Backpage Shut Down By The GovernmentThe federal government sealed the website known for selling sex.
Chicago Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Sex-Trafficking CaseA Chicago man was promised a finder's fee of a couple hundred dollars to recruit a teenage girl to work as a prostitute.
Undercover 'Bots' Help In Sheriff's Prostitution StingSome 2,500 sex buyers thought they were chatting with prostitutes Ariel, Brook or Cari. But these were really software programs.
Naperville Woman Charged With Prostitution At Warrenville SpaThe owner of a west suburban spa was arrested Monday afternoon and charged with prostitution in Warrenville.
Sheriff And Feds Bust 3 Reputed Brothels In Chicago AreaInvestigators with Sheriff Tom Dart’s vice unit and U.S. Homeland Security raided apartments they believe were operating as brothels.
City Busts 6 Massage Parlors For Prostitution In 'Operation Hot Towel'Chicago police and city officials cracked down on massage parlors running afoul of city regulations, and busted six shops for prostitution.
Women Arrested In Undercover Sting At Lombard SpaTwo women were arrested in an undercover sting at a spa last week in west suburban Lombard.
Massage License Revoked After Employee Cited For ProstitutionShangri-La Massages & Spa at 215 Dean St. was charged with ordinance violations in February and will have to pay a $500 fine, according to a statement from the city of St. Charles.
Lake County Sheriff's Gang Task Force Arrest 9 Men For Soliciting SexThe Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested nine men as part of a ‘National Johns Suppression’ operation.
3 Charged After Prostitution Sting At Schaumburg HotelsA man was arrested, two women were charged after an undercover operation revealed prostitution and human trafficking at Schaumburg hotels.
Chicago Protesters Demand Decriminalization Of Sex WorkAbout two dozen sex workers and their advocates demonstrated at Daley Plaza Wednesday afternoon, calling for decriminalization of the sex trade.
Backpage Executives Decline To Testify On Child Sex Trafficking ReportBackpage.com took down its adult advertising section this week, and officials declined to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee, in the face of a blistering report accusing the website of facilitating child sex trafficking.