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Man Gets 6 Years In Trafficking, Prostitution Case

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.

06/28/2014

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Ex-San Bernardino Officer Found Guilty In Sex Abuse Case

A former San Bernardino policeman who forced two prostitutes to perform sex acts while he was in uniform has been convicted of civil rights violations.

05/28/2014

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Human Trafficking Victims Could Clear Crime Record

AB1585 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, a Democrat from Watsonville, allows defendants who are convicted of soliciting prostitution to petition to clear their record if they have evidence they were victims of human trafficking.

05/28/2014

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Bill Raises Penalty For Pursuing Minor Prostitutes

The state Assembly has passed legislation doubling county jail sentences for those convicted of soliciting minor prostitutes, although it originally contained much harsher penalties.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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Ordinance Sought To Prevent Adult Businesses From Getting Permits On Valley Roads

A Los Angeles City Council committee is seeking an ordinance that would prevent permits from being issued to strip clubs, liquor stores and adult businesses along three San Fernando Valley roads.

05/06/2014

Authorities say Laron Darrell Carter - aka “Birdd" -  met the alleged victim through a mutual acquaintance and promised to be her “boyfriend” and “take care of her. (Photo courtesy ICE/HSI)

Gardena Man Accused Of Transporting Teen To LA For Prostitution

A Gardena man was expected in court Monday on charges of transporting a teenage Minnesota girl to Los Angeles to engage in prostitution, federal prosecutors said.

04/21/2014

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Woman Whose Body Was Found At Recycling Plant Victim Of Homicide, Authorities Say

The 21-year-old woman whose body was found last week at an Anaheim recycling plant was the victim of a homicide, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2014

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LA City Officials, Police Plan Crackdown On Valley Prostitution

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.

02/24/2014

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Riverside Police Bust Spa Alleging It’s Front For Prostitution

Male officers, working undercover, entered the business and were solicited for prostitution.

02/09/2014

Pastor Kevin Brown is trying to help save women from the life. (credit: CBS)

Pastor Tries To Get Young Victims Of Sex Trafficking Off OC Streets

The murder Tuesday of 17-year-old Aubreyanna Sade Parks of Yorba Linda, shows how deadly the life can be.

02/07/2014

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7 Arrested During Prostitution Sting In Riverside

Seven suspects were arrested last week during an undercover prostitution sting, the Riverside Police Department announced Tuesday.

01/28/2014

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Las Vegas Man Charged With Pimping Woman He Met On Dating Website

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.

01/10/2014

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Gang Targeted In San Diego Sex Trafficking Charges

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/08/2014

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Parolee Charged With Pimping 15-Year-Old LA Girl In Santa Ana

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.

01/02/2014

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Teen Sex-Trafficking Victims Share Their Stories: ‘Basically, [He] Kind Of Sold Me’

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.

11/05/2013

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