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.”


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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.


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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.


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$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.


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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.


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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.


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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?


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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.


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.



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.


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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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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.



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.



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.


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.


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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.



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


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