Sex trafficking

Iowa Teen Who Killed Her Rapist Escapes From Custody

Pieper Lewis was homeless and sex trafficked at 15 when she fatally stabbed her rapist, but a court ordered her to pay restitution to his estate.
11/07/2022

Teen Seeks To Overturn Court-Ordered $150K Payment To Family Of Her Rapist

The judge’s restitution order is ‘absurd,’ Pieper Lewis’ attorneys say.
09/28/2022

BREAKING: R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years For Racketeering and Sex Trafficking

After a fall from the heights of fame, the disgraced R&B singer will serve a lengthy term for his crimes
06/29/2022

Federal Prosecutors Recommend At Least 25 Years For R. Kelly

He leveraged his fame to systematically ‘prey upon children and young women for his own sexual gratification,’ prosecutors say.
06/09/2022

Bill Cosby’s Publicist Tries To Clarify R. Kelly Was ‘Railroaded’ Statement

Andrew Wyatt was not speaking on his client's behalf.
10/01/2021

R. Kelly Trial: Prosecution Rests Sex Trafficking Case After Weeks Of Shocking Testimony

Defense attorneys are now making their case.
09/20/2021

R. Kelly Trial: ‘Somewhat Upsetting’ Video Put Into Evidence; Ex-Aide Shared Texts On Mistreatment Of ‘Girlfriends’

Part of case hinges on corroboration of accusers’ testimony.
09/17/2021

Witness in R. Kelly Trial Testifies She Was 15 When Her Sexual Relationship Began With Him

She said their encounters were on and off nearly ten years.
09/04/2021

R. Kelly’s Federal Sex Trafficking Trial Jury Selection Is Complete

Jurors will hear testimony surrounding the disturbing case.
08/13/2021