Truck Driver Charged After 10 Immigrants Die In Alleged Smuggling OperationSurvivors say it was pitch black inside. They took turns breathing out of a single hole in the truck and pounded on the walls, crying and pleading for something to drink.
Officials: Underage Girls Forced Into Prostitution At NJ Motel, 4 ArrestedAccording to officials, the three underage girls were taken to a motel in South Hackensack on Oct. 2 and were forced to engage in prostitution.
3 Men Plead Guilty To Human Trafficking Of 14-Year-Old GirlTwo New Jersey men and another from South Carolina have pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges involving a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution.
20 Years In Prison For North Bergen Man Who Trafficked Girl, 15, As ProstituteA North Bergen, New Jersey man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday after admitting to trafficking a 15-year-old as a prostitute.
4 Face Human Trafficking Charges Involving 14-Year-Old Girl In New JerseyThree men from New Jersey and another from South Carolina have been indicted on human trafficking charges involving a 14-year-old girl who was allegedly forced into prostitution.
LI Doctor Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride To Raise Awareness Of Human TraffickingDr. Santhosh Paulus, with Glen Cove Hospital/North Shore-LIJ, led the 3,400-mile journey that started on June 6 in Seattle, Washington.
Rhode Island Man Arrested At NJ Hotel Slapped With Sex Assault, Human Trafficking ChargesA Rhode Island man found in a New Jersey hotel this week with a teenage girl has been charged with sexual assault and human trafficking.
Women's Equality Bills Reintroduced In N.Y. Senate After Failure Last YearA series of bills dubbed the Women's Equality Act were reintroduced Tuesday in the New York State Senate, after the package was derailed last year over a contentious late-term abortion proposal.
Rep. Maloney Pushes Bill That Would Send IRS Against Human TraffickersA human trafficking survivor joined U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) Saturday to advocate for a bill that would send the IRS after pimps and traffickers for tax evasion, and provide aid and protection to survivors.
With Super Bowl Days Away, NJ Officials Continue Crackdown On Human TraffickingMany believe New Jersey's sprawling highway system, proximity to New York City and diverse population make it an attractive base of operations for traffickers.
New Jersey Works To Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl Law-enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month's Super Bowl: sex trafficking.
New York State Sets Up Court System To Help Prostitutes Escape LivesNew York State is creating the nation’s first statewide system of courts to help prostitutes escape their lives of exploitation and violence, state Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced Wednesday.