Misbehaving owners hardly unheard of in pro sports

Misbehaving owners of sports teams have drawn headlines pretty much since sports have been around. Now, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces misdemeanor charges of solicitin...

Police: Patriots owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitute

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside...

Bombshell book alleges a Vatican gay subculture, hypocrisy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates are homosexually inclined and ...

Former landscaper pleads guilty to 8 murders in Canada

TORONTO (AP) — A former landscaper charged with killing eight men with ties to Toronto's Gay Village district pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight counts of first-degree murder. Bruce ...

2 Vietnamese tourists admit to working in sex trade in NE. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Vietnamese women, aged 25 and 37, are suspected of traveling to Taiwan under the guise of "sightseeing" to engage in prostitution, reported UDN. Two Vietnamese...

Nude Vietnamese tourist caught hiding in closet during raid on S. Taiwan brothel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese woman, who came to Taiwan as a tourist but has been working in the sex trade, was caught hiding in a brothel wardrobe raided by police in southern Taiwan's Tai...

Woman sentenced to life as teen in killing wins clemency

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fifteen years after Cyntoia Brown was charged with murder, the woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is no longer under a li...

Ribery's presumed farewell proving difficult for Bayern

BERLIN (AP) — Franck Ribery's presumed farewell season at Bayern Munich is proving to be a difficult one. The 35-year-old French winger, whose contract is up at the end of the season...

Ex-NYPD deputy inspector cleared at police corruption trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A former deputy inspector for the New York Police Department was exonerated on bribery charges Wednesday after prosecutors failed to prove he accepted gifts in exchange for doing favor...

The Latest: Letter urges no clemency woman convicted as teen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the high-profile teen life sentence in Tennessee (all times local): 4p.m. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's office is being inundat...

Detective: Woman convicted as teen shouldn't get clemency

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The lead detective in the case involving a woman convicted of murdering a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute is urging Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam not to grant her clemen...

State lawmakers urge clemency for woman convicted as teen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several Democratic Tennessee lawmakers are urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam to grant clemency to a woman convicted of murdering a man when she was a 16-year-old prostitute. ...

4 Vietnamese prostitutes arrested in western Taiwan after brothel exposed on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police have raided a brothel in western Taiwan and arrested 12, including four Vietnamese women, after a YouTube video of the young, nubile women inside attracted one million v...

Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis

Sidewalk prayers near shoot-up spots. Sunday sermons in the back of a bar. Pleas to struggling souls to surrender to God. Funerals for members of their flock who didn't make it. Cler...

Pimp Dennis Hof wins Nevada legislative race after death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star Dennis Hof died last month but still won a heavily GOP state legislative district after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican ...