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Local News
12:59 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Barricades to curb prostitution an unfair burden on residents, Mohawk leader says

The barricades on McMicken Street to reduce prostitution are scheduled to be in place for about another month, but some residents want them to be removed now. 

Vanessa Sparks of the Mohawk Area Development Corporation told Cincinnati City Council's Law and Public Safety Committee this morning that the barricades are placing a burden on the neighborhood's residents.

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Sex trafficking
12:56 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Police update on West McMicken barricades

Credit Tana Weingartner / WVXU

Cincinnati is halfway through a 90-day program of barricading parts of West McMicken Street in the city to reduce prostitution and human trafficking activities.  

District One Police Captain Michael John said there has been a disruption in the cruising related to the offenses.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Fighting Prostitution

Efforts underway to reduce prostitution and sex trafficking in Cincinnati.

 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Off the Streets

Program seeks to help women escape life on the streets.

  

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Sex trafficking
1:11 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Cincinnati researching ways to curb sex trafficking

Tana Weingartner WVXU

Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday on two motions to crackdown on prostitution.  Both measures would focus more attention on the "johns" instead of the women involved.

Residents are giving mixed reactions to temporary barricades on McMicken Street that were setup to stop people from cruising for prostitutes.  Tony Walsh with the West McMicken Improvement Association said things have gotten better.  He called the barricades a drastic measure.

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