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Few Sex Crimes Prosecuted in So. IL70% of cases never made it to court
Sen. McCaskill Hosts First Roundtable on Campus Sexual AssaultsMonday's event focused on the Clery Act and the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act).
Sen. McCaskill Surveying Reporting of Campus Sexual AssaultsThe 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
Drug Dealers Switching to Human TraffickingHuman trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.
Commission: Remove Juveniles from Sex RegistriesRequiring 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.
Sex Traffickers Find Victims on FacebookSt. Louis-based Crisis Aid provides rehabilitation to victims of sex trafficking.
Bill Aims to Reduce Sex TraffickingA Missouri congresswoman was in St. Louis introducing the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation bill, aimed at reducing sex trafficking.
St. Louis Man Gets Nearly 5 Years for Sex TraffickingFederal prosecutors say 45-year-old Barry Wimberly of Hazelwood, Mo., pleaded guilty in December to one felony count of transportation for purposes of prostitution.
Man Convicted of Forcing Teens into ProstitutionA Chicago man has been convicted of several federal charges for forcing two teenage girls into prostitution.
Nixon Looking At Lengthening Sentences For Sex OffendersOpponents concerned about increasing costs to taxpayers.
Belleville Man Gets 25 Years for Nude PicturesA 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.
What's Next In Washington Park Sex Case?Steven E. Johnson is charged with several crimes including promotion of prostitution, but not for holding alleged victim against her will.

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