The senator will survey 350 schools to learn how crimes are reported & investigated, how students are notified about services, and to gauge effectiveness of federal oversight and enforcement
Human trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.
Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.
St. Louis-based Crisis Aid provides rehabilitation to victims of sex trafficking.
A Missouri congresswoman was in St. Louis introducing the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation bill, aimed at reducing 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.
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.