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Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed...More >>
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Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.More >>
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OVER THE RHINE, OH (FOX19) -
in the West McMicken neighborhood took to the streets on Monday to fight prostitution in the area, something they call a persistent problem.
Organizers say the march was held in effort to draw attention to human trafficking.
"We realize now that after fighting this issue for years, that is what we are dealing with, human trafficking. There are now pimps that control the girls, either through intimidation or drug addiction, and it's become a really sad, depressing thing to see," explain West McMicken Improvement Association President Tony Walsh.
Walsh, an area resident of 25 years, says the problem has remained persistent, but is hopeful that new legislation allowing for stiffer penalties will discourage 'johns' from coming to the neighborhood.
Johns, a term used by both prostitutes and law enforcement, are those who solicit prostitutes.
trying to, by attacking the john problem, to dry up the demand. So if we can drive out the demand, maybe the
problem will follow," said Walsh.