FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia — Making up roughly 5% of the world’s population, Indigenous people experience disproportionate impacts of poverty and injustice due to intense marginalization and lack of access to resources and protective services. Native communities and activists, in coordination with the federal government, are coming together to address the ongoingContinue Reading

 The Flagstaff police chief has been placed on administrative leave pending an independent investigation into how the department conducted an undercover operation in 2019 that targeted massage parlors, city officials confirmed Thursday. Dan Musselman has been the city’s police chief since late 2020 and first joined the department in 1995.Continue Reading

Placeholder while article actions load Before she could join the gang, the girl said, she had to be beaten with a baseball bat and “have sex with I don’t know how many persons.” Testifying in federal district court in Alexandria, the girl, now 17, described how she ran away fromContinue Reading

A 27-year-old Florida man was arrested in Broward County, Florida, on May 11, on sex trafficking charges. Vytal Dominique Cote was indicted May 4 by a Rutherford County Grand Jury on charges of trafficking for a commercial sex act, promoting prostitution and money laundering.  Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigations Division Vice Unit DetectivesContinue Reading

Despite a glaring sun and often oppressive humidity last week, one corner of Jackson was full of energy and high spirits as crews with the charity organization Eight Days of Hope worked to build the city’s newest shelter for sex trafficking victims. At an undisclosed address, a crew of aboutContinue Reading

The claim: Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 10 years in prison The prosecution of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell for sex trafficking continues to create an array of social media claims. A May 9 Facebook post claims Maxwell received a 10-year prison sentence for her crimes. “Ghislaine Maxwell got 10 years and NOT one clientContinue Reading