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Making a Home for Rescued Prostitutes

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.

02/10/2014

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Brother-Sister Pimps Beat, Burn, Drug and Starve Victims

A local sex trafficking case closed this week will open your eyes to what hundreds of victims may have went through.

02/06/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (6th L) speaks at a press conference announcing new objectives to crack down on human and sex trafficking throughout the state of New Jersey, inspired in part by the upcoming Super Bowl, on January 29, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sex Trafficking Not Limited to the City Hosting the Super Bowl

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.

01/30/2014

A woman  lights a candle after receiving a sign of the cross in ashes on her forehead February 6, 2008 at Trinity Church in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York’s Trinity Church Finances Efforts to Rescue Women from St. Louis Sex Trades

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.

01/08/2014

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Mo. Could Help Sex Trade Survivors Hide Addresses

The “Safe at Home” program, run by the Missouri Secretary of State, offers victims a mailing address they can use in public records.

11/04/2013

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IGNITE Conference Hopes to Spark Action Against Sex Trafficking

In recent years, Nix Conference and Meeting Management has been working with the hotel industry to train employees.

09/30/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Five

As you’ve heard on KMOX this week, countless children are being forced into an underground sex trade. Sold night after night. Are we ready to stop it?

09/27/2013

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Efforts To Fight Child Sex Trafficking Hit Unexpected Roadblock

Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source — conservative state lawmakers who fear a government clamp down on Internet businesses.

09/26/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Four

About 5 years ago, Kimberly Ritter was asked by a group to find them a hotel that took a stand against trafficking. “When they said child sex trafficking, I had no idea what it was. I thought it was something that happened in a third world country.”

09/26/2013

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Special Report: Children for Sale – Part Three

Federal officials estimate there are hundreds of thousands of victims of child sex trafficking in the United States. Many forced into it as teenagers.

09/25/2013

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