California officials have voted to allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they have been raped or beaten.
Under the current system, those harmed in violent crimes can be paid for medical costs and related expenses, but prostitutes are excluded because their activities are illegal.
The FBI says 12 children have been rescued and 17 alleged pimps were arrested in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of a nationwide crackdown on child sex trafficking.
Agents conducted a sting operation at four South Sacramento homes and two more in San Mateo.
It’s a place where fantasies become reality, where inhibitions are left at the door, and the concepts of infidelity, deception and immorality simply don’t exist—even if what’s happening is clearly illegal.
Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prostitution through phone and text messages.
A 17-year-old Ripon girl was arrested on Wednesday in a police prostitution sting.
A sting of a north Sacramento area known for prostitution resulted in 11 men arrested Wednesday for solicitation, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said.
Prostitutes with tattoos may soon get them removed for free, with taxpayers picking up the bill.
A strip of Watt Avenue in North Highlands is known for prostitution, but four young men who went there looking for fun instead reportedly found torture and robbery.
Six children from Sacramento, Redding, Chico and Vallejo areas being forced to work as prostitutes have been rescued, according to the FBI.
Volunteers are teaming up with police for an unusual tactic that could deliver a painful blow to the egos of prostitution clients.