1,020 Charged In National Sex Trafficking Sting; 141 In Cook CountyThe National Johns Suppression Initiative ran its 14th operation from June 28-July 31, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.
Chicago Man Charged With Sex Trafficking Of 16-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Murdered By CustomerA Chicago man was arrested Wednesday on a federal sex trafficking charge of a girl who was murdered by a customer.
Mother Sues Ad Website, Backpage, For Playing A Role In Daughter's Death A Chicago woman is suing the online classified ad website Backpage.com, saying Backpage is partly responsible for her teenage daughter's death on Christmas Eve.
Man And His Twin Sons Sentenced For Sex Trafficking MinorsA man and his twin sons have been sentenced to federal prison for recruiting and trafficking minors for sex in the Chicago area.
Lake County Sheriff's Gang Task Force Arrest 9 Men For Soliciting SexThe Lake County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested nine men as part of a ‘National Johns Suppression’ operation.
IPRA Recommends Firing Cop Who Fatally Shot Darius Pinex For LyingIn a report made public Thursday, IPRA said Officer Raoul Mosqueda lied about the circumstances of the fatal shooting of Darius Pinex on Jan. 11, 2011.
Slain Teen's Mom Seeks Answers About Alleged Sex TraffickingThe mother of a 16-year-old girl who was allegedly beaten and strangled by a man she met on Backpage.com, after having run away from home, has set her sights on the website.
230 Arrests In Cook County During Sex Trafficking StingMore than 200 people were arrested in Cook County during a month-long sting aimed at reducing sex trafficking.
Shutting Down Sex Traffickers -- There's An App For ThatPolice say you can help them fight sex trafficking with technology on your smart phone.
Chicago Rappers Ran Sex Trafficking Ring, Feds AllegeSamuel Nichols, aka “Buck”; and Charles Fears, aka “Kash”, were charged Friday with one count each of engaging in sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Broadview Man Charged With Prostituting 16-Year-Old Girl A Broadview man has been charged with prostituting a missing girl, the Cook County sheriff’s office said.
Man Gets 8 Years For Running Violent Sex Trafficking RingDajuan Brown, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated trafficking in persons for forced labor or services, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.