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A resident at Latisha’s House, an organization that helps women who have escaped sex trafficking, has shared her story of survival. (WYDaily/Department of State)

Sex trafficked at 12: A woman’s story of survival

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A resident of Latisha’s House was just 12 years old when she was first trafficked by a man more than twice her age. It’s been...

Sex trafficked at 12: A woman’s story of survival

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A resident of Latisha’s House was just 12 years old when she was first trafficked by a man more than twice her age. It’s been...
The Avalon Center has seen a 50% rise in phone calls compared to last year and attribute the pandemic to the increase in cases. (WYDaily file photo/Courtesy of Pixabay)

Here’s how new legislation can help provide a better future for victims of sex trafficking

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When women are sex trafficked, they have to go to extreme measures to protect their well being. Whether it be stealing from a local store...
Katherine Thyne, 24 died from her injuries after being dragging by a car during a traffic stop on Thursday. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Newport News Police)

ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Traffic fines, disability travel, in the line of duty and more

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With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read...
The annual conference provides education for professionals in the child maltreatment field deal with child abuse cases (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

NNPD to host human trafficking awareness events

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The Newport Police Department and the New Beech Grove Baptist Church are hosting two awareness and safety events about human trafficking. January is Human Trafficking Awareness...
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ICYMI in Hampton and Newport News: Veterans homecoming, asbestos scare, TLC show and more

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With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation. Here are this week’s most-read...

CNU grad advocates for bill expunging records of human trafficking victims

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Ateba Gaines is advocating for HB 268, which would expunge the criminal records of human trafficking victims. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Ateba...

Virginia Beach and Hampton Police assist in 13 prostitution arrests in Williamsburg (audio)

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Williamsburg Police have arrested 13 people in connection with a prostitution investigation. Police in...