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1. '70 Slaying of Politician a Mob Hit? '70 Slaying of Politician a Mob Hit? October 31, 2010 Article about the re-opened Leon Jordan murder case that ties the murder to the Mafia. New evidence implicates a "low-profile mob associate known on the street as 'Shotgun Joe' [Joe Centimano]." Centimano...

2. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

3. 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...

4. Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization March 23, 1978 News article about the formation of "a new employee organization for blacks only" by local African American firemen. The union was called the International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters...

5. Case Closed Case Closed June 21, 2011 The Kansas City Police reopened the murder case of Leon Jordan and have identified his killer as James "Doc" Dearborn. Jordan, a former police officer and one of the founders of Freedom, Inc., was gunned...

6. Report Surfaces in Fatal Explosion Report Surfaces in Fatal Explosion April 26, 2009 Article reports on new evidence that raises questions about the whereabouts of two security guards who were on duty during a 1988 construction site explosion that killed six firefighters. The testimony...

7. Serving Up 78 Years of Tradition Serving Up 78 Years of Tradition December 25, 2011 Cascone's Grill has been located at 17 E. Fifth St. in the City Market since 2003. Article includes a little history of the Cascone family and their restaurants, the first being a "three-stool diner at...

8. The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police The Missing Gun Turns Up--In Use by the Police August 11, 2010 Photo and timeline for shotgun used in the slaying of black political leader Leon Jordan in 1970. Article also discusses the reopening of the cold case.

9. Unsolved Killing Echoes Civil Rights Era Unsolved Killing Echoes Civil Rights Era July 11, 2010 The murder of Leon Jordan is still an unsolved case 40 years after it occurred. Civil rights activist Alvin Sykes has asked the police department to re-open it, but both the police and the FBI say all...