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Was Jack the Ripper a Wealthy Cotton Merchant?

New evidence suggests a tell-all diary is authentic

(Newser) - In 1992, a 9,000-word diary was found in the floorboards of a home in England containing a detailed confession to murders tied to Jack the Ripper, the serial killer who terrorized London for 10 weeks in 1888. It ended thusly: "I give my name that all know of... More »

Agent Who Guards Pence Suspended After Prostitute Visit

Security clearance has been revoked after he's seen leaving prostitute's hotel room

(Newser) - More embarrassment for the Secret Service: Law enforcement sources tell CNN that an agent on Mike Pence's security detail was suspended after he was seen leaving a prostitute's room at a Maryland hotel last week. Sources say the agent, who was off-duty at the time, was charged with... More »

NYT Reporter Told Off for Melania 'Hooker' Comment

Supermodel called reporter out for 'slut-shaming'

(Newser) - Referring to the first lady as a prostitute is not OK, a New York Times reporter was told by the paper after being called out by supermodel Emily Ratajkowski. She tweeted Monday that she'd been told "Melania is a hooker" by the reporter at a New York Fashion... More »

Cops: Woman Was Hawking Sex Favors for $50, Nachos

Cops say Crystal Hotlosz wanted an odd but delicious payment from undercover officer

(Newser) - A 36-year-old Ohio woman has been charged with allegedly participating in the world's oldest profession, but she's making headlines for demanding the world's oddest payment: $50 and nachos. As WKBN reports, an undercover cop texted Crystal Hotlosz after seeing her ad for sex services online; police in... More »

90-Year-Old Busted Over Prostitute Has Priceless Response

With age comes entitlement, apparently

(Newser) - When you're 90 years old, most people give you a pass to do certain things without question—eat what you want, nap all day, watch Columbo marathons, solicit prostitutes … well, maybe not that last one. At least not in Dennis Port, Mass., where a nonagenarian was arraigned Tuesday... More »

Drone Catches Hooker, Elderly Client in the Act

Amanda Zolicoffer pleads guilty to public lewdness

(Newser) - A camera-equipped drone has apparently caught a prostitute and her john having sex in the front seat of his truck. It all began in March 2015, when self-proclaimed "video vigilante" Brian Bates saw Douglas Blansett, 76, appear to pick up 27-year-old prostitute Amanda Zolicoffer in Oklahoma City, the Smoking... More »

Florida Prostitution Sting Nabs 61 People Over 4 Days

Officials say they targeted online ads for prostitution

(Newser) - A Florida prostitution sting yielded 61 arrests over four days in early December ... including that of a former Baltimore police officer. Mete Girit, 29, allegedly posted an ad for "male escort services," then, at an undercover location and apparently not very suspicious of police tactics despite his background,... More »

Call Girl Accused in Heroin Murder Linked to 2nd Death

Police in Georgia reopen earlier case involving her boyfriend

(Newser) - Two months before Forrest Timothy Hayes was allegedly murdered by high-end prostitute Alix Tichelman, a Georgia nightclub owner whom Tichelman identified as her boyfriend died of what appeared to be a heroin and alcohol overdose, reports CNN . Now, in the wake of Hayes' death, that case is being reopened “... More »

KKK Suspect Was Busted With Black Male Prostitute

Alleged shooter Frazier Glenn Cross wasn't charged in earlier incident

(Newser) - Today in Things You Can't Unread: The former KKK leader who's accused of killing three people at Jewish centers was previously arrested when police caught him having sex with a black male prostitute, ABC News reports, as noted by Gawker . Officers in Raleigh, NC, caught Frazier Glenn Cross... More »

Eliot Spitzer Choked Me in 'Struggle': Call Girl

Tell-all by Rebecca Woodard describes sex with the ex-gov

(Newser) - Eliot Spitzer, rape fantasist? A call-girl who serviced the former New York governor says he liked to role-play a physical struggle and pin her down by the neck before they had sex, the New York Post reports. In her book, Call Girl Confidential, blonde escort Rebecca Woodard describes her $1,... More »

Call Girl Shoots John Who Ran Out on Bill: Cops

After taking the money out of his wallet

(Newser) - Walking out on a bill isn't just bad manners; as one Florida man discovered recently, it's also dangerous. David Roberts tells police that he was shot by prostitute Dwaynesha White on Monday, after trying to run out without paying her. Roberts said he'd made an appointment at... More »

Cops: Prostitute Steals 14-Year-Old's Piggy Bank

She got the kid's iPad, too

(Newser) - So many life lessons in this one: Police in suburban Chicago say a 14-year-old boy who was home alone arranged online for a prostitute to visit. She arrived, told the boy to take off his pants, then doused him with pepper spray, reports the Tribune . The woman took the teen'... More »

WaPo, Daily Caller at War Over Prostitute Story

WaPo reports escort was paid to make up claims against Sen. Menendez

(Newser) - Yesterday saw a Washington Post report that raised fundamental questions about reports that Sen. Robert Menendez was involved with Dominican prostitutes. Now, the Daily Caller , which originally broke the story , says the Post's takedown is full of holes: The paper misidentified an escort at the heart of the case,... More »

Man Calls Police After Prostitute Asks for More Cash

He reports a robbery

(Newser) - A 45-year-old Michigan man paid a professional to do some work in his house, but when the professional demanded more money after they had already agreed on a price, he called the police to report he was being robbed. Except the so-called robber was not a plumber or house painter…... More »

Prostitute Wins Right to Service Clients at Hotel

Australian court rules owner must rent her a room

(Newser) - Today, in really unusual court cases: Prostitutes have the right to work from motel rooms in an Australian state, a court said after finding the owner's refusal to rent to a sex worker was discriminatory. The ruling in the northeastern state of Queensland has stunned hotel and motel owners,... More »

NZ Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs...

With pole dances

(Newser) - It seems that New Zealand's working girls have taken to attracting new customers in a rather creative way: by performing pole dances in the street, using traffic signs as the poles. The result? More than 40 bent, buckled, or otherwise busted street signs near Auckland in the past year... More »

Scantily-Clad Women Protest Hooker Taxi Law

Cab drivers who carry prostitutes could lose licenses, have to pay $10k fine

(Newser) - Can you tell who's a hooker at a glance? The lovely ladies protesting outside New York City Hall yesterday don't think you can. About a dozen bartenders and shot girls donned their sexiest evening wear to protest a new proposal that would impose stiff penalties on New York... More »

Berlusconi Burlesque Girl Dressed as ... Obama?

She wanted to cheer up Italy's embattled former leader

(Newser) - This could make for an awkward diplomatic conversation down the road: One young woman says she dressed up as a burlesque version of Barack Obama to entertain former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. Reuters reports that the racy routine took place at one of Berlusconi's "bunga bunga" parties—... More »

MSNBC Flub: Sarkozy a 'Prostitute'

Unless the network knows something we don't?

(Newser) - As if Nicolas Sarkozy wasn’t already having a bad enough day , now he’s been accidentally dubbed a hooker. Mediaite and the Huffington Post spotted the flub by MSNBC, which previewed a report on Sarkozy’s defeat with video of the soon-to-be former president speaking. Except the chryon that... More »

Secret Service Were 'Bunch of Fools': Hooker

Dania Suarez: 'I felt strong' in demanding my money

(Newser) - A prostitute at the heart of the Secret Service sex scandal has gone on Colombian TV and called the agents "a bunch of fools," the Telegraph reports. Dania Londono Suarez went on: "I could have done a thousand other things. If I had wanted to, I could... More »

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