Kansas City Star Recycles Old Mob Stories

The so-called Kansas City "paper-of-record" offers readers the latest news from the 1970s in their latest issue. 

Crime-fighting myths from about 50 years ago serve to remind old school readers of former glory and the more interesting times of this cowtown.

Here's the low-tech drama report that actually offers a glimpse into the days of better local hangouts that weren't dominated by creeps wearing baseball hats indoors . . . 

"The bugging was the culmination of years of surveillance, where police officers and FBI agents looked on secretly as the mobsters flowed in and out of the restaurant."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Kansas City mafia loved to eat at this Italian restaurant. Until the FBI bugged it

In June 1978, a man with powder-white hair stepped out of the darkness and into an Italian restaurant. The FBI was waiting for him.