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August 11, 2017
St. Paul Sgt. Heather Weyker, in a 2004 photo
Judge drops city from St. Paul officer's botched handling of sex trafficking case lawsuit
August 11, 2017 - 6:52pm
August 10, 2017
Shaun Michael Maubach, 32, was charged Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 in Ramsey County District Court with one count of engaging in sex trafficking of an individual. The Mahtomedi man is accused of trafficking his former girlfriend for sex out of a St. Paul residence. (Courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office)
Man accused of trafficking girlfriend for sex
August 10, 2017 - 8:32pm
August 2, 2017
Lauren Martin, lead author of a recently released report on sex buying in Minnesota, discusses her team's findings Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
July 18, 2017
Desiree Robinson, 16, was prostituted on Backpage.com in Chicago last year and was killed by an alleged client in December. Photo submitted by family.
Under attack, Backpage.com has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.
July 18, 2017 - 12:17pm
May 25, 2017
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
May 25, 2017 - 7:11pm
May 18, 2017
Arlen Turner Jr. and Brittany Marie Harenza
Charges: Minn. couple operated ‘large-scale’ trafficking enterprise offering commercial sex services in over 12 states
May 18, 2017 - 4:01pm
May 11, 2017
Panyia Vang (Courtesy photo from family)
Minnesota woman awarded almost $1 million in child sex tourism case
May 11, 2017 - 10:26pm
April 25, 2017
Linnea Dietrich stands in front of the brick oven in her yard in late March. D‪ietrich uses it to bake bread and sells it to raise money for sex trafficking survivors. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
One Loaf at a Time: Hackensack woman works to stop sex trafficking
April 25, 2017 - 6:48pm
April 24, 2017
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
April 24, 2017 - 8:07pm
April 19, 2017
Anthony Donte Collier has been found guilty in U.S. District Court of North Dakota of sex trafficking.
Jury finds Chicago man guilty of sex trafficking five women in Fargo-Moorhead, but he says women did it on their own
April 19, 2017 - 7:09pm
March 30, 2017
This apartment building at 511 40th Street South, Fargo, was named as a location related to a sex trafficking ring that operated in the Twin Cities.Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Court documents show Twin Cities sex trafficking ring has Fargo tie
March 30, 2017 - 6:38pm
March 29, 2017
This is the Cottage Grove town home that was the site of a brutal brothel in the Twin Cities suburb.  Forum News Service photo
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
March 29, 2017 - 5:39pm
March 24, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton discusses the state budget for 2018-2019. He wants to increase funding in areas such as early childhood. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 8, 2017
Brian Lee Kersten
Wis. veterinarian sentenced 4 years for labor, sex trafficking
March 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
March 7, 2017
Anne Marie Lindgren, 46, of Little Canada was charged Friday, March 3, with one count of soliciting an individual to practice prostitution, one count of promoting prostitution and one count of receiving profits from prostitution. Photo courtesy of the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office.
Charge: Minnesota woman forced developmentally disabled woman to be prostitute
March 7, 2017 - 9:10pm