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Jeffrey Hollinghead (left) and Willie Feliciano (right) have been charged in Operation Crew Cut, a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Two More Charged In Operation Crew Cut Racketeering Case

Two felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.

08/29/2014

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Kirk Introduces Legislation To Crack Down On Sex Trafficking

Senator Mark Kirk said Monday he and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein have introduced legislation to further crackdown on people involved in human trafficking.

06/30/2014

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Activist: Gage Park Property Was Used For Human Trafficking

A community activist says teenage girls — runaways — were held captive and forced by pimps to have sex.

05/12/2014

Chang-Li Wang (St. Charles Police)

St. Charles Massage Parlor Worker Charged With Prostitution

Chang-Li Wang was arrested for allegedly offering to perform a sexual act for money on an undercover official who went to the business on behalf of police.

04/18/2014

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Sen. Kirk Calls For Law To Stop Internet Ads For Prostitution

Senator Mark Kirk and States Attorney Anita Alvarez are promoting an agenda aimed at stopping prostitution advertised over the internet, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

03/10/2014

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Prostitution Concerns Halt Effort To Allow Booze In Chicago Strip Clubs

An ordinance sponsored by Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) would have outlawed unauthorized strip clubs in residential neighborhoods, but allowed some nudity in clubs that serve booze.

03/06/2014

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Businesses Team Up With Police To Clean Up Roseland

Police are teaming up with business leaders in a high-crime neighborhood on the South Side, to try to make the area safer and more attractive for doing business.

03/03/2014

Nabil Anas (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Prostituting Teen To Buy Drugs

Nabil Anas provided the Palos Park woman with cocaine, and prostituted her several times over the last few weeks, and then used the money to buy drugs and pay for motel rooms.

09/27/2013

Pimp Convicted Of Prostituting Minors Gets 15-Year Sentence

A pimp who was nabbed at a Skokie hotel was sentenced to 15 years behind bars Wednesday after a 16-year-old girl he sexually exploited tearfully testified, “It’s disgusting to do that to a kid.”

08/21/2013

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Highland Park Kung Fu Instructor Faces Sex-Related Charges

The owner of a martial arts studio has been charged with promoting prostitution and solicitation of a sexual act in north suburban Highland Park.

08/12/2013

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Five Arrested In Aurora Prostitution Sting

Three women and two men were arrested in a prostitution sting at an Aurora hotel Thursday afternoon.

CBS 2–06/28/2013

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Prostitution Charges Filed Against Man Accused Of Killing Woman

A Chicago man already charged in northwest Indiana with murdering a woman is now facing federal charges of taking that woman and others across state lines for prostitution, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

06/27/2013

Guillaume Thomas (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

$1M Bond For Man Charged After Prostitution Sting

Bond was set at $1 million Saturday for a man after an underage girl was involved in prostitution at a hotel in south suburban Lansing.

06/02/2013

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Women Charged With Trafficking Teen Girl Online

Two Wisconsin women who used a website to promote an “escort” service that was actually a front to prostitute a juvenile girl have been charged with human trafficking, according to police.

04/12/2013

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Chicago Area Communities With Most Prostitution In Hotels

A new DePaul College of Law study identifies three Chicago area communities that have the most instances of prostitution in hotels.

02/28/2013

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Some Co-Eds Becoming ‘Sugar Babies’ To Pay For College

Incredible, but there are several websites out there helping babies and daddies find each other. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov asks: Is it prostitution?

02/04/2013

Keith Williams, from left; Roman Kurek; Sylvia Topolewski (Cook County State's Attorney)

Authorities Shut Down Prostitution ‘House Of Horrors’

Keith Williams, 52, allegedly served his prostitutes crack and heroin twice a day on a silver platter, but prosecutors say he was one brutal master.

02/01/2013

After an investigation, a warrant for one count of prostitution was issued for 41-year-old Xiaohong Wu with a $25,000 bond. (Credit: Libertyville Police Dept.)

NW Suburban Spa Busted Again For Prostitution

For the second time in less than two weeks, an employee of a northwest suburban Libertyville spa has been arrested on prostitution charges.

01/18/2013

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Four Arrested In Elgin Prostitution Sting

When Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda led a “walk and talk” at the downtown Metra and Pace stations a month ago, asking train and bus riders what they liked and didn’t like about the northwest suburb, some said prostitution was going on in the area.

08/20/2012

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Police Question Several People In Whitehall Hotel Murder

Police are questioning several people in connection with the murder of a Dallas woman, who was found shot to death in a room at the Whitehall Hotel just off the Magnificent Mile.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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