Federal officials estimate there are hundreds of thousands of victims of child sex trafficking in the United States. Many forced into it as teenagers.
In July the FBI and other agencies brought down 150 pimps in this country’s largest sex trafficking sting. Who are these victims? And how did they end up captives of the sex trade?
Experts suspect that across the St. Louis region, countless children are being held against their will — forced into the sex trade.
Guinness World Records says the former musician and coal miner certified as the world’s oldest man has died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez (sah-luh-stee-AH’-noh SAHN’-chez BLAHZ’-kehz) was 112.
The San Diego Sheriff’s Department says 16-year-old Hannah Anderson has
been found safe in Idaho, and alleged kidnapper James DiMaggio was shot
and killed by an FBI agent.
KMOX News traveled to the Affton Athletic Fields on a recent Tuesday night so you could hear about Beepball from a team called the Beep Birds.
“This stuff travelled for up to 40 miles. So really all of the city of St. Louis was ultimately inundated by the stuff.”
The number of homeless children has risen by at least 30-percent since the start of the recession.
Parents in St. Albans picked up a video camera and tailed the bus to prove the route was longer than state law allowed.
President announced U.S. troops to return from Iraq by the end of the year