Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:58:35 GMT
(WMC) - It was a story that made its rounds on social media. On a recent flight DeAngelo Williams, Mid-Southerner and running back for the Carolina Panthers, gave his first-class plane seat to a 77-year-oldMore >>
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TOLEDO, OH (Press Release) -
A Toledo man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sex trafficking of children, according to Steven Dettelbach, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
Roy Calhoun, 30, was found guilty of multiple charges last year, including sex trafficking of children, conspiracy to obstruct a sex trafficking investigation and conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute Oxycodone.
"This defendant profited from children in the commercial sex trade," Dettelbach said. "Our office will continue to pursue human trafficking cases with vigor."
Calhoun was arrested in 2010 and accused of recruiting females, including minor children, to work as prostitutes between 2007 and 2010. According to court documents, he advertised a minor on Craigslist on different occasions and drove the minor to Toledo-area hotels. Calhoun beat and assaulted the females who worked for him and threatened those who left or attempted to quit working as prostitutes, according to court documents.
This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney James Moroney, following an investigation by the Northwest Ohio Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force.
The task force includes members of the FBI, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, Toledo Police Department, Lima Police Department, Perrysburg Township Police Department, Fulton County Sheriff's Office and Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.
Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:52 AM EDT2014-07-22 10:52:07 GMT
The state's vehicle inspection law is now coming under closer scrutiny, with critics saying it's not necessary and unenforceable.More >>
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Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:15:18 GMT
The body of an unidentified man was found inside an 18 wheeler, Tuesday night. It happened at the weigh station on Interstate 20 westbound in Warren County. The State Highway Patrol and Warren CountyMore >>
MDOT enforcement officers went to check out a suspicious vehicle that had not moved all day. More >>
Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:10:35 GMT
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Horn Lake, Miss. police say 26-year-old Stephanie Scott was given a summons to appear before a judge after her 6-year-old daughter was found home alone. More >>
Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:22:41 GMT
As this Youtube video shows, on July 17, the Ohio-based pro-life group Created Equal demonstrated in front of Mississippi's only abortion clinic, located in Jackson. They were given the go-ahead from policeMore >>
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