September 17, 2012 11:03 PM

Arrests compel cleanup of Kansas City eyesores

Among the lovingly restored historic homes of Kansas City’s Southmoreland neighborhood, one house stands out for all the wrong reasons. Sagging balcony, rotting roof, broken windows and screens. But after the owners were arrested on outstanding housing warrants and brought to court, city officials say they finally got their attention and demolition is now scheduled.

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