Missouri Adds Advertising of Victims to Sex Trafficking Crime BillSupporters of bill 1562 hope that new measures will encourage more victims to come forward.
Phone App Needs Hotel Room Photos to End Sex TraffickingResearchers at Washington University in St. Louis and Exchange Initiative created the app to help federal police.
Missouri Law to Expand Crime of Sex Trafficking to Cover AdsNixon's office said state law currently doesn't comprehensively address advertising someone for sex trafficking.
Man Pleads Guilty in Missouri Sex-Trafficking CaseThirty-five-year-old Kenyata D. Miles pleaded guilty Monday in Jefferson City to a felony count of attempted sex trafficking.
Missouri Still a Hotspot For Human TraffickingJefferson City woman said she was drugged, raped and beaten for three days by a man who she called a 'friend.'
Victims of Sex Trafficking Remain Out of Sight, Out of Mind"Girls are being victimized on a daily basis, recruited on a daily basis."
Mo. Couple Accused of National Sex TraffickingOne of at least five girls says she was enlisted into prostitution in Florida, Texas, New Mexico and Tennessee.
The Covering House is Open For Victims of Sex TraffickingThe first of its kind in Missouri - a long-term care home for teenage girls who are victims of sex trafficking - has opened.
Chicago-Area Man Senteced for Sex Trafficking of Minors Reginald Williams was sentenced to 240 months on multiple charges involving the interstate transportation of two minors with the intent to engage in prostitution.
Missouri Man Gets 14 Years for Selling 17-Year-Old Girl for $40, Pack of CigarettesStephen Ardrey was sentenced for selling a developmentally delayed teenage girl to a man for $40 and two packs of cigarettes to use for sex.
Parents Should Talk to Kids About Sex TraffickingAs one group prepares to remember victims of crime next week, they're asking parents to step up.
Drug Dealers Switching to Human TraffickingHuman trafficking is on the rise, and St. Louis County Police think they know why.