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1. A Grief Like No Other A Grief Like No Other September//1997 Analysis of the murder of Terri Smith of Kansas City by Gary Rawlings as an example of a national cultural phenomenon. Description of other local family members involved such as Al Smith and Harriet Smith,...

2. A Tug-of-War Over 'Murderabilia' A Tug-of-War Over 'Murderabilia' September 29, 2012 Article on the disputed ownership of notebooks, copies of investigative files, crime scene photographs, and correspondence relating to the muder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas in 1959 that have...

3. Binaggio and Gargotta Murders Binaggio and Gargotta Murders May 3, 2005 Articles concerning the federal grand jury court case for the slayings of Charles Binaggio and Charles Gargotta in Kansas City in 1950, with photos.

4. Black Crime, Black Victims Black Crime, Black Victims April/21/1969 Illustrations and article about the unequal law enforcement and crime prevention in Kansas City for blacks and non-blacks, especially in certain parts of the metro area. Description of the murders of Michael...

5. Bob Berdella Murder Case Bob Berdella Murder Case 1988-1993 A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the criminal activities of Robert A. Berdella and the subsequent investigation of those...

6. Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping The kidnaping of Bobby Greenlease, Jr., took place on September 28, 1953, with a ransom of $600,000.

7. Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping and Murder Case Bobby Greenlease Kidnapping and Murder Case 1953-2002 A 3 volume collection of photocopied newspaper clippings, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the kidnapping and slaying of Bobby Greenlease, Jr., and the subsequent investigation...

8. Calmly, Quietly, Day of Death Unfolds: Journal of a Massacre Part One Calmly, Quietly, Day of Death Unfolds: Journal of a Massacre Part One June/13/1983 First in a 12-part series of articles dealing with the Union Station Massacre, involving discussions of the murderers and crime fighters such as J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI.

9. Cheese Joins the Gang Cheese Joins the Gang May/31/1935 Photo and biographical article about Charley Casciola, or Cheese Casciola, a "hoodlum machine election 'worker'" acquitted of involvement in "the bloody election day murders March 27, 1934."

10. Clutter Family Murders Clutter Family Murders November 16, 1959-June 19, 1966 Several newspaper clippings about the murder of the Clutter family on November 15, 1959, in Holcomb, Kansas, for which the two killers were hanged in 1965. Description of the "nonfiction novel" by Truman...

11. Clutter Family Murders Clutter Family Murders File contains copies of newspaper articles about the murder of the four-member Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas.

12. Corruption and Mayhem--Inside Look at Mafia Corruption and Mayhem--Inside Look at Mafia September/29/1980 Photos and article about the crack-down on a Kansas City "criminal empire deeply involved in murder, extortion, loan sharking, illegal gambling, bombing, arson and corruption of officials." Description...

13. Crime and Court Report Crime and Court Report April 27, 2005 Listed under this column is "Miszaros' Killer Gets Five Years". Vincent Flores has been sentenced by the judge in the murder of Gerald Miszaros. Article details the three things that the victim's family...

14. Crime and Criminals Crime and Criminals Information on Mattie Howard, a woman convicted of a murder in 1918, "known in Kansas City as 'queen of the underworld' and 'the girl with the agate eyes,'" born about 1897 and convicted about 1920 for...

15. Crime and Murder In Kansas City Area Crime and Murder In Kansas City Area Photos and information on murders and related crimes in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

16. Crime Figure Here Linked to Murder: Charge Filed against Joseph Nastasio, Jr., in Springfield, Ill., Crime Figure Here Linked to Murder: Charge Filed against Joseph Nastasio, Jr., in Springfield, Ill., Rape-Slaying May/14/1958 Photo and biographical article about Joseph Nastasio, Jr., "former Kansas City hoodlum" arrested on rape and murder charges in Illinois at the age of 32. Formerly "gain[ing] notoriety in Kansas City in...

17. Crime: Fatal Bondage Crime: Fatal Bondage June 2001 Photos and biographical article about John Robinson, a serial murderer and "convicted con artist" in and around the Kansas City area until imprisoned in 2000. Born in Illinois in 1943 and coming to Kansas...

18. Crime: True Confession Crime: True Confession December/21/1998 Photos and biographical article about Daniel Crocker, a 38-year-old former Kansas Citian returning in 1998 to confess his role in the murder and attempted rape (under the influence of illegal drugs) in...

19. Cyber Killer: The Slavemaster Cyber Killer: The Slavemaster June 2001 Photos, map (showing sites of his murders from La Cygne, Kansas to the Western Missouri Correctional Facility) and biographical article about "John Edward Robinson, Sr. [or John Robinson], a 58-year-old...

20. Deadline [and] Who Killed Larry Sarvey? Deadline [and] Who Killed Larry Sarvey? March/4-11/1990 File containing a two-part series of articles about the 1989 murder )and ensuing trial about) of Larry Sarvey, a 38-year-old publisher of Atchison Globe newspaper killed by an unknown shooter in his home...