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Five Juveniles Recovered In North Texas Human Trafficking Sting

A joint operation involving 19 North Texas law enforcement agencies recovered five juveniles during an enforcement action focusing on commercial child sex trafficking.

04/08/2014

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More Than 100 People Found In Suspected Texas Stash House

A house overflowing with more than 100 people presumed to be in the U.S. illegally was uncovered in Texas on Wednesday, a police spokesman said.

03/19/2014

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Dallas Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of Children

Keith Williams, aka “Chucky Blood,” 24, of Dallas, appeared in federal court Tuesday and pleaded guilty, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney, to one count of sex trafficking of children.

02/26/2014

Amnesty International activists wearing T-shirts reading 'end modern slavery'. (credit: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images)

KRLD Community Hero: Fighting Human Trafficking

Today we are recognizing a woman in Euless who has made it her mission in life to help those who are lured into the trade here in North Texas and abroad.

11/08/2013

Sujo John (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

DFW Nonprofit Battles Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, but a DFW-based nonprofit is working to help woman and children around the world find freedom.

09/24/2013

Travis Lekas (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Police Believe Teen May Have Other Sex Trafficking Victims

There is new information today about the 17-year-old Irving boy accused of forcing a female classmate into prostitution. Travis Lekas remains in the Dallas County Jail. The Irving Nimitz High School student faces several charges — including one count of compelling prostitution.

CBSDFW.COM–05/15/2013

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I-Team: Website Allows Users To Rate Prostitutes

People like to read reviews online before buying a car or reserving a hotel room. But one website, once based right here in the metroplex, takes reviewing to the extreme.

CBS 11–04/29/2013

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Crimes Against Women Conference Underway

Today is the first day of a three-day international conference focusing on violence and women. The 8th Annual Conference on Crimes Against Women is underway in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2013

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Man Sentenced For Human Smuggling Via Plane To Texas

A Mexican man has been sentenced to prison for trying to smuggle illegal immigrants onto a charter flight bound for a major Texas city.

11/29/2012

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Human Trafficking On The Rise Across North Texas

Police say a crime that targets young North Texas girls is increasing — human trafficking. One police officer and member of the North Texas Trafficking Task Force said the number of girls being victimized is on the rise.

09/21/2012

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Fort Worth Officers Say Feds Ignored Human Trafficking Victim

A pair of Fort Worth police officers spoke freely with CBS 11 News about why they believe federal immigration officials botched an investigation.

02/23/2012

Lewisville Coach Charged With Human Trafficking

Police say the coach repeatedly threatened the 16-year-old student because the student wouldn’t sell gourmet popcorn to help fund a club team operated by the coach.

10/21/2011

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