Bailey Gates boarded a plane from Eugene to Portland — her first time flying — on July 27, 2013.
Three juvenile victims were recovered and nine adults arrested last week in prostitution sweeps in the Seattle-Tacoma-Everett area, according to the FBI.
Federal prosecutors say a 43-year-old Shoreline, Wash., man has been sentenced in Seattle to 10 years in prison for interstate transportation of a 22-year-old woman for purposes of prostitution.
A federal judge has struck down a Washington state law aimed at battling online sex trafficking after an internet advocacy group filed a lawsuit challenging the measure’s constitutionality.
A 29-year-old SeaTac man was sentenced Friday in Seattle to 15 years in prison for forcing young women to work for him as prostitutes.