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May 8, 2018
Northwest ND man pleads not guilty to beating, raping prostitute
May 8, 2018 - 8:51pm
April 18, 2018
Four sentenced in Bismarck for crimes related to sex trafficking
April 18, 2018 - 5:59pm
April 9, 2018
Top officials at indicted after classifieds site taken offline
April 9, 2018 - 9:12pm
April 6, 2018
Controversial taken offline 'as part of an enforcement action,' federal officials say
April 6, 2018 - 4:31pm
November 22, 2017
Our view: Keep up the efforts to curb sex trafficking
November 22, 2017 - 7:02am
July 18, 2017
Desiree Robinson, 16, was prostituted on in Chicago last year and was killed by an alleged client in December. Photo submitted by family.
Under attack, has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.
July 18, 2017 - 12:17pm
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
January 10, 2017
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) talks during a Senate hearing Tuesday on Backpage in Washington in this image from button
Heitkamp praises removal of Backpage 'adult ads,' but says vigilance still needed
January 10, 2017 - 10:10pm shuts 'adult' section in face of government pressure
January 10, 2017 - 9:39am
October 7, 2016
Carl Ferrer is pictured in this photo from his driver's license. Ferrer, the chief executive of advertising website, was arrested on Thursday on criminal charges including pimping, as authorities investigate the company which has been accused of facilitating sex trafficking of minors. Texas Attorney General’s Office/Handout via REUTERS
Heitkamp says CEO arrest over sex trafficking allegations 'a very important step'
October 7, 2016 - 4:02pm
February 11, 2016
Senate committee seeks to hold in contempt
February 11, 2016 - 9:00pm