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After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police Make Arrests Involving Human Trafficking, Child Prostitution On International Blvd.

Oakland police have made arrests in two different sexual assault and human trafficking cases, both of which involved juvenile victims.

04/18/2014

Screenshot of Airbnb.com. (CBS)

Prostitutes Turning Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan Into Temporary Brothels

Prostitutes and escort services are using the San Francisco-based Airbnb home-sharing service to turn prime Manhattan apartments into temporary brothels, according to a report.

04/15/2014

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Plan For Free Motel Rooms For San Jose Homeless Would Also Target Prostitution

The city of San Jose is exploring a new strategy to help the homeless and fight prostitution at the same time, by giving away motel rooms to the homeless where prostitutes have set up shop.

02/25/2014

Joseph Naso represents himself in court. (CBS)

Marin Trial Of Accused ‘Double Initial’ Serial Killer Begins

Jurors in the trial of a 79-year-old man charged with the decades-old slayings of four women in Northern California wiped tears from their eyes, as a prosecutor showed images of the victims’ bodies and described how they were discovered.

06/17/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

14 Arrested In San Jose Prostitution Sting; 16-Year-Old Girl Rescued

San Jose police arrested 14 people in two prostitution stings last week and rescued a 16-year-old girl who said she started working as a prostitute at age 11, a police spokesman said Tuesday.

02/19/2013

(CBS)

3 Illegal Immigrants Charged With Running NorCal Brothels

Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.

02/04/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

5 Jailed In Petaluma Prostitution Sting

Five people were arrested in a prostitution sting in Petaluma early Thursday morning, according to police.

10/19/2012

A selection of condoms at a drug store. (William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

SF Public Defender Worried Prostitutes Skip Condom Use Over Prosecution Fears

San Francisco’s Public Defender is raising concerns about condoms being used as evidence in prostitution cases and wonders if sex workers are practicing safe sex.

08/21/2012

(CBS)

Child Prostitution Growth In Alameda County Outpaces Police Efforts

On a gray, drizzly afternoon last March, it was mostly empty along Oakland’s “Track,” a section of International Boulevard in the middle of the city that is known as a hub for prostitution.

CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Vallejo Neighborhood Watch Groups Take On Increase In Prostitution

Prostitution has been on the rise in Vallejo, and now some neighborhood watch groups are taking matters into their own hands.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011