Born in St. Louis in 1940, Maloney spent 16 1/2 years in reform schools and prison (four life sentences for murder and armed robbery). As a convict, Maloney educated himself and became an artist, poet and book reviewer for the Kansas City Star. In 1972 he was paroled and began work the next day as a reporter for the Kansas City Star. As an investigative reporter Maloney won many journalism awards, and spent three years investigating the Kansas City Mafia.
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Editor of Crime Magazine, a site on crime. Previously worked as a newspaper reporter and editor. Won many awards as an investigative reporter for the Kansas City Star and Orange County Register. Editor (twice) of The New Times, a Kansas City alternative newspaper (now defunct). Author of four books (one poetry, two novels, one book of essays). Also have been a computer programmer and paralegal.
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