Mikal Smith, Son Of Lovie Smith, Accused Of Sex Trafficking And Money LaunderingMikal Smith, the son of Illini football coach and former Chicago Bears Head Lovie Smith, is facing sex trafficking and money laundering charges.
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.
Man Posing As A Woman To Lure Children Gets Prison TimeProsecutors say as part of the scheme, Osborne told the minors they would have to have sex with a producer named "Trey" to make sure they were suitable for filming.
Boat Tour Raises Funds In Fight Against Sex TraffickingA boat tour on Lake Michigan on Sunday raised money in the fight against sex trafficking.
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering And Sex Trafficking Charges In New YorkR. Kelly pleaded not guilty Friday morning to racketeering and sex trafficking charges in New York, and a federal judge ordered him held without bail.
Man Who Introduced Murdered Teen Desiree Robinson To Pimp Going To PrisonThe man who pleaded guilty to introducing a Chicago teenager to a pimp before she was murdered has been sentenced to seven years in prison.
North Chicago Man Gets More Than 27 Years For Sex TraffickingA federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case.
40-Year Sentence Sought For Man Convicted Of Sex TraffickingJoseph Hazley was found guilty in March of sex-trafficking 16-year-old Desiree Robinson and two other victims. Robinson was allegedly killed in December 2016 by a man who answered an online sex advertisement.
Judge Orders Kraft Massage Video Not Be Released For NowKraft's attorneys are seeking to suppress the video on grounds that it is an invasion of privacy and that the search warrant to install the cameras was obtained using untrue statements indicating that authorities had found potential evidence of human trafficking at the spa.
Chicago Man Convicted In Sex Trafficking Case Involving Murdered 16-Year-Old GirlA Chicago man is convicted of federal sex trafficking of a girl who police say was killed by a customer.
Cook County Sheriff Working To Shut Down Sex Trafficking WebsitesBackpage.com, a website at the center of a sex and human trafficking investigation, may be offline, but authorities say other copycat websites are now posing the same threat.
Chicago Mother In D.C. To See Signing Of FOSTA BillThe FOSTA bill gives prosecutors more power to go after sex trafficking websites as well as enhancing penalties and fines.
Backpage Shut Down By The GovernmentThe federal government sealed the website known for selling sex.
Texas Couple Sold Girl, 14, For Sex To Elgin Family: PoliceSteve Marks and his wife, Lila Miller, attempted to resell the girl to a different family after the Illinois family only paid half of the agreed amount, a police affidavit alleges.
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.