The Michigan House has voted to give legal protection to teen prostitutes in an attempt to address human trafficking.
A targeted sting operation in Pontiac nets a dozen arrests in the month of October.
Nearly 60 people have been arrested in metro Detroit —18 of them pimps — as part of a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution.
Police say a “known pimp” suspected in a sex trafficking operation killed himself as officers conducted a search of his Southfield condominium.
Sen. Judy Emmons said her bill is going after “the root of the problem” by targeting those who solicit prostitutes.
WWJ’s Kathryn Larson talked with Kristie Henderson of Birmingham, who has been delivering bars of soap to local hotels and the soap contains a wrapper with the human trafficking hotline.
It’s the gritty underbelly of the Auto Show, but it happens each year. The numbers on Backpage.com reveal the sad truth that human trafficking is on the rise once again.
Police in Ann Arbor say they took a call from a man who was upset that the price he agreed to pay for prostitution services had increased unexpectedly.
Arraignments are scheduled Wednesday for two Detroit men arrested in a transsexual prostitution sting in Ferndale.
Federal prosecutors in Indianapolis say three brothers have been sentenced to prison for running an operation that smuggled women into the United States and forced them into prostitution throughout the Midwest.