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.
Authorities say Brown advertised the prostitution services on Backpage.com, and drove the victims to St. Louis and Denver, where they acted as prostitutes.
It’s considered one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises and one of the hardest to take down.
A Missouri man is scheduled to plead guilty to charges that he took a 17-year-old girl from Massachusetts to Rhode Island with the intent of selling her for sex.
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.
A local sex trafficking case closed this week will open your eyes to what hundreds of victims may have went through.
Officials in New Jersey are trying to sideline sex traffickers at the Super Bowl. A St. Louis meeting planner says it’s what needs to happen at every big convention or event across the country.
An historic church in New York with major real estate assets, is investing in a St. Louis project, but it’s not about financial returns.
The “Safe at Home” program, run by the Missouri Secretary of State, offers victims a mailing address they can use in public records.