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161. Figure in Casino Skimming Case Dies Figure in Casino Skimming Case Dies August 17, 2005 Charles D. Moretina, convicted in 1983 in a casino skimming investigation, died August 14, 2005, at the North Kansas City Hospital. ''Moretina and two other local crime figures, Carl ''Cork'' Civella and...

162. Find No Crime in Meis Death: Evidence of Fire in Porch Glider, Detective Tells Coroner Find No Crime in Meis Death: Evidence of Fire in Porch Glider, Detective Tells Coroner November/22/1966 Photo and obituary article about Albert Marcel Meis, or Albert Meis, a 52-year-old car salesman and political candidate dying in an accidental fire with his "glider."

163. First, Indict All the Lawyers First, Indict All the Lawyers January/25/1999 Illustration and article about the "three former executives of Baptist Medical Center of Kansas City, Mo." slated for "trial in federal court in Kansas for conspiring to pay illegal kickbacks to two osteopaths."...

164. Focus/Midwest Recommends: Organize Ghetto Residents to Control Civil Disturbances Focus/Midwest Recommends: Organize Ghetto Residents to Control Civil Disturbances March-April//1968 Paper about riot control and prevention methods in the wake of the 1968 race riots.

165. Former Move Up President Dies at 51 Former Move Up President Dies at 51 February/17/2002 Notice of the death on February 16, 2002, of Jim Nunn at age 51. Nunn was a former Kansas City deputy police chief and a former president of Move Up, a group dedicated to building up neighborhoods and...

166. Forward Steps in Municipal Affairs: Police Departments Forward Steps in Municipal Affairs: Police Departments July 1921 Description of the establishment of "a system of police booths," shown in a photo, whereby, via sidecar motorcycles, "a police officer will be available at any place in Kansas City within three minutes."...

167. Fred Harvey Bonadonna Fred Harvey Bonadonna April 17, 2002 Obituary for former local organized crime figure turned government witness, Fred Harvey Bonadonna. He died Aprill 11, 2002, at age 63 in Naples, Florida.

168. From Combat to Crime: The Famous Outlaw Got His Start Fighting Against the Union From Combat to Crime: The Famous Outlaw Got His Start Fighting Against the Union July 2-9, 2007 Short article which discusses the legend of Jesse James and the Robin Hood theme. Author contends that "the key to understanding the motives of the James gang--besides greed--is the Civil War, especially...

169. From Dark to Dawn From Dark to Dawn January//1944 Highlights of "the Kansas City fight against vice that have occurred during the last thirty years," including prostitution, liquor, gambling, and organized crime.

170. From the Bottom Up: West Bottoms Enjoys Quiet Revival Thanks to Organic Growth From the Bottom Up: West Bottoms Enjoys Quiet Revival Thanks to Organic Growth August 5-11, 2011 Article about the West Bottoms development over the last few years, with transportation improvements, crime prevention, and renovation of old buildings. Included in the article is a map of the West Bottoms...

171. Frontier Protective and Social Network: The Anti-Horse Thief Association in Kansas Frontier Protective and Social Network: The Anti-Horse Thief Association in Kansas Fall 2003 The Anti-Horse Thief Association (AHTA) came together in 1882 in Kansas to protect against horse thieves. It eventually outlived its original purpose of theft protection and evolved into two stages, progressive...

172. Gambling Laws of Missouri Gambling Laws of Missouri January//1951 History of gambling laws in Missouri since 1814, concentrating on their adjustment to the organized crime of the early 20th century.

173. Gangbusters Gangbusters March/4/1984 Aftermath of Nick Civella's death with short biographies of prominent organized crime members.

174. Gangster Style Gangster Style July/13-19/2000 Describes the "Gangster Tour", a trolley-based excursion highlighting criminal and vice locales throughout Kansas City.

175. Gangsters Gangsters

176. Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory Geary and Kansas--Governor Geary's Administration in Kansas with a Complete History of the Territory until July 1857 //1857 Colorful and literary description of border ruffians between Kansas City and Westport and how people dealt with them leading up to the Civil War.

177. Get the Other Gang Get the Other Gang December/26/1931 Story of the kidnapping and safe return of Nell Donnelly with the aid of a "North Side leader" associated with "Kansas City's recognized and organized underworld."

178. God Wants You to Roll God Wants You to Roll 2005 Con artists Robert ''Buddha'' Gomez and James Nichols fleeced America's churchgoers into buying cars for a few thousand dollars apiece from a fictious estate. The ''Miracle Cars'' scam resulted in over...

179. Goin' to Kansas City: And Robert Altman Takes You There! Goin' to Kansas City: And Robert Altman Takes You There! March//1996 Photos and review of the recent movie "Kansas City" directed by Robert Altman ("born in Kansas City in 1925" and raised "around the gangsters and musicians of the '30s") and set in 1934 Kansas City, with...

180. Grateful Relatives, Friends Await Mrs. Withers's Return Grateful Relatives, Friends Await Mrs. Withers's Return December/5/1974 Biographical article about the continuing delay of the return of 85-year-old Overland Park widow Helen Gray and the felony charge on her former companion Viola Hudson for writing bad checks (supposedly...