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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Tuesday announced more than $35 million in Justice Department grants to organizations that provide safe housing for victims of human trafficking.
Police in Belgium and France on Wednesday announced the arrests of 26 people suspected of human trafficking in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants who were found in a refrigerated truck in Britain last year.
A truck driver accused in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found inside a refrigerated container that had been hauled to England pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday.
President Donald Trump marked the 20th anniversary Friday of federal legislation to help combat human trafficking by dedicating a new White House position to the issue.
A Spokane felon, who earlier was charged in connection to a human trafficking-for-sex investigation, pleaded guilty Thursday to related charges that could result in a sentence of 20 years in federal prison.
Ten teenagers were among the 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck container in southeast England last month, local police said Friday while relaying for the first time details of those who died.
A fifth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in a truck in southeastern England
A fourth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England, British police said Friday as the investigation into one of the country’s worst human smuggling cases geared up.
All 39 people found dead in a container truck near an English port were Chinese citizens, British police confirmed Thursday as they pressed to investigate one of the country’s deadliest cases of human smuggling.
Police were reconstructing the final journey of 39 people found dead Wednesday in a truck container in an industrial park in England, attempting to piece together one of Britain’s worst people smuggling tragedies.
A group of Mexican veterinarians who recently lost a lawsuit they filed against an Idaho dairy under human trafficking laws say they’ll appeal the case to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by six Mexican veterinarians who say they were recruited to be animal scientists at an Idaho dairy but were instead forced to work as laborers.
Sure, Stanford celebrated Alanna Smith’s brilliance on the court Sunday in an 85-64 victory by the sixth-ranked Cardinal against Washington State that helped Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer reach her 900th win in 33 seasons at the school, yet the Cardinal also cheered and supported survivors of human trafficking after Smith organized an awareness day on the issue.
A Spokane man is being charged with human trafficking a minor following a multi-agency investigation alleged he was prostituting an assaulting 17-year-old girl and attempting to lure other women on social media.
Court records say authorities found more evidence of sex trafficking and prostitution after raiding a trio of Spokane massage parlors two weeks ago.
A pair of Spokane-area massage parlors employing only Chinese workers is under investigation for promoting prostitution, human trafficking, practicing without a license and money laundering.
The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.
In 2010 Nacole, a Head Start teacher, and her husband Tom, a truck driver, were raising their three children, a 17-year-old son and two younger teenage daughters, in a middle-class suburb in Auburn, Wash. Their youngest daughter, a 15-year-old, was seemingly a happy teen, a freshman honor student who loved playing the violin and running with her high school’s track team.
When lawmakers started delving into the budget proposal that Gov. Butch Otter has made for next year, they got a surprise: Though they passed a bill last year to split a $55 million year-end surplus between the state’s rainy-day fund and road work, only the rainy-day fund transfer was made.