People convicted of human trafficking would face tougher penalties under legislation that has passed the Texas House.
The Texas Senate has voted to toughen penalties for human trafficking, including life sentences for repeat offenders.
If a bill proposed by U.S. Senator John Cornyn passes, the federal government could soon be reaching out a hand to the victims of human trafficking.
There is a massive undercover effort underway across North Texas to stop sex trafficking.
She was just 14 years old the first time she was sold for sex. “A lot of it comes from survival, what you might call survival sex,” said a former sex trafficking victim, who did not want to reveal her identity.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says the state is getting ready for a law enforcement problem that follows every Super Bowl.
Crimes against children — that’s the focus of a four-day conference in downtown Dallas this week.