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1. ''Precious Doe'' (Erica Green) Murder Case ''Precious Doe'' (Erica Green) Murder Case 2005- A collection of photocopied newspaper articles pertaining to the murder of Erica Michelle Maria Green, a child previously known only as "Precious Doe." Erica Green's unidentified, decapitated body was...

2. 10,000 Public Enemies 10,000 Public Enemies May/24/1935 Book review of "Ten Thousand Public Enemies" by Courtney Ryley Cooper about crime and prominent criminals (such as John Lazia, et al.) in Kansas City tracked by "the United States government, Division...

3. A Case as Cold as Ice A Case as Cold as Ice August 31, 2013 Article covers the inactive investigation of the Vinca Jewelry heist on September 6, 2010. Simon Zouein, the owner of the shop, is interviewed and expresses his dissatisfaction with the Kansas City Police...

4. A Few Facts about Kansas A Few Facts about Kansas December/24/1910 Article about the legal prohibition of alcohol in the state of Kansas and its effects on the population at the state line in the form of saloons such as the O. K. Club, etc. Description also of topics...

5. A Memory of Murder A Memory of Murder March 3, 2012 Article focuses upon the childhood experiences of Danny Centimano, the son of notorious Kansas City criminal Joe Centimano. Danny is interviewed and describes his father's connections to criminal activity...

6. A Motive for Lewis's Murder; the Experiment A Motive for Lewis's Murder; the Experiment November 2008 In-depth letter to the editor expresses the writer's belief that Meriwether Lewis did not commit suicide but was murdered. The reasons for this belief will be published in a forthcoming book (April of...

7. Al Jennings Dies with Boots Off Al Jennings Dies with Boots Off December/27/1961 Photo and obituary for Al Jennings (~1849-1961), "pint-sized badman of the trains and trails of the Oklahoma territory," imprisoned from about 1902 to 1907 for "robb[ing] 15 or 20 trains" and other crimes...

8. All Due Respect All Due Respect June 12-18, 2008 Article discusses the debut of "Shots Back in Time: The Union Station Massacre," a film by Terence O'Mally commissioned by Union Station officials. The 40-minute film tells the story of the Union Station...

9. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Bennett Bridge Game Murder 2007 A short synopsis of the murder of John Bennett by his wife Myrtle after a game of bridge on September 29, 1929.

10. Binders Full of Allegations Binders Full of Allegations November 1-7, 2012 Article describes allegations and a formal complaint made against Jacob Turk to the Federal Election Commission by Stephen Bough. Bough describes various alleged wrongdoings committed by Turk during his...

11. Biography of Clarence M. Kelley (1911-1997), Kansas City Police Chief and FBI Director Biography of Clarence M. Kelley (1911-1997), Kansas City Police Chief and FBI Director 1999

12. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

13. 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...

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

15. 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...

16. Bombings in Kansas City Bombings in Kansas City File contains several articles regarding bombings of houses in East Kansas City in 1952. The articles are from The Kansas City Times and Kansas City Call and have no illustrations. They were said to follow...

17. 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.

18. Crime Falls Downtown and Across Much of KC Crime Falls Downtown and Across Much of KC December 23, 2007 A study of crime statistics between 2001 and 2006 show a sharp drop in many Kansas City neighborhoods, particularly downtown. Article includes a chart showing "KC Neighborhoods with the Biggest Drops in...

19. Crimes and Criminals Statistics Crimes and Criminals Statistics 1968 Statistical information about all types of crimes, criminals, and geographical patrolled in Kansas City, Missouri.

20. Crimes Arouse Public Crimes Arouse Public September//1933 Short article about suspected official corruption in allowing gambling and other organized crime to go on in the city.