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‘Known Pimp’ Found Dead Amid Sex Ring Investigation

Police say a “known pimp” suspected in a sex trafficking operation killed himself as officers conducted a search of his Southfield condominium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, speaks out at a press conference in the Michigan Capitol with advocates from around the state about raising awareness of human trafficking in Michigan and cracking down on the crime. (Credit: misenategop.com)

Michigan Lawmaker Aims To Fight Human Trafficking

Sen. Judy Emmons said her bill is going after “the root of the problem” by targeting those who solicit prostitutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

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Sex Trafficking Part 2: Volunteers Hit Hotels With Soap During Auto Show

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

(credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Soap Cleans Up Sex Trafficking During Auto Show

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2013

Police Called In Dispute Over Price For Sex Services

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2012

Artel Martin - William Patterson (Booking Photos)

2 Arrested In Transsexual Prostitution Sting In Ferndale

Arraignments are scheduled Wednesday for two Detroit men arrested in a transsexual prostitution sting in Ferndale.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2012

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3 Brothers Sentenced In Midwest Human Trafficking Case

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

The Detroit neighborhood where a transgender woman was shot and killed. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Transgender Woman Killed In Detroit

Detroit Police say a transgender woman was killed during an early morning shooting on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2012

The Detroit neighborhood where a transgender woman was shot and killed. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Area Known For Prostitution

Police in Detroit are investigating a fatal shooting in an area that local residents say is known for prostitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

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First Conviction Under Law Banning Human Trafficking

After a four-day jury trial conducted in Wayne County Circuit Court, 33-year-old Sedrick Leman-Isaac Mitchell of Detroit was convicted of eight criminal charges in connection with forcing two young girls to engage in prostitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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