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Crime & Law Enforcement

June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, June through December, 2008.

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

June through December, 2008

Chad Lawhorn
Bar owners surprised at eased gun restrictions
Lawrence Journal World, 6/8/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Loaded in Lawrence: Carrying concealed in the city
Lawrence Journal World, 6/9/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Weapons provision surprises leaders
Lawrence Journal World, 6/16/2008

Ann Marie Bush
Mission is simple: Track down fugitives
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2008

Kansas should make cockfighting a felony [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 6/28/2008

James Carlson
Police haven't buckled down to law
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2008

Andrew Nash
Changes strengthen stalking law
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Robinette
Sebelius to sign Jodi's law in Arkansas City
Winfield Daily News, 7/9/2008

Chris Robinette
Signing of law an emotional time for friends, family
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/10/2008

Foss Farrar
Sebelius signs Jodi's law at Cowley
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/10/2008

Associated Press
Attorney general unveils safety web site
Chanute Tribune, 7/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Darcy Gray
Hutchinson man guilty of sexually abusing girls
Hutchinson News, 7/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jack Weinstein
Judge delays ruling on death-penalty filing in Hall case
Olathe Daily News, 7/12/2008

Joe Lambe
States' views differ on law
Kansas City Star, 7/12/2008

Jennifer Torline
Thefts spur calls for law
Wichita Eagle, 7/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
Didn't know? Too bad
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2008

Jesse Fray
Recent cases spotlight cyber crimes
Lawrence Journal World, 7/27/2008

Tim Hrenchir
It's CUI, like DUI and illegal
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2008

Phillip Hartsfield
New law says drivers must consent to testing
Hays Daily News, 7/31/2008

George Diepenbrock
About 50 dogs arrive locally from 'horrible' breeder
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2008

Robert T. Stephen
Prevent future fatalities from domestic violence
Wichita Eagle, 8/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Bistate. It worked
Johnson County Sun, 8/6/2008

Tim Potter
Insiders may have aided escapee
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stan Finger
Meth labs on rise again in state
Wichita Eagle, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas program monitors pharmacies for meth abuse
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/14/2008

Joe Rodriguez
Larned hospital worker arrested
Wichita Eagle, 8/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe
Graduation linked to crime reduction
Kansas City Star, 8/26/2008

Mary Prewitt
Kansas needs to make cockfighting a felony
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andrew Nash
Task force pleased by new law
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
Database aims to foil meth 'smurfers'
Kansas City Star, 9/9/2008

James Carlson
Agencies united in terrorism fight
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

'Mike Hall
Plan could prove volatile
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2008

Anti-DUI campaign nets many arrests
Emporia Gazette, 9/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
'Gangs, drugs, guns' focus of Topeka police
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana and John Hanna
FBI: Kansas' spike in violent crimes one of highest in U.S.
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Fighting crime violence targeted [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/19/2008

Kevin Flaherty
Violent crime rate drops locally
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Intolerabel do best to protect against abuse
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2008

Chardae Davis
AG seeks ways to stop repeat offenders
Lawrence Journal World, 9/25/2008

Ann Marie Bush
Ceremony honors state fugitive unit
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Furor over deaths hones in on DUI laws
Wichita Eagle, 10/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Drunken driving see the truth [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/9/2008

John Green
Costs prompt plan to reopen jail annex
Hutchinson News, 10/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Stricter DUI penalties encouraged
Wichita Eagle, 10/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Driver with long record of DUIs may keep license
Lawrence Journal World, 10/13/2008

Bobbi Mlynar
Proposal would target graffiti
Emporia Gazette, 10/15/2008

Drunken driving law needs patch [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/16/2008

Steve Six
Still fighting
Hays Daily News, 10/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Troopers to be out in force for KU-KSU football game
Lawrence Journal World, 10/31/2008

Mike Hall
DUI could steer offenders to treatment
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/2/2008

Associated Press
Life term in deputy's death upheld
Wichita Eagle, 10/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Crip tells of prison smuggling, bribes
Wichita Eagle, 10/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Kansas firearms licenses surge
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/27/2008

Associated Press
Gun shop licenses in Kansas increase
Lawrence Journal World, 10/28/2008

Automatic weapons not child's play [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2008

Ashley P. Anstaett
Six announces agreement with craigslist
Junction City Daily Union, 11/7/2008

Andrew Nash
Domestic violence tag bill may be on its way to legislature
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Kansas ranks low in laws encouraging safe driving
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/208

Tim Potter
KHP'S chase policy looser
Wichita Eagle, 11/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jesse Fray
Patrol out in force for holiday
Lawrence Journal World, 11/27/2008

Capital Journal Editorial Board
Medical liability tough call [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/29/2008

Fatal car chases
Wichita Eagle, 11/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dave Helling and Mike McGraw
Potential conflicts abound for AGs
Kansas City Star, 12/9/2008

Mike Heronemus
Sexual assault exam costs county 8 times more
Junction City Daily Union, 12/9/2008

Steve Six
Attorney general targets domestic violence
Johnson County Sun, 12/10/2008

Michael Doyle
Sex offender registries flawed
Wichita Eagle, 12/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe and David Klepper
Morrison will face no criminal charges
Kansas City Star, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Prosecutors decline to charge former Kansas AG
Hutchinson News, 12/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Defendent alleges poor counsel
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/22/2008

Stan Finger
Department wants full-time unit police seeking patrol horses
Wichita Eagle, 12/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Felony sentencing fitting the crime [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/27/2008

Jon Ruhlen
Drug offender law facing uncertain future
Hutchinson News, 12/27/2008

Tim Carpenter
State nearly blanketed with enhanced 911
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/31/2008

Silver lining? [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/31/2008