St. Cloud Business Owner Feels Penalized By New Massage RegulationsOver the summer, the city of St. Cloud agreed to tighten licensing requirements to stop sex trafficking. There will be more background checks for therapists, more inspections for businesses and ultimately more fees to pay.
Charges: Minneapolis Man Raped Woman, Threatened Her With NarcanA Minneapolis man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and threatening her with a syringe of Narcan, a medication used to combat opioid overdoses, has been charged with criminal sexual conduct.
2 Duluth Men Sentenced To Prison For Sex Trafficking 15-Year-Old GirlTwo Duluth men learned they will serve years behind bars after sex trafficking a 15-year-old girl.
St. Cloud Tightens Massage Regulations In Fight Against Sex TraffickingCities are tweaking their massage regulations to cut down on the problem of human sex trafficking – and St. Cloud is the latest to take those steps.
Minnesota Man Charged In Iowa In Child Sex Trafficking CaseAuthorities say a 50-year-old registered sex offender in Minnesota faces federal charges after being accused of traveling to Iowa to have sex with minors.
Man Charged With Sex Trafficking While Incarcerated In County JailDaniel David Ellington of Brooklyn Park was charged with four counts relating to sex trafficking at hotels in Woodbury and Brooklyn Center, the Washington County Attorney's Office said Thursday.
St. Cloud Man Gets 20 Years For Sex Trafficking ChargesA 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for multiple sex trafficking and prostitution promotion charges involving two women, including a juvenile.
2 Duluth Men Convicted For Sex Trafficking 15-Year-Old GirlTwo Duluth men, ages 44 and 33, have been convicted for the sexual trafficking and sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl.
St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking RingA federal jury in St. Paul convicted 36 people for their roles in an international sex trafficking organization Wednesday. Prosecutors say the criminal enterprise trafficked hundreds of Thai women for sex across the United States, including Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Man Sentenced For Sex Trafficking MinorsA Minneapolis man charged with sex trafficking has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison.
Fourth Person Sentenced In Prostitution Ring Affecting MN CommunitiesThe last defendant in a national sex-trafficking ring was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday.
Man Charged With Sex Trafficking After Calling 'Main Girl' From JailA Minneapolis man is facing sex trafficking charges after officials say he called his “main girl” from jail, asking for money.
Man Guilty Of Sex Trafficking Sentenced To 9 YearsA Plymouth man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison after a jury convicted him of being one of the leaders of a sex-trafficking ring.
Twin Cities Man Found Guilty In Operating Asian Sex Trafficking RingOfficials in the Twin Cities say a man was found guilty of several sex trafficking charges in connection to a prostitution ring that brought women from China to work in the south metro.
Authorities Target Massage Businesses In Sex Trafficking BustsOfficials say Minnesota doesn't regulate massage therapy at a statewide level. Local governments are responsible for regulation.