Bill in Vermont would decriminalize prostitution

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont lawmaker hopes to make prostitution safer and remove the stigma that often prevents sex workers from seeking police protection and health care. A b...

NY judge postpones trial for two months for Epstein guards

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday postponed for two months the trial for two jail guards charged with failing to make required checks on Jeffrey Epstein in the hours before his death. ...

Prince Andrew called uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein probe

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. prosecutor overseeing the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking investigation said Monday that Britain's Prince Andrew has been uncooperative in the inquiry so far. ...

U.S. prosecutor says Prince Andrew has been uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking inquiry

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutor says Prince Andrew has been uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking inquiry.

2 lawyers on Trump defense team shared Epstein as a client

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the lawyers on President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team have shared another client: Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr both helped the late hedge fund manager and sex offe...

Warden: Michael Avenatti kept in his own cell for his safety

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the jet-setting lawyer who once represented porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, is being housed in isolation at a federal lockup faci...

Former inmate shares message of transformation on MLK Day

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyntoia Brown-Long, who was released from prison in August, shared a message of transformation, appreciation and motivation on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Bro...

Documentary 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein' to air on Lifetime

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — An investigative documentary about Jeffrey Epstein and how the millionaire sex offender avoided scrutiny is coming to Lifetime. The four-hour film, “Surviving...

House Dems to outline case for removing Trump from office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats were preparing to outline their case for removing President Donald Trump from office in a legal brief due Saturday, as opposing sides in the impeachment case look ahe...

Defense attorney requests hearing on missing Epstein footage

NEW YORK (AP) — A defense attorney wants a federal judge to hold a hearing to determine whether the federal government intentionally deleted video of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's cell from the da...

Mueller probe witness pleads guilty on child sex charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will serve at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of child sex trafficking and possessing c...

Video in apparent Epstein suicide attempt is lost, US says

NEW YORK (AP) — Video footage of the area around Jeffrey Epstein's jail cell on a day he survived an apparent suicide attempt “no longer exists,” federal prosecutors told a judge Thursday. ...

Mueller probe witness considers child sex trafficking plea

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is expected to plead guilty to charges of child sex trafficking and possessing child pornography. ...

Worker help sought to combat Super Bowl human trafficking

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To combat human trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to...

Man who claimed to be missing boy gets 2 years in prison

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who claimed to be a child who disappeared at age 6 pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated identity theft and was sentenced to two years in prison, minus time served. ...