A Chicago man has been convicted of several federal charges for forcing two teenage girls into prostitution.
Opponents concerned about increasing costs to taxpayers.
A federal judge has handed down a 25-year prison sentence for a Belleville man accused of sending nude pictures of himself to an 11-year-old child.
Steven E. Johnson is charged with several crimes including promotion of prostitution, but not for holding alleged victim against her will.
A judge unexpectedly released Burrell Mohler Sr. on his own recognizance
66 year-old John Cuneo was working at the Sigel Elementary School on 2050 Allen Ave. during the time of the alleged interactions.
Jaime Barrientos-Ruiz is charged with four felony counts.
The Millenium hotel will sign a code of conduct to identify human trafficking.
Jon Demers is charged with 16 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
It happened in an alley in the 3800 block of Spring.