A man accused of leading a human trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
Life has been very different over the past few days for a couple of North Texas teens.
A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.
It took little more than a year for authorities to rescue 13 human trafficking victims in North Texas.
Various local, state and federal officials plan to announce a new Texas campaign to combat human trafficking. The announcement will be made in Houston Tuesday.
A joint operation involving 19 North Texas law enforcement agencies recovered five juveniles during an enforcement action focusing on commercial child sex trafficking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.