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FILE -- A Suffolk County police car is seen in Huntington Station, N.Y. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Man Charged In Murders Of 2 Women On Long Island Over 20 Years Ago

A man was arrested and charged Monday in connection with the murders of two women on Long Island – dating back more than 20 years.

07/22/2014

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Sen. Menendez Calls For DOJ Probe Into Alleged Plot By Cuban Government

New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has called for an investigation after he said the Cuban government tried to smear him with allegations that he cavorted with underage prostitutes.

07/08/2014

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Advocates Call For Ban On Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

Advocates for sex workers, runaway teens and transgender persons have urged New York City officials to ban the use of condoms as evidence in prostitution-related crimes.

06/09/2014

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NYPD To Stop Seizing Condoms From Suspected Sex Workers

The NYPD will no longer confiscate unused condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution, ending a longstanding practice.

05/12/2014

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Cops: Swanky Flushing Apartment Was Being Used As A Brothel

Undercover officers busted two prostitutes and a madam working out of a 10th floor apartment on Prince Street in Flushing, police said.

04/28/2014

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New York Lawmakers Consider Bill To Bar Condoms As Proof Of Prostitution

If passed it would make New York the first state in the nation to prohibit such evidence.

04/27/2014

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Rockland County Attorney To Punish Landlords To Help Weed Out Prostitution

Clarkstown police have conducted multiple sting operations at three such spas, arresting women, typically Asian immigrants. But authorities said the illegal activity continues.

04/24/2014

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FBI: 16 Juveniles Rescued In Super Bowl Prostitution Busts

16 juveniles forced into prostitution — including some teens who had been reported missing by their families — were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the Super Bowl, the agency said Tuesday.

02/04/2014

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Queens DA Announces Indictments Of 2 Men On Sex Trafficking Charges

Richard A. Brown says two men have been indicted on charges that they forced three teenage girls to work as prostitutes.

12/10/2013

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New York State Sets Up Court System To Help Prostitutes Escape Lives

New York State is creating the nation’s first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape their lives of exploitation and violence, state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced Wednesday.

09/25/2013

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Man Sentenced To 15 Years In Sex Trafficking, Prostitution Case

At the conclusion of his sentence Cortez-Granados will face five years of supervised release, he has also been ordered to pay $145,815 in restitution to his two victims.

09/20/2013

Massage parlors shut down in sting operation in Brooklyn (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

19 Arrests In Prostitution Crackdown At Brooklyn Massage Parlors

Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.

07/11/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Father-Son Pimps Sentenced To Prison For Prostitution, Money Laundering Convictions

Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa., were sentenced Monday in Manhattan to three to nine years in prison. They were acquitted of sex trafficking.

07/08/2013

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NJ Plans To Crack Down On Prostitution At Super Bowl

The New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force hosted a symposium Tuesday to devise anti-trafficking strategy ahead of the Super Bowl and other major events in the state.

06/25/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Self-Professed Father-Son Pimps Acquitted On Sex Trafficking Charge

Vincent George Jr. and Sr. were convicted of money laundering and promoting prostitution and still face significant jail time.

06/19/2013

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