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D.C. prostitution stings nets 74 arrests

D.C. police say 74 people were arrested in a 12-hour operation that targeted prostitution downtown.

Operation Off the Streets, which targeted men and women engaged in prostitution on the streets, in hotels and on the Internet, wrapped up at 6 a.m. Saturday.

Police say they had help from people who provided information that led to many of the arrests and hotel chains that provided tools and settings to carry out the operation.

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