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


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

Teen Girl Charged In Muskegon Kidnapping Case

A 15-year-old girl in Muskegon County has been charged with kidnapping a woman to force her to work as a prostitute to settle a drug debt.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012


4 Charged In Multistate Prostitution Ring

Four Kentucky residents allegedly recruited Spanish-speaking women from Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Maryland to become prostitutes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2012

Mustaffa Muhammad, Tara Muhammad  (credit: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

AG Busts ‘Detroit Pink’ Prostitution Ring

Five people are facing charges stemming from an elaborate prostitution ring in Detroit and Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2011

Alleged Victim Gives Testimony In Human Trafficking Case

One of the alleged victims, now 15-years-old, testified Thursday afternoon during a preliminary exam for a Detroit man nicknamed “Gruesome,” the first person to face charges under Michigan’s human trafficking law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

First Bust Under New Human Trafficking Law

Thanks to a new state law amping up human trafficking enforcement, there has been an arrest of a Detroit man nicknamed “Gruesome.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

West Bloomfield Massage Parlor Busted For Prostitution

Two women were arrested this week on charges they provided more than just massages at a business ran from one woman’s home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2011

Attorney Paul DeCailly (WWJ Photo/Florence Walton).

Judge: Give Names To Defense In Prostitution Case

A federal judge in Detroit has told the government to release a computer disc containing 30,000 names allegedly linked to an international prostitution ring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011