9 Die In Immigrant-Smuggling Attempt In Sweltering TruckAt least 9 people died after being crammed into the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in Texas.
Oakland Agrees To $989,000 Settlement In Police Sex Scandal CaseOakland city officials early Wednesday approved a $989,000 payment to a former teenage prostitute who was the center of an underage sexual misconduct scandal that rocked several East Bay law enforcement agencies.
San Leandro Police Bust Alleged Brothel Inside HomePolice on Thursday shut down what they say was a brothel operating inside a San Leandro residence.
18-Year-Old Oakland Man Charged With Raping Captive Teen GirlAn 18-year-old Oakland man has been charged with rape and human trafficking for allegedly holding a 13-year-old girl as a prisoner for a month while sexually assaulting her and forcing her to work as a prostitute.
San Bruno Police Bust Suspected Brothel, 5 ArrestedFive people were arrested Friday in an undercover operation at a suspected brothel in San Bruno, a police spokesman said.
Pleasant Hill Man Suspected Of Human Trafficking, Running BrothelA Pleasant Hill resident was arrested on suspicion of various human trafficking offenses after detectives carried out an undercover operation at the man’s home last week, police said Monday.
Suspects Accused Of Kidnapping, Sex Trafficking Four Young Girls In OaklandA man and woman suspected of kidnapping four young girls were in court in Oakland Friday, facing human trafficking charges.
Second Suspect Arrested, Additional Women Rescued In Oakland KidnappingOakland police said Thursday that they believe the kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl on Wednesday is connected to human sex trafficking and that they've arrested a second suspect in connection with the case.
Sucpect Arrested After 14-Year-Old Kidnapping Victim Rescued In North OaklandPolice are investigating a report of a kidnapping in North Oakland Wednesday morning as possibly connected to human trafficking and forced prostitution, a police spokeswoman said.
2 Allegedly Tried To Lure Developmentally Disabled Pleasant Hill Girl Into ProstitutionTwo suspects were arrested in Emeryville on Wednesday in connection with multiple crimes related to a 15-year-old girl from Pleasant Hill who went missing late last month.
Indictments In Human Trafficking Ring Linked To Danville, San RamonThree suspects were indicted last week by a Contra Costa County grand jury in connection with a 14-year sex trafficking ring centered in San Ramon and Danville.
San Francisco Students To Learn About Sex Trafficking, History Of ‘Comfort Women’The school district is developing age-appropriate curriculum to teach students how to recognize the signs of human trafficking as part of their health education classes.