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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. 'A Family Doomed To Die' 'A Family Doomed To Die' May 8, 2005 The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...

3. 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork 'Capote' Puts the Wraps on a Local Artwork March 10, 2006 This column of Mike Hendricks features a portrait of Jesus Christ done by Perry Smith while in Lansing Prison and before the Clutter Family murders, later portrayed in Truman Capote's book In Cold Blood....

4. 1934 Election Frauds 1934 Election Frauds 1934 Collection of clippings about the 1934 election frauds and murders.

5. A Cold-Blooded Murder: The City Marshal of Westport Called to His Gate and Shot Down A Cold-Blooded Murder: The City Marshal of Westport Called to His Gate and Shot Down June/16/1879 File contains an article about the murder of Westport Marshal Samuel Bucher at his home by William Gossard, or William Gossert, a telegraph operator at the Coates House Hotel, with the help of another...

6. A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron August//1978 Extensive interview of Kansas City Police Chief Norman Caron, discussing several issues, including the nature of his job and of other local policemen, comparisons to previous police chiefs, guns and murders,...

7. 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,...

8. A Horrible Blot on the Name of Kansas A Horrible Blot on the Name of Kansas November//1955 Article about the history of anti-slavery tradition in Kansas and an exceptional event occurring to the author's black friend, resulting in his death by burning in "one of the larger cities in Kansas."...

9. A String of Sixty Murders: A Serial Killer--or Copycats--Haunts Kansas City A String of Sixty Murders: A Serial Killer--or Copycats--Haunts Kansas City December/4/1989 Photo and article about the "sixty women--three quarters of them black, drug-using prostitutes"--found murdered in Kansas City since 1977, leading to an investigation into a possible serial killer.

10. A Tragic Sunday Noon A Tragic Sunday Noon October//1948 Story about the murder of Herman Jeude, Sr., and his wife Agnes Jeude near Pevely, Missouri, in 1844, with photos of their grave and their surviving son, Herman Jeude, Jr. Description of Herman Sr. as...

11. 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...

12. Ali's Story Ali's Story August 9, 2009 Article revisits the events surrounding the brutal murder of Ali Kemp at a Leawood swimming pool in 2002. A pool maintenance worker, Benjamin A. Appleby, was convicted of the murder in 2006. It consists...

13. Anton Murders Anton Murders July 5, 1974 Article about the murders of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anton, on page 1A of the Times, according to the local history index card.

14. Beastly Benders: Detectives May Abandon the Pursuit and Give the Gang a Rest Beastly Benders: Detectives May Abandon the Pursuit and Give the Gang a Rest May/1/1877 Article about the executions of four members of the Bender family of Kansas, including Kate Bender, for murder, giving a brief history of their killings and suspicious actions since 1877 and including...

15. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Bennett Bridge Game Murder 1929-1931; 1993; 2000 Compilation of 206 pages of newspaper articles about the murder of John Bennett, a perfume salesman, on September 29, 1929, and the trial of his wife Myrtle Bennett whose attorney was Senator James A....

16. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice March 4, 1931 Byrd Rice, "Chicago, star state's witness in the Bennett murder trial." Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted....

17. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 6, 1931 Judge Ralph S. Latshaw "has a parting word with James A. Reed, one of the attorneys for the defense" after the verdict in the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband...

18. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 2, 1931 Spectators crowd into the courtroom at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. James A. Reed, J. Francis O'Sullivan, defense counsels, and Mrs. Bennett (with hat) "are seated at the counsel table."

Mrs....

19. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 5, 1931 Courtroom scene at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. She is pictured in the foreground on the far right. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...

20. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Criminal Court Building Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Criminal Court Building February or March 1931 Crowd waits at locked gate of the Criminal Court building for news about the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...