Powerful forces are taking aim at a damaging marketplace largely hidden by the digital age.
Updated: December 02, 2013, - 05:33 PM
When Sgt. Grant Snyder went looking for Bobbi Larson, he used digital tools and started in cyberspace.
Updated: November 29, 2013, - 11:41 AM
Second of four parts: Traffickers target vulnerable kids such as Bobbi Larson, ensnaring them with attention, drugs, a place to stay.
Updated: November 29, 2013, - 11:40 AM
A rare confluence of calendars makes Thanksgiving fall amid the Festival of Lights this year.
Updated: November 28, 2013, - 01:26 PM
Two Harbors teen gets encouragement from friends and strangers after they learned of her sex-trafficking ordeal in the Twin Cities.
Updated: November 26, 2013, - 11:10 PM
A Morrison County grand jury had issued the first-degree murder indictments in April against 65-year-old Byron David Smith in the shooting deaths of Haile Kifer, 18, and her cousin Nick Brady, 16.
Updated: November 25, 2013, - 08:52 PM
New constitution does away with blood quantum rule.
Updated: November 21, 2013, - 10:46 AM
As the pimps in Bobbi Larson’s case are sentenced, she wrestles with the tenacious after-effects of sex trafficking.
Updated: November 21, 2013, - 10:28 AM
Pimps take girls on circuits through Minnesota, stopping in towns such as Duluth, St. Cloud, Rochester and the Twin Cities. They use cellphones to create Internet ads while driving to a new town, do business there for a day or two, then disappear into the next town.
Updated: November 19, 2013, - 03:49 PM