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Crime & Law Enforcement

2007 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 CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT, January through May, 2007.

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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, January through May, 2007


Associated Press
Across Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/1/2007

Primary voters and Phill Kline's new job
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
Wichita's share of criminal blunders
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eileen Doran
Statistics only show one-fifth of the story
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/1/2007


Mike Belt
Nearly 3,000 seek concealed gun permits
Lawrence Journal World, 1/2/2007


Emerson Lynn Jr
Kansans not eager for concealed guns [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/2/2007


Associated Press
Topeka| A step toward concealed weapon
Kansas City Star, 1/2/2007

Diane Carroll
Sad farewells; eager for future
Kansas City Star, 1/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sharon Montague
Gun carry law in effect
Salina Journal, 1/2/2007

Amy Cotham
Armed and Licensed first conceal and carry permits issued
Chanute Tribune, 1/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
No action expected on firing range
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2007


Chris
You said it [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2007

Letters to the Editor
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2007


Laura Bauer and Benita Y. Williams
Concealed gun era under way in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Be careful out there
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2007
Mke Hall
Homicides reach double digits
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2007

Kansas today begins issuing concealed-gun permits
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
New Year's sees it share of lawbreakers
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007


Jeff Wright
Some are armed now
Manhattan Mercury, 1/3/2007

Kristen Waggener
Area residents apply for permits to carry concealed guns
Garden City Telegram, 1/3/2007


Amy M. Cotham
Armed and Licensed new law changes little for officers
Chanute Tribune, 1/3/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Gun laws change
Olathe Daily News, 1/4/2007


Chansi Long
120 in county apply for permits to carry concealed weapon
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/4/2007


Amy M. Cotham
Armed and Licensed here's your sign---business may prohibit guns with proper posting
Chanute Tribune, 1/4/2007


Steve Fry
Former officer walks free
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007

Associated Press
Girls file suit over sex abuse
Hutchinson News, 1/5/2007


Amy M. Cotham
Armed and Licensed applicants must be armed with the right knowledge, too
Chanute Tribune, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ned Seaton
Guy with bone to pick responsible for calls about Morrison
Manhattan Mercury, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ex-officer pleads no contest to 2 offenses
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007


Associated Press
Three Kansas officers return from FBI National Academy
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007


Benita Y. Williams
Kansas recognizes other licenses
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Attack calls aim at Morrison
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll and David Klepper
Assistant attorneys also will swap jobs
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Californian calls Kansas to criticize Morrison
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Personal choice
Emporia Gazette, 1/6/2007


Sarah St. John
Prosecutor's jobs at risk with new bosses
Olathe Daily News, 1/6/2007

Scott Schwab
A breach of good will: winning hearts and elections
Olathe Daily News, 1/6/2007


Associated Press
Some assistants will move as Kline, Morrison switch jobs
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2007


Nurse's aide admits to killing
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2007


Associated Press
Johnson County ADAs could be out of a job
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2007


Benita Y. Williams
Police officers cleared in death
Kansas City Star, 1/7/2007


Hurst Laviana
City alerts drug-case handling
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007


Diane Carroll and David Klepper
Kline, Morrison and staff prepare for office switch
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Morrison knows what he wants to do
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007


Associated Press
Nurse's aid admits killing elderly man
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2007


Fred Davis
County sheriff's captain receives FBI training
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2007

Ric Anderson
Theft law needs fix Hecht says
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2007


Associated Press
City no longer jails people for minor drug possession
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2007


Associated Press
Wichita no longer jails people for minor drug possession
Hutchinson News, 1/8/2007

Olathe Daily News
Pink slips
Emporia Gazette, 1/8/2007

Associated Press
Wichita no longer jails people for minor drug possession
Dodge City Daily News, 1/8/2007


Steve Fry
River killing trial to start
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007


Christina M. Woods
Crime prevention program may expand to north Wichita
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
New A.G.: 'Starting from square one'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007

Steve Fry
Hecht says he weighed choices in Voigt case
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2007


Eric Weslander
Lawrence cases in limbo as Kline leaves
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2007


Jason Probst
Rome rebukes suits by defender's office
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2007


Finn Bullers
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2007


Associated Press
On the records patient privacy concerns new AG
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2007


Diane Carroll
Kline, Morrison fire portions of staffs
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Put politics aside; let Kline do his job [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 1/9/2007


Dennis Sharkey
Police officer's lawsuit against city begins Wednesday
Leavenworth Times, 1/9/2007


Steve Vockrodt
'I'm excited about the challenges ahead'
Olathe Daily News, 1/10/2007


Scott Schwab
An apology is necessary, but so is some support
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Morrison fires prosecutor McKinney
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
River killing trial to open
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007


Stan Finger
Efforts to quell gangs pay off for police
Wichita Eagle, 10/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Don Maxey
Concealed-carry isn't about heroics
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2007

Mark McCormick
NAACP's priority: dignity
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Diane Carroll
Kline adds staff; Morrison fires one
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2007


Robert A. Cronkleton
Speedway case hearing begins
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2007


Special to the Times
Risk reduction effort receives support
Leavenworth Times, 1/10/2007


Amanda O'Toole
Abuse, assault groups get grant for education
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Inmate may be linked to death
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007


John Hanna
Sedgwick County prosecutor says Tiller reported suspected sexual abuse
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2007


Steve Fry
Witness recounts road to killing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007


Diane Carroll
8 workers fired by Kline file grievance
Kansas City Star, 1/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Possible cockfighting a concern for councilwoman
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007


Talk back
Johnson County Sun, 1/11/2007


Diane Carroll and Finn Bullers
Panel sets deadline for Kline
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Trying sex: Laugh, but it's for real
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007


Associated Press
Johnson County assistant DAs say firings were wrong
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2007


Associated Press
Ex-assistant D.A.s: Firings were wrong
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007


Benita Y. Williams
Concealed-carry in Kansas, check first
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Joco may survive this jolt after all
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Jury deliberating river killing
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007

Clara Kilbourn
Seized money from drugs a new revenue source
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2007


Andale Gross
Former Johnson County assistant DAs say their firings were wrong
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2007


Eric Weslander
KBI director announces retirement
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2007


Associated Press
For counties in rural Kansas, drug busts pay
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Hearings denied for employees Kline fired
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2007


Associated Press
KBI director to retire in May
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007


John Green
Drug convicts get probation sentences
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Kline scrubs grievance hearings
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
KBI director resigns after 12 years in post
Wichita Eagle, 1/13/2007


Steve Fry
Murder suspect guilty
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dolph C. Simons Jr
Welch has run KBI with integrity and professionalism
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2007


John Green
Welch to retire as KBI chief
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Special prosecutor sends his report to A.G. Morrison
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2007


Associated Press
Drug seizures fill sheriff's department coffers across state
Lawrence Journal World, 1/13/2007


Associated Press
Drug seizures fill coffers of sheriff's department across Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/13/2007


Letters to the editor
Kansas City Star, 1/15/2007


Associated Press
Kline says he can hire, fire at will
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007


Steve Fry
Kline says as district attorney, he can opt out of Johnson County personnel policies
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2007



Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Jessica's law hard time [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007

Steve Fry
River killing convict awaits fate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007


Tim Potter
Bill would open child abuse records
Wichita Eagle, 1/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Harold Green
Kline salary flap [letter to the editor]
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Former sheriff seeks credit card investigation
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007


Ric Anderson
Taking aim at property crime
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2007


Ex-Cherokee County sheriff calls for investigation
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Phones buzz with man's Morrison complaints
Olathe Daily News, 1/16/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Deposition details revealed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Free speech at center of suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


Sharon Stauffer
Registry for drug offenders proposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007

David Twiddy
Fired staffers file lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


Diane Carroll
Kline ordered to participate
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Phil Anderson
Two federal fugitives apprehended in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


David Twiddy
8 fired prosecutors file suit against Phill Kline
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Felon calls (and calls) for justice
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007

Mike Hoeflich
Old woes plague new year
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2007

Jason Probst
Courthouse security tight as trial begins
Hutchinson News, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Twiddy
Fired attorneys file suit against Kline
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2007


Associated Press
Fired attorneys file suit against Kline
Chanute Tribune, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Complaint against Kline is dismissed
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
Hearing spells out problems with federal Real ID
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007

Jerry Siebenmark
Local attorneys offer advice on new e-mail rules
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Arson trial may be delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007

Associated Press
Prosecutors want long prison term for Wittig, despite ruling
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2007


Jason Probst
Streeter to be tried in shooting of officer
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2007


Associated Press
Man charged with killing Cowley College student
Chanute Tribune, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Llamas ruling upheld
Hays Daily News, 1/18/2007


Christina M. Woods
NAACP wants drug paraphernalia out of shops no patience in store
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Chelsea Brooks' parents urge fetal protection bill
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Fetal homicide legislation likely to advance
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007


Tim Carpenter
Protection sought for the unborn
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2007


Tim Carpenter
Hecht says stay tough
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2007


Tim Hrenchir
City decides to wait on metal salvage ordinance
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007

Eric Weslander
Convictions rare in case of weapons downtown
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2007


Scott Rothschild
Lawmaker calling for tougher sentences
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2007


Schmidt, Otto file anti-Phelps petition
Chanute Tribune, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Cities adding to handgun law
Salina Journal, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Cities move to restrict gun law
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2007

Jason Probst
Suspects sit in jail, waiting for 'forthwith'
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Hibbard Davis
Western front a ridiculous figure [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007


Deb Gruver
KBI site lets you search for criminal records
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
Morrison heading back to the courtroom
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Drug court issue tops city agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2007

Laura Bauer
Morrison breaks precedent as new AG
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2007

Mike Hall
Dull or not, chief leaves impression
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2007


Associated Press
State seeks to shorten thief's term
Salina Journal, 1/22/2007


Carolyn Simms
Kline served us well [letter to the editor]
Salina Journal, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Bill aims to restrict predators
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007


Diane Carroll
Lawsuit against Kline shifted
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Shootings 24 hours of violence
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007

Carl Grimm
Gun bans go too far [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Gun test
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
6 men held on charges of sex with underage girls
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Kline responds to workers' suit
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
County law enforcers tout gun lock safety
Lawrence Journal World, 1/24/2007

Associated Press
Kline gets worker lawsuit switched to federal court
Lawrence Journal World, 1/24/2007


Benita Y. Williams and David Klepper
Licensee used concealed gun
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Drug trial under way
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2007


Steve Fry
Prosecutor: C-J money stolen for gambling
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2007


Steve Fry
Witness: Deposits dropped drastically
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Ron Knox
Is it cheaper to be a criminal here?
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2007

Mary Clarkin
Despite pressure, district attorney will not add to staff
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2007


Don O'Neal
No merit in ordinance
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rochat and Bobbi Mlynar
Barnett suspects crime in campaign
Emporia Gazette, 1/25/2007

Associated Press
State sees drop in meth lab seizures
Manhattan Mercury, 1/25/2007


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Kline fighting, crime fighting & moving on
Johnson County Sun, 1/25/2007


Dennis Sharkey
Lawmaker's bill fixes technical issues with statute
Leavenworth Times, 1/25/2007


Steve Fry
Secret Service specialist takes stand
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2007


Diane Carroll
Affidavits support fired prosecutors
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
KBI: Cold-remedy law contributed to fewer meth labs
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Meth- related seizures way down in '06
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2007


Associated Press
Kansas sees drop in meth seizures
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
C-J human resources director testifies at trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2007


Patrick S. Kelley
In memory of Matt Samuels [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 1/27-28/2007


Gun crackdown
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007


Editorial Board
Long-term visit
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007


Ron Knox
Douglas County probation officers among most overworked in state
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2007


George Diepenbrock
Volunteer helps victims of domestic violence
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2007


Ron Sylvester
Inmates like Carr seek love via letters
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mark Wiebe
Court lets funeral protest ban stand
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Locals rewriting concealed-carry?
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007


Sharon Montague
Waiting list
Salina Journal, 1/28/2007


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Cities' gun limits draw fire
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Wichita murderer seeking women on Web site
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2007


Associated Press
Killer Carr trolls for women on Web
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2007


Hurst Laviana
Bill targets rise in scrap metal thefts
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2007


Steve Fry
Auditor says system lacked checks, balances
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007


Tim Carpenter
'I can't be bitter'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007

Bob Martin
A law that works
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007


Benita Y. Williams and David Klepper
Seeking overturn of pleas
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Anna Staatz
Senator seeks gun law consistency
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007


Associated Press
Butler County suspect in sheriff's killing ordered to stand trial
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2007


Meth labs worth wait [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2007


Ron Knox
City asks state for advice on bar safety
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2007


Ron Sylvester
Deputies testify in slaying sheriff's alleged killer in court
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Dismissed prosecutors are still on payroll
Kansas City Star, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Death penalty foes rally
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Steve Fry
Former C-J cashier denies stealing newspaper's money
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Parole decision delayed in murder case
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Phil Anderson
Officer cleared in December shooting
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Steve Fry
Youth will be tried as adult
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Stan Finger
East-side copper thefts do $35,000 damage
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Prostitution outreach begun
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007

Tim Carpenter
Restricting where offenders can live is focus
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Death row correspondents tangled web [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Scott Rothschild
Former inmate advocates against death penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007


Associated Press
Assistants fired by Kline not working but on payroll
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007


Associated Press
Ex-doctor seeks trial in children's fire deaths
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007


Heather Hollingsworth
Experts dispute risks of using stun guns on pregnant women
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
KBI: Taser not cause of Liberal man's death
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2007


Different paths to public safety [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Richard Marden
City Commission ought to heed will of people on concealed carry [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Paul Morrison
Legislature must fix loophole and protect Kansas kids
Chanute Tribune, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Topeka starts program to help prostitutes
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007


Associated Press
Legislature considering bill to thwart metal thefts
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Combatting prostitution how it's done
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007


Steve Fry
Ex-cashier says not all winnings were recorded
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007


Christina M. Woods
Morrison backs ban on drug paraphernalia
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Former K-State Credit Union officials sentenced
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2007


Bobbi Mylnar
Board delays decision on Emporia killer's parole
Emporia Gazette, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Morrison supports greater access to criminal reports
Johnson County Sun, 2/1/2007


Parole programs
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007


Associated Press
Smuggling suspected in fatality
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007


Tonya Marie Smith
Wrong way to handle it [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll and Finn Bullers
Kline not required to participate in hearings
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2007


Carl Manning
Bill to ban picketing at funerals has new twist
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Jurors deliberate C-J theft case
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill would curb pickets, if justices consent
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007


Randy Scholfield
Safety? Sex offender bill offers false security
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007


Ron Knox
Judge allows confession in murder, arson case
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2007

Carl Manning
Senators propose funeral picketing bill
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2007


Matthew Clark
AG's office will handle murder case
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/2/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Board grants parole
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007


Associated Press
Conviction tossed in '74 killing
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007


Diane Carroll and Laura Bauer
Conviction in slaying tossed out
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tricia Masenthin
Prisoner gets 130 months for dog-crate escape
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007

Associated Press
Staffers fired by Kline suffer setback in case
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007


Carl Manning
Court reverses Topeka murder conviction
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Confession allowed in Lawrence fire case
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Lawmaker wants corrections reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007


Associated Press
Kansas woman receives parole
Kansas City Star, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ex-church secretary wins parole in murder case
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007


Harold P. Schlechtweg
City's gun law is too harsh [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amanda O'Toole
Theft victim seeks stricter penalties
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Minister's mistress is paroled after two decades
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
Court upholds murder conviction
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2007


Kansas City Star
Judge: Kline can skip fired staffers' hearing
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
County DA firm against wishes
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State high court reverses conviction
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2007


Paul Morrison
To protect kids, lawmakers must abolish loophole
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Cashier convicted of stealing more than $400,000 from newspaper
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007

Associated Press
Cashier convicted of theft
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2007


Ron Knox
Wait is almost over for murder, arson trial
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007

Laura A. Green
Law won't help public [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Ex-teacher gets 60 days 'shock time' in jail for nude photos of third-graders
Lawrence Journal World, 2/5/2007


Fred Mann
What's in a name? These days, lots thieves rob Wichitans of more than money
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2007


Will Klusener
County worried about corrections
Manhattan Mercury, 2/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
City to consider banning weapons on public property
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/5/2007


Laura Uhlmansiek
Cities to arm officers with stun guns
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007


David Twiddy
Judge cuts Wittig's sentence
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2007


Ron Knox
Experts see jury selection challenge
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2007

Tim Vandenack
Concealed gun proposal stirs emotions in Dodge City
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Conceal carry [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 2/6/2007


Eric Swanson
City delays decision on concealed-carry restrictions
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/6/2007


Taylor Atkins
Keeping gangs down
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2007


Ron Knox
With jury selected, trial begins today
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2007


Mary Clarkin
Officer in Hutch to supervise parolee
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Queries of fires, violence posed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2007


Diane Carroll
County stops paying eight fired by Kline
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Affidavits should be public
Olathe Daily News, 2/7/2007


Associated Press
Disbarred immigration lawyer, wife on trial on forgery charges
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2007


Bonner cops buy high-tech laptops with grant funds
Kansas City Kansan, 2/7/2007


Unwelcome mat for mad scientists
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Minister calls on panel to limit funeral pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007


Steve Fry
Horror of fire recounted
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007

Ron Sylvester
Illegal immigrants held hostage
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Mistress in murder case moving to Hutchinson
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Senate panel considers funeral picketing bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Human smugglers indicted
Lawrence Journal World, 2/8/2007


The News Staff
Ex-teacher guilty of rape
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Trial gets under way in deadly blaze
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Suspected human smugglers indicted
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Committee mulls bill banning picketing
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007


James Carlson
Lawmakers grapple with picket issue
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/8/2007


Philip Hartsfield
New year brings new gun laws
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2007


Carl Manning
Legislators look to ban funeral picketing
Junction City Daily Union, 2/8/2007

James Carlson
Limits on offender housing opposed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007


Steve Fry
Witness IDs arson defendant
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007

Anna Staatz
'It's not just a woman thing'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007


Hurst Laviana
No limits on offenders
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Violence against women increases
Salina Journal, 2/9/2007

Joseph C. McDaniel
Concealed carry [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 2/9/2007


Jason Probst
Man accused of trying to murder officer appears in court, requests new attorney
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Attorney wants client released after 39 years in Larned hospital
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Coalition seeks funds for prevention
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2007

Brad Cooper
Police aim to beef up security for evidence
Kansas City Star, 2/10/2007


Ron Sylvester
Couple guilty in immigration-fraud case
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Minister's mistress released from prison
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Detective testifies in arson trial
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fred Davis
Tough little Marky wonders, why me?
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Actions justified sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007


Steve Fry
Jurors see interview tape
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007


James Jordan
Kelley introduces stalking bill to House
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/10/2007


Jason Probst
Ex-officer suspended for 3 years
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2007


Gun play concealed carry law isn't for real cowboys
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Crackdown on meth
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/10/2007


Fred Davis
Safeties are off on the mean streets
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007


Mark McCormick
Questions linger after state returns dad's stuff
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Legislators are as determined as pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007


Robert A. Cronkleton
Unsolved homicides increase in KCK
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eber Phelps
Carrying on the meth war
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Funeral picketing bill looks to court
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
Kansas resists buffer zones
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Bad deal
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2007


Ron Knox
Defense to make its case this week in trial
Lawrence Journal World, 2/12/2007


Ellen T. Hanson
Crime-prevention measure
Kansas City Star, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dennis Sharkey
City will wait for state lawmakers before enacting firearms ordinance
Leavenworth Times, 2/12/2007


Staff Reports
Man in jail might have died from alcohol withdrawal
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2007


Wichita lawyer convicted
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007


Steve Fry
Arson, murder case declared mistrial
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007


Associated Press
Kansas rejects buffer zones for offenders
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2007


Associated Press
Lawrence fire case ends in mistrial
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Immigration lawyer, wife both convicted of forgery
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2007


Scott Rothschild
Kansans opt against death penalty
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007


Ron Knox
Broadwalk apartments fire mistrial new witness halts arson, murder case proceedings
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007

Distance rules sex offender zones create more problems
Garden City Telegram, 2/13/2007


Paul Morrison
Kansas' attorney general should lead by example
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amanda O'Toole
Police talks net law firm $20,000
Wichita Eagle, 2/14/2007


Phil Anderson
Family wants hit-and-run victim's story to be told
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2007

Jason Probst
Judge can't stop prisoner's transfer
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill looks to end offenders restrictions
Junction City Daily Union, 2/14/2007


Christina M. Woods
House panel hears proposal on drug paraphernalia ban
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Is Kansas wavering over the death penalty?
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Committee backs bill to curb funeral picketing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007

Associated Press
Kansas City Kan. neighbor convicted in fireworks death
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2007


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
House backs fetus definition
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Community Corrections funding problem means corners are being cut
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Police chief wants more citizens' input
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007


Phil Anderson
This was no walk in park
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2007

Rhonda Holman
Well-spent? State has little to show for death penalty
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2007

Carl Manning
Senate committee endorses funeral-picketing bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Gun owners plan boycott of businesses
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2007


James Williams
Doing my job [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 2/16/2007


Stopping crime
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2007


Steve Fry
Judges mete out life terms in slaying
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2007


Associated Press
Gun owners press Hutchinson stores to allow concealed weapons
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2007
Dion Lefler
House bill would crack down on scrap metal theft
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
HIV-infected man on trial again in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Goal: Fewer parolees sent back to prison
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2007


Lindsey Geisler
Local residents learn ins and outs of Citizens Patrol
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2007


Associated Press
HIV-infected man ordered to stand trial in Lyon County
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amy Conkling
Kansas AG shares his to-do list
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Unconcealed boycott
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Bill covers crime cleanup
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Graffiti under fire from council
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2007
Jennifer Randall
Unprotected rights
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2007

Associated Press
House OKs stiffer rules for sales of scrap metals
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2007


Diane Carroll
D.A.'s housecleaning fired prosecutors have sued Johnson County action has precedent
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2007

Editorial Board
Near death?
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2007


Ron Knox
Police questions caught on video
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2007

Tim Vandenack
Concealed carry advocates sound off on bans
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Gun law draws fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Anti-graffiti proposal sent to panel for study
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2007


Ron Knox
Car chase ends with driver hiding in countryside
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2007

Scott Rothschild
Kids alone in cars could draw fine
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2007


Associated Press
Kline's housecleaning not unique
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2007

Associated Press
Funeral picketing bill advances
Salina Journal, 2/21/2007


Associated Press
Senate advances funeral picketing bill
Hays Daily News, 2/21/2007


Phil Anderson
Sheriff's office seeks help stopping break-ins
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2007

Tim Potter
Sex abuse suspect, SRS had history
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
James Carlson
Curb on pickets clears Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2007
Tim Hrenchir
$400,000 in cash seized in drug arrest
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2007

Steve Fry
Jury race issue cited
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2007
Associated Press
Court asked to rethink ruling in 1974 killing
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2007

Chad Lawhorn
Mayor seeks stricter gun law
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2007

Dion Lefler
Bill censors offenders' letters to the media
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Death penalty sought for Cheever
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Court urged to revisit ruling in murder case
Kansas City Star, 2/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Man faces sodomy charge in student's death
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007


Hutchinson News
On the death penalty [other's views]
Junction City Daily Union, 2/23/2007


Special to the Olathe News
Kline asks that conviction be kept in teenager's death
Olathe Daily News, 2/23/2007


Associated Press
Death penalty sought in sheriff's death
Lawrence Journal World, 2/24/2007

Editorial Board
Spreading the word
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Wire Service
State to seek death penalty against suspect
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2007
Diane Carroll
Lawyers say firing hurt job prospects
Kansas City Star, 2/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Prostitution project offers hope --- more so than a courtroom
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007

Tim Potter
Parole log: Suspect told cops of sex cult
Wichita Eagle, 2/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ranking the States Kansas lagging in meth busts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2007


J-W Editorials
Crack down [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2007

Derek Schmidt
Funeral protest limit advances
Iola Register, 2/26/2007


Hutchinson News
Kansas editorial roundup a better solution [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/26/2007


Steve Fry
Sergeant's battery trial dismissed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2007

Tim Hrenchir
County votes for remodeling
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2007

Steve Fry
Former city officials dismissed from lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2007

Hurst Laviana
No rules changes for sex offenders
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Taylor
Lansing man involved in fatal crash avoids vehicular homicide charges
Lawrence Journal World, 2/28/2007


Associated Press
Charges dropped against officer
Lawrence Journal World, 2/28/2007


Bill Mason
Concealed guns [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 2/28/2007


Dennis Sharkey
Senate takes another crack at funeral protesters
Leavenworth Times, 2/28/2007


Steve Kraske
Ex-candidate Taff freed from prison
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phillip B. Journey
Immigration reforms needed, not 'dog ugly'
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2007


Scott Rothschild
Law enforcement pushes, but lawmakers resist, tougher gun penalties
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007


Dion Lefler
Bill would prohibit local concealed-gun regulations
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Man draws stiffer charge
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/2/2007


Tim Vandenack
Dodge City official seeks to change gun proposal
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Preliminary hearing slated for May
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Crime scene cleanup a decent thing [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2007


Stan Finger
Prostitution police put a face on crime to fight it: photos of hookers, johns on web site
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2007


Monica Davey and Abby Goodnough
Sex offender programs prove inefficient, costly
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007


Tim Potter
Case raises concerns about parole program
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007

The New York Times
The saga of Leroy Hendricks
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2007


Monica Davey and Abby Goodnough
Treatment of sex offenders raises doubts
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Men in blue could see more green
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007


James Carlson
Gun bill fires up emotions
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2007

Steve Vockrodt
Bill would help fund cleanup at crime scenes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/5/2007


Associated Press
Parolees being returned to prison less frequently
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/5/2007


Tim Huelskamp
Funerals and presidents
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/5/2007


Staff Reports
Kiowa Co. sheriff gives up license at DMV's request
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2007

Tim Vandenack
Dodge drops concealed-carry ordinance
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2007
Clara Kilbourn
Group catches first suspected online offender
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2007

Associated Press
Thieves targeting Yorkshire terriers
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2007


Smell test are legislators on right track?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


James Carlson
Thefts of scrap metal focus of new legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Dennis Sharkey
Lawmakers and cities meet to discuss conceal carry bill
Leavenworth Times, 3/6/2007


Eric Swanson
Commission lets concealed-weapons ban die
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/6/2007


Associated Press
Concealed-weapons measure reworked
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2007


Mike Hall
New signal system approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007


Phil Anderson
Legislation designed to put dent in metal theft
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007


Katie Stockstill
5 Fort Scott residents arrested
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Conceal carry [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 3/7/2007


Associated Press
Bill renames highway for slain sheriff's deputy
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007


Associated Press
Bill would track scrap metal sellers
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Fraud charges filed against 5 in 2005 Fort Scott blaze
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2007


J-W Staff and Wire Reports
Bill would require photo identification to sell metal
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2007


Jason Probst
Officials spread the word on the consequences for violating Jessica's Law
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2007

Paul Morrison
State should pick up crimescene cleanup tab
Junction City Daily Union, 3/8/2007


Carl Manning
Funeral protest bill set, almost
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Fired workers agree to deal
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Picket restraints questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007


You said it on target, half cocked
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2007


Associated Press
Johnson County agrees to settle with lawyers fired by Kline
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2007


Carl Manning
Legislature resolving differences on bill limiting funeral picketing
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2007


Mary Clarkin
Harper Co. grand jury hands down indictments
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Salina Journal
Salina man indicted in Oklahoma on sex charges
Salina Journal, 3/9/2007


Jack Weinstein
County settles with fired DA employees
Olathe Daily News, 3/9/2007


The Capital-Journal
Officer arrested in sex case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007

Ric Anderson
A glance inside the inbox
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Hazardous material found at turnpike center
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2007


Chad Lawhorn
Gun penalties license system a challenge for commissioners
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2007


Randy Scholfield
Protect Kansas needs a funeral privacy law
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007


Paul Wenske
Kline: I'm misunderstood
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Parole policies vs. public safety
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Pity Phill? We've had our fill
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2007


J-W Editorials
Random shots [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2007

Mary Clarkin
Abuse victims get gifts of aid, thanks to plan from student
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Paul Morrison
Funeral bill deserves a fair chance before court
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
City looks at downtown safety issues
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2007


Dion Lefler
Larned limits sex offenders' daylight
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


James R. Floyd
Give it a shot [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Marijuana seizures 2006 figures, county by county
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Benita Y. Williams
Hearings for fired employees wrap up
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Debate comes down to use should this be illegal?
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter and Stan Finger
Spike in gang activity leaves many fearful
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom, Stan Finger and Dion Lefler
Blighted property bill stalls; city weighs its options
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Gun legislation concerns city
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2007

Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Kline decision target of lawsuit, legislation
Johnson County Sun, 3/15/2007


Courier Views
Good Lord, Larned State hospital
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/15/2007


Randy Scholfield
Paraphernalia law sends right message [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Firings of eight workers reversed
Kansas City Star, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Panels reverse Kline's decision to fire Johnson County employees
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Mentally ill brother's story told
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Mothers testify for Alexa's Law
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Bill would make killing of fetus chargeable
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2007


Paul Morrison
Legislation to ban funeral picketing deserves fair chance before court
Metro News, 3/16/2007


Tim Carpenter
Senators urged to embrace Alexa's Law
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/16/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Fighting crime get on board [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/17/2007


Fred Mann
Judge cuts years from burglar's sentence
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Woman gets probation after disabling officer
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Law change a bad idea [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/17-19/2007


Associated Press
Retirees to patrol streets
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007


Associated Press
Woman placed on probation after bar fight with officer
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007

Roger Werholtz
Re-entry parole policy is best, safest strategy
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Woman sentenced for fight that left officer disabled
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007


Steve Vockrodt
D.A. clears detective in shooting
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Deputy coroner's appointment on county agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2007


Associated Press
New patrol lets retirees aid officers
Hutchinson News, 3/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Colorado legislator's high as a kite on the Fourth of July
Hays Daily News, 3/18/2007


Associated Press
Trial nears for woman accused in cutting out baby
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007


Ruth Ringer
God won't be mocked
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007

Violence hits close to home
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007

Tim Carpenter
Panel sets buffer zone
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007


Roxana Hegeman
U.S. attorney's office offers citizens academy on justice system
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2007


Associated Press
Bill blocks local concealed gun limits
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Passage predicted for funeral picketing ban
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007


Jim Sullinger
State, county conflict at issue
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Mannning
Bill would block stricter local controls on guns
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2007


David Klepper and Benita Y. Williams
State asserts its control
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Drunken driving
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2007


Special to the Olathe News
Bill would make DA subject to county policies
Olathe Daily News, 3/21/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Domestic violence groups say bill puts victims at risk
Salina Journal, 3/21/2007


Carl Mannning
Bill sets penalties for extreme DUI
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/21/2007


Associated Press
Bill holsters local controls on guns
Iola Register, 3/21/2007


Carl Manning
Bill blocks stricter local controls on concealed guns
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Domestic violence groups say bill puts victims at risk
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Mannning
Bill blocks stricter local controls on concealed guns
Leavenworth Times, 3/21/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Group: Bill puts domestic violence victims at risk
Garden City Telegram, 3/21/2007


Mike Corn
Ellis County attorney to fill Morrison's spot on sentencing panel
Hays Daily News, 3/21/2007


Courier Views
State power grab on guns
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/22/2007


Olathe Daily News
What other Kansas newspapers are reporting
Emporia Gazette, 3/22/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Officers arrest suspected illegal immigrants
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2007


Capital-Journal
Grand jury indicts men on drug charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007


Mary Clarkin
Reno Co. sheriff will add rifles to weapons arsenal
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana and Tim Potter
Wrongful-death lawsuit BTK settles suit with some of victims' families
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dennis Sharkey
House passes conceal and carry legislation
Leavenworth Times, 3/23/2007


Kansas figures twenty percent of teens abused
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2007


Diane Carroll
No-contest pleas can't be withdrawn
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas files first case under child safety law
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007


Associated Press
Court: Johnson Co. woman's no contest pleas in fire dealths stand
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007


Associated Press
Victims' relatives settle lawsuit against BTK serial killer
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007


Hurst Laviana
Sex offender could get 10 years for not registering
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2007


Kevin Flaherty
Bill looks at conceal-carry
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rochat
State may strike local gun restrictions
Emporia Gazette, 3/24-25/2007


DUI bill: What about jail space?
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


City police deserve a fair pay increase
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas files 1st federal case under child protection law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2007


Tim Potter
Few funds for parolee drug abuse treatment
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Melodee Hall Blobaum
Kline weighs exit after '08
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2007 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hoyle
Other issues to consider [letter to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 3/25/2007


State offers little help for parolees with addictions
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kline says he doubts he'll run again for public office
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline may be future advocate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007

Kline doubts he'll run again
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007


Tom Bell
Lawmakers wield a heavy hand [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/26/2007


J-W Editorial
Public safety [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007


Steve Fry
'Claims' of pregnancy wanted as evidence
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Diane Carroll
Kansas OKs child-abduction bill
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Picketing bill moves to final action
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007

Funeral picketing bill advances
Manhattan Mercury, 3/27/2007


Associated Press
House passes funeral picketing bill
Iola Register, 3/27/2007


Steve Fry
Doctor pleads no contest in 'Ponzi' scheme
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2007


Jim Sullinger
Journey offers Alexa's Law as an amendment
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Eagle Staff
House approves bill to ban funeral protests
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Former C-J cashier's attorney makes case for probation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2007


Ric Anderson
Kline won't go quietly
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007


Ann Charles
Child abduction act the right move [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 3/28/2007


Special to the Times
Kansas Senate passes version of conceal and carry bill
Leavenworth Times, 3/28/2007


John Hanna
Proposal on fetal homicides revived in Senate
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/28/2007


Associated Press
Charges refiled in 1974 murder case
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Dog trainer pleads to aiding fugitive
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2007


Diane Carroll
Second trial set for Horton
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Robert A. Cronkleton
Guilty plea to federal charge in Young case
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester and Hurst Laviana
Couple guilty in Medicaid fraud trial
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Funeral picketing bill goes to Sebelius
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Public defender accuses officer of false reports
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Picketing bill goes to governor
Iola Register, 3/30/2007


Diane Carroll
Judge grants an acquittal
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
'Keep him in prison'
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Wichitan sues police over rape arrest
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Funeral picket bill goes to Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Threat by killer may shorten his parole
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fredrick J. Johnson
Judge dismisses suit against county
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007


John Hanna
'Alexa's Law' clears Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007


Tim Carpenter
Funeral picketing measure approved
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007


You said it
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007


Steve Fry
Former C-J cashier receives probation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007


J-W Staff and Wire Reports
Sebelius to sign funeral picketing bill into law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2007

Barbara J. Isendberg
Judge: State gets Jodi-case DNA
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Woman who stole $415,000 from newspaper gets probation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2007


Associated Press
Woman who embezzled from newspaper gets probation
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2007


Associated Press
Woman must pay back $415,000
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Legislative rookies did what they said they'd do
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Funeral picketing bill adopted
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/1/2007


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Wording for Alexa's Law, filibuster distinguish debates
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Benita Y. Williams
Concealed-gun bill goes to the governor
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Death penalty still an option
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007


Associated Press
Ban of local gun rules goes to Sebelius
Manhattan Mercury, 4/3/2007


Eric Weslander
Convicted murderer appeals verdict
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2007


Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/4/2007


Phil Anderson
Library video spots theft
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007


Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Methamphetamine use finally, a win [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007


Associated Press
Former professor appeals verdict in wife's death
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2007


Associated Press
Ex-KSU professor appeals murder conviction
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Home rule, schmoe rule
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007


Hurst Laviana
DA: Officer's deadly force valid
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Professor appeals his verdict in wife's killing
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2007


Kansans dislike death penalty
Johnson County Sun, 4/5/2007


The News Staff
Police impound local lawyer's care
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007


Peter Ninemire
Meth registry is unnecessary
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
State taking aim at cities
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007


Chad Lawhorn
Bill allows concealed guns at ballparks
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2007


Hurst Laviana
'Bodyless' murders challenge courts
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Laura Bauer
New wave of gang violence worries cities
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
State will foot the bill
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
Court to review ex-bartender's fault in death
Hutchinson News, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
State AG stopping in Hays
Hays Daily News, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Arrest of hospital workers possible with DUI policy
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Concealed carry one law plenty [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2007


David Klepper
Scrap metal thefts growing
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Paul Morrison
Every victim deserves voice in criminal system
Chanute Tribune, 4/11/2007


Law enforcement two more Mangino forgeries reported
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2007


Judge's opinion [cartoon]
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2007


Kline out of bounds with blood-test plan
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Christine Vendel
Veteran KCK officer accused
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline pursuing blood samples in alcohol-related accidents
Olathe Daily News, 4/12/2007


Steve Fry
Doctor wants charges dropped
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Repeat robbers surged in March
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2007


Jason Probst
Public defender: Delay led to impoundment
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Diverse group, common cause
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Sebelius sign funeral protest bill
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
A buffer for mourners
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2007

Steve Fry
6-month delay expected in trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Picketing buffer zone is now law
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Former law enforcers in legal trouble
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Governor signs funeral picketing legislation
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2007


John Green
Judgment could cut years off sentence
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Paul Morrison
Every victim deserves a voice
Metro News, 4/13/2007


John Hanna
Veto disarms gun bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2007


State's stand against Phelps clan protests now the law
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Gov. vetoes gun bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2007


J-W Editorials
Lingering case [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2007


Eagle Staff and News Service
Sebelius vetoes bill on gun rules
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Sebelius veto backs cities
Kansas City Star, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kathleen Sebelius
Kansas finally bans protests at funerals
Chanute Tribune, 4/14/2007


John Hanna
Conceal carry proponents dealt a setback
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius vetoes bill banning local rules on concealed carry
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/14/2007


Ric Anderson
Flavored meth scary if it's real
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2007


Slick Crown Vic fully loaded
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2007


Ranking the states Kansas high in meth busts
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007


Jean A. Rhea
Give peace to victim, not to the attacker
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007

Catherine Bolton
Law praised
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2007

Tim Carpenter
Revival of bills possible
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007


Courier Views
Stand up for local gun rules
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/16/2007


J-W Editorials
Local authority [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/17/2007

John Green
Officials set KLETC building date
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
Shootings raise questions about concealed-carry law in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2007


Brent D. Wistorm
City, police union reach deal
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Western front
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2007


Steve Fry
Slain man's widow testifies
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2007


Scott Rothschild
Miller appeals murder conviction to state Supreme Court
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2007


George Diepenbrock
Witness identifies defendant as gunman
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007


Phil Anderson
Slaying stuns Topeka High
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2007


Robert A. Cronkleton
Rifles worth $70,000 stolen in KCK
Kansas City Star, 4/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dave Toplikar
T-shirts made by abuse survivors a form of therapy for women
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007


Brent D. Wistrom
4% yearly raise part of police contract
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2007


Steve Fry
Hip-hop artist details killing
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2007


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Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-3296
800-432-3919

Kim Harp
Legislative Reference Librarian
Email: kim.harp@library.ks.gov

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Director of Public Services
Email: cindy.roupe@library.ks.gov

Got a question about Kansas?
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