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Police, Prosecutors, Welfare Groups Launch New Campaign Against Sex TraffickingAlthough numbers are vague, the crime of human trafficking presents a real challenge to law enforcement and welfare agencies, who have teamed up to try to raise awareness of troubled children who end up being manipulated or forced into prostitution.
Police: Deadbeat Dad Crawled Down Stairs To Avoid ArrestSteven Jones, 36, who owes $76,228 in past-due payments, was found hiding in a basement.
45 Years For Man Who Killed Wife In Front Of DaughterA northwest suburban man was sentenced to 45 years in prison Friday for fatally stabbing his wife in front of their 9-year-old daughter on Valentine’s Day last year.
8 Men Charged In Connection With Busted Dolton Dog FightThe men were all charged with a felony count of attending or patronizing a dog fight and were being held on bail Sunday, according to a release from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.
Woman Who Abducted Son --Twice -- Found In MemphisTaneil Curtis allegedly abducted her baby Nov. 7 during a state-supervised visit, prompting Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to question the state's child-welfare agency. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.