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Crime & Law Enforcement

2006 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to AGING, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON CRIME AND LAW ENFORCEMENT, Jan.-May, 2006


Jim Sullinger
Kansas counties to tap into enhanced 911 systems
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir and Ric Anderson
Murder decline defies past
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2006


Ric Anderson
A matter of integrity
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Gunfire tied to gangs
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2006


John Hanna
Kline pushing tougher sex crime sentences
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2006


John Hanna
Kline to push for tougher penalties for sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2006


Tim Potter
Rader access disturbs D. A.
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Two officers lose state certification
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Restrictions on BTK fall short of judge's wishes
Kansas City Star, 1/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Murder in Topeka still too many [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council to consider new wheels for cops
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2006


Kansans can still be jailed for speech [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sebelius seeks tougher penalties for sex crimes
Chanute Tribune, 1/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


A vision of hope
Garden City Telegram, 1/10/2006


Tim Carpenter
Activist seeks longer terms
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2006


Eric Weslander
Fingerprint database to provide better access to state records
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2006


Associated Press
Sex offender oversight would expand
Salina Journal, 1/11/2006


Governor proposes lifetime monitoring of sex offenders
Garden City Telegram, 1/11/2006


Carl Manning
Governor makes sex offender proposal
Hutchinson News, 1/11/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
Throw away the key [editorial]
Iola Register, 1/11/2006


Stan Finger
New Tasers used to subdue suspects
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Case hits close to home for officer
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2006


Associated Press
Kansas added to FBI Fingerprint File
Salina Journal, 1/12/2006

Diane Carroll
Prison sentence called unlawful
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Fewer robberies in 2005
Wichita Eagle, 1/14/2006


J-W Editorials
Mean streets? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2006


Associated Press
Pot users could catch a break in Lawrence
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Meth law's impact lauded
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Lawrence considers easing penalties for marijuana users
Hutchinson News, 1/15/2006


Associated Press
Pot law may be loosened
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2006


The Capital-Journal
Parole board seeks input
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2006


Associated Press
Anti-meth law's impact not felt in Greenwood County
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Disorderly houses may face new music
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2006


Anti-meth law has had impact, but not in Greenwood County
Chanute Tribune, 1/17/2006


Patrick S. Kelley
Time to take another step [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/17/2006


Should state restrict or just ignore Phelpses?
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006


Brent Wistrom
Harsher penalties for sex crimes considered
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Sex offenders face tougher laws
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council sends sex plan to panel
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2006


Tim Potter
'Most wanted' billboards attach big faces to crimes
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Committee considers bill on sex crime penalties
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2006


Associated Press
Sentencing delayed in museum case
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006


Ric Anderson
Police chief: change coming
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006


David Klepper
Sights set on sexual predators
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas weighing harsher penalties
Kansas City Star, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Petition calls for video cameras in police cars
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Attorney can keep representing police officer
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2006


Tim Potter
Past rader employee claims bias
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Senate bill would open probable-cause affidavits
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: President should fix drug plan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2006


Tim Carpenter
Panel OKs sex crime penalties
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2006


David Klepper
Tougher punishments backed
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Police learn how it feels to take a taser ride
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Proposal target protesters
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2006


Steve Painter
Sexual predator bill gets Senate panel nod
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate committee toughens sexual offender bill
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2006


Associated Press
Panel makes sex offender bill tougher
Emporia Gazette, 1/20/2006


Randy Scholfield
Tougher crack down on predators
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Concealed guns issue back before lawmakers
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006


Jim Sullinger
Governor boosts reward for solving killing
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Concealed guns issue revived
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2006


Carl Manning
Concealed weapons bill back before Legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2006


Stan Finger
Once free, Larson could be locked up
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Panel seeks fewer prisoner repeats
Garden City Telegram, 1/21/2006


Sarah Kessinger
State works to cut prison return rate
Salina Journal, 1/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Concealed guns issue back before lawmakers
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/21/2006


Colorful plans
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline wants priest confined as predator
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2006


Clock is ticking [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2006


Suzanne Perez Tobias
He is 15 and a registered sex offender
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Gene Terlizzi
Legislators want steeper penalties for animal cruelty
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2006


Associated Press
Kline would classify defrocked priest as sexual predator
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Kaufman sentencing hearing begins today
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Newton couple faces sentencing today in involuntary servitude case
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Proposal: Punish gang members for recruiting
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Newton couple to learn fate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2006


Tim Carpenter
Session targets sex crimes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2006


Tom Bell
Released prisoners need help [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert A. Cronkleton
Victim's relative says keep killer in prison
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Husband sentenced to 30 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2006


Ron Sylvester
Sentence for Arlan Kaufman: 30 years
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
30-year sentence in group home case
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Concealed weapons bill should be passed [editorial]
Kansas City Kansan, 1/24/2006


Patrick S. Kelley
Another chance to do the right thing [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/24/2006


Eric Weslander
Repeat sex offender headed to prison
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2006


Randy Scholfield
New wave police need tools to thwart gangs
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials
Abuse action [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2006


Stan Finger
Working like dogs
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Advocates push for change law under microscope
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Advocates push for better protections for mentally ill
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2006


Invest in video systems
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


John D. Montgomery
Violent sex offenders [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
What's in BTK boxes?
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Bill would gather data on juvenile offenders
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Let them sue! [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/26/2006


Leah Fliter
Kline defends subpoenas
Manhattan Mercury, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas Senate set to vote on sex offender bill
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Wisconsin takes legal action against a disgraceful program that emanates from Kansas [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006


Carl Manning
Senate nears approval of bill imposing harsher penalties on sex offenders
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006


Carl Manning
Senate favors tougher action on sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2006


Sex offender bill moves forward
Garden City Telegram, 1/27/2006


Chris Moon
Sexual predator bill could have hefty price tag
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
2005 saw 6.8% rise in crime
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2006


Associated Press
Senate agrees to harsh standard for sex offenders
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Child sex bill passes
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2006


Carl Manning
Governor backs bill for tougher penalties on sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
On request of KCK police, FBI to probe Turner party incident
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Costs? Target sexual predators
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2006


Judy L. Thomas and David Klepper
Senate toughens predator sentencing
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Court sides with Kline on reporting juvenile sex
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sex-offender bill gains approval from Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2006


Associated Press
Appeals court lifts order banning Kansas from reporting juvenile sex
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006


Associated Press
Court lifts order on reporting juvenile sex
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2006


Jason Gertzen
Kline lauds teen-sex ruling
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Trial will test teen privacy vs. Kansas law
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Measure would expand DNA database
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Whitson
Reitz one of 4 votes against sex offender bill
Manhattan Mercury, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
During last year's session, retired officers won right to carry guns
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2006


Kari Lydersen
Five states may ban funeral protests
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Time to get tough?
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas sex case could set legal precedent for juvenile privacy rights
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2006


Diane Carroll
Murder conspirator turned down for parole
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Privacy sex reporting law raises complications
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006


Ron Sylvester
Teen sex reports a bad idea, 2 testify
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Convicted police detective resigns
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Kansas bills would make animal abusers felons
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's View
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Federal court hears arguments on Kan. juvenile sex law
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2006


Jason Probst
Searching for answers
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Arguments open on juvenile sex law
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2006


Associated Press
Court hears arguments on Kansas law
Emporia Gazette, 1/31/2006


William Gold
Reitz exercised poor judgment in voting against sex offender bill [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Police, KBI offer banks security tips
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
A. G. opinion on sex was narrow, judge told
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Attorney says Kline opinion limited to sexual intercourse
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2006


Tim Carpenter
Expanded DNA database sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2006


Mike Hendricks
Get serious on animal cruelty law [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Teen-sex falters over interpretation
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Hecht won't accept reports
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2006


Carl Manning
House panel mulls DNA sample bill
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2006


Associated Press
Attorney: AG opinion aimed only at sexual intercourse
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2006


Associated Press
Committee ponders DNA sample bill
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2006


Parole board announces schedule [briefs]
Leavenworth Times, 2/1/2006


Ann Charles
Abuse unacceptable [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Attorney: AG opinion aimed only at sexual intercourse
Chanute Tribune, 2/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Views of other Kansas editors: Tougher sex offender legislation [editorial]
Iola Register, 2/1/2006


Eric Weslander
KBI report notes progress, deficiencies
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Laura Scott
Kansas needs to fix its weak animal cruelty law
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michelle Wessling
Concealed carry won't help society
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Federal judge says Kline trying to redefine rape
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Floridian wants tougher laws for sex offenders
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kline seeks life terms for second-time child sex offenders
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Scott Rothschild
Phelps defends funeral protests
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Steve Painter
Soldier's widow testifies on funeral-protest measure
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Widow, yes; Phelps, no
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Steve Fry
Online chat shared at trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Judge: A.G. reinterpreted reporting statute
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Associated Press
Shawnee County DA rejects reports from narcotics officers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Associated Press
Phelps says it's free speech war widow says its harassment
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006


Steve Painter
Bill would put limit on funeral protests
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Crime in Topeka help yourself [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Tim Carpenter
Jessica's Law child predators targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Ron Sylvester
Who's to say when sex turns to abuse?
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Committee considers bill to set limits on picketing funerals
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2006


John Hanna
Kline rallies support for toughest bill on sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 2/2/2006


Carl Manning
Funeral bill targets Phelps
Salina Journal, 2/2/2006


AG wants tougher sex offender bill
Iola Register, 2/2/2006


Proposed measures to limit funeral picketing
Chanute Tribune, 2/2/2006


Carl Manning
Some think concealed guns will become reality in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2006


Bill would ban cloning
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2006


David Klepper
Push is on again in Kansas for concealed carry
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Panel reworks bill limiting where offenders can live
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Hearing against abuse is tearful
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Puppy's death spurs cruelty bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2006


Kevin Murphy
NRA pushes 'don't retreat'
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez
State Web site helps protect children online
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Death row could use a time limit [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Richard Gilmartin
Nation is failing to protect children
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2006


Matt Stearns
Senator ponders death penalty
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Fraud draws prison time
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2006


Stan Finger
Police say gang shootings don't signal increase in danger
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006


David Klepper
Gun advocates press for permit bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Concealed guns issue back in Legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2006


Associated Press
Mistrial declared in deaths of children
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2006


Associated Press
Prosecutor clears officers who killed pair wanted in slaying
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2006


Puppy mills
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Conkling
Teens, parents should be aware of dangers in online chat sites
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
In 24 hours, police use Tasers 3 times
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Overdue get tough on animal cruelty
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


PHil Anderson
Activist calls for fight against porn
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2006


Scott Rothschild and Eric Weslander
High courts grants sex offender new trial
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2006


Other editors: on animal abuse legislation [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Supreme Court blocks Kline's access to abortion clinic records
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/4/2006


Steve Shockley
Concealed carry isn't chaos
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ted Frederickson
Don't ban Phelps; give him an honorary title
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
Registry is called unfair to young
Kansas City Star, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Bill would define, penalize gang activity
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2006


Ric Anderson
Gangs on prowl
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2006


Narcotics cases unconvinced [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2006


Two weeks, two murders authorities arrest two, mum about other suspects [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006


Matt McNabb
McEwen doesn't conceal position
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Backers say gun bill has a shot
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Death penalty cases moving forward
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2006


Scott Rothschild
Sexual predator program may be shelved
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2006


Dave Ranney
Bill would expand treatment for drug offenders
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2006


Steve Fry
A constant vigil Colorado woman's quest takes her all over the web
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2006


Making a 12-gauge point [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Topeka man gets second murder conviction for Emporia explosion
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2006


Aim at the hurt done by Fred Phelps [opinions]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/6/2006


A place to show respect and honor [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/6/2006


Associated Press
14 states may limit funeral protests
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Senate panel tempers bill about animal cruelty
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Debate to begin on arrest records
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Offender proposal under debate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2006


More honest approach to sexual predators
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Shultz
Meth linked to 12% of children in Missouri foster care system
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2006


Carrie Spencer Ghose
States rush to ban funeral protests
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2006


Duane Schrag
Kline lobbies for support of law
Salina Journal, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Derek Schmidt
Senate considers animal cruelty bill
Iola Register, 2/7/2006


Frances Tutt
Power for Paws [public forum]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2006


Steve Painter
Opening arrest records splits prosecutors, media
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Eureka fire's cause proves elusive
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Owner of bar blames Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Dave Ranney
Family believes cult lured daughter
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2006


Associated Press
Funeral bill delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Chris Moon
Gun bill advances, draws fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Associated Press
Feds: Award money to abused
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


David Klepper
Concealed weapons measure advances
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Vote on funeral protests delayed
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Funeral picketing limited right
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Bill White
Experience matters
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2006


Ron Sylvester
$700K at stake for Kaufman victims
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Committee postpones action on funeral picketing bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/8/2006


Concealed carry isn't progress [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Committee postpones action on funeral picketing measure
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006


Carl Manning
Committee sends concealed gun bill to Senate floor
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006


Hatred will not prevail
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006


Don't tarry on marrying bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Randy Scholfield
Unfair make drug-sentencing law retroactive
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hal Lockard
Copter crash detail revealed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Damage control begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Hal Lockard
Parole board seeks comment
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Tim Carpenter
Abuse reform sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2006


Eric Weslander
Widow: Gangs weren't involved
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2006


Mike Belt
Shooting revives gun debate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
In one's own defense
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eeric Weslander
Man caught with crack cocaine near KU faces life in prison
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2006


Tim Potter
Petition opposes murder's parole
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2006


Dave Stephens
Group plans to picket soldier's funeral service
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Legislators look to restrict X-rated stores
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Legislators looking to restrict X-rated businesses
Chanute Tribune, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rachael Bossow
Bill to limit residency for sex offenders
Leavenworth Times, 2/9/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Prosecutor: Kline opinion had no effect
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/9/2006


Associated Press
Army seeks execution of two at Fort Leavenworth
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Senate approves concealed weapons bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Senate OKs concealed-gun bill
Kansas City Star, 2/10/2006


Lawrence Messina
Phelps group opposes W.Va. bill
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2006


Chris Moon
Senate's gun vote can withstand veto
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Associated Press
Army asks to execute two inmates
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Steve Fry
Fraud trial postponed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006

Hal Lockard
Federal fugitive surrenders
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Carl Manning
Senate passes concealed-carry
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Police support tougher gang law
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Albert James
Concealed carry
Kansas City Star, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Bill aims to curb activity
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Steve Painter
Kaufman victims lobby for reforms
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Kaufman residents speak out
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Self-defense bill will sit awhile
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate easily passes concealed carry bill
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Victims' advocates call on Legislature to do more
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Leaders support responding to servitude case
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006


Chris Moon
Concealed carry bill passes Senate
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Leaders pledge support for responding to servitude case
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/10/2006


House panel hears testimony on bill clarifying self-defense
Emporia Gazette, 2/10/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Victims' advocates want Legislature to do more
Garden City Telegram, 2/10/2006


Concentrate on better issues [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 2/10/2006


Myron A. Calhoun
Letters to the editor: 'Tired rhetoric' can't obscure success of concealed-carry laws[editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Police to city: Keep weapons far from bars
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
Murder convictions in Edgar case upheld in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
Military asks Bush to OK executions at Ft. Leavenworth
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2006


Chris Moon
Barnett under fire for switch on issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2006


Jerry Maxfield
Concealed firearms
Hutchinson News, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Law enforcement officials seeking statewide gang fix
Chanute Tribune, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Give them a voice [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/11/2006


Hurst Laviana
Remorseless inmate gets 51 1/2 years
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2006


Randy Scholfield
Abuse cries out for reform
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Officers: Handcuff gangs in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Caution 'stand your ground' bill mostly hype
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Clay Aurand
Concealed weapons could pass
Hays Daily News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Discretion would be more helpful [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Documenting hatred
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Court upholds trio's convictions
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Don't pass concealed gun bill [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bronwyn Lance Chester
Hating in God's name
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006


Scott Rothschild
Things to watch
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006


Scott Rothschild
Crack pipe measure
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006


James Hart
Man convicted in'96 killing escapes from Kansas prison
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2006


Mike Hendricks
They'll be packing in churches!
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Gun bill adds to danger [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas Voices: The Hutchinson News, on concealed carry legislation
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2006


Help sex crime victims too
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Concealed carry not a freedom issue [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/13/2006


Battling gangs [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 2/13/2006


Open up records for public to see
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin O'Connor
Eagle wrong on records
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sherry Chisenhall
Affidavits reporting accurate
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Measure targets fake bombs and homemade ones
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Margaret Stafford
Officials say woman aided prison escape
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2006


Margaret Stafford
Police: Staffer aided escape
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Kaufmans seen as example
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2006


Tim Carpenter
Penalty may rise for leaving accident scene
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2006


Carl Manning
Bill could tighten marriage age requirements
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2006


John Taylor
Dog trainer also sought in Lansing inmate escape
Lawrence Journal World, 2/14/2006


Steve Painter
2 who lived at Kaufman House back inquiry plan
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann
A baffling prison break
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Bill would make leaving accident scene a felony
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Camille Olcese
Don't pass concealed carry [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Greg Ventello
Guns, safety
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2006


Scott Rothschild
Funeral picket bill tests constitutional limits
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2006


Steve Fry
Focus shifts to 'con artist'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2006


Tim Carpenter
Protest buffer analyzed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2006


Dawn Bormann and Robert A. Cronkleton
Planning is evident in escape
Kansas City Star, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Margaret Stafford
Lansing escape vehicle located
Lawrence Journal World, 2/15/2006


Dion Lefler
Eagle, D. A. to talk anew on arrest records
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Courts may thwart funeral protest law
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark McCormick
More prisons do not address gang problem
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2006


Associated Press
Bill bans Kansans committed to mental hospitals from owning guns
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2006


Carl Manning
Committee reworking bill banning funeral protests
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Letter asks sheriff to surrender badge
Hays Daily News, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Morrison made a just decision [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 2/15/2006


Bill bans Kansans committed to mental hospitals from owning guns
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/15/2006


Carl Manning
Committee reworking bill banning funeral protests
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/15/2006


Bill bans Kansans committed to mental hospitals from owning guns
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/15/2006


Tim Carpenter
Professor buffer zone wouldn't hold up
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/15/2006


Crowson's view
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006


Mike Hendricks
New handgun law could liven up boring sermons
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Troopers seek input on Taser purchase
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Gun vote
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann and Robert A. Cronkleton
Dissecting a prison break
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Taylor
Inmate, cohort described as armed, dangerous
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2006


Eric Weslander
Kline pursues 'predator' status
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2006


Margaret Stafford
Prison volunteer accused of helping inmate escape
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2006


Ann Charles
Wake-up call [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House endorses DNA testing bill
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2006


Benita Y. Williams
Stun guns for patrol?
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Johnston, M.D. and Katherine Melhorn, M.D.
Gun law could harm kids
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Keep guns out of hands of dangerously mentally ill
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Media suggests compromise on probable cause
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Margaret Stafford
Others struggle to fathom Dog Lady's role in escape
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawmakers would keep protesters a football field away at funerals
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2006


Carl Manning
Committee backs DNA tests for felons
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2006


George Diepenbrock
Author speaks out against death penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2006


Chris Moon
Buffer zone suggested for funeral protests
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2006


Eric Weslander
Dog trainer's role in escape baffles friends
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2006


Margie Phelps
Laws change nothing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2006


Dawn Bormann and David Klepper
Escape plan gave head start
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Judge drops 124 counts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2006


Carl Manning
House Judiciary committee endorses DNA testing bill
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006


Associated Press
Commission denies reinstatement for deputy
Emporia Gazette, 2/17/2006


John Richmeier
Program's future in question
Leavenworth Times, 2/17/2006


Margaret Stafford
'Dog lady' lived seemingly normal life
Hays Daily News, 2/17/2006


Tim Potter
Is killer teen a changed man?
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Police warn residents of burglaries
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2006


Carl Manning
Escapee tattoos revealed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2006


No sense of reason [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Douglas L. Wilkinson
Concealed carry not a threat
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006


Carl Manning
Officials release pictures of missing inmate's tattoos
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006


Tim Vandenack
Proponents: 'Old West' concerns not valid
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006


Carl Manning
Prison officials hope tattoos on killer will lead to capture
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2006


Jason Probst
Area law officials favor proper gun training
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Mother takes stand against father
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2006


New Staff
Latest effort gains momentum in Legislature
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kathie L. Moore
Threat of extremism
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Richmeier
Inmate had head start in prison break
Leavenworth Times, 2/18/2006


Tony Rizzo
Escape earned long rap sheet
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann
Woman accused in jailbreak was devoted to dogs
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tony Rizzo
For Manard, life of crime began early
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann and Robert A. Cronkleton
Strange turn baffles friends and family
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Shultz
Within prison walls, relationships flourish
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Should Kansas allow concealed handguns?
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Authorities capture Kansas brothers
Kansas City Star, 2/19/2006


Mark McCormick
Sometimes only option is worst one
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006


Playing politics with guns
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Not one of us
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006


Carl Manning
Committee considers bill limiting funeral protests
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/20/2006


John Bogner
Rewrite sex law
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Take a life, serve life maybe [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Falling equipment costs could open door to more house arrests
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2006


Highway patrol seeks input on stun gun
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2006


John Hanna
Senate committee endorses punishments for animal cruelty
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2006


Dawn Bormann
Negligence of guard examined
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
'Scruffy's Law' moves to senate floor
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006


Laura Bauer
Kansas men to appear in New Mexico courtroom
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Cann
The right remains
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rick Rice
Bible beaters ought to protest Phelps
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Senate panel OKs animal abuse bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Manhattan porn bust tied to gambling probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2006


Jason Probst
Web site offers arrest, warrant info
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Senate panel endorses cruelty to animals bill
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2006


Carl Manning
Committee endorses harsher penalties for sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2006


John Hanna
Animal issue endorsed
Salina Journal, 2/21/2006


Steve Painter
Next front in X-rated showdown: Signage
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Democratic foe: Kline walks 'edge of law'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006


Steve Painter
Funeral protest bill goes to Senate
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Senate bill aimed at Phelps pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006


Kelly W. Johnston
Concealed weapons aren't worth the risk
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
Funeral-Protest bills gain
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Aunt's boyfriend charged in baby Jordan's death
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Trial in sheriff's death postponed to September
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Police officer returned to duty
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006


Dawn Bormann
Fugitive update
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate committee endorses measure on funeral picketing
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006


Cliff Dudley
Allow concealed carry
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Committee ponders limits on signs for adult businesses
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006


Associated Press
Authorities identify some immigrants involved in crash
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006


Eric Weslander
Birthday cards may have sparked blaze
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006


Steve Fry
Suspect's recounting varied
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Bill aims to put more gang members in jail
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Obscene? Sex shop laws must pass legal test
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006


Chris Moon
Sex predator proposal in flux
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2006


John Taylor
Dog worker saw trouble before Lansing escape
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2006


Preliminary hearing starts in Lawrence arson case
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2006


Carl Manning
House debates DNA bill; Senate panel OKs crime-fighting bills
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2006


Kill animal cruelty bills
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
Ban those ugly billboards [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Patrick S. Kelley
People are animals, too [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 2/23/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Smith Co. waiting on AG
Hays Daily News, 2/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Tougher animal cruelty bill passes Senate
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006


Mark McCormick
Public has a right to know in arrests
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark Saylor
Wrong venue
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Anything to provoke publicity
Kansas City Star, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Funeral bill unopposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2006


Carl Manning
House OKs bill on sex offender penalties
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006


Nancy Crawford
Hiding behind signs
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Restrictions on picketing advance
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006


The right touch on funerals? [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Bill on unattended children advances, but senators skeptical
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/24/2006


Associated Press
Child safety bill passes
Emporia Gazette, 2/24/2006


Harris News Service
Senate passes gang crackdown
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Wichita's anti-gang bill finds support in Senate
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House approves measure imposing tougher penalties on sex offenders
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006


The News Staff
Robbins' lawyer wants bond reduced to original amount
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Man sues, alleging beating by police
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Ric Anderson
Victim: Burglar illustrates need to toughen sentences
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Tim Carpenter
Limited buffer zone passes
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Associated Press
Lansing fugitive woman caught
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Convict, dog trainer captured after escape
Chanute Tribune, 2/25/2006


Fred Phelps --the uniter [opinion]
Leavenworth Times, 2/25/2006


Carl Manning
House advances bill imposing harsher penalties on sex offenders
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/25/2006


Tim Carpenter
Sex-offender bill disappoints advocate
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert Beattie
BTK case too secretive
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Patriot guard rite guard [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2006


John Taylor
Questions surround prison escape
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2006


Margaret Stafford
Vehicle tip leads to arrest
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2006


Mark McCormick
Gang crisis demands our vigilance
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ellen Goodman
Kansas AG seeks to redefine sexual abuse
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2006


Roy Wenzl
Catch a monster
Wichita Eagle, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Taylor
Receipt led to convict, dog trainer
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2006


Dawn Bormann, Robert A. Cronkleton, David Klepper and Judy L. Thomas
Mistakes led agents to fugitives
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
State stickers aim to thwart thefts
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006


The Capital-Journal
Killer out on parole
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2006


Eric Weslander
Time barely starting to heal wounds
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
Capture pleases murder victim's family
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Leonard Pitts Jr
Fred doth protest too much
Lawrence Journal World, 2/28/2006


Jason Probst
Growing body of evidence
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Poovey
Extradition waived in escape
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2006


Jason Probst
Five alleged pot dealers caught during raid post bond
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2006


Laura Bauer
For third time, man sentenced in fatality
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Anderson denied parole
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2006


Martin Hawver
Finding a solution on domestic battery
Kansas City Kansan, 2/28/2006


Steve Vockrodt
Kinzer tough on sex offenders
Olathe Daily News, 2/28/2006


Dawn Bormann and Ryan Harris
For now, Young can't explain
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brandon Babcock
Proposals would tighten rules on sale of adult items
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
City passes marijuana ordinance
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2006


Associated Press
Former Emporia church secretary denied parole
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2006


Associated Press
Wife of former treasurer gets five months in federal prison
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2006


James R. Floyd
Concealed-carry bill
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Runyon
Common sense can't be legislated
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2006


Kudos to Kinzer for sex crime effort [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/1/2006


W. W. O'Bryan
Letters to the editor: stop the concealed carry bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
Marijuana law vote
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Panel wants to send strong message on funeral picketing
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2006


Ric Anderson
Bill condemns funeral pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Burglaries punish crime [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2006


Rip Gorman
Protect fetuses, too
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate panel endorses message on funeral picketing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/2/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Officer advises caution
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2006


Carl Manning
Senate panel wants to send strong message about funeral picketing
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/2/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton and Dawn Bormann
Young, Manard back in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Police official cites lack of accountability
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006


Scott Rothschild
Bishops ask House members to ban concealed guns in churches
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2006


Mark Morris and Tony Rizzo
Killer faces federal charges
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Police officer accused of molesting teen girl
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Religious leaders argue against guns in church
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006


Mike Belt
Dog trainer's bond at $100K
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2006


Associated Press
Woman accused in prison break returns to Kansas
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2006


Legislators take cover
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Twiddy
Convicted serial killer faces new federal charge
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
Hecht isn't taking sides
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2006


Sargent set to retire
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2006


Carl Manning
Young returns, heads to jail
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Two officers disciplined
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2006


Animal cruelty bill end the silly arguments
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Toby Young 'glad to be back' home
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Deputies find, release illegal aliens
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2006


Shielding mourners
Garden City Telegram, 3/4/2006


Tim Carpenter
Clean view sought
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2006


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Bill bars kids left alone in vehicles
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Parole board seeks comment
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2006


'Civilized' standard [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2006


Steve Fry
Drug defendants: Overturn convictions
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2006


Carl Manning
Criminal crackdown good election-year politics
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2006


Carl Manning
Criminal crackdowns part of election-year politics
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2006


Rachael Bossow
Representative supports workers, guns
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2006


Ric Anderson
FOP chief defends rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2006


Suzanne Perez Tobias
How to voice your opinion
Wichita Eagle, 3/2006


Ken Kusmer
Protesters absent from another soldier's funeral
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2006


Sex offender discovered at youth outreach center
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2006


Jason Probst
Convicted rapist gets do-over
Hutchinson News, 3/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


More national ink for Kansas' top cop
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Official recognizes Ford County anti-meth efforts
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kristin Doyle
A health matter
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2006


Eric Weslander
Murderer-husband plans prison wedding to witness
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2006


Kelly Kurt
Phelpses vow not to break new funeral picketing laws
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
Four meth rings busted in KCK sweep
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Audit finds middleman took $1M in fees
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2006


Associated Press
Panel rewrites gun bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2006


Jim Sullinger
Concealed carry bill clears panel
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
Jury will once again decide fate of previously convicted rapist Downey
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Advocate seeks update of flawed obscenity law
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Virgil Peck
Quotable
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2006


Mark Wiebe and Robert A. Cronkleton
Officials research police agreement
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2006


Steve Fry
Internet sex case to go before judge
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2006


Harris News Service
Panel paves way for obscenity law fix
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Kansas terror bill advances to Senate
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Police: Most shooters, victims in 2005 were black or hispanic
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Sound and fury over noise law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2006


Steve Fry
Judge convicts man of lesser charge in Web sex case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2006


Stan Finger
Students arrested in drug incidents
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matt McNabb
Driver who transported illegal immigrants faces more charges
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Garden City Telegram
Other editors banning funeral protests
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006


Diane P. Webber
Unfair criticism of bills
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Jury finds Downey guilty of '94 rape
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


JIm Sullinger
Words get in the way
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


No handguns as part of Sunday best?
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Council to discuss sex offenders
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2006


Eric Weslander
Student homes easy pickings for thieves
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2006


Bob Johnson
Schmidt: Make Phelps pay
Iola Register, 3/13/2006


Christina M. Woods
Recycling a priority in county board bid
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House advances Senate-passed concealed guns bill
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Sex offender placement to be argued today
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2006


David Klepper, Jim Sullinger
DNA database
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Weapons measure returns
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Tonganoxie widow testifies in support of funeral-picket ban
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2006


Tim Carpenter
War widow shocked by protests
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Measure creates split on council
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


Tim Carpenter
Sebelius, House inch toward gun showdown
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


Ric Anderson
Police detective's pay reduced
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius backs funeral restrictions
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
House backs Senate gun bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2006


Associated Press
Committee advances DNA testing bill
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Abuse victims ask for reforms in guardian law
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Concealed-carry clash looms
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Bill offers help for victims of violence
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Lawmakers honor BTK investigators
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
House advances concealed-gun bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Senate may condemn Phelps message
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


Steve Fry
Officers sue over discipline
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


Under the dome
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


Tim Carpenter
Concealed carry bill comfortably passes House
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


Scott Rothschild
Court considers sexual predator's placement
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2006


Carl Manning
Strong support for guns proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Council rejects home limits
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


David Klepper
Showdown looms on handgun bill
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House returns concealed guns bill to Senate
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Seaton
Can concealed carry help my gardening?
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/15/2006


John Hanna
Court considers whether predator is too dangerous for group home
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/15/2006


Sarah St. John
Bill shields victims
Olathe Daily News, 3/15/2006


Rachel Davis
Reaction mixed to gun bill
Garden City Telegram, 3/15/2006


Our view packing heat
Garden City Telegram, 3/15/2006


Associated Press
Bill requiring DNA tests in felony arrests advances
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
2005 marks end to long run of drops in KCK violent crime
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Senate OKs gun bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2006


Concealed-carry in Kansas Governor's veto needed
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Concealed weapons
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Wayne Powers
Concealed carry shouldn't pass
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Handgun bill silence Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
Gun bill passes by veto-proof margin
Lawrence Journal World, 3/16/2006


Chris Moon
Senate bill condemns Phelps funeral protests
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2006


You have the right to remain silent but no choice except to open wide
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Legislation would limit funeral protests
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2006


Carl Manning
Gun bill goes to Sebelius with veto-proof margin
Hutchinson News, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


John D. Montgomery
Concealed carry [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Prison sought in KPA theft
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2006


No separation of church from our state
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Etiquette advice for the pistol packers [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Wave a white flag, move to bigger issues
Kansas City Star, 3/17/2006


Emerson Lynn Jr
Gun lobby bucks bought big victory [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/17/2006


The Capital-Journal
Topekan cited in push to change hit-and-run code
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2006


Associated Press
Colorado bill would ban protests at funerals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2006


Jason Probst
Abusive woman must receive treatment or fact time in jail
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Judge sentences Wilson to prison for child abuse
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Murder case to be retried because of judge's acts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Police tout reserve program
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2006


Eric Weslander
Journal-World requests criminal affidavits to be open to public
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2006


Tim Vandenack
Shore trial set for June
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Schultz
Woman's long wait for justice at an end
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2006


Michael Mansur
Plea-deal limits proposed
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2006


Mark Morris
Federal kidnapping case against serial killer begins
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2006


Reality sometimes overlooked when it comes to sex offenders
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Most convicted drunks blowing off breath device
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2006


Bill seeks greater enforcement of DUI law
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/20/2006


Tim Potter
The value of video
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
Race survey still vital
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Judge's ruling doesn't faze attorney for officers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2006


Diane Carroll
Plea shift sought in toddler's death
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Driver enters plea in fatality
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2006


Steve Painter
Restricting sex-oriented signs up for House vote
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Kraske
Taff heads to prison camp
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Fingerprints can be checked in a few seconds
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2006


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius vetoes concealed weapons bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Concealed-carry bill vetoed
Kansas City Star, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sebelius vetoes gun legislation
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Sebelius gun-bill veto awaits challenge
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2006


The Capital-Journal
Topekan enters guilty plea to threats
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006


Steve Painter
Senate passes sex-offender bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amanda O'Toole
Topekan guilty of threatening Bush, Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Bill seeks more enforcement of Kansas DUI law
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006


Mary Clarkin
Local legislators staying course on concealed carry
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Officers can take prints in the field
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tote hidden guns legally
Iola Register, 3/23/2006


Scott Rothschild
Gun veto overridden
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006


Courier view trimmer may shoot his foot
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/23/2006


Chris Green
Bill forming 'Miki's Law' advances
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate shoots down veto
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas moves closer to concealed guns law
Kansas City Star, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Senate fires back, overrides gun veto
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006


Ric Anderson
State taps into alert system
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Senators override gun veto
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
House tightens Phelps limits
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
House gives animal cruelty bill first-round OK
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Concealed carry comes to Kansas, ready or not
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006


Stephanie Farley
Law enforcement's thoughts on bill vary
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Gun store owners at odds over bill's effects
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Strand
Salina area lawmakers divided on the issue
Salina Journal, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Court to hear legality of DNA charges
Salina Journal, 3/24/2006


Associated Press
Who will be allowed to carry?
Salina Journal, 3/24/2006


Rachael Bossow
House overrides concealed carry
Leavenworth Times, 3/24/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Animal cruelty bill closer to becoming law
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Seaton
Kelley, Trimmer vote to override Sebelius veto
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/24/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Gang bill gets contentious addition
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006


Heather Hollingsworth
Court may enter DNA case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2006


David Klepper and Laura Bauer
Kansas to allow hidden weapons
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amanda O'Toole
Ex-priest may be kept in custody
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006


Tim Carpenter
Concealed-carry veto shot down
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2006


Carl Manning
House overrides Sebelius veto
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Area legislators comment on concealed carry law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Eric Weslander
Lawrence businesses grapple with how to handle gun law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Brent D. Wistrom and Ron Sylvester
House overrides veto; gun bill is law
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Convict pleads guilty to threatening leaders
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Heather Hollingsworth
State court to consider legality of charging DNA
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Scott Rothschild
House joins Senate in overriding veto; permits expected to be issued in January
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Phillip C. Cosby
Senator sent group wrong sign
Salina Journal, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah St. John
City legislators vote to override handgun veto
Olathe Daily News, 3/25/2006


Rachel Davis
Police prep for profiling law
Garden City Telegram, 3/25/2006


Benita Y. Williams
System alerts neighbors when a child is missing
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
High court to rehear death penalty case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Fears of more ex-cons in Topeka called untrue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2006


Carl Manning
Kansas death penalty case back in court
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2006


Laura Bauer and David Klepper
Justices will rehear Kansas death penalty case
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Despite plea deal, state wants priest to remain confined
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2006


Saddling up [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2006


Guess which one Kansas finds more frightening
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2006


Faster fingerprinting gotcha
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2006


Carl Manning
U.S. Supreme Court says it plans to rehear Kansas death penalty case
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Despite deal, Kline wants to keep ex-priest in prison
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006


Tony Rizzo
Domestic abuse cases face crucial judgment
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Supreme Court upholds former Sterling man's 2003 conviction
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer and David Klepper
Kansas death penalty statute heads back to U.S. high court
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Gun law is big news now but
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Cruelty crackdown
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2006


Miki's Law
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2006


Pete Goering
It's time to shoot from hip
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Benita Y. Williams
Mobile printing policy clarified
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2006


Chris Moon
Override may not wound Sebelius
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2006


Will gun law make us safer?
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rochat
Two sides of Kline
Emporia Gazette, 3/27/2006


Journey deserves thanks for gun law
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2006


Robert Boczkiewicz
Topekan's suit sent back to federal court
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2006


Steve Painter
Gun permit updates available online
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Despite new law, debate over concealed guns continues
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/28/2006


Concealed-carry a bad idea [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/28/2006


Associated Press
Kentucky enacts law limiting funeral protests
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2006


Mark McCormick
Family tries to cope after inmate's death
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Cop's killer gets 5th try at parole
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Police delight in new laptops
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Peter Euler
Program protects kids from online predators
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims
NetSmartz is a step in the right direction
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Charges filed against pharmacist
Hays Daily News, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Careful gun carriers [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/29/2006


Robert Boczkiewicz
Life sentences upheld in record LSD case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2006


Associated Press
Slain trooper's survivors oppose inmate's parole
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2006


Martin Hawver
The winners and losers of the concealed weapon law
Kansas City Kansan, 3/29/2006


Susan Lynn
Concealed carry emboldens the weak [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/30/2006


Ric Anderson
Officers test fire handguns, hang up Smith and Wesson
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2006


Alan Bjerga and Joe Rodriguez
Sex, murder: child's play?
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Defrocked priest released from prison, put in jail
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Legislature resigned to legal fight with Phelps
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Officers' lawsuit lawyers' turn
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2006


Associated Press
House advances legislation limiting picketing at funerals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2006


Tim Potter and Hurst Laviana
Police pull out stun guns 148 times
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Deal elusive on sex crimes
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2006


Harris News Service
Women watch, wait on abuse prevention bill
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
House OKs funeral legislation
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2006


Get the details right now on anti-picketing bill, or pay later
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark McCormick
'I sat there and watched a man die'
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House OKs regulation for sex ads near roads
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2006


Crowson's view
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006


Ric Anderson
Topekan sentenced in break-in
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
House passes limits on adult-business billboards
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006


Tim Carpenter
House unanimous on funeral-picketing bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2006


Ron Sylvester
DA drops challenge of intimidation ruling
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006


Steve Fry
Fatal shooting trial ordered
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Human smuggling trade booming
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2006


Dave Toplikar
Concealed carry sponsor concerned about privacy of records
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006


Carl Manning
Funeral picket measure returned to Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006


Carl Manning
Bill governing sex signs on roadways clears House
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006


Tom Bell
A despicable kook [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


"Concealed and carried"
Chanute Tribune, 3/31/2006


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 3/31/2006


Peggy Mooney
Attorney General Kline reaches out in Emporia
Metro News, 3/31/2006


Bruce Buchanan
New law riddled with oddities
Garden City Telegram, 4/1/2006


Scott Rothschild
Funeral pickets
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006


Jon Ruhlen
Concealed carry law reaction mixed to gun law
Parsons Sun, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jessica's Law
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006


Jason Probst
Court rules to allow Streeter's comments
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barry G. Shultz
Victory for democracy [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Human smuggling trade booming across nation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006


Diane Carroll
New trial ordered in predator case
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Harris News Service
Senate sends signs restrictions bill
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
New trial ordered in sexual predator case
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006


Andy Hyland
Gun law draws mixed feelings
Junction City Daily Union, 4/2/2006


Bruce Buchanan
Concealed carry an object lesson in rank hypocrisy
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2006


Fred Mann
Road to Westboro what led Fred Phelps to his beliefs and actions
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
Popular sites attract criminals
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2006


Mike Belt
Scary internet encounter puts mother on guard
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2006


Associated Press
Court orders new trial
Salina Journal, 4/2/2006


Mindie Paget
Artists take stand on sexual violence, promote hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2006


Oh, so Capitol doesn't need guns because it has guards
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eileen Umbehr
Add your voice [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Randy Scholfield
Clearer improve Taser policy
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Walking in police officers' shoes
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2006


Scott Rochat
Pet project wins out [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 4/3/2006


Bruce Buchanan
The utter folly of concealed carry
Hays Daily News, 4/3/2006


Associated Press
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Kansas death penalty case
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006


Eagle Staff
Court sets date to rehear arguments on death penalty
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander and Ron Knox
Suspected cocaine dealers arrested
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2006


Jon Hodgson
Base laws on logic [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barry G. Shultz
Don't borrow trouble [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2006


Chris Moon
Supreme Court to rehear state's death penalty case
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2006


Nicholas Jungman
New law leaves Wichita businesses gun-shy
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Death penalty to go to trail on April 25
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/4/2006


U.S. Supreme Court to hear death penalty case April 25
Hays Daily News, 4/4/2006


Barry G. Shultz
Concealed carry [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 4/4/2006


Phelps, readers react to Eagle profile [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Chairman leery of Phelps bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Abortion foes seek a grand jury
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2006


Chris Moon
Pickets to target maimed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2006


Christina M. Woods and Steve Painter
Wichita police survey residents in Beat 44
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Concealed-carry law's fine print raises questions
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Kline spent $2.1 million in '05 for outside help on legal cases
Kansas City Star, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Conceal-carry permit won't deputize you
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff
Reno County sheriff identifies teen as mother of 'Baby Jane'
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phelps and family say they'll picket veterans hospitals
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Topeka police robot rolls into force
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2006


Chris Moon
Cost of justice detailed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2006


Ron Sylvester
Kline bills exceeded $2 million in 2005
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Police take action to stop rise in underage drinking
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Smugglers find profit in people
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Some want gun records closed
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Gun law backers want to keep permit records closed
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2006


Associated Press
Alleged castrator has ties to Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2006


Associated Press
Wichita settles police shooting lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2006


Scott Rothschild
Kline reveals office's litigation expenses
Lawrence Journal World, 4/6/2006


John Hanna
Gun law's backers want to keep records closed
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Marla Patrick
Assault awareness
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
Concealed-carry permit list should be open to public
Iola Register, 4/7/2006


Rhonda Holman
Needed? Kline's legal bills reflect priorities
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006


Don't conceal names
Kansas City Star, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Sexually oriented signs move slowly [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2006


Mary Clarkin
Ticketed motorist questions Harper Co. 'donation' policy
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Prosecutors say suspect in fatality might have been racing illegally
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2006


George Diepenbrock
Dog trainer awaiting hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2006


Associated Press
Racing may have been factor in fatal I-35 crash
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Police officer promoted
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2006


Rev. Ron Sellens
Gun law amendment [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Topeka police department outstanding
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2006


David Klepper
Process for concealed weapons questioned
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Protect pass Kaufman reforms
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Operation rescue files grand jury petition
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Morphine theft solved
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2006


Michael Strand
Pastor objects to exemption
Salina Journal, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Gordon D. Fiedler Jr
Kansas needs more, not fewer guns
Salina Journal, 4/9/2006


Matt McNabb
Most employers have not addressed concealed guns
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2006


Randy Scholfield
Beat 44
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Man shot by cop blasts investigation
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006


Anti-Phelps measures could enrich Phelps
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


A matter of open records
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Image concerns put focus on graffiti removal
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2006

Associated Press
Victim of police shooting blasts investigation
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2006


Ron Knox
Troopers will carry Tasers
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2006


J-W Editorials
Gun records [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2006


Associated Press
Police shooting victim criticizes probe
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2006


Stan Finger
Troopers to try out Tasers
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Chief has April 17 deadline in lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006


Associated Press
Patrol to begin using Tasers
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006


Associated Press
Kansas Highway Patrol to begin using Tasers
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas Highway Patrol to begin using Tasers
Chanute Tribune, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Abduction alert [opinion]
Parsons Sun, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


James Homan
Kansas is now home of Dorothy, Toto and Fred
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
West-side home called drug haven
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2006


Jim Barr
Glorify deserving reverends [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Keep concealed gun lists open [opinion]
Junction City Daily Union, 4/13/2006


Ron Sylvester
Meth traffic forces officials to set priorities
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eagle Staff
Kaufman work wins federal agent an award
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Newton case agent honored
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Fred Mann
New programs keep some out of jail
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Students arrested in 'date rape drug' case
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


State agency considers fate of embattled sheriff
Garden City Telegram, 4/14/2006


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 4/14/2006


Manhattan Mercury
Department of Travel and Tourism [cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 4/14/2006


Capital-Journal
City, state receive grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Officer cleared in deadly shooting
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2006


Eric Weslander
Fliers provide false information about Yellow House probe
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2006


Steve Fry
Defense faces deadline in pregnant woman death
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2006


Diane Carroll
Testimony heard in rape case
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
DNA legislation: Issues of innocence and ethics
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Sheriff's certification at stake
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
Law enforcement training instructor resigns amid investigation
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
FBI agent to speak on white-collar crime
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2006


Kevin Elliott
Pricing sexual predators
Manhattan Mercury, 4/16/2006


Darrel Miller
Surviving this world without a firearm [letter to the editor]
Hays Daily News, 4/16/2006


Bill would require DNA samples upon arrest
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Meth materials found in two locations
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2006


Deb Gruver
List of sex offenders free to view online
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2006


Glen Koch
Not public information [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006


The Capital-Journal
Man to appeal 'Hard 50' sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Harsha files response to lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Objections to noise rules aren't music to leaders' ears
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2006


Eric Weslander
Sheriff releases Taser use policy
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2006


Joel Mathis
AG says cemetery owners stole fees
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2006


Ric Anderson
Child recounts shooting
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006


Tim Hrenchir and Ric Anderson
Topeka officer focus of probe
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006


David Klepper
'Scruffy's Law' signed by governor
Kansas City Star, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Adult businesses face sign restrictions
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Federal judge rules against Kansas AG in juvenile sex case
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Jury begins deliberation in Gleason capital murder trial
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hal Lockard
Shooting suspect arrested
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006


John D. Montgomery
Adult signs [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Anti-porn effort heads to court
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006


Associated Press
Anti-porn petitions seek grand jury investigations
Salina Journal, 4/21/2006


The News Staff
3 indicted on immigration violations
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Petitions delivered for inquiry into possible porn
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Porn opponents petition again for grand juries
Wichita Eagle, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Prosecutor: Lansing escapee had cell phone
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matt McNabb
Man gets more prison time after spitting on officer
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2006


Carl Manning
Prosecutors say woman smuggled phone to felon
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2006


Associated Press
Jury declines enhanced penalty in good Samaritan murder case
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006


Carl Manning
Woman accused of helping inmate escape faces contraband charge
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Lawrence police report success with DUI patrol van
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006


Hurst Laviana
Panel: Police profiled local motorist
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Unprofessional conduct?
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Bloom
When the time comes, let's allow Rev. Phelps to be buried in peace
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Marlys Bernard
Honor crime victims [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Rader's behavior earns him privileges
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Prison restrictions eased for BTK serial killer
Hutchinson News, 4/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Second case on docket Tuesday
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2006


Hurst Laviana
Court's decision will affect fate of 8
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Ralliers gather at tree
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2006


Associated Press
Prison eases BTK restrictions
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2006


Associated Press
Prison restrictions eased for Rader
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2006


Tom Potter
BTK wins privileges for good behavior
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Downey gets more than 16 years in prison
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Lawyers want charges dropped
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2006


Tim Potter
DNA of 1,300 remains on file
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
Just drop it [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 4/25/2006


Death penalty law in limbo too long
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Police chief: Pulled-over driver is lying
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Liar? Chief sent wrong message on profiling
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2006


Hurst Laviana
Kansan draws three life terms for murders
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Views from other Kansas editors
Iola Register, 4/26/2006


Steve Fry
Trial starting in paramedic's death
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2006


Sam Hananel
High court hears case
Hays Daily News, 4/26/2006


Capital-Journal
Escapee caught in Dallas
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2006


Ann Gardner
Court balances death penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 4/26/2006


Matt Stearns
High court rivals duel on Kansas death law
Kansas City Star, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bjerga
Alito key in death penalty case
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sam Hananel
Supreme court rehears Kansas death penalty case
Junction City Daily Union, 4/26/2006


Sam Hananel
Supreme Court rehears Kansas death penalty case
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2006


Tim Carpenter
Justices pose pointed death penalty queries
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2006


Karole Bradford
Gun licenses should be open record
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Garden City man takes case to Supreme Court
Garden City Telegram, 4/26/2006


Carl Manning
Deal seen on compromise bill on funeral picketing
Hutchinson News, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Panel hopes to end domestic violence
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2006


Steve Painter
Funeral protest bill fails legal scrutiny
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
Court hears death case arguments
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Witness says victim couldn't have forseen collision
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2006


Exception removed from marriage-age bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Charles
XXX signage [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 4/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Sweet 16 would be minimum legal age to marry
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Retired officer seeks gun permit
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2006


Carl Manning
Compromise sought on bill curbing pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2006


Associated Press
Victims urge action on abuse bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Officer D. Fender introduced to public [Police Briefs]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Associated Press
Senate rejects compromise on marriage age bill
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2006


Associated Press
Negotiators agree on funeral protest bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eugene Anderson
Crying 'liar' is bad approach [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Agreement reached on funeral picketing bill
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2006


Jason Probst
Officers capture escaped inmate
Hutchinson News, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
3 charged in crack case near school
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2006


Agreement reached on funeral picketing
Chanute Tribune, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Agreement reached on funeral picketing
Lawrence Journal World, 4/28/2006


Ron Sylvester
Police-chase lawsuit in judge's hands
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Deal near on picket limits
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Stan Finger
Weeklong dragnet nets 76 felony arrests in city
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Driver convicted of murder
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Law certification revoked
Hays Daily News, 4/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Escaped convict captured in Edwards County
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/28/2006


Hal Lockard
Joint operation helps nab 200 Kansas fugitives
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Tim Carpenter
Kaufman House 'it's common sense'
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2006


Scott Rothschild
Sexual predator won't be moving in
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Proposal would prohibit teens from using phones while driving
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Chief: Police policies violated
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2006


Manhattan Mercury
Other editors judge's ruling upholds law
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2006


Carl Manning
Top court rules sexual predator cannot live in Leavenworth Co.
Hutchinson News, 4/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dawn Bormann
Decision in predator case upheld
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark McCormick
Is cops' tool just a form of profiling?
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Bloom
'Effects of underage drinking' a compelling presentation for teens
Hutchinson News, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Humane immigration fix will take courage, calm
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
High court: Predator not welcome
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2006


Tim Potter
Police worry ruling may deter work
Wichita Eagle, 4/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Crime bill in limbo
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2006


Diane Carroll
Esmie ineligible for youth prison
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Lucero
No deterrence
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2006


Randy Scholfield
On tape cop cameras protect all
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Marriage age grow up
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2006


Associated Press
Court bars predator from group home
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Conkling
A cry for attention or for help?
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
Drivers' use of phones draws city's attention
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2006


Amy Conkling
AMBER alert use: Better safe than sorry
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate approves compromise DNA bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2006


Mark Morris
Ex-lawyer submits guilty plea
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric A. Voth
Just more excuses [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate passes DNA bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2006


Associated Press
Most in Senate want more DNA swabs
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Child porn draws 32-month sentence
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Jessica's law cause/effect [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
ACLU challenges Ky. funeral protest law
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Shooting death gets KBI inquiry
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2006


News Staff
Man escapes from Rice County Jail
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate passes bill on DNA testing
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Bershof
Kitch resigns from county
Garden City Telegram, 5/2/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
AG backs sheriff's ouster
Hays Daily News, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Lawmakers agree to limit funeral picketing [area news]
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Fugitive roundup cut the odds [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2006


Chris Moon and Tim Carpenter
Church: Bill won't affect pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2006


Associated Press
Compromise sex offender bill advances
Manhattan Mercury, 5/3/2006


Block protesters [our view]
Garden City Telegram, 5/3/2006


Rachael Bossow
Supreme Court rules in favor of county
Leavenworth Times, 5/3/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
New bill adds clarity for lawman
Hays Daily News, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Negotiators agree on funeral law
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2006


Tim Vandenack
Judge approves change of venue in murder case
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sex offender bill goes to House
Iola Register, 5/3/2006


Associated Press
Private prisons sink sex offender bill in House
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Jessica's Law hits roadblock
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2006


Ric Anderson
Honoring the fallen heroes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2006


Barbara Hollingsworth
Judge, author recount horrors, capture of BTK
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Bill would close gun records to the public
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


News Staff
Grand jury indicts four in SW Kan.
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sex predator legislation passes House but stalls in Senate
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


House rejects sex offenders bill over private prisons
Chanute Tribune, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Bill would close gun records to public
Chanute Tribune, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
House leaders criticize funeral picketing bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Eric Weslander
Trial set for caregiver in abuse case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2006


Associated Press
Negotiators try to strike deal on sexual offenders
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2006


Robert A. Cronkleton
Ex-officer claims injury by Taser
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Fredrick J. Johnson
Drug court funding proposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Mark McCormick
Getting out of a gang is harder than words
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Negotiators meet to reach deal on sex offender bill
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Some want gun permit files closed
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Negotiators trying to salvage sex offender bill
Garden City Telegram, 5/5/2006


Enough already on concealed carry
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/5/2006


Steve Fry
Hearing begins in C-J theft case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2006


Associated Press
Deal on servitude case legislation
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2006


Associated Press
Lawmakers reach agreement on servitude case legislation
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006


Associated Press
Rule for sex offenders moves on to Sebelius
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2006


Carl Manning
House rejects compromise bill on funeral picketing
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006


Carl Manning
Compromise effort on funeral protest bill fails
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
House rejects compromise bill on funeral picketing
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House rejects picketing bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Patrols boosted to stop underage drinking
Lawrence Journal World, 5/6/2006


Steve Painter
Dedication to duty
Wichita Eagle, 5/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phil Anderson
Saluting badges of honor
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2006


The Capital-Journal
Parole board seeks public input
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2006


Becky Wornkey
Sets record straight [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Diane Gasper-O'Brien
Woman pleads guilty to battery on Hays teacher
Hutchinson News, 5/7/2006


Training incident spurs Taser lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2006


Ron Sylvester
Could he get a new trial?
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Sheriff's motions enough to cancel ouster hearing
Hays Daily News, 5/7/2006


Eber Phelps
Jessica's Law
Hays Daily News, 5/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill mandates new license for offenders
Hays Daily News, 5/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dean Akings
Be proud of Kline [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal
Office accredited
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2006


The Capital-Journal
Corrections department receives national grant
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2006


Restrict funeral protests
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matthew Clark
New licenses a good idea [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Servitude case legislation heads for governor's desk
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2006


Tim Carpenter
Negotiators create new investigative unit
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


Tim Hrenchir
County theft accusations raised
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


Steve Painter
Bill to strengthen abuse inquiries goes to Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Twenty indicted on drugs charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


Associated Press
20 indicted in Kansas drug ring
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sex offender bill passes after private prisons fails
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2006


David Klepper
Sex-offender bill goes to Sebelius
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Legislators approve sex offender sentences
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jennifer Sackhoff
Judge requests drug court money
Junction City Daily Union, 5/9/2006


Kathryn Mayes
Kline lauds locals for 20 indictments
Manhattan Mercury, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


John D. Montgomery
Branded [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Sex offender bill passes; private prisons shot down
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Meggers sentenced to 'hard 25'
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Vockrodt
Sex offenders face harsher punishments in Kansas
Olathe Daily News, 5/10/2006


Associated Press
'Drug check' avoidance leads to prison sentence
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006


Carl Manning
Legislation allows limited inspection of concealed gun permits
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/10/2006


Tim Carpenter
Legislature buries funeral picketing bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Driver must finish one-year sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006


Tim Vandenack
Sheriff appears target of incident with vehicle
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Hopes for ban on protests grow dim
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Gun records sealed in bill
Junction City Daily Courier, 5/10/2006


Kathleen Sebelius
Taking action for safety [Guest editorial]
Hays Daily News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
No action on funeral pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2006


Ron Sylvester
Jury can hear man's jail boasts
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kathleen Sebelius
Taking action to make Kansans safer
Chanute Tribune, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas lawmakers fail to enact funeral picketing bill
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006


Carl Manning
Lawmakers fail to enact picketing bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2006


Carl Manning
Bill that would close concealed gun records goes to Gov. Sebelius
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2006


The Capital-Journal
Sheriff: Law for protection
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2006


Legislation closing concealed gun records goes to governor
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006


Steve Fry
Police case put on hold
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/11/2006


Hays Daily News
Gun records [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 5/11/2006


Steve Painter
Deadlock sinks bill limiting protests
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill seals list of who receives a gun permit
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


If Iraqi troops stand up, Phelps will lose his target
Wichita Eagle, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mark Wiebe
Edwardsville council fires police officer
Kansas City Star, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Registered sex offender faces new charges
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2006


J-W Editorial
Record access [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 5/12/2006


Steve Fry
Judge refuses witness
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2006


Tom Bell
Legislation not the answer [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/12/2006


Lynn Kohr and Nancy Jensen
Survivors of house of horrors' grateful for legislation [letter to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 5/12/2006


Associated Press
Teen charged in hoax crime
Kansas City Star, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Independence teen charged in hoax
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2006


Deb Gruver
Teen faces 4 charges in faked abduction
Wichita Eagle, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Missing witnesses find 'em
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2006


Vivion Moore
Need to know the law
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tom Bell
This bad bill needs a veto [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


News Staff
Green to head law enforcement center
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Former police academy instructor charged
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Independence teenager charged with making up abduction study
Hutchinson News, 5/13/2006


Lael Ewy
Far from Phelps? [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Gathering celebrates Magnum, new law
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Shutting out the public
Hutchinson News, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill Shanahan
Slippery slope of restricting free speech
Hays Daily News, 5/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Legislature takes steps to protect Kansas children
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/15/2006


Jason Probst
Lori Wilson testifies during child abuse trial
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2006


Martin Hawver
One final battle over concealed weapons
Kansas City Kansan, 5/16/2006


Kline just won't let it go
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Grand jury to convene next month
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas appeals juvenile sex law ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2006


Benita Y. Williams
Threat brings prison sentence
Kansas City Star, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
In Phelps' home state, no muzzle
Kansas City Star, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Kline will appeal in teen-sex case
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Painter
Group urges Sebelius to veto gun-secrecy bill
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Kline appeals federal ruling in juvenile sex reporting law
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Crime report suggests changes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2006


Joe Rodriguez
A grateful slaute to the fallen
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2006


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas appeals federal judge's ruling on juvenile sex reporting
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Legislators didn't need to rush gun-records bill
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Governor signs juvenile marriage bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2006


Eric Weslander
Ex-nursing-home worker gets jail time for drug theft
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2006


Associated Press
Sebelius hasn't decided action on bill that would close gun permit records
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2006


Carl Manning
Governor must decide on bill closing gun permit records
Hutchinson News, 5/18/2006


Hurst Laviana
Uncommon valor
Wichita Eagle, 5/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
False alarms may be fined
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2006


Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 5/19/2006


Phil Kline
Legislation will protect children
Wichita Eagle, 5/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Siblings doubly pained
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2006


Wire Service Reports
Grand jury on pornography to convene next month
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2006


Sharon Montague
Plan to pack?
Salina Journal, 5/21/2006


Lisa Rieschick
Signs of distress [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/22/2006


Tim Potter
Watch your speed; police will be
Wichita Eagle, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phelps' twisted theology
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
D.A. expands services for victims
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2006


Associated Press
Funeral conflict leads to arrests
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Benita Y. Williams
Drug checkpoints are phony, but police boast of real results
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Smith County to hold sheriff recall vote
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Hecht writes letter refuting editorial
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2006


Jim Paul
Illinois funeral law obeyed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2006


News Staff
KBI not releasing details of officer's apparent suicide
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2006


Robert D. Hecht
Efforts extraordinary
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Retired cop calls in from road
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2006


Eric Weslander
New charge filed in HIV exposure case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2006


Associated Press
Voters cast ballots Tuesday in recall bid
Junction City Daily Union, 5/24/2006


Carl Manning
Bill close gun records
Hutchinson News, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert Tanner
States back NRA in expanding deadly force
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius OKs harsher sex offender penalties
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Bill closing records of concealed gun permits signed
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Child bill signed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2006


Diane Carroll
Law sets up new penalties for child molesters
Kansas City Star, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Gov. Sebelius signs 'Jessica's Law'
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2006


Carl Manning
Concealed carry permits to be secret
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2006


Ron Sylvester
1,635 crimes that didn't happen
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kansans can meet force with force
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2006


Alan Bjerga
Senate OKs cemetery protest bill
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Abrams
White House to receive funeral protest legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2006


Ron Sylvester
Judge tosses police-chase suit
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill signed to close records of concealed gun permits
Lawrence Journal World, 5/25/2006


Adam Lee
Law targets child sex offenders across Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 5/25/2006


Steve Vockrodt
Sebelius signs Jessica's Law at courthouse
Olathe Daily News, 5/25/2006


Ric Anderson
Police chief search revs up
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2006


Associated Press
Slain woman's father touts new DNA law
Lawrence Journal World, 5/26/2006


John Hanna
Victim's father lauds state for DNA law
Wichita Eagle, 5/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Police warn motorists to not drink, drive
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2006


Associated Press
Judge dismisses police from wrongful death lawsuit
Lawrence Journal World, 5/26/2006


Abduction hoax not harmless
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/26/2006


Smith County's ordeal
Hutchinson News, 5/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Father of slain woman says DNA 'huge' in fighting crime
Hutchinson News, 5/26/2006


Do more for children [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 5/26/2006


Donald Bradley and John Shultz
Police fear circle is wider
Kansas City Star, 5/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Jury asked for in KPA case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2006


Drunk driving threatened
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2006


Barbara Provine
Phelps' way is not God's way [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 5/28/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Lawrence native hired to direct state board
Lawrence Journal World, 5/28/2006


Mark Morris
Couple's turbulent paths met in infamy
Kansas City Star, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Seirer
Perilous path chosen [editorial]
Salina Journal, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Public safety insanity
Hutchinson News, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Putting an end to Phelps circus
Wichita Eagle, 5/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Limiting funeral protests
Kansas City Star, 5/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Civilians will help look into burglaries
Wichita Eagle, 5/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Nedra Pickler
Law bars protests at military funerals
Lawrence Journal World, 5/30/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Lawmakers toughen penalties for pedophiles
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Amber alert test passed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2006


Steve Fry
Sex offender receives probation
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2006


Hurst Laviana
1,300 swabs from BTK case burned
Wichita Eagle, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Timeline set in search for chief
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2006


Roxana Hegeman
DNA samples from hunt for BTK killer destroyed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2006


Donals Bradley and Glenn E. Rice
Inside and outside court, anguish follows murder
Kansas City Star, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Police destroy DNA samples taken in BTK investigation
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Dave Ranney
Driver's license restrictions
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Garance Burke
Second body may be linked to Missouri couple
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Eric Weslander
Convicted crack dealer faces life in prison
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Jason Probst
Man allegedly rapes woman at Chili's
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Kansas follows the leader on concealed carry law
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


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