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Man Promises Underage Girls To Be Models Forces Them Into Prostitution

A Houston man who met underage girls online, promised to make them models but then forced them into prostitution has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

08/14/2014

Federal prosecutors say Gerardo Salazar led a trafficking ring that used violence to force girls and young women from Mexico into sexual bondage in Houston-area bars. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Mexico Returns Accused Houston Sex-Trafficking Ringleader

Gerardo Salazar, alias “the Rooster,” faces life in prison if convicted on all counts from a 2005 federal indictment.

06/19/2014

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Man Avoids Prison In Pregnant Wife’s Death After Pleading Guilty To Manslaughter

An Oklahoma man managed to avoid prison time after pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of first-degree manslaughter in the death of his pregnant wife.

02/13/2014

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Soldier Goes On Trial Over Prostitution Ring

Testimony continues in the court-martial of a Fort Hood soldier accused of using a prostitution service involving senior noncommissioned officers and cash-strapped female soldiers.

12/03/2013

The population of active online sex customers varies from city-to-city, and a new study tracking online sex services -- such as prostitution -- finds that Houston is by far the most active.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: One-In-Five Houston Males Solicits Online Sex Ads

The population of active online sex customers varies from city-to-city, and a new study tracking online sex services — such as prostitution — finds that Houston is by far the most active.

10/14/2013

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Plan For Human Trafficking Bill To Be Discussed

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Houston Mayor Annise Parker are discussing plans for anti-human trafficking legislation to be submitted in Congress.

09/04/2013

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FBI Raids Rescue 105 Kids Forced Into Prostitution

Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 American cities.

07/29/2013

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Police: Texas Teen Fabricated Abduction Report

A 15-year-old girl fabricated a story claiming three men abducted and held her captive in a West Texas home, although at least one of the men could be facing sexual assault charges in the case, police said Monday.

07/22/2013

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Prostitution Sting Nets Twelve Arrests

Officials with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office continue their commitment to eradicating prostitution, sex trafficking and other sex crimes as their latest effort led to the arrests of 12 men.

05/08/2013

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HCSO Continues ‘Crack Down’ On Sex Buyers, Sellers

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Free the Captives – an organization that combats sex slavery and other forms of human trafficking-continues the “crack down” on individuals who buy sex or sell sex.

05/07/2013

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