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St. Louis Police Crack Down on Prostitution Clients

Men who patronize prostitutes will get their pictures released to the news media, under a new crackdown police are announcing.

04/15/2014

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Drug Dealers Switching to Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.

03/28/2014

St. Louis Man Gets Nearly 5 Years for Sex Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Barry Wimberly of Hazelwood, Mo., pleaded guilty in December to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution.

03/12/2014

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Man Gets 4 Years in Prison for Sex Trafficking

Authorities say Brown advertised the prostitution services on Backpage.com, and drove the victims to St. Louis and Denver, where they acted as prostitutes.

03/12/2014

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Making a Home for Rescued Prostitutes

A group wanting to rescue women from a life of prostitution says they’ve found a house. Now they need the money to make it a home.

02/10/2014

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Home For Prostitutes Also Wants to School Johns

“They come away understanding this is not something the women enjoy. When they have to turn 20-25 tricks a night, that’s not enjoyable.”

12/02/2013

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Christ Church Cathedral Issues World Series Challenge to Boston Church

The cathedral from the losing city will donate to a charity in the winning city which combats human trafficking.

10/22/2013

North Side Alderman Gathers Feedback on Legal Prostitution Proposal

Alderman Boyd stresses that the return of brothels to St. Louis wasn’t his idea but when a constituent mentioned the idea a couple weeks ago, he felt the need to hear further feedback.

09/10/2013

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Breckenridge Hills Man Sentenced on Sex Trafficking Charges

The federal prosecutor in St. Louis said Tuesday in a release that 26-year-old Carl Mathews was sentenced to 10 years in prison for forcing two women into prostitution.

07/17/2013

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St. Louis County Man Guilty Of Sex Trafficking

Authorities say a mentally disabled woman was forced to use the bathroom in a closet, was supplied with little food, was beaten and set on fire.

03/15/2013

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