Suburban Pals Plan To Ride Bikes 100 Miles To Raise Money For Human Trafficking Victims"I’ve whipped this 61-year-old body into shape, so we're ready to go," Mark Kurland said.
Concepcion Malinek Of Cicero Gets 6 1/2 Years In Prison For Keeping Dozens Of Undocumented Immigrants In Her Basement, Forcing Them To WorkA Cicero woman who admitted to trafficking undocumented immigrants from Guatemala, and holding them in her basement, was sentenced Monday to six and a half years in prison.
Man Charged With Running Prostitution Operation Out Of Bridgeport ApartmentA man stood charged Saturday with running a prostitution operation out of his Bridgeport neighborhood apartment.
Hotels, Leaders Show Support For Human Trafficking Prevention TrainingHotels in the area will be packed with visitors, which is why hotel works are being trained to spot human trafficking.
Two Milwaukee Women Wanted On Suspicion Of Trafficking Girls Who Spent Time At ShelterArrest warrants were issued Tuesday for Kendra Bey, 27, and Samaria Williams, 23, who face charges of trafficking of a child and receiving compensation for trafficking.
Men Found Crammed In SUV Accused Of Entering U.S. IllegallyA Lebanon police officer working with the Drug Enforcement Administration pulled over the SUV on February 25 near New Baden for improper lane usage, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois said. The SUV had a temporary Texas license plate.
Iowa Couple Arrested For Trafficking TeensLawrence Edward Campbell Jr. and Sade Desire Campbell used social media to convince two 16-year-old Chicago girls to go to Waterloo.
'Yet She Rise' Aims To Stop Human TraffickingThe group 'Yet She Rise' hopes people will see their human trafficking displays this weekend in Wicker Park and feel uncomfortable.
3 Charged After Prostitution Sting At Schaumburg HotelsA man was arrested, two women were charged after an undercover operation revealed prostitution and human trafficking at Schaumburg hotels.
Rauner Signs Bill Creating Human Trafficking Task ForceGov. Bruce Rauner labeled human trafficking a form of “modern day slavery” Sunday as he signed two bills targeting on a statewide level the crime of forced sexual exploitation.
Trinity International Football Players Helping Rescue Victims Of Human TraffickingFor the third year, members of the Trinity International University Trojans football team were holding a fundraiser for a women’s shelter for sex trafficking victims in northern India.
Man Charged With Forcing Teen Girl Into ProstitutionJudge Adam Bourgeois denied bond for Anthony Love, who “lured an underage girl into a sexual relationship and then forced her into prostitution in order to support him and feed his drug habit, according to a statement from the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Cook County Creates New Court To Focus On Prostitution, Human Trafficking CasesWith the stroke of a pen, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans set June 1 as the start of the new Prostitution and Trafficking Intervention Court. Evans said state law already treats prostitution as a misdemeanor, and not a felony. The new intervention court takes that approach a step further.
Kirk Introduces Legislation To Crack Down On Sex Trafficking Senator Mark Kirk said Monday he and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein have introduced legislation to further crackdown on people involved in human trafficking.
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.