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Jeffrey Epstein
New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, file
August 19, 2019 - 12:01 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she thought was a modeling interview for the Victoria's Secret...
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District Attorney Larry Krasner is shown with special victims detectives and assistant district attorneys.
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Kristen Johanson
August 12, 2019 - 11:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Law enforcement officials hope the recent human trafficking and kidnapping conviction of a Philadelphia man will help encourage other victims to call them. A woman's harrowing escape from a home in Kensington has put one predator behind bars, and four other women on...
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In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.
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July 18, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Tom Hays and Larry Nuemeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A judge denied bail Thursday for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges after prosecutors argued the jet-setting defendant is a danger to the public and might flee the country. The federal judge's ruling means...
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In this July 30, 2008, file photo, Jeffrey Epstein, center, appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla.
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July 15, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars for now as a federal judge mulls whether to grant bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls. The judge said he needed more time to make a decision during a hearing Monday in New York...
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Pat Loeb
June 04, 2019 - 3:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that would hold hotels responsible for underage prostitution in their rooms. Councilman Curtis Jones is frustrated with one hotel in his district, which is well-known as a haven for prostitution. Police...
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Steve Tawa
March 28, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three hotels in Philadelphia are being hauled into court for allegedly harboring human traffickers, who forced young girls to become prostitutes. The lawsuit names the Days Inn by Wyndham on Roosevelt Boulevard; the Roosevelt Inn, also on Roosevelt Boulevard; and...
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft walks on the field before the AFC Championship NFL football game in Kansas City.
Charlie Neibergall/AP
March 19, 2019 - 3:28 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach State Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with...
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Jasmine Grace Marino, of Nashua, N.H., a former massage parlor prostitute, stands for a photograph, in Somerville, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.
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February 28, 2019 - 8:49 am
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — They're nestled amid bustling downtowns and tucked into nondescript strip malls across quiet suburbs. Brothels posing as massage parlors and Asian spas have been part of the American landscape for decades, hidden in plain sight. But the Florida...
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 Kraft attends the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Cleveland's Public Auditorium in April.
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February 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Chuck Johnston, Joe Sterling and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged with soliciting prostitution at a Florida spa just hours before the Patriots played in the AFC Championship Game, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Palm Beach...
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Dan Wing
December 18, 2018 - 7:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have broken up an alleged brothel operating out of a spa in Ocean City, N.J. The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office alleges that customers could pay to engage in sexual activities with woman who were working at the L&G Spa on East 9th Street in Ocean...
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