Ex-Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss to marry Nevada’s brothel king

Sun, Jun 28 11:45 AM

London, June 28 (ANI): Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss is set to tie the knot with the owner of the world’s most famous brothel, Nevada’s Moonlite Bunny Ranch.

After recently claiming that a stint on reality TV show Celebrity Rehab helped her kick her drug addictions, Fleiss is planning to make Dennis Hof her first husband, reports The Daily Express.

The 43-year-old sex trade icon says, “I’m proud to say that I’m clean and sober, and I’m finally ready to make a commitment to one man – and that’s Dennis. It’s going to be my first and only wedding, so it’s going to be fabulous.”

Fleiss has been engaged in the past to Frank Sinatra Jr. and actor Tom Sizemore, who was convicted of assaulting her. (ANI)

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Everett police arrest 10 men in prostitution sting

Published: Monday, June 29, 2009
By Jackson Holtz
Herald Writer

EVERETT – Undercover Everett police officers arrested 10 men Thursday suspected of trying to hire prostitutes.

Two female officers posed as decoys during the sting operation, Everett police Sgt. Robert Goetz said.

Efforts focused on both the north and south ends of the city, locations based on known prostitution activity and resident complaints.

The locations worked included the 1400 block of Broadway and the 9100 and 11000 blocks of Evergreen Way, Goetz said.
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Man testifies in his own defense in trial for prostitute’s murder in Wyoming

by Barton Deiters | The Grand Rapids Press
Monday June 29, 2009, 7:17 PM

GRAND RAPIDS — After Wyoming Police told Sid Terrell Jones that he was about to be questioned about the stabbing death of Janeane Lusk, he waited until he was alone in the tiny interrogation room, took the liner out of a nearby trash can and put it over his head in an apparent suicide attempt, police said.

Jones is accused of killing Lusk after picking up the mother, prostitute and drug addict as she stood along South Division Avenue on April 26, 2008. On Monday, Jones testified in his own defense during his trial in Kent County Circuit Court. Continue reading

Trinidad & Tobago: FPA pleads for increased funding

Monday, June 29th 2009

The Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago is pleading with the Government to increase the annual subvention it provides to the association.

The organisation’s president, Jacqueline Sharpe, made the call for increased funding on Thursday while delivering “A Report to the Nation” at the association’s annual general meeting at the Crowne Plaza hotel, Port of Spain. Continue reading

Sex feels the credit squeeze in Nevada

Takings and customers have slumped at the state’s licensed brothels, the only businesses in America lobbying to pay more tax, writes Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark
The Observer, Sunday 28 June 2009

Nobody in the business world has emerged unscathed from the financial carnage wreaked by the global recession. That includes those who ply their trade entirely legally – in the world’s oldest profession.

Nevada is famous for its licensed brothels, which originally catered for miners and cowboys working in the sun-scorched desert. Now a lure for lascivious tourists, they have suffered a plunge in earnings as men become parsimonious about their spending on sex. Continue reading

KS: Trafficking task forces prevailing

By Jan Biles
Created June 27, 2009 at 10:32pm
Updated June 27, 2009 at 11:56pm

Kristy Childs ran away from an abusive stepfather when she was a teenager, and within a few months found herself under the control of a pimp and turning tricks first in Denver and then in other cities across the country.

Sometimes, the teenager and the men paying to have sex with her would be arrested and taken to jail. She would be charged with prostitution while the men would be released and told not to go back to the area of town where prostitutes worked.

Childs didn’t understand why she was punished more harshly. Continue reading