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2 years 2 months ago

Alleged prostitution in No Man's Land

Massa Spa, located at 3313 West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs, closed its doors after the third prostitution arrest at the business this year. Sun Demanett, 58, was arrested on suspicion of keeping a place of prostitution and Tau Sook Lee was arrested on prostitution charges. Though it's a...

3 years 6 months ago

Denver mayor releases phone records

DENVER (AP) - Denver mayor-elect Michael Hancock is fighting back over allegations that he solicited prostitutes. Hancock released phone records on Tuesday to The Denver Post and Denver's KUSA-TV and the news organizations found no phone numbers for the former Denver Players and Denver Sugar prostitution businesses and its...

3 years 7 months ago

Colorado 'John schools' bill gets initial OK

DENVER (AP) - House lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a bill raising the fines for soliciting prostitution to create a scared-straight-type program aimed at discouraging sex solicitation in Colorado. The House passed the proposal Tuesday on a voice vote. It would raise minimum fines for soliciting prostitutes to...

3 years 9 months ago

Alleged brothel building being auctioned

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A building that federal authorities say was used for prostitution in Grand Junction is being auctioned off next month. Internal Revenue Service special agent John Harrison told The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel that about 70 percent of the proceeds from the April 14 auction...

4 years 2 months ago

Prostitution now illegal in Pueblo

The world's oldest profession is now illegal in Pueblo. On Oct. 12, city council passed an ordinance prohibiting prostitution. Although there is a state statute in Colorado prohibiting prostitution, Pueblo hasn't had a city ordinance to address the problem in nearly 30 years. Now anyone who engages in prostitution...

4 years 9 months ago

Sheriff: Man sold wife's sexual services

A Minnesota man has been arrested in Chicago and charged with selling his wife's sexual services on Craigslist. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the woman had paid sexual encounters in eight states before she called a national anti-sex trafficking hot line. Dart says she went along with the...

5 years 1 month ago

Prostitution spike in Colorado Springs

An alert's been issued about a spike in prostitution in one section of Colorado Springs. Detectives with Metro VNI say they've seen a big increase this year on east Platte avenue. So far this year, they've arrested 87 prostitutes and "Johns" there. In that same area last year, there were...

5 years 3 months ago

ACORN plans internal investigation

An advocacy group says it is ordering an independent investigation after two employees were caught on camera appearing to advise a couple posing as a prostitute and pimp to lie about the woman's profession. ACORN chief executive Bertha Lewis said Wednesday that the group will work with its advisory council...

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