<![CDATA[News Special Reports | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Special Reports news stories and articles. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:44:08 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:44:08 CDT Special Reports 60 Getting off easy: Jackson County gives many violent criminals probation, data show http://projects.kansascity.com/2014/manyprobations/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:56:45 CDT http://projects.kansascity.com/2014/manyprobations/ UMKC’s misleading march to the top http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article811395.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article811395.html Special report: Merger with T-Mobile would dial up tough choices for Sprint http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article767568.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:33:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article767568.html Kansas City’s True Crime: A look at the area’s notorious history http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article723409.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:26:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article723409.html Special report: Civil Rights Act at 50 http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article624177.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article624177.html Dream On http://projects.kansascity.com/economic-mobility/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:36:03 CDT http://projects.kansascity.com/economic-mobility/ Denise’s decision: How will she know when it’s time to place her husband in nursing care? http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article334110.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:51:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article334110.html Boilermakers union leaders receive lofty pay, benefits http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article302803/Boilermakers-union-leaders-receive-lofty-pay-benefits.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 May 2012 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article302803/Boilermakers-union-leaders-receive-lofty-pay-benefits.html Doctors Inc.: Medicine goes corporate as more physicians join hospital payrolls http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article335148/Doctors-Inc.-Medicine-goes-corporate-as-more-physicians-join-hospital-payrolls.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:56:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article335148/Doctors-Inc.-Medicine-goes-corporate-as-more-physicians-join-hospital-payrolls.html Kansas City Zoo: Penguins http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/penguins/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:48:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/penguins/ Small town strong: the story of Overbrook, Kan. http://projects.kansascity.com/overbrook/#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:52:08 CDT http://projects.kansascity.com/overbrook/ The Civil Rights Act of 1964 aimed to entitle all ‘to the blessings of liberty’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article613811.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article613811.html A dream job for one KC man http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614543.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614543.html Questioning the end of racism http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614443.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614443.html KC nun remembers her walk in history http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614015.html Remembering the day ‘everything changed’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614480.html KC teen sees his generation making the law even better http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614567.html Making a difference on Quindaro Boulevard http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614606.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614606.html KC couple is in love with their racially blended family http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614298.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614298.html Pursuing law at Harvard to help the fight for equality http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614641.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article614641.html Photo gallery: Then and now, the Civil Rights Act touched many lives http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article634719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 12:51:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/civil-rights-act-turns-50/article634719.html Reopen case, says mother in Maryville sexual assault case http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article337654/Reopen-case-says-mother-in-Maryville-sexual-assault-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:19:21 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article337654/Reopen-case-says-mother-in-Maryville-sexual-assault-case.html Prosecutor clears way for new charges in Maryville sex assault case http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article329686/Prosecutor-clears-way-for-new-charges-in-Maryville-sex-assault-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:06:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article329686/Prosecutor-clears-way-for-new-charges-in-Maryville-sex-assault-case.html ‘There is no single right time’ to put a loved one in a nursing home http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article333948/‘There-is-no-single-right-time’-to-put-a-loved-one-in-a-nursing-home.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:19:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article333948/‘There-is-no-single-right-time’-to-put-a-loved-one-in-a-nursing-home.html Special prosecutor is sought in Maryville sex assault case http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article337653/Special-prosecutor-is-sought-in-Maryville-sex-assault-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:13:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/maryville/article337653/Special-prosecutor-is-sought-in-Maryville-sex-assault-case.html ‘Are we going to go?’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article333805/‘Are-we-going-to-go’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:33:38 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article333805/‘Are-we-going-to-go’.html Resources: Weighing nursing homes, other choices http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article334245/Resources-Weighing-nursing-homes-other-choices.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:03:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/decision/article334245/Resources-Weighing-nursing-homes-other-choices.html Four witnesses to Kansas City sports history tell their stories http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article1243871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:45:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article1243871.html Chiefs of the 1960s provided many Super moments http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212001.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:57:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212001.html Early Chiefs fought for respect, but quickly won over Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:58:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212027.html Falling in love with the sportswriting business http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:59:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212039.html KC plays the Blues … and reaches the major leagues http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:00:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212053.html KC’s sports growth extended beyond the professional ranks http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212062.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:01:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212062.html Mr. K brings the Royals, and a World Series title, to KC http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:02:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212077.html Four witnesses to KC sports history tell their stories http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212102.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:03:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/KC-sportswriters-memories/article1212102.html Bledsoe family first loses son, losing Kansas City rental shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856601.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856601.html Killer deals: Jackson leads all counties in probation for 2nd-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856550.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856550.html Independence widow regrets not putting killers on trial http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856708.html After killing KC woman, pair avoids major prison time while widower grieves http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856817.html Felon’s freedom added to the grief suffered by Donald Holman’s family http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article856792.html Killer deals: Jackson leads all counties in probation for second-degree murder, voluntary manslaughter http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article941000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 18:47:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/article941000.html Platte County prides itself on being tough on crime http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842473.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842473.html Getting off easy: Jackson County gives many violent criminals probation, data show http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842436.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842436.html How The Star sorted, analyzed data in probation investigation http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842498.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 17:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842498.html U.S. district judge blasts Jackson County court system http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842570.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842570.html The contentious history of probation in the U.S. http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/special-reports/many-probations/article842527.html