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July 18, 2017
Desiree Robinson, 16, was prostituted on Backpage.com in Chicago last year and was killed by an alleged client in December. Photo submitted by family.
Under attack, Backpage.com has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.
July 18, 2017 - 12:17pm
May 25, 2017
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
May 25, 2017 - 7:11pm
May 18, 2017
Arlen Turner Jr. and Brittany Marie Harenza
Charges: Minn. couple operated ‘large-scale’ trafficking enterprise offering commercial sex services in over 12 states
May 18, 2017 - 4:01pm
May 11, 2017
Panyia Vang (Courtesy photo from family)
Minnesota woman awarded almost $1 million in child sex tourism case
May 11, 2017 - 10:26pm
April 24, 2017
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
April 24, 2017 - 8:07pm
April 19, 2017
Anthony Donte Collier has been found guilty in U.S. District Court of North Dakota of sex trafficking.
Jury finds Chicago man guilty of sex trafficking five women in Fargo-Moorhead, but he says women did it on their own
April 19, 2017 - 7:09pm
April 16, 2017
Symposium focuses on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual violence
April 16, 2017 - 4:10am
March 29, 2017
This is the Cottage Grove town home that was the site of a brutal brothel in the Twin Cities suburb.  Forum News Service photo
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
March 29, 2017 - 5:39pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 8, 2017
Brian Lee Kersten
Wis. veterinarian sentenced 4 years for labor, sex trafficking
March 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
Sands of Silence, Waves of Courage is the name of the film being presented. It is about the life of a girl who got drawn into a trafficking situation. Film poster for Sands of Silence, Waves of Courage.
Cass County Board: Sex trafficking discussion with teens planned
March 8, 2017 - 10:08am
March 7, 2017
Anne Marie Lindgren, 46, of Little Canada was charged Friday, March 3, with one count of soliciting an individual to practice prostitution, one count of promoting prostitution and one count of receiving profits from prostitution. Photo courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office.
Charge: Minnesota woman forced developmentally disabled woman to be prostitute
March 7, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 23, 2017
DongZhu Jiang, 28, of Blaine, has been charged with five counts of sex trafficking in Washington County District Court. He was arrested Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 after picking up an alleged prostitute from a hotel in Maplewood. Photo courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
February 23, 2017 - 9:23pm
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
February 23, 2017 - 9:32am
February 12, 2017
Film exposes underworld of U.S. children sold online for sex
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
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