Waldo http://kcur.org en Kansas City School District Scraps Plan For Waldo Wal-Mart http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-school-district-scraps-plan-waldo-wal-mart <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kansas City School board sided with many in the community and turned down a proposal to put in a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Waldo.</span></p><p>A crowd of 125 people gathered at Southwest Early College Campus for a town hall.&nbsp; Cheers came after the school board vice-chair Crispin Rea announced the board’s decision against the grocery store.</p><p>Wal-Marts plan included knocking down Bingham Middle School, building the new store, and parking.&nbsp; Other plans included green space and a soccer field.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:34:31 +0000 Monica Sandreczki 43203 at http://kcur.org KCPS Agrees To Open Hale Cook School http://kcur.org/post/kcps-agrees-open-hale-cook-school <p>On Friday, February 15, Kansas City Public Schools agreed to a plan to reopen the shuttered Hale Cook elementary school in the Waldo neighborhood. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 19:30:38 +0000 Alex Smith 32532 at http://kcur.org KCPS Agrees To Open Hale Cook School Proposed Waldo Walmart Sparks Community Response http://kcur.org/post/proposed-waldo-walmart-sparks-community-response <p>The redevelopment of each closed school building in Kansas City, Mo. tends to draw a small group of concerned residents.&nbsp; And that was the case for the old Bingham Junior High School property, at 77<sup>th</sup> and Wyandotte in Waldo. Until Walmart came knocking. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:35:09 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Monica Sandreczki 31861 at http://kcur.org Proposed Waldo Walmart Sparks Community Response KC History: Waldo & The Westport Presbyterian Church http://kcur.org/post/kc-history-waldo-westport-presbyterian-church <p>Next time on <em><strong><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandardfriday">Central Standard Friday</a></strong>, </em>join historian Monroe Dodd for the history of the Waldo neighborhood with <strong>LaDene Morton</strong>, author of <strong><em><a href="https://www.historypress.net/catalogue/bookstore/books/The-Waldo-Story/9781609494728">The Waldo Story</a></em></strong>.</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 21:26:22 +0000 Andrea Silenzi 19024 at http://kcur.org KC History: Waldo & The Westport Presbyterian Church Mechanics Of Serial Crime Bust Surface Decades After http://kcur.org/post/mechanics-serial-crime-bust-surface-decades-after <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d62aa633226-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d62aa633226-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d62aa633226-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-904811.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Modern DNA technology was unheard of in the 1970s as police in two Missouri cities struggled to find and stop a man who was attacking women. KCUR news has learned it was a mainstay of crime detection that led investigators in one town to help counterparts in the other. The common denominator is the man now charged in 1980s attacks around Kansas City's Waldo District.</p> Fri, 28 May 2010 22:46:16 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6669 at http://kcur.org History Detective Relates Long-Ago Cases With Tie Of Today http://kcur.org/post/history-detective-relates-long-ago-cases-tie-today <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d5f86be3bf8-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d5f86be3bf8-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d5f86be3bf8-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-904096.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>St. Joseph, Mo. – A never-reported liaison between Kansas City and St Joseph police more than 30 years ago led to a conviction of a serial rapist, now charged with more rapes in Kansas City.</p> Tue, 25 May 2010 22:35:45 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6657 at http://kcur.org Waldo Attack Charges Set; Newest Unresolved http://kcur.org/post/waldo-attack-charges-set-newest-unresolved <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d61feb9733c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d61feb9733c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d61feb9733c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-900723.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Fifteen criminal charges dealing with rapes in and around the Waldo area are filed against one man. They are not for crimes last year and this, but for attacks more than 25 years ago.</p> Fri, 07 May 2010 18:06:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6602 at http://kcur.org Waldo Attack Charges Set; Newest Unresolved