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Labor trafficking can be found in sweatshops, on farms, in restaurants and nail salons, on construction crews and custodial staffs and in American households
Baltimore has become a hub for human trafficking because of its interstate highways and proximity to major airports, city and state officials say.
Maryland has some of the lightest penalties in the nation for human trafficking of adults, which police officers and advocates say draws traffickers into the state.
law enforcement officials have said they’ve had trouble catching traffickers there, citing the language barrier, elusive perpetrators and scared victims.
Behind closed doors, its victims -- runaways, single mothers, immigrants, addicts -- do what they’re told in unimaginable conditions.
DNA Evidence Brings Hope, Truth – But Only If Tested; Some Maryland Jurisdictions Slow to Report Findings
DNA evidence can free a man from death row, but some local law enforcement agencies aren't following state rules on DNA evidence reporting.
BALTIMORE - Although the Orioles and Major League Baseball decided to close the gates at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to fans for Wednesday's game because of recent violence in the city, fans still gathered outside the ballpark.