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Underage Prostitution

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

"Sugar Baby" illustration (CBS)

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

Whitehall Hotel Fatal

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

Casino Gambling

Reports: Sex For Money Turned Into Casino Rape

The reported rape of a 15-year-old girl that occurred inside a men’s restroom at an Elgin casino in the middle of a Saturday afternoon began with an off-the-cuff pact to commit an act of prostitution.

07/01/2012

Handcuffs

135 Arrested In Chicago Area Child Prostitution Sting

Three child prostitutes were found and more than 135 people arrested in the Chicago area during a three-day nationwide sting aimed at curbing the exploitation of children through prostitution.

06/26/2012

Gavel

Former Naperville Day Care Provider Sentenced In Prostitution Case

The onetime operator of a day care home in west suburban Naperville was put on a form of probation Friday, after being convicted of prostitution.

06/16/2012

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announces the arrests of 59 people in a pre-holiday shoplifting sting. (Credit: CBS)

State’s Attorney Vows Sex Trade Crackdown During NATO Summit

Police won’t just be handling security and protecting visitors during the NATO Summit.

05/16/2012

Dajuan Brown

Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into Prostitution

A 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Myong Sim Tarver, 55, of Los Angeles, was charged with one count of prostitution and one count of practicing massage therapy without a license. (Warrenville Police Dept.)

Woman, 55, Arrested In Warrenville Prostitution Sting

Police had observed an inordinate amount of customers frequenting a Warrenville spa for very short periods of time. They made an arrest Friday.

03/16/2012

Massage

Chicago Massage Therapist Calls For Boycott Of ‘The Client List’

A Chicago massage therapist trying to organize a nationwide boycott of an upcoming TV series, which she feels puts her licensed, regulated profession in an unflattering light.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Cook County Leads 8-State Prostitution Sting, Nets 565 Arrests

Police in eight states participated in prostitution stings over the past 10 days, coordinated by Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2012

Alex Campbell

Massage Parlor Owner Convicted Of Trafficking

A Glenview massage parlor owner was convicted Monday of trafficking foreign women, in some cases to work as prostitutes for him.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Kimberly Miniea

Brothel Madam Fights To Get Adopted Daughters Back

A woman who ran a brothel with her teenage daughter wants her two adopted daughters back, and she is going to court to get them.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

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Naperville Masseuse Charged With Prostitution

For Naperville masseuse Alecia S. M. Lonsdale, your garden-variety client simply wouldn’t do. Lonsdale made it clear she was interested only in “upscale, polite gentlemen,” according to a written Naperville police report.

01/07/2012

Handcuffs

Police: Villa Park Spa Was Offering More Than Massages

Two employees of a spa in Villa Park were doing more than giving massages, police say.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Scales Of Justice

Child Porn Charges Dropped Against Teenager

Will County prosecutors are dropping charges against a 16-year-old alleged prostitute who was accused of child pornography after being caught with nude pictures of herself on her iPod.

12/02/2011

Datqunn Sawyer

Girls Tell Horrific Stories At Trial Of Pimp Known As ‘P Child’

A federal sex trafficking trial continues this week, with young prostitutes testifying about the lives they led under the thumb of an alleged pimp.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

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