Los Angeles officials are launching an effort to target pimps and johns in the San Fernando Valley, while trying to help juvenile prostitutes who want out of the sex trade.
Male officers, working undercover, entered the business and were solicited for prostitution.
The murder Tuesday of 17-year-old Aubreyanna Sade Parks of Yorba Linda, shows how deadly the life can be.
Seven suspects were arrested last week during an undercover prostitution sting, the Riverside Police Department announced Tuesday.
A Las Vegas man was charged Friday with pimping a woman he met on an online dating site, Orange County District Attorney’s officials said.
Seventeen people were arrested Wednesday in California, Arizona and New Jersey under an indictment that targets a gang based in San Diego’s North Park area.
A Compton man on parole for robbery was charged Thursday with human trafficking for bringing a Los Angeles teenager to Orange County to engage in prostitution, Orange County District Attorney officials said.
Two former teen prostitutes shared their stories with CBS2/KCAL9′s Melanie Woodrow, revealing some of the dismal details that embody the hard reality of sex trafficking.
A prostitution sting in Van Nuys Thursday evening netted 22 arrests.
A new shelter in San Bernardino is helping victims of human trafficking and prostitution.
The Riverside County District Attorney’s Office Thursday dismissed charges against five people previously charged with human trafficking.
Four men and a woman accused of forcing two girls into prostitution were behind bars on Saturday.
Five people were arrested in Moreno Valley on suspicion of abducting a teenager from Compton allegedly for prostitution.
Hundreds of children have been rescued as part of a nationwide sex trafficking sting that resulted in 150 arrests, federal investigators said Monday.
A Long Beach man is being charged with Child Sex Trafficking after allegedly forcing a 17-year-old girl to perform sexual activities with up to 50 or more men for profit.