Prostitution

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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

Prostitution

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

Christ-Church

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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Alderman: Police Aren’t Doing Enough About Prostitution

“There are certainly women who appear to be not Fuller Brush salespersons walking up and down South Broadway all the time,” he said.

02/11/2013

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Corrections Expert: Penalties Won’t Keep Prostitutes Off the Street

Rick Seiter contends they’re victims, “prostitution and addiction and a life on the streets was not a choice for any of these women.”

01/28/2013

Prostitution

Beyond Arrests, Getting Prostitutes Off the Streets For Good

“They’re arrested, there’s some sort of slap on the wrist because the judicial system is completely overloaded. And then they’re back out on the streets.”

11/19/2012

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