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Freeing Nearly 200 Children: Nationwide Crackdown on Child Prostitution and Sex Trafficking
Cameras catch federal agents and police busting alleged pimps operating in more than 100 cities.
168 Children Rescued in Annual Prostitution Sweep
Oakland, California's red light district is known as "the track." It is a place where prostitutes line block after block, many of them runaways. This weekend, the track was just one of many targets in a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution. The FBI, along with 230 federal, state and local law
Teens as Young as 13 Rescued From Super Bowl Sex Trafficking
Sixteen teenagers ranging in age from 13 to 17 were recovered by law enforcement in a crackdown on child trafficking surrounding the Super Bowl last weekend. The FBI said the teens included high school students and young people reported missing by their families. "It is the most significant
The Social Climber: Johnny Depp Says Retirement 'Not Too Far Away'
Johnny Depp Says Retirement "Not Too Far Away" After long, hard years toiling away as a pirate of the Caribbean and a lone ranger, Johnny Depp is reportedly looking forward to greener pastures and a quieter life. The Oscar-winning actor, 50, is getting close to retiring , he told the BBC this week.
FBI Rescues 100 Kids From Forced Prostitution
A nationwide effort over the weekend, led by the FBI, has rescued more than 100 children--some as young as 13--from forced prostitution, according to the FBI. "It would be easy enough to look through the eyes of the children, who are saying, 'Who cares about me said Ron Hosko, assistant director of
WATCH: ABC News Reports on the "Hidden America"
“Hidden America” is a division-wide series of reports, launched by ABC News earlier this year, aimed at shining a light on the people, places and stories of struggle and hope that are not well known or apparent to many Americans. The reports also spotlight the creative...
'Pimp Hunters' Launch Investigation
An epidemic hiding in plain sight. An estimated 100000. Underage American girls and our nation's cities and suburbs victims of sex trafficking. Over the weekend ABC news was granted exclusive access inside the biggest ever nationwide crack down. And 72 hours 79 kids would taken off the streets over
Hidden America: Police Target Pimps in 57 Cities
When the sun goes down on the streets of Denver things are just heating up. With guns drawn police swoop in on a man they suspect is a pimp after he drops two young women, ages 19 and 20, for trysts. Hidden among the nation's leafy suburban streets is an epidemic of sex trafficking, authorities
12-Year-Old Picked Up in Child Prostitution Sweep
A Law Enforcement Sweep Picked up 69 Children Being Sold for Sex on the Internet, Street
Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine
A couple of weeks ago we reported on new clues that could someday lead to a cure for the common cold. We'll now researchers are reporting major progress in the fight against the flu. Which kills 36000 Americans every year as John McKenzie reports a promising new study could hold the key to