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61. Books Books Fall//1975 Review of a book entitled "Rape: How to Avoid It and What to Do about It If You Can't" by June Bundy Csida and Joseph Csida.

62. Borderline Businesses Pay Most Sugar Borderline Businesses Pay Most Sugar January 11, 1935 Photo and article about the bombing of the Harlem Nightclub as an example of the vulnerability of semi-legitimate ("borderline") nightclubs and other businesses in Kansas City to its strong-arm tactics...

63. Boss Pendergast Boss Pendergast February//1937 Unverified article about Kansas City's political boss Tom Pendergast.

64. Broken Windows Aren't All They Fix Broken Windows Aren't All They Fix July 12, 2005 Review of accomplishments of the Downtown Community Improvement District instituted April 9, 2003. It was noted that crime statistics had dropped in all categories. The program was launched by Bill Dietrich,...

65. Budd Park to Bud with Activity Budd Park to Bud with Activity August/1/2001 Photos and article about "the 18th year for the national Night Out Against Crime" project at Budd Park in Northeast Kansas City, "a pro-community, anti-crime evening block party."

66. 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.

67. Camps and Saloons in Kansas City Camps and Saloons in Kansas City December/8/1917 Article about military camps, prostitution, illegal liquor, and public health issues colliding at a "big" football game.

68. Can the Rackets Recapture Missouri? Can the Rackets Recapture Missouri? October/8/1949 Article about the subtle rise to power through the 1940s, mainly with gambling and liquor distribution, of organized crime in Kansas City, under former Pendergast confidant Charles Binaggio, and in Saint...

69. Capri Motel Ordered Closed Capri Motel Ordered Closed July/4/2001 Photo and article about the closing of the Capri Motel at Paseo and Independence Avenues due to unsanitary and unsafe conditions found by "a coordinated inspection" of various local government agencies,...

70. CassTel Executive Admits Role in Con CassTel Executive Admits Role in Con January 8, 2005 Kenneth Matzdorff, president of Cass County Telephone Company, has been indicted for consumer fraud in a case tied to the Gambino crime family in New York. Prosecutors say Matzdorff served as a front man...

71. Changing Their Ways Changing Their Ways November//1995 Photos and article about the community policing program of the Kansas City Police Department as an alternative to wasted time responding to distant 911 emergency calls. Description of several police officers...

72. Changing Their Ways Changing Their Ways November//1995 Article about the shift in crime prevention strategy from centrallized 911 emergency calls to community policing.

73. Charles Binaggio Charles Binaggio Newspaper clippings on microfilm about Kansas City organized crime leader Charles Binaggio, including his high-profile murder in 1950.

74. Charles Gargotta Charles Gargotta Newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and Times on Charles Gargotta, the organized crime leader in Kansas City shot to death in 1950, with photos.

75. Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers August 16, 1933 Mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sheriff Thomas Bash on August 12, 1933. He is being...

76. Charles Vito Cammisano Dies Charles Vito Cammisano Dies September 5, 2007 Obituary notice for Charles Vito Cammissano who died September 1, 2007, at his home in Riverside, Missouri. He was the son of Joseph and Doris Cammisano. He had been a life-long resident of the Kansas...

77. 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."

78. Chief Forte' After Year One: 'We Are Getting Better' Chief Forte' After Year One: 'We Are Getting Better' October 26-November 1, 2012 Article contains an interview with Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte following his first year on the job. Forte states that he has focused on improving relationships between the KCPD and community...

79. Chief Vallins Says the Gamblers Must Go Chief Vallins Says the Gamblers Must Go April/18/1897 Cartoon of gamblers being sent down a road out of the city with foot imprints on their posteriors and the caption, "Chief Vallins Says the Gamblers Must Go."

80. Child's Play: The Rebirth of Santa Fe Place Child's Play: The Rebirth of Santa Fe Place February//1990 Article giving history and description of the district between 27th, Linwood, Prospect, and Indiana Avenue, and its efforts to rebuild its homes and businesses in safety from crime and poverty.