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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

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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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Health Department Warns of HIV-Positive Prostitute

The person may have left town, Health Director Pam Walker says, but she says it’s another reason to stay away from prostitutes in the city.

09/24/2012

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Man Charged With Selling Missing Girl Into Prostitution

Photos of the missing 16-year-old showed up on the website backpages.com in a listing for prostitution.

09/18/2012

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Residents Up in Arms About Prostitution Problem in South City

“The police know who they are, and they know what’s going on,” says one resident.

09/07/2012

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking

A Kansas City, Kan., man has admitted in federal court that he took a 16-year-old girl across state lines to work as a prostitute.

05/30/2012

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KC Police Shoot, Kill Man

Kansas City police killed a 22-year-old man who shot at them as he fled an investigation into prostitution.

05/27/2012

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St. Louis Woman Indicted on Federal Sex Trafficking Charges

She is accused of forcing two area woman into prostitution and keeping them there for nearly two years.

05/22/2012

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Ten Years for Sex Trafficking

Brandy Key has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for taking part in a sex trafficking conspiracy in which a minor girl was sold into prostitution

03/06/2012

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