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February 9, 2018
Hong Jing, 49, of Irvine, Calif., received an 8.5 year sentence on Feb. 9, 2018, for her role as one of the ring leaders in a sex-trafficking operation that spanned more than half the country. (Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office)
'Boss lady' in international sex trafficking sent to Minn. prison
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 7, 2018
Mitchell Harold King
Fargo man arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting
February 7, 2018 - 6:29pm
Super Bowl sting: 26 nabbed for soliciting sex from minors, 7 for trafficking
February 7, 2018 - 8:33am
February 2, 2018
With school officials and state legislators watching, high school junior Jessica Melnik talks about efforts to prevent girls from being used in sex trafficking. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 1, 2018
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Local advocates warn about Super Bowl sex trafficking
February 1, 2018 - 10:32pm
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens
February 1, 2018 - 7:31pm
January 30, 2018
Effort to help sex trafficking survivors a "huge success"
January 30, 2018 - 8:07am
January 28, 2018
Jenny Gaines, program director at Breaking Free, looks up from her computer at the Breaking Free offices on University Avenue in St. Paul on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The organization, which helps sex workers move away from the that industry, is preparing for increased needs and outreach while the NFL Super Bowl is in Minneapolis. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Super Bowl the biggest time for sex trafficking? That's a myth, but here's the picture of what happens every day in the Twin Cities
January 28, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Law enforcement plans for sex trafficking issues around Super Bowl
January 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 15, 2018
Aimee Schroeder combs the internet in her Stillwater office on January 9, 2018, looking for sex-for-sale ads that might involve children. Schroeder is an analyst with Washington County attorney's office, working with the East Metro Human Trafficking Task Force. Bob Shaw / Pioneer Press
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
January 15, 2018 - 8:20pm
How can you fight sex trafficking? Washington County group has suggestions
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 11, 2018
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., attends a hearing in January 2017 to discuss the role of Backpage.com in facilitating human trafficking. Photo courtesy of Heitkamp's office.
Bill aimed at websites that facilitate sex trafficking has enough votes to pass in U.S. Senate, Heitkamp says
January 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
January 6, 2018
Benefit for sex trafficking victims to be held Friday
January 6, 2018 - 7:33am
December 4, 2017
During Dressember, participants commit to wearing a dress every day in December, set a goal and create an individual or group fundraising page on Dressember.org and crowdfund for the cause.
Illustration by Troy Becker / Forum News Service
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
December 4, 2017 - 9:45am
December 3, 2017
Anthony Collier
Prosecutors seek life sentence for convicted pimp
December 3, 2017 - 3:14am
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