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Klobuchar, Heitkamp in Mexico to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking, heroin epidemic
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar is leading a delegation to Mexico with U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp to discuss joint efforts to fight sex trafficking and the growing heroin epidemic. Klobuchar and Heitkamp will be joined on their three-day trip by Cindy McCain, who co-chairs the Arizona Governor's Task Force on Human Trafficking.
Monday, April, 14, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Sen. Heitkamp visits Red River High School to discuss human trafficking
Senator Heidi Heitkamp spent the afternoon at Red River High School. The topic of conversation, human trafficking. In Novemeber, Heitkamp introduced bipartisan legislation to crack down on sex trafficking.
Thursday, March, 20, 2014 - WDAZ - News

South Dakota man sentenced to life for sex trafficking
SIOUX FALLS, SD -- A man convicted of running a house that preyed on vulnerable young women has been sentenced to life in prison on sex trafficking charges.
Tuesday, March, 18, 2014 - Associated Press - First News

Chinese officials take down massive online baby-selling ring
Beijing (CNN) - Chinese authorities have successfully cracked four baby selling networks, rescuing 382 babies and arresting more than a thousand suspects.
Friday, February, 28, 2014 - CNN - News

N.D. drug zones stiffen penalties for offenders who make, sell drugs near children
State laws that stiffen penalties for making or selling drugs near children vary across the nation.
Saturday, February, 22, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Drug zones stiffen penalties for offenders
State laws that stiffen penalties for making or selling drugs near children vary across the nation.
Friday, February, 21, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Missouri man accused of prostituting woman from China at Bismarck hotel
BISMARCK – A Missouri man is accused of prostituting a 41-year-old woman from China at a Bismarck hotel, and police are investigating whether it may be a case of human trafficking.
Friday, February, 07, 2014 - INFORUM - News

45 arrested, 16 juveniles rescued in Super Bowl prostitution bust
NEW YORK, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Forty-five people were arrested and 16 juveniles rescued in a two-week crackdown on prostitution in the New York-New Jersey area leading up to Sunday's Super Bowl, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February, 04, 2014 - Reuters - News

2 charged with meth trafficking in Grand Forks County
Grand Forks County sheriff's deputies are accusing two Minnesotans with drug trafficking following a traffic stop on Interstate 29, the sheriff's department said today.
Monday, February, 03, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Florida police find marijuana plants growing in empty swimming pool
MIAMI - Police who found five pounds of pot during a routine traffic stop searched the motorists' house and followed the scent to an empty backyard swimming pool where 82 marijuana plants were growing beneath a thick slab of concrete, officials said on Friday.
Friday, January, 31, 2014 - Reuters - News

22 arrested in Dickinson on drug trafficking charges
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Authorities arrested 22 people on drug trafficking charges in Dickinson on Wednesday as a part of Operation Pipe Cleaner.
Thursday, January, 30, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Potential harm of legalizing medical marijuana a key point of Minnesota debate
Proponents say the law proposed in Minnesota would be perhaps the most restrictive on the books, reducing the likelihood of medical marijuana being diverted to unintended users.effects.
Monday, January, 20, 2014 - Forum News Service - News

Casselton, N.D., residents understand dangers of oil train traffic
In this tiny North Dakota town, the shock of watching a dozen oil tank cars erupt into flames just a mile or two from residents' homes and businesses stirred little anxiety over the safety of the thriving oil-by-rail business.
Tuesday, December, 31, 2013 - Reuters - News

Eight bodies, some dismembered, found on Mexican highway
Mexican authorities found the bodies of eight kidnap victims, some dismembered, on a highway in the troubled southern state of Guerrero where government troops have been deployed to stem violence, officials said on Monday.
Tuesday, December, 10, 2013 - Reuters - News

11 men arrested for child sex trafficking in ND oil patch
11 men were arrested in an online child sex trafficking sting in the western North Dakota oil patch.
Tuesday, November, 26, 2013 - KX News - News

UK police: 3 women held for 30 years
LONDON (AP) - London police say three women were held for at least 30 years against their will in a south London home.
Thursday, November, 21, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Fed takes interest in oil patch crime
The federal government is taking steps to address an increase in drug-related crimes in the oil patch of western North Dakota.
Thursday, November, 14, 2013 - WDAZ - News

ND Motor Carriers Association hosts 2nd annual Oilfield Trucking Against Trafficking Convention
Over the road truck drivers may be used to watching out for traffic, but what about human trafficking? The North Dakota Motor Carriers Association hosts the second annual Oilfield Trucking Convention in Dickinson. This year, the big topic is Truckers Against Trafficking. This organization works to raise awareness in the trucking industry about human trafficking.
Wednesday, October, 30, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Mayor: 35 migrants die in Niger desert of thirst
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The mayor of the northern Niger town of Agadez says that around 35 migrants, including women and children, who were being smuggled to Algeria died of thirst and dehydration in the Sahara Desert after their truck broke down.
Monday, October, 28, 2013 - Associated Press - News

12 indicted for involvement in Bakken drug ring
A dozen people have been indicted on federal charges alleging they were involved in a ring that distributed methamphetamine in the Bakken oil patch along the North Dakota border, and in other cities and towns across Montana, authorities said.
Thursday, October, 10, 2013 - Associated Press - News

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