited prostitutes; screened clients; set up appointments in D.C., Maryland, Virginia,...
  • Ron Paul has Brothel “Pimpin for Paul” (Pimping for Ron Paul: Two for one Special)

    01/20/2012 6:49:57 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | January 4, 2012 | The Inquisitr
    Ron Paul has Brothel “Pimpin for Paul” Ron Paul, known for his Libertarian views, has picked up a new endorsement. The Moonlite Bunny Ranch, a Nevada brothel has begun a campaign they are calling “Pimpin for Paul” The owner of the Brothel, Dennis Hof said in a statement “We decided to go with the guy that’s more about state’s rights — and that’s Ron Paul,” Hof did a survey of 500 prostitutes to see which candidate they wanted to support, and the results were close between Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich. “We thought real closely about supporting Newt Gingrich —...
  • Drugs, prostitution in Capitol Heights retirement community targeted by police

    01/17/2012 12:07:55 PM PST · by JustSayNoToNannies · 14 replies
    The Gazette (Gaithersburg, MD) ^ | January 17, 2012 | Natalie McGill
    [...] The local police department is stepping up enforcement at the retirement community and is targeting units involved with soliciting drug dealers and prostitutes, said Capitol Heights Police Deputy Chief Anthony Ayers Sr. "We have a few individuals that conducted in the activity themselves that are actually tenants, that are on drugs and allow the prostitutes to come into their rooms," Ayers said. "We tried to let them know that we're watching them to try and get them to slow it down." [...]

    01/15/2012 11:05:54 AM PST · by PRePublic · 6 replies
    ISLAMIC HEZBOLLAH AND PROSTITUTION - PIMPING FOR JIHADTerrorist and organized crime groups in the Tri-Border Area (TBA) of South America A Report Prepared by the Federal Research Division, Library of Congress under an Interagency Agreement with the United States GovernmentAuthor: Rex Hudson Project manager: Glenn Curtis July 2003 [Homepage:] TERRORIST AND ORGANIZED CRIME GROUPS IN THE. TRI-BORDER AREA ( TBA) OF SOUTH AMERICA. Hizballah. Islamic terrorist groups have used the TBA for fund-raising, drug .... TBA for illicit activities such as smuggling, money laundering, and product piracy. ..... Ciudad del Este is an oasis for informants and spies; peddlers...
  • Central Asian sex workers: Missions told to scan women visitors from region

    01/11/2012 8:43:45 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 13 replies
    The Times of India ^ | January 11, 2012 | The Times of India
    NEW DELHI: The foreign ministry has asked its missions in central Asian nations such as Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as well as in Ukraine and Russia to re-examine visa applications of women between 15 and 40 years on the grounds of a spike in the number of sex workers from these regions reaching India. The advice has been issued just ahead of assembly elections and although there may be no connection, apart from larger volumes of unaccounted money sloshing around during the poll season, Indian officials have been asked to rigorously interview female visa applicants. The move is likely to kick...
  • Sold For Sex, in Our Backyards

    01/07/2012 4:15:02 PM PST · by floridarunner01 · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/7/12 | Elizabeth Prann
    Today, Keisha Head is a wife and mother of three. But more than decade ago, she was the victim of a notorious human trafficker. At 16-years old, Head says she was being sold on the streets of Atlanta for sex. “I did not know that a normal, average man who was a preacher, who was a lawyer, who was a senator - could turn into this monster,” Head said. “That is the scariest moment when you are amongst people who claim to be normal yet they purchase you and they turn into these monsters. They rape you. They beat you....
  • Afghan child bride had fingernails pulled out

    01/02/2012 12:25:13 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 16 replies
    New Delhi Television (NDTV) ^ | January 2, 2012 | New Delhi Television
    Kabul: An Afghan child bride on Saturday spoke of how she was tortured by her mother-in-law who locked her in a toilet for six months, beat her, pulled out her fingernails and burned her with cigarettes. Sahar Gul, 15, is recovering in hospital in Kabul, her face bruised and swollen, her skin bearing the marks of her ordeal, barely able to speak. Police have said she was locked up when she defied her in-laws who tried to force her into prostitution. Her brother had sold her to her husband about seven months ago for $5,000. "For several months I was...
  • 15-year-old Afghan girl tortured by in-laws will go to India for treatment

    01/02/2012 12:22:06 PM PST · by James C. Bennett · 3 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 2, 2012
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A 15-year-old Afghan girl severely tortured for months by her in-laws in an attempt to force her into prostitution will be sent to India for medical treatment, an Afghan official said Monday. Sahar Gul’s mother-in-law and sister-in-law were arrested and her husband was being sought, said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi. According to officials in northeastern Baghlan province, the in-laws kept Gul in a basement for six months, ripped her fingernails out, tortured her with hot irons and broke her fingers. Police freed her last week. The public health and women’s affairs ministers visited Gul, who is...
  • Ecuador sends 10,000 troops to Colombia border

    12/25/2011 12:05:14 PM PST · by decimon · 11 replies
    AFP ^ | December 24, 2011
    Ecuador has deployed some 10,000 security forces to its border with Colombia to deal with a "most grave" security problem, President Rafael Correa said Saturday. Correa said the troops and police forces were deployed to bolster security amid concerns about "organized crime, drug trafficking (and) irregular groups," including paramilitary groups and Marxist guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia known as FARC.
  • Washington DC Council Candidate Arrested for prostitution.

    12/17/2011 4:34:00 PM PST · by hotdogjones · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/16/2011 | Liz Farmer
    DC council Candidate Kevin B. Chavous was busted in a prostitution sting.
  • Sheriff's Office says dogs attacked Tonopah woman

    12/16/2011 2:41:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies
    Sheriff Joe's Office says Tonopah woman was attacked Friday by a pack of dogs.
  • Woman accused of performing sex acts after massages

    12/09/2011 7:24:17 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 53 replies
    KLTV, Tyler, Texas ^ | 12/8/11 | Anonymous
    Investigators say a woman told police that she did not think it was illegal to perform sexual acts on massage clients at her home if she asked permission first. Police began an undercover investigation after a complaint was filed on about possible prostitution by a concerned citizen. Witnesses reported that men were arriving at the residence and staying no longer than an hour before leaving. Police began surveilling the home and questioning the men as they left the residence. An undercover police detective went to the residence as a customer with $150. He was wired with an audio transmitting device...
  • Ginger White says multiple men helped her financially

    12/05/2011 1:34:35 PM PST · by OUTKAST · 114 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | December 5, 2011 | Melinda Henneberger
    Ginger White now says Herman Cain is not the only man in her life who gave her money. White, who has said she had a 13-year affair with Herman Cain, on Monday told the Daily Beast’s Leslie Bennetts that “Cain wasn’t the only man who helped her financially; her work history and her sex life have long been intermingled in complex and contradictory ways.’’
  • Allowing Saudi Women to Drive Would Lead to ‘Surge in Prostitution…Homosexuality & Divorce

    12/02/2011 3:23:44 PM PST · by TheDailyChange · 28 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 11022011 | Billy Hallowell
    "In 2011, some brave Saudi Arabian women put up a fight over the ongoing driving ban that exists in the Middle Eastern country, but their battle is far from over. Now, religious scholars from Saudi Arabia’s highest authority on Islam are claiming that allowing women to drive would lead to further “moral decline.”
  • Pagan stone circle built at US Air Force training academy

    11/28/2011 4:12:34 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 61 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11-28-11
    The US military has built a stone circle in its Air Force academy to give pagans, druids and witches somewhere to practice their religion. The Colorado base has spent around £50,000 building the Stonehenge-like structure to allow witches to cast spells, and pagans to form "circles of power" by night. It is situated on top of a wooded hill and includes a fire pit. The academy says it is for cadets who practice 'Earth based' religions including druids, witches and North American faiths. Despite the expenses it is believed only three out of the 4,300 cadets have openly admitted that...
  • Teacher in North St. Paul admits trying to turn disabled student into prostitute

    11/27/2011 6:46:11 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 47 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 11-27-11 | ap
    A substitute teacher for a special-education school in North St. Paul has admitted to trying to sway a student to engage in prostitution. Tameshia Leeann Allen-Hodges, 23, of Oakdale was accused of bringing a 21-year-old female student with developmental disabilities to her home, where she took photos of the student in lingerie and suggested she perform sex acts for money. The photos were posted online with the student's contact information. The student told police she received multiple calls and said at least one man came to Allen-Hodges' apartment, though the student said she did not engage in any physical contact...
  • Italy's borrowing rates skyrocket, Monti scrambles

    11/25/2011 12:47:50 PM PST · by John W · 17 replies
    AP ^ | November 25, 2011 | COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D'EMILIO
    ROME (AP) — A week into his new job, Premier Mario Monti is running out of time to reassure nervous investors that his government has a strategy to deal with Italy's crippling debts. The nation's borrowing rates skyrocketed Friday after a grim set of bond auctions, with a new auction looming Tuesday. Another borrowing debacle could ratchet up fears that Italy has entered a debt spiral driving it toward bankruptcy and the 17-nation eurozone into its most acute crisis yet.
  • Prostitutes And Porn: 1st Amend. Protects Porn But Not Prostitutes? Absurd CA Supreme Court

    11/24/2011 11:07:08 PM PST · by stevelackner · 84 replies
    STEVELACKNER.COM ^ | November 24, 2011 | Steven W. Lackner
    The Atlantic's socially liberal Andrew Sullivan asked in March 2008 two very interesting questions: "1. Why is it illegal for me to pay a prostitute for sex, but it’s NOT illegal for a film director to pay two people to have sex in front of a camera and then make money for his product in the form of a DVD or an online download? 2. As a corollary: Why are a prostitute and her john held in such contempt by the media and the public, but Jenna Jameson and Ron Jeremy are treated as rock stars on both cable and...
  • Obamateurism of the Day

    11/15/2011 9:37:56 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11-15-11 | Ed Morrissey
    Hours after Barack Obama scolded America for being too lazy to attract foreign investment, the President set an example for the nation by … hitting the links. And conservatives can take heart, too, because Obama got a chance to golf with a real patron of capitalists: President Obama golfed on Monday with his long-time friend Robert Titcomb, who in May plead no contest to soliciting a prostitute, according to the White House pool report. “The president’s fourball at the Mamala Bay Golf Course includes his long-time friend Robert “Bobby” Titcomb who was arrested and plead no contest in May to...
  • Star Parker: Don't let America become like Italy

    11/12/2011 6:03:44 PM PST · by AstralisLux · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Spero News ^ | 11/11/2011 | Star Parker
    The Wall Street Journal calls the economic implosion now taking place in Europe "a crisis of the welfare state." The latest European nation to hit the wall is Italy, where national debt is 120 percent of GDP. That is, for every dollar their national economy produces, they owe $1.20. The Journal calls this a crisis of the welfare state because the Italian national debt is well in excess of the ability of Italians to pay its obligations and is the direct result of excessive government spending.
  • Woman charged with pimping teen recruited at Occupy NH rally

    10/28/2011 8:30:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    MANCHESTER - A city woman is accused of pimping a 16-year-old girl she met in Victory Park during the Occupy NH demonstrations. Justina Jensen, 23, of 341 Hanover St., is charged with felony prostitution. Police allege Jensen met a teen at the local protest, which is an offshoot of Occupy Wall Street, and used the Internet to arrange a first liaison for the girl with a man who turned out to be an undercover police officer. Police said the teen's mother called them Thursday about noon to say her daughter was missing and that her photograph had been posted on...
  • HIV hits internet escort site.

    10/28/2011 1:36:12 PM PDT · by hotdogjones · 26 replies
    For years it was thought that internet escorts were deemed safe. Recently that has not turned out to be so. A escort has turned up to HIV.
  • City Cites Mummers Club In Sex Raid (graphic mug shots)

    10/15/2011 4:08:14 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 45 replies
    MyFoxPhilly ^ | 10/13/2011 | staff
    The Mummers club in South Philadelphia busted for hosting an alleged sex and booze party is cited for not having an Amusement license
  • George Soros Water Boy and Uganadan Sex Workers

    10/14/2011 7:28:40 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 15 replies
    In February of 2009, the Soros-funded Open Society Initiative for East Africa, in partnership with Media Development in Africa (MEDEVA), boasts that it “successfully broadcast the first ever television program featuring sexual minority rights in Uganda.” The Open Society Institute said the program was necessary because “Uganda is a country that currently criminalizes homosexuality and commercial sex work, and has repeatedly made efforts to silence sexual rights activists.”
  • Feds: Illegal immigrant ran southwest Charlotte prostitution ring

    10/11/2011 10:24:29 AM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 12 replies
    WBTV - ^ | Oct 11, 2011 | Derrick Rose -
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Federal agents arrested an illegal immigrant believed to be operating a prostitution ring out of a Southwest Charlotte home, court records obtained by show. According to the criminal complaint filed in federal court, Homeland Security Investigation Special Agent Nathan Peachy along with a team of investigators received information about possible suspects living in Charlotte as a result of an ongoing prostitution investigation in New York. "Phone records showed one of the suspect cellular telephone numbers had been located in the vicinity of 5726 Southampton Rd.," Peachy wrote.
  • 'I'm the daddy... to SEVENTY children!' The moment sperm donor confessed to his stunned fiancée

    09/30/2011 1:35:15 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 43 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | Sept. 29, 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A lawyer who donated sperm to pay his way through college has learned that he has fathered an astonishing 70 children. More than 15 of those have already attempted to contact 33-year-old Ben Seisler. The donor confessed to his fiancée as part of a new reality show, Sperm Donor, that aired on the Style Network on Tuesday. Seisler donated sperm for three years while attending law school at George Mason, Virginia. He earned around $150 per donation.
  • Vallejo public, police team to reduce prostitution

    09/25/2011 9:50:41 AM PDT · by thecodont · 8 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Sunday, September 25, 2011 | Kevin Fagan, Chronicle Staff Writer
    Six months ago, Vallejo was drawing hordes of hookers from all over the West. The then-bankrupt city's threadbare police patrols were overwhelmed, and citizens were furious at the yowling of pimps and streetwalkers hawking their wares 24/7 in once-quiet neighborhoods. That was then. Now the world's oldest profession is going broke. Vallejo police and residents have squelched the streetwalker problem so effectively, relying heavily on security cameras and neighborhood watch groups, that most hookers have either fled town or turned to other work. Read more:
  • Greek Crisis Exacts the Cruelest Toll (Suicides up by 40% in the first five months of this year)

    09/20/2011 4:59:56 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 09/19/2011 | Marcus Walker
    HERAKLION, Greece—The first time he despaired of his debts, Vaggelis Petrakis drank a poisonous brew of beer and gasoline. A note he left didn't mention the financial woes of his fruit and vegetable business, of which his family was well aware. Instead, he left instructions for his children on how to look after his animals. "Put mother rabbit in a different place from the little rabbits," the note began. Then he had second thoughts and called his son, Stelios, who took him to a hospital. Mr. Petrakis survived that suicide attempt. But Greece's collapsing economy and the ruin of his...
  • Planner for elementary students celebrates ‘sex workers,’ transgenderism, ‘LGBTTQQI2S’ agenda

    09/18/2011 10:36:45 AM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 16, 2011 | PETER BAKLINSKI
    TORONTO, ON, September 16, 2011 ( - A father of a six-year-old student in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) says he was shocked to discover what the school board considers to be “Days of Significance,” reports the Toronto Sun. In the “Days of Significance”  calendar in his son’s 2011-12 daily planner, Jaak Purres discovered days devoted to transgendered people, prostitution, gender identity, and Dyke marches. “I was looking through this thing and was shocked,’” said the outraged father. “It’s just bizarre! He’s six. I want him to enjoy being six.” Purres pointed out that the planner comes from a...
  • Arizona church is house of prostitution, police say

    09/11/2011 4:17:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies · 1+ views ^ | September 10, 2011 | Michael Martinez
    (CNN) -- A church called the Phoenix Goddess Temple has been accused of being a house of prostitution, and a six-month undercover investigation has resulted in the arrests of 20 women and men who worked there, Phoenix police said Friday. Authorities are still searching for 17 more people -- all of whom have been indicted -- in connection with the prostitution enterprise, said Sgt. Steve Martos, a Phoenix police spokesman. The 20 people arrested so far have been charged with prostitution or other offenses, police said. During a Wednesday search of the Phoenix temple and two church-related sites in nearby...
  • Phoenix Goddess Temple raided by police

    09/08/2011 12:15:16 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 40 replies ^ | September 8 2011 | Niki D'Andrea
    Jamie Peachey One of the goddesses in the "green Chakra room" at Phoenix Goddess Temple ​Phoenix Goddess Temple, the "sexual healing" church featured in the New Times' story Sacred Sexuality in February, was raided by Phoenix police officers Wednesday. Sixteen people -- five men and eleven women -- were detained for questioning. Among those arrested was temple practitioner Wayne Clayton, who is one of 12 people being indicted on grand jury charges including illegal control of enterprise, maintaining a house of prostitution, and receiving the earnings of a prostitute. Phoenix police sergeant Steve Martos confirmed that officers served a search...
  • Evidence In Officer's Prostitution Ring Case Offers Link To Missing Woman

    08/30/2011 9:11:04 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 8 replies
    WTAE ^ | August 30, 2011
    PITTSBURGH -- Police say evidence in the case against a Pittsburgh officer facing charges that he helped run a call-girl service may provide a clue to the disappearance of a Mount Washington woman. Officer Michael Johns is accused of giving drugs to prostitutes and providing vehicles to help conduct a prostitution ring. He is also accused of helping to operate an Internet site promoting the women's services.
  • Thomas Sowell and Milton Friedman make their cases for ending the War on Drugs (YouTube videos)

    08/23/2011 3:18:46 PM PDT · by 10thAmendmentGuy · 120 replies
    YouTube | Thomas Sowell and Milton Friedman
    Thomas Sowell on the War on DrugsMilton Friedman on the War on Drugs
  • Kurdish MP fights battle to legalise prostitution

    08/15/2011 6:34:02 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies
    Kuwait Times ^ | Sunday, August 14, 2011 | AFP
    In Kurdistan, where conservative mores still dominate despite its reputation as a haven compared to the rest of Iraq, one female MP is fighting a lonely battle: legalised prostitution. Haza Sulaiman's efforts to regulate and control the trade in northern Iraq's three Kurdish provinces have so far run into widespread opposition from rival lawmakers and religious groups, but the 44-year-old remains undeterred. We need a special law for the region -- Iraqi law is not consistent with the reality on the ground here," the women's rights activist and current chief of the Kurdish parliament's women's rights committee said. "I have...
  • Operation Extra Sugar ends in prostitution count for donut shop worker

    08/02/2011 4:24:32 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | August 2, 2011
    (CNN) -- After a six-week operation dubbed "Extra Sugar," police determined that a New Jersey donut shop employee was offering more than coffee and sweets to her customers and arrested her on a prostitution-related charge, police said Tuesday. Melissa Redmond, an overnight worker at a Dunkin' Donuts shop on U.S. Route 46 in Rockaway, was arrested because she was offering sexual services for money, according to Detective Sgt. Kyle Schwarzmann of the Rockaway Borough Police Department. The original anonymous tip came in early June and police started surveillance on Redmond, 29, soon after, according to Schwarzmann.
  • Iron Bowl ticket ruse nabs parents for unpaid child support

    07/30/2011 1:21:11 PM PDT · by camerongood210 · 40 replies
    OA ^ | Jul 29, 2011
    Their dreams of the Iron Bowl turned into a reality behind iron bars. What were supposed to be coveted tickets to the 2011 Alabama-Auburn football matchup turned out to be a trip to jail for at least a dozen deadbeat parents arrested Friday by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office as part of operation Iron Snare. One by one, suspects who were wanted by authorities for a total of more than $270,000 worth of unpaid child support were arrested after arriving at a festive, football-themed location on Second Avenue in Opelika, complete with balloons, streamers and highlights of the 2010 Iron...
  • U.N. Group Stands Up for Children's Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Including Abortion

    07/28/2011 3:16:03 PM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 28, 2011 | Tierney Smith
    Flags of member nations flying at United Nations headquarters in New York City. (U.N. Photo by Eskinder Debebe) ( – Y-PEER, a youth initiative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), says "more needs to be done to ensure young people's sexual and reproductive rights" -- especially "the right to choose," a reference to abortion. The statement also says all young people globally have the "right to confidentiality" and the right to "be free from judgment."Tyler Ament of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM) told, "The statement doesn't mention the age specifically, but the UN defines youth...
  • Top judge arrested on rape charges 'after victim secretly filmed him carrying out attack'

    07/26/2011 6:01:07 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/26/11 | Paul Thompson
    A senior judge has been arrested on rape charges after his alleged victim secretly filmed him carrying out the attack. Judge Albert Murdoch was also allegedly caught on the hidden tape boasting that he was above the law and would use his police contacts to make any charges go away. His arrest has led to authorities in New Mexico to look into many of the cases he presided over during a 25-year career. Murdoch, a 59-year-old criminal judge for the Second Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County in Albuquerque, was arrested on rape charges based on the hidden tape. Police...
  • Men who buy sex commit more crimes, study finds

    07/20/2011 7:37:45 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/20/11
    Men who pay for sex are more likely than men who do not pay for sex to commit a variety of offenses including violent crimes against women, according to research conducted in the Boston area. The study, released this week, was based on interviews with 202 men conducted by the nonprofit group Prostitution Research and Education and was led by Melissa Farley, a clinical psychologist and anti-prostitution activist. Buyers and non-buyers of commercial sex from the Boston area were paired by age, education and ethnicity to compare their perceptions of women after voluntarily joining the study. About half the men...
  • Video: Govt Official Sends Sex Traffickers to Planned Parenthood

    07/18/2011 4:10:13 PM PDT · by julieee · 8 replies ^ | July 18, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Video: Govt Official Sends Sex Traffickers to Planned Parenthood Columbus, OH -- In a new video expose' uncovering fraud in the Medicaid system, a conservative activists shows an Ohio state official referring people claiming to sexually traffic a young woman to the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
  • North St. Paul : Teacher charged with trying to prostitute student

    07/15/2011 3:31:31 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 19 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 7-15-11 | Elizabeth Mohr
    A substitute teacher for a special-education school in North St. Paul is accused of posting lewd photos of a student online and suggesting she make money in exchange for sexual favors. Tameshia Leeann Allen-Hodges, 22, of Oakdale has been charged with soliciting an individual to practice prostitution and engaging the sex trafficking of an individual. Her first court appearance will be Aug. 17. According to a criminal complaint, Allen-Hodges asked a 21-year-old female student with developmental disabilities if she wanted to make money by giving massages. She brought the student to her home, where she took photos of the student...
  • The Right’s Blogger Provocateur: (NYT Blasphemes Andrew Breitbart, the Right. Slimefest Alert)

    06/29/2011 3:28:47 AM PDT · by lbryce · 18 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 29, 2011 | Jeremy W. Peters
    Andrew Breitbart wasn’t supposed to be sitting here in a television studio makeup chair. But when he heard that Anthony Weiner was about to announce his resignation, he dropped everything. Mr. Breitbart, the conservative author and blogger who first published Mr. Weiner’s suggestive self-portraits, had ditched his book-signing in central Illinois and hopped on a flight earlier than planned to the Twin Cities, where he was booked as a marquee attraction at RightOnline, a conservative bloggers conference. “To put myself in Decatur, Ill., without a satellite connection would have put me in a bad situation,” he explained as a woman...
  • Sex slave at age 11, little girl bravely tells her horror tale to save others

    06/25/2011 6:47:46 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 50 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | 2011-06-25 | Mike Jaccarino
    It's been seven months since an 11-year-old vanished from her Bronx home for five days - but horrific details of how she was turned into a sex slave are just emerging. Lured from home by a sexual predator, the fifth-grader was pimped out to a series of men in a lower East Side flat. "One man gave me $700, another gave me $1,000 and another gave me $500," the girl told the Daily News, which is withholding her name. "Maybe there were five or six men, in all." The ordeal ended after the victim managed to call her grandmother. When...
  • ‘This Was About Sex,’ Not Money (NM-Ex UNM Pres. jailed in sex ring)

    06/24/2011 8:04:19 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 26 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | June 24, 2011 | James Monteleone and Jeff Proctor
    It wasn’t about the money for a pair of aging academics, police say, so much as it was about creating a place on the Internet for men and women to meet for sexual encounters without the prying eyes of law enforcement. Call it a cyber version of “The Dating Game” in which the host doesn’t get paid. Except the men were johns, the women were prostitutes, and the whole operation was a complex, online network of illegal activity. The two aging academics were a pair of longtime university professors who, according to law enforcement, were online pimps operating and moderating...