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1. You're Not Going to Jail, You're Going to Prison You're Not Going to Jail, You're Going to Prison June/14/2000 Law enforcement plans to crack down on prostitution found on Independence Boulevard with stiffer penalties for those caught and convicted.

2. Were You on the Bus? Were You on the Bus? August/29/2001 Article about the crime prevention efforts of Northeast Kansas City activists against "pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers" during the area's "20-year high" vice crime rate in 2001.

3. Vice Vice Photos, illustrations, and information (including a five-part series of articles from the Kansas City Times in 1975) on vice crime in Kansas City, especially prostitution and its prevention.

4. Unzipped Unzipped November//1996 An inside look at Kansas City's sex business.

5. Under Cover With the KCPD Under Cover With the KCPD June/28/2000 Article explains how the Kansas City Police Department are targeting prostitutes and their customers in the Northeast Area and in particular on Independence Boulevard.

6. Unbossed Judge Unbossed Judge January/30/1939 Article about the efforts to stop vice in the city by Pendergast machine opponent Judge Southern, with raids on gambling houses and brothels.

7. The Wild and Wooly Town of Kansas The Wild and Wooly Town of Kansas May/7/1978 Colorful tales of the "Old West" era of Kansas City, following Theodore Case's first days in the dangerous town of saloons, prostitutes, gunfights, and gambling.

8. The Last Resort The Last Resort Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2003 Article describes attempts by the State of Missouri to shut down the Midwest Hotel, located at 1925 Main. In an unusual legal maneuver, Jackson County procecutors have charged the hotel with ''public nuisance''...

9. The Enigma of a Painting The Enigma of a Painting June-July//1973 Article about the portrait believed to be of Leannah Kearns, commonly known as brothel madam Annie Chambers (1843-1935), describing her life, entering Kansas City and the prostitution business in about...

10. Terry Blair Terry Blair 2004-2007 Articles from September 6, 2004, to April 25, 2008, about the arrest and trial of Terry Blair. Blair was convicted of killing six women during the summer of 2004. The bodies of all six women were found...

11. Star's Feature Writers Earn Top Honors Star's Feature Writers Earn Top Honors July 18, 2009 Short article relating that three writers for The Kansas City Star won top prizes in the annual American Association of Sunday and Features Editors' Excellence-in-Feature-Writing Contest. The three were...

12. South Siders Getting Thrill from Sight-Seeing in House of Annie Chambers: Colorful Figure in Red Light South Siders Getting Thrill from Sight-Seeing in House of Annie Chambers: Colorful Figure in Red Light District for Half Century Relates Her Story Nightly May/15/1932 Article about stories told by Annie Chambers (1842-1935), the notorious Kansas City madam, about her past and about her brothel built at 3rd and Wyandotte Streets in 1871, including photos of her as a...

13. School Broad School Broad August/8-14/2002 Article detailing several efforts to fight prostitution on Independence Avenue in the Northeast area of Kansas City. Former school board member Michelle Hensley proposes to form a "red light district"...

14. Says Scattering of Vice Is Wrong: Woman from Former Isolated Zone Tells Crusaders They've Made Error Says Scattering of Vice Is Wrong: Woman from Former Isolated Zone Tells Crusaders They've Made Error November/12/1913 Article describing the lengthy public statements about prostitution in Kansas City at a meeting of "the Society for the Prevention of Vice" by "Mrs. William Kearns, better known as Annie Chambers, who...

15. Queen of the Kansas City Red Lights Queen of the Kansas City Red Lights July-September, 2004 Article describes the life of Kansas City madam Annie Chambers. Chambers was born Leannah Loveall near Lexington, Kentucky in 1842, and arrived in Kansas City in 1869. She died March 24, 1935, and is buried...

16. Prostitution in Kansas City Prostitution in Kansas City Circa 1905 Booklet contains the calling cards and some photographs of women believed to be madames or prostitutes working in Kansas City around the turn of the twentieth century. Item has been photocopied and a typed...

17. Prostitution Crackdown Prostitution Crackdown August/21/2002 Update on the continuing problem of prostitution along Independence Avenue in the Northeast area. Report of a recent police sting operation. "Operation Streetsweep: Taking Back Our Streets" has both short-term...

18. Prostitution Prostitution

19. Prostitute Gets 10 Years Prostitute Gets 10 Years October/3/2001 Photo and biographical article about Kimberly Brandenburg, a notorious prostitute of Independence Avenue sentenced to 10 years in prison for "robbery, possession of a controlled substance, auto tampering...

20. Preventing Prostitution In Neighborhoods Preventing Prostitution In Neighborhoods July 31, 2002 Community organizers, police officers and concerned citizens recently met in the Don Bosco Senior High Gymnasium to discuss the issue of prostitution on Independence Avenue. Community organizer, Bobbi...