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.
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.
A Mexican man has been sentenced to prison for trying to smuggle illegal immigrants onto a charter flight bound for a major Texas city.
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.
A pair of Fort Worth police officers spoke freely with CBS 11 News about why they believe federal immigration officials botched an investigation.
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.
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.