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2 plead guilty in sex trafficking of minor

Two people accused of prostituting a teenage girl pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge of conspiracy to engage in the sex trafficking of a minor.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-13/2-plead-guilty-sex-tra
Amber alert wake-up calls put program's effectiveness at risk, local emergency officials say

Every second counts for law enforcement searching for an abducted child ? even when, some authorities say, it means waking many Georgia residents from their slumber.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-22/amber-alert-wake-calls-put-pr
Augusta man faces charge of sex trafficking of child

...after Castillo set in motion a meeting between an undercover agent and a 16-year-old girl.The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children tipped federal agents to an ad placed on a Web site. McKee wrote in his affidavit filed in Castillo's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-03/augusta-man-faces-char
Grovetown man found guilty of federal child porn charges

A federal jury has returned a guilty verdict against Morgan Chase Woods, 25, of Grovetown, on numerous child pornography charges.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-07/grovetown-man-found-guilty-f
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New York teen missing after spring break trip

COLUMBIA --- The mother of a 17-year-old New York girl who disappeared after a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach said Thursday that it's getting harder to keep up hope that her daughter will be found unharmed.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/01/met_522353.shtml
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Children can get caught by Web, authorities warn

When Denise Bates' 14-year-old daughter leaves school, the threat of bullies still lingers in the confines of her home.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/08/met_472463.shtml
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Messages' frequency declining since 2006

ATLANTA --- The number of Amber Alerts issued in Georgia has dropped over the past three years, mirroring a nationwide trend.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/11/met_469060.shtml
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Child prostitution busts nab pimps

WASHINGTON --- Hundreds of people have been arrested and 21 children rescued in what the FBI is calling a five-day roundup of networks of pimps who force children into prostitution.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/26/bus_463536.shtml
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Good deeds

...National Law Journal Pro Bono Award for its work to create a comprehensive training manual for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children that is used to represent families in international child abduction cases. During the past five...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/21/yrb_181175.shtml
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Across the area

Authorities are still searching for a teenager who went missing during a bus ride from Albany, Ga., to his home in Augusta.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/25/met_149130.shtml
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