Sex Trafficking

LA District Attorney Targets Gangs Sex Trafficking Young GirlsThe Los Angeles district attorney says her office is targeting street gangs that are prostituting girls as young as 12 years old.
Local Man Makes Rescuing Young Victims Of International Sex Trafficking His Mission"This is the most significant problem, plague I call it, on Earth," Tim Ballard says.
Sex Traffickers Targeted In Long Beach During 8-Month OperationLocal and federal authorities will announce the results of a task force's eight-month effort to target human sex traffickers in the Long Beach area and rescue their victims rather than arrest them for prostitution.
Man Gets 6 Years In Trafficking, Prostitution CaseA 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.
Officials, Law Enforcement Talk Sex Trafficking With tougher laws on the books to punish human traffickers and more awareness about those forced into sexual slavery, prosecutors, lawmakers and police met Friday to plot a plan to eradicate human sex trafficking.
LA County DA Announces Program To Help Young Sex Trafficking VictimsDistrict Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.
Pastor Tries To Get Young Victims Of Sex Trafficking Off OC StreetsThe murder Tuesday of 17-year-old Aubreyanna Sade Parks of Yorba Linda, shows how deadly the life can be.
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.
Hundreds March Against Sex Trafficking In ComptonHundreds of residents, along with community leaders, gathered in Compton Thursday night to march against sex trafficking.
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.
Long Beach Man Charged With Child Sex TraffickingA 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.
Long Beach Man, 34, Charged With Forcing Women To Work As ProstitutesA Long Beach man has been charged with forcing women he recruited online to work as prostitutes.