DYER | Most people probably think that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Civil War, but slavery continues today due to human trafficking.
VALPARAISO | A group of area musicians has raised their voices on a compact disc of Christmas music in hopes of raising money to build a group home for pregnant girls 10 to 13 years of age in Guatemala.
MERRILLVILLE | Three local men were arrested in a prostitution sting conducted in Merrillville by the Lake County Sheriff's Department.
The continuing crackdown on prostitution is important not just for upholding public health and decency, as was a concern in the past, but also because the prostitutes themselves require protection from harm and a transition to normal lives.
The national Human Trafficking Resource Center is a program of Polaris Project, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization working exclusively on the issue of human trafficking.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller offers these resources to fight human trafficking.
The women walk down the street in sweat pants and tank tops, looking casual, as if strolling down a grocery-store aisle. Until a car slows down and stops in front of them, and they get in.
LANSING | Two men are accused of robbing and beating an undercover officer Tuesday evening during a sex sting.
HAMMOND | At age 4, a girl growing up on the west side of Chicago began to be molested by men her grandmother brought home.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Citywide Crime Watch will sponsor a program on human trafficking awareness Oct. 23.
HAMMOND | A survivor of human trafficking will share her story Oct. 23 at a citywide community crime watch event.
CHICAGO | Cook County sheriff’s police are working with law enforcement agencies across the country to arrest more men who solicit prostitutes, while also helping the women to quit prostitution.
HAMMOND | Federal agents told about 150 attendees at a seminar Thursday they've seen a rise in gangs attempting to make money from human trafficking.
CROWN POINT | Local law enforcement agencies suspect human trafficking is on the rise in the region despite few cases being filed, and those agencies are gearing up their response.
HAMMOND | The Hammond crime watch organizations have scheduled a program about human trafficking for 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
HAMMOND | The city's crime watch groups are sponsoring a program on human trafficking.
Lemon Creek Winery in Baroda, Michigan is helping to raise funds and awareness about prevention of human trafficking.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana sent a strong message Monday to anyone planning to procure underage prostitutes during Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis: Don't try it here.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels is expected to quickly sign into law tough, new restrictions on human trafficking that he called for in his State of the State address earlier this month.
HOBART | Hobart Church of the Nazarene will host a community discussion at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on human trafficking, sexual slavery and how the local community can make a difference in the lives of individuals who have been sold into slavery.
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