Human Trafficking

Redford Woman Takes Plea, Won't Serve Jail Time For Sex TraffickingA 30-year-old woman accused of running a prostitution ring in Ann Arbor has accepted a plea deal.
17-Year-Old Girl Gets Prison For Sex-Trafficking RingThe teenager could end up spending the next 20 years in prison for her role in a local sex-trafficking ring.
State Files Child Abuse Charges Against Man Recently Cleared In Child-Slavery CaseMichigan's attorney general has filed a fresh set of charges against a 45-year-old man whose child-slavery conviction was recently overturned.
Gov. Snyder Signs Anti-Human Trafficking LawsThe 21-bill package signed Thursday lets victims clear their criminal records.
Michigan Legislature Approves Anti-Human Trafficking BillsThe report said Michigan is thought to be a trafficking hot spot because of its international borders and waterways.
Michigan House OKs Anti-Human Trafficking BillIt allows for the forfeiture of homes, cash and other assets in home invasion and rape cases and aims at human trafficking cases.
Human Trafficking The Focus Of Fundraiser For Common Ground"We believe that the problem can't be fixed by one organization, that it really takes the whole community coming together."
Safe House For Victims Of Human Trafficking In The WorksThe tide is turning and strides are being made to create more awareness, education and an escape from human trafficking.
State Senate OKs Raising Age For Prostitution ChargesLawmakers are trying to combat human trafficking and improve the state's treatment of victims with a large package of bills.
Senators Introduce Anti-Human Trafficking BillsThat legislation is based on a recommendation from the state's first human trafficking commission to create a "safe harbor" provision for minors.
Feds: Be Aware Of Human Trafficking Signs As Detroit Auto Show OpensAuthorities say demand for commercial sex services increases around high-profile events such as the Detroit Auto Show.
Volunteers Distribute Soap, Info To Increase Awareness About Human TraffickingThe story on Human Trafficking is a continuing story that WWJ is addressing throughout the week.