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Crime & Law Enforcement

2008 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, 2008.

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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, 2008


Mark McCormick
Brutal images show need to rein in vicious dog breeds
Wichita Eagle, 1/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Two new complaints filed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2008


Associated Press
Anti-abortion group files new complaints against AG
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2008


Associated Press
Anti-abortion group files ethics complaints against Morrison
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Morrison complaints filed
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
No more federal dollars for local anti-crime effort
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Working as one
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda and Icess Fernandez
Concealed-carry requests come in slowly
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Other Views
Defense of Morrison 'lame'
Hutchinson News, 1/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Concealed-carry permit demand lower than expected
Hays Daily News, 1/7/2008


Becker trail to begin today
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Letters to the Editor
Time to abolish fatally flawed death penalty
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/8/2008


John Hanna
As AG's office reflects Sebelius narrows search
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Defense attorney seeks to bar topic from trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Sebelius trims attorney general list
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius says A.G. choice is not coming this week
Wichita Eagle, 1/11/2008


Janet Reid
Officers work to rid stores of crude drug pipes
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2008


John Hanna
Sebelius: No AG pick this week
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2008


Other Views
On death penalty:
Junction City Daily Courier, 1/11/2008


Rachel Davis
Estimates off target regarding concealed gun permits
Garden City Telegram, 1/11/2008



Tim Carpenter
No White House pick-yet
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2008


David Klepper
AG speculation is the talk of Topeka
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2008


Darcy Gray
Former coach found guilty of unlawful sexual relations
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Feds seek to revoke legal counsel for doctor
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Feds seek to revoke counsel for doctor
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Accused 'Pill Mill' doctor not allowed visitors
Emporia Gazette, 1/12-13/2008


Chad Lawhorn
State issues 10,000 permits
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2008


Chad Lawhorn
Concealed guns
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2008


Steve Fry
Renaissance trial to begin
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2008


John Hanna
Gangsta rap on House's radar
Manhattan Mercury, 1/14/2008


Associated Press
Lawmakers to see proposal condemning gangsta rap
Manhattan Mercury, 1/14/2008


Steve Fry
Potential Cooper jurors questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2008


Ron Sylvester
Mexico tops rural labs for meth supply
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick Lowry
Too many notes [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/15/2008


Phil Anderson
'07 crime down 9.8 percent
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2008


Rebecca R. Messall
A public service legacy of leadership and action
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2008


Associated Press
Hearing to decide fate of doctor's medical license
Emporia Gazette, 1/16/2008
[Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Judge: Doctor, wife must prove lack of cash for attorney
Hutchinson News, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
IRS plant testifies about Renaissance
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2008

Tim Hrenchir
'Helicopter' ordinance vetoed
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2008

Robert A. Cronkleton
KCK police officers deny civil rights violations
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Stan Finger
City crime rate swells homicides, up 65%, are biggest increase
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2008

Will AG/DA battle continue? [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 1/17/2008


Bobbi Mlynar
Robert Richardson sentenced in hiv-exposure case
Emporia Gazette, 1/17/2008
[Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius to appoint new Attorney General today
Junction City Daily Union, 1/18/2008


Jack Weinstein
New AG to be known today
Olathe Daily News, 1/18/2008


John Hanna
Governor will name new AG
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Kraske and David Klepper
Lawrence's Judge Six said to be new A.G.
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
New A.G. to be revealed today
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2008

Steve Kraske and David Klepper
Sebelius set to name new AG
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2008

Scott Rothschild
New AG to be named today
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2008


Possible replacement for Paul Morrison
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2008

Dog law [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Getting back on the right track with Stephen Six [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/19/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Crime prevent keep it up [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2008


Carl Manning
High court denies appeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2008


Stan Finger
Parents, ex-cop are jailed after girl, 11, reports sexual abuse
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2008
[Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Murray's murder conviction upheld
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2008


Darcy Gray
No-shows mar hearing for ex-lawman
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008
[Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Sebelius counts on Six
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
He's a family man 'thoughtful' judge, 'a regular guy'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2008


David Klepper and Jeannine Koranda
A.G. inherits big cases, political scrutiny
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2008
[Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jeannine Koranda
Office in turmoil awaits new attorney general
Kansas City Star, 1/19/2008


Scott Rothschild and George Diepenbrock
Democrats hope Six restores order, confidence
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2008


J-W Editorial

All about integrity [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2008


John Hanna
Respected judge will be state's new AG
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008
[Newsbank article]


Jack Weinstein
Governor appoints new attorney general
Olathe Daily News, 1/19-21/2008


Mike Hall
Hecht says copter deal not proper
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Future of flight still up in the air
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2008


Roy Wenzl
Police hear call to arms on gangs
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hendricks
When does a tragedy deserve punishment?
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2008


Chad Lawhorn
Douglas County sheriff's department presence of weapon influences suspects, officers say
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2008


Chad Lawhorn
Lawrence police asking to test tasers
Lawrence Journal World, 1/21/2008


John Hanna
Analysis jury's out on Six
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2008


John Hanna
Sebelius' choice gives AG's office peace, for now
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2008
[Newsbank article]


Solid qualifications for Kansas AG
Kansas City Star, 1/21/2008


Tim Hrenchir
City officials focusing on response to Hecht
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2008


George Diepenbrock
Young adults in middle of growing drug problem
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2008


John Hanna
Soon-to-be A.G. Six unproven as candidate
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Shrewd choice [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Allegations involving teacher lead officer to eastern states
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Office politics already an issue for Six
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2008


Change of venue
Emporia Gazette, 1/22/2008


Steve Fry
Witness: Returns false
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008


Phil Anderson
Donation gives officers unconventional way to travel
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008


Mike Hall
Moves don't stall copter
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Haynes fails to void purchase: mayor overridden on fee issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008


Jeannine Koranda
State board: Federal case delayed Schneider inquiry
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Former police officer faces sex abuse charges
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Tasers approved for police force
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2008


Fresh air
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008


Bill requires drug testing after accidents
Junction City Daily Union, 1/23/2008


Jon Ruhlen
Murder trial looms for former policeman
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Legal downside
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Clinic asks court for help to fight forced closing
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/23/2008

Steve Fry
Customers testify in fraud case
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2008


Jeannine Koranda
City supports mailing-fee bill
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Dodge City murder charge upgraded
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Judge approves death penalty for Cheever
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sebelius replaces Morrison as state AG
Johnson County Sun, 1/24/2008

Carl Manning
Bill requires prison time for third felony
Junction City Daily Union, 1/24/2008

Mike Corn
Drees not keen on proposal to create more district attorneys
Hays Daily News, 1/24/2008

Legislation goes after repeat felony offenders
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2008


The Capital-Journal
Child care provider charged in death of infant
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Scott Rothschild
Groups call for crackdown on stalking
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2008


Steve Fry
Witness describes Cooper as threat
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008

Tim Hrenchir
D.A. airs concerns about copter
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Tim Carpenter
Anti-stalking bill touted
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2008


Darcy Gray
Rural theft outbreak?
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2008


Chris Green
Bill envisions multi-county prosecutors
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jessica Tims-Seeliger
Thumbs up, thumbs down [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/25/2008
[Newsbank article]


Darren Werth
Three strikes [editorial]
Chanute Tribune, 1/25/2008
[Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Witness at Cooper trial: Sale of ranch was legitimate
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2008


Associated Press
Lawmakers seek harsher sentences in parental kidnapping cases
Garden City Telegram, 1/26/2008


Tim Potter
Everyone is paying the price for metal thieves
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


Quick justice [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2008
[Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Parents urge post-accident drug testing
Kansas City Star, 1/27/2008


Glenda Overstreet
Web site raises questions
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2008

Mike Belt
Cocaine penalties to be reviewed
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2008


Associated Press
Kline's campaign spending at issue
Kansas City Star, 1/28/2008


Associated Press
Morrison must decide what to do with funds
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


The News, Briefly
Change of venue
Emporia Gazette, 1/28/2008


Associated Press
Former AG's spending is scrutinized
Iola Register, 1/28/2008


Associated Press
Commission probes Kline's spending
Junction City Daily Union, 1/28/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Panel rebukes Healing Arts over Schneiders
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Vehicle purchases detailed at trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008

Tim Hrenchir
Attorney will respond to Hecht's opinion
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008

Ann Marie Bush
TPD marks 150 years
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Judge suspends indicted doctors' license, says he poses danger
Hutchinson News, 1/30/2008
[Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Choppy flight appears to loom
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/30/2008


Tim Carpenter
A.G.'s demise came quickly
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2008


Ron Sylvester
Jodi Sanderholm murder hearing women say Thurber was stalker
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Indicted Haysville doctor's patients plan protest rally
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2008


Associated Press
AG is seated
Iola Register, 1/31/2008


Scott Rothschild
Panel balks at proposed bill to test for drugs at accidents
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2008


Scott Rothschild
Lawrence resident takes office as attorney general
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2008


Eagle News Service
Stephen Six is sworn in as new attorney general
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Morrison to practice law in Olathe
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2008


David Klepper
New leader takes office
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2008


Tim Carpenter
Six takes oath to uphold office
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Six takes office as new AG
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Patients really in support of indicted doctor
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008



John Taylor
Lansing fetal homicide charge still possible shooting
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008


George Diepenbrock
Carjacking victim feels 'lucky' to have survived
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008


David Klepper
Kansas Highway Patrol chief will retire
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Governor names new KHP leader
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
State may track prescriptions
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
A war of words, a deadline
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Dump may be obstacle for sheriff's firing range
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2008


Jillian Cohan
USD 259 to pay $45,000 district settles sex harassment suit
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark McCormick
Gangs try to recruit younger children
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Police helicopter battle broadens [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2008


The Wichita Eagle
Elected officials need pay raise
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jillian Cohan
Wichita teen a national speaker on abuse
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Helicopter alternative exploring options [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Council's power questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2008


Mike Hall
Legislation would limit leeway
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2008


Scott Rothschild
Bill would make grave desecration a felony
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2008


Jack Miles
What did Republicans know, when did they know it, who cares?
Johnson County Sun, 2/7/2008


Associated Press
Victim's family speaks out against bullying
Lawrence Journal World, 2/9/2008


James Carlson
A.G. offers a look ahead
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Open house marks TPD's 150th birthday
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Shooting injures teenager
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2008


Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas opinions changing criminal sentencing guidelines
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/19/2008


Associated Press
Legislative notebook
Emporia Gazette, 2/22/2008


Mike Hall
Picketing comes at a cost
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2008


Eagle Staff and News Services
State may lose $2 million in drug-fighting grants
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Frustrations with current stalking law air at hearing
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Prosecutor: Cooper robbed 'piggy bank'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2008


Associated Press
Church ordered to provide financial data
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Hecht: Legal action coming
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Bobbi Mlynar
Jury finds Waddell guilty---again
Emporia Gazette, 2/23-24/2008


Sarah Kessinger
Families, advocates, sheriffs: Mental health care lacking
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Darcy Gray
Policing virtual crime a real and growing challenge
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2008

Diane Carroll
Second trial in girl's death set to begin
Kansas City Star, 2/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stalking bill deserves action [editorial]
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/25/2008


Associated Press
Six seeks budget increase to combat internet crime
Emporia Gazette, 2/25/2008


Darcy Gray
Police round up forgery suspects
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Promotion criteria altered
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2008


Robert A. Cronkleton
KCK set to install cameras for crime
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2008


Diane Carroll
Testimony reveals 33 years of hurt
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Six seeks funding to fight cyber crime
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2008


Darcy Gray
Debate coach arrested in sex crime
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Chris Green
DA bill has initial OK in Senate
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Mikols
New AG Six Stresses fundamentals
Hays Daily News, 2/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roy Wenzl
Death threats lurk in seemingly basic graffiti
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Potter
Thurber allegations mount
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stopping internet crime is a law enforcement priority [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Stalking give police tools to combat the terror
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Six stands by earlier AG opinion on CO2 regulation
Hays Daily News, 2/28/2008


Peggy Mooney
Hecht to take legal action on helicopter issue
Metro News, 2/29/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Pain group raises ante in suit over doctor's case
Hutchinson News, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
'Jodi's Law' gets first OK in House
Wichita Eagle, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Trial date set in 1989 fatal stabbing
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2008


Steve Fry
Cooper guilty in tax 'scam'
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/29/2008


Patrick Lowry
Lock 'em up [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
House advances bill rewriting anti-stalking law
Chanute Tribune, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kansas House advances bill rewriting anti-stalking law
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/29/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Pain Relief Network raises ante in suit over doctor's case
Salina Journal, 2/29/2008


Steve Fry
Hecht sues over copter
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2008


Ron Sylvester
Pain group loses Schneider patient suit
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez
Human trafficking occurs in our area, religious order says
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Horton admitted killing, inmates say
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2008


Diane Carroll
Murder defendant's wife tells of arrest
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2008


Associated Press
Patients' plea for restraining order denied
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2008


Darcy Gray
Teacher mired in sex case still on payroll
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Darcy Gray
Former coach sentenced for unlawful sex
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Defense attorney files for D.A.
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2008


Hurst Laviana
Kansas' offender list ever-growing
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Miller
Copter is a needed tool [letter]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008


Benita Y. Williams
Defense team is seeking evidence
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2008


Greg Bontrager
Unfair treatment
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Law enforcement: Invest in kids early
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/5/2008


John Green
Ruling on Ary stands
Hutchinson News, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Jury deliberations under way
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2008


Scott Rothschild
Proposed 'Amanda's Law' hits roadblock
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2008


Steve Fry
Gang members recounts killings
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2008


Diane Carroll
Guilty, again, in '74 case
Kansas City Star, 3/6/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Judge tosses pain-pill lawsuit
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Panel tackles council issue
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2008


Associated Press
Suit dismissed in 'pill mill' case
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2008


Jeannine Koranda
Profiling bill too tough, police say
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Feds target group's president
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Feds target pain patient group's president
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jon Ruhlen
Pritchard guilty of child abuse
Hutchinson News, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Feds target Pain Relief Network's president
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Gangs 'tag' buildings with relentless graffiti
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2008


Ron Sylester
Nonprofit accused of exploiting Schneiders
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
At long last, justice served
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Theft stats drive home the point
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/9/2008

Hurst Laviana
Parolee crimes lower under state program
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Pritchard tracked down at hospital
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Inmate reveals Peppers story
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008

Barbara Hollingsworth
Former teacher indicted on child porn charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008

Court dumps picket law
Emporia Gazette, 3/11/2008

Eric Swanson
Proposal aimed at reforming sentencing guidelines
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/11/2008


Margaret Stafford
Kline names Morrison investigators
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008

James Carlson
Court: Picketing law flawed
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008

Steve Fry
Murder trial has fear factor
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008

Ron Sylvester and Jeannine Koranda
Court rejects funeral law
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Try again on funeral picketing law
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Benita Y. Williams
Kline pursues Morrison inquiry
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2008


David Klepper
Court blocks Kansas' new law on funeral pickets
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2008


Associated Press
Court rejects funeral picketing law
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2008


Scott Rothschild
Predator treatment questioned
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2008


Associated Press Writer
Prosecutors names in Morrison case
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2008


Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee reworks 3-strikes bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/12/2008


Carl Manning
High court: Part of funeral picketing law unconstitutional
Hutchinson News, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Carl Mannning
Court strikes picketing law down
Salina Journal, 3/12/2008


Ron Sylvester
Bond hearing set for Friday 3 dead since Schneider jailed
Wichita Eagle, 3/13/2008


Rhonda Holman
Low key attorney general quietly doing job
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008

Investigation warranted [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 3/13/2008

Roxana Hegeman
More deaths attributed to doctor
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2008

Steve Fry
Jury begins talks
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008

James Carlson
No shot in the dark
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Margaret Stafford
Harsh words leveled at Kline
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2008


Diane Carroll
Kline's choice of prosecutors questioned
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Whose actions are scandalous?
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2008


Associated Press
AG's office: suspected 'pill mill' shut down
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/14/2008

Margaret Stafford
Morrison looking forward to defending himself against allegations
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jon Ruhlen
Drugstore alleged to be 'pill mill'
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Panel to put funeral picketing bill on fast track
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2008


Margaret Stafford
Morrison speaks about allegations
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2008


Darcy Gray
Man guilty of animal sex crime, again
Hutchinson News, 3/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
Police vacancies helping city's budget
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2008

Ron Sylvester
Schneidrs offer $2 million in assets for bond
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2008


Laura Bauer and Diane Carroll
Judge criticizes D.A. in Hall case
Kansas City Star, 3/15/2008
Steve Fry
Jessica's Law invoked
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Michael Hooper
Cold case journey ends
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Gang leader guilty in death
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Doctor, wife remain in jail pending review of phone transcripts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2008
Jan Biles
Protest targets Phelps pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Funeral picketing law going all in [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008


Tim Potter
NAACP: Police policy unfair
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Kline criticized for evidence handling
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008
Steve Fry
Homeys gangs make mark
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2008
James Carlson
Six takes first step to election
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2008
Associated Press
DUIs tossed because of police conduct
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2008
A job for the state not Kline
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008
Benita Y. Williams
Kline says defense tries to divert attention
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Automatic weapons sales a better aim [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008
Associated Press
New funeral picketing bill on way to House
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Gift brings law officers' memorial closer to goal
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Two brothers injured in early-morning incident
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008
Mike Hall
Communication priority for law agencies
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008
James Carlson
Committee OKs funeral protest bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008
Carl Manning
Funeral picketing bill on fast track
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2008

Tim Hrenchir
City questions legality of helicopter, ERP contract
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008


Consider gray areas in law [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 3/14/2008
Associated Press
Senate advances modified 'three strikes' bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/19/2008
Carl Manning
House committee puts funeral picketing bill on fast track
Chanute Tribune, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Charge filed against boyfriend in toilet case
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2008
Edie Hall
Stay in bathroom leads to charges
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Copper thieves hit towers at three west-side schools
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Man who had sex with dog will go to jail, register as sex offender
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Boyfriend charged in toilet incident
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Police shootings matter of trust [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Shooting leaves questions
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Frederick J. Johnson
Council to tackle copter, software
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Hecht releases alleged rape details
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2008
Finn Bullers
Commissioners summon Kline
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Finn Bullers
Kline's scrutiny Morrison raises questions
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
George Diepenbrock
Solicitation case trial postponed
Lawrence Journal World, 3/21/2008
'Independence' of prosecutor questioned in Morrison inquiry [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 3/21/2008

Barbara Hollingsworth
Officers total 20-plus years
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2008


Associated Press
Johnson County commissioners concerned about investigator
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Concern arises regarding Kline's investigator hire
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2008
Associated Press
Kline's choice of investigator in Morrison probe questioned
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2008

Associated Press
Lawmakers reject audit of sex offenders program
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2008


Be reasonable [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Belt
If you want to be a sheriff. . . here's how you do it
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2008

Associated Press
Kan. lawmakers reject audit of sex offender treatment program
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/24/2008


Associated Press
Kansas judge orders sex offender to post sign
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/24/2008
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Gun measure extends too far
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Judge orders sex offender to post
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2008

Tim Potter
Patriot Act used in drug case; lawyer riled
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Judge orders man to post sex offender signs in yard
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Noted lawyer takes case
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2008
Laura Bauer
'A sex offender lives here' sign says
Kansas City Star, 3/25/2008
Ron Sylvester
Man charged again bar owner's shooting
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jeannine Koranda
Panel hears about prescription monitoring and Wichita officer honored
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark McCormick
Gun bill tackles a nonexistent problem
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Police chief seeks new bureau 92 jobs
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana and Tim Potter
Officer survives shot in chest
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
Ouster, charges possible
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2008
Anne Osborne
Central Topeka home to one-third of slayings
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Funeral picket redo approval
Iola Register, 3/26/2008


Phil Anderson
Bush pardons Kansas farmer
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2008
James Carlson
Picket bill passes hurdle
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Leader of patient rights group under AG scrutiny
Hutchinson News, 3/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Defense asks for continuance in trial of Kansas prosecutor
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Edie Hall
Boyfriend arrested in new crime
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Roxana Hegeman
Family: Woman bound to toilet still suffering
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
House passes new funeral picketing bill
Iola Register, 3/27/2008
James Carlson
Bill on sentencing guidelines blocked, but then rerouted
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Family members speak out
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2008
Finn Bullers and Diane Carroll
Investigation of Morrison Kline says he won't appear
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Pardon lets man hunt again
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2008
Associated Press
Presidential pardon will allow Morris Co. farmer a gun
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods
Local forums to address underage drinking
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Physician prolific at writing drug RX's
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2008
John Hanna
Action delayed in Morrison investigation
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2008
Finn Bullers
Panel delays vote on funding
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2008
Steve Fry
Hecht wants another term
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2008
John Hanna
Kline's selection for probe draws fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2008
Mike Belt
String of unsolved assaults may involve serial rapist
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2008
Diane Carroll
Hall's lawyer seeks to bar evidence
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2008
Associated Press
Johnson Co. stalls on special prosecutors
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Senate sends funeral bill straight to Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jeannine Koranda
Stalking law
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2008


The News Staff
Notable prosecutor hired as Reno Co. senior DA
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2008 [Newsbank article]


Sebelius says she will sign new version of funeral picketing bill
Emporia Gazette, 3/28/2008


Jack Weinstein
County holds off on funds decision
Olathe Daily News, 3/28/2008

Associated Press
Bill allowing possession of machine guns passes House of Representatives
Chanute Tribune, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Former doctor to serve time
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jon Ruhlen
'John Doe' ruling invalidates rape charges
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Court quashes 1st DNA-based rape warrants
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Doctor gets jail time for death of patient
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2008
Ric Anderson
Strip bill spurs memory
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2008
Associated Press
Topeka doctor sentenced to 32 months in prison
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dave Seaton
Kelley: Senate playing politics with stalking law
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/31/2008


Phil Anderson
Man dies after being hit by Taser
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2008
Steve Fry
Court says defendant can be photographed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Schneider willing to be evaluated
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Josh Funk
Prosecutors explain case against Westboro member
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Brent D. Wistrom
Competing values war over porn endures
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Benita Y. Williams
Two say they were forced to be prostitutes
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Machine guns on the fast track [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 4/1/2008


Mike Belt
Sex crime reports released by police
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2008


Mike Belt
Man dies after Taser incident
Lawrence Journal World, 4/2/2008

Ron Sylvester
Jailed doctor's wife to undergo mental exam
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Judge questions mental stability
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/2/2008

Diane Carroll
Teen to be tried as an adult or juvenile?
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

We applaud groups for shedding light on problem [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Staff Reports
Ogden resident recognized for aiding in McVeigh, Nichols arrests
Manhattan Mercury, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Vetoes stand to cost taxpayers $1.3 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2008


Ann Marie Bush
Sheriff, co-worker detail last minutes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2008

Ron Sylvester
Feds: Man owes $35,000 in support for four kids
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper. Alan Bavley and Jeannine Koranda
Two medical arts board staffers resign
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Finn Bullers
Six stays out of Morrison matter
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2008

Scott Rothschild
Topeka details of Taser incident emerge
Lawrence Journal World, 4/3/2008


Carl Manning
Sebelius signs new funeral-picketing law
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2008


Mike Belt
Aid for victims focus of Six
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2008


Steve Fry
Jefferson County sheriff retiring badge after 25 years in office
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Hecht says city not liable
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008


Mike Hall
Walls close in on Phelpses
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008


Tim Carpenter
Funeral measure signed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008
Associated Press
Kline allowed to spend $25,000 on Morrison inquiry
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008

Ann Marie Bush
What exactly is a teaser, and how does it work?
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008


Ron Sylvester
Ex-guard seeks new plea in escape case
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Finn Bullers
Kline gets funding OK again
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2008


Associated Press
Commission OKs investigation funds in Morrison case
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2008
Peggy Mooney
Hecht announces plans to run for re-election
Metro News, 4/4/2008

Carl Manning
Sebelius signs funeral picketing bill
Salina Journal, 4/4/2008


John Hanna
Bill allowing ownership of machine guns goes to Sebelius
Chanute Tribune, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kathy Hanks
Teen's heart aches for lost friends
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Judge orders Phelps family members to pay
Kansas City Star, 4/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
AG Six talks issues, jokes with business leaders
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patrick S. Kelley
It's better than no law [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 4/5/2008
Stephen Six
Protecting families without stifling free speech
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/5/2008
Stan Finger
Police department welcomes 22 new officers
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Feds request gag order in 'pill mill' prosecution
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2008
Jan Biles
Anti-rape group plans fundraiser
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2008
Tim Hrenchir
Police helicopter crashes
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2008

Steve Fry
Copter pilots' skill dodges disaster
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2008


Steve Fry
Mayor not wavering day after helicopter crash
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/6/2008


Edie Hall
Boyfriend of woman in bathroom case in court
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Copter unlikely to fly again
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2008


The News Staff
Drug convict given new sentence
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Hurst Laviana
Report on Valadez was true, KSN says
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Sheriff: Policy led to suspensions
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Chief: Crime decreased in 1st quarter
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2008
Benita Y. Williams
Olathe police officer placed on leave
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Deputies in Taser death placed on leave with pay
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2008
Kevin Flaherty
SEK to serve as test for program
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Six
Committed to defend funeral picketing law
Junction City Daily Union, 4/10/2008

Dan Margolies and Dave Helling
Legal tussle over claim
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2008


Associated Press
Morrison wants Kline banned from case
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2008
George Diepenbrock
Last Call shooter to serve 15 years
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2008
The News Staff
Man given boot-camp sentence for sex abuse
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
Pharmacy review nets ephedrine abusers
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Dan Margolies and Dave Helling
Morrison attorney seeks to bar Kline
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Morrison wants Kline curtailed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Wounded brothers improving
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2008
Associated Press
Man gets maximum for child abuse
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2008
Steve Fry
Call to arms
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kevin Elliott
Predatory costs
Manhattan Mercury, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joe Rodriguez
Areas known for prostitution getting a close look from city
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2008


Ron Sylvester
Choice for drug offenders: go to jail--or visit a judge
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2008
The Capital-Journal
C-J set to sue over documents from crashed helicopter
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2008

Woman charged in day care thefts
Kansas City Kansan, 4/15/2008


Hurst Laviana
February trial set for Schneiders
Wichita Eagle, 4/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jon Ruhlen
Murder conviction upheld
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Thurber's past behavior allowed in trial
Wichita Eagle, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Hecht appears to be in driver's seat in matter of police chopter purchase
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2008
Associated Press
Woman charged in child's death
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/17/2008
Curbing meth production [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Judge rules police didn't profile driver
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter
Day care license lost over sex offender
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Hrenchir
Software deal targeted
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
City identifies observer on copter
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2008


Crime in Topeka fight goes on [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/18/2008


Ron Sylvester
Feds seek Schneider settlements' details
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Slap on the hand
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mel Minor
Larned funding defended
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2008


Steve Fry
Copter report offers little insight
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2008


Capital-Journal Editorial Board

Helicopter information right move [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2008


John Green
From stars to difficulties-former space-center chief says ordeal has deeply altered his life
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2008


Associated Press
Cosmosphere founder facing prison
Lawrence Journal World, 4/21/2008
Associated Press
Ex-director of space center goes to prison
Wichita Eagle, 4/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Museum founder facing prison
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2008
Ann Marie Bush
March 18 shooting back in the hospital
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008
James Carlson
Sebelius signs gun bill into law
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008
Robert A. Cronkleton
Prison term ordered for KCK man in sex case
Kansas City Star, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Schneider may be out this week
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall and Phil Anderson
Copter program in limbo
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2008
John Hanna
Sebelius signs machine gun bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2008
Cruel and unusual? [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]
Sherman Smith
Convicted killer wants new trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/23/2008
Ron Sylvester
More limits sought for Schneider bond
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Sexual assault focus of event
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Thurber trial won't start this summer
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Sheriff Steed drops bid for a third term
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
Paul Suellentrop and Deb Gruver
Woman says WSU coach stalked her
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2008 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Sebelius signs machine gun bill
Johnson County Sun, 4/22/2008
Steve Fry
Cheatham trial attorney ordered to give deposition
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2008
Jon Ruhlen
Now it's up to jury in couple's murder trial
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Coach to go to trial on sex charge
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Belt
Last Call shooter will have to register
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2008
Hurst Laviana
Stephenson denies stalking allegations
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Judge lets Schneider go home from jail
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]
The Capital-Journal
Drug case reveals beating
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008
Ron Sylvester
Schneider says case got out of hand
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Sunflower seeks meeting with police over incident
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2008
Hurst Laviana
Sexual assault victims speak out
Wichita Eagle, 4/26/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Deputies haven't yet interviewed brothers
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008
Steve Fry
Ex-fire inspector pleads no contest
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2008
Our Opinion
Kansas goes the way of the gun [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 4/26/2008


Tim Potter
Dad faults system in death of newborn
Wichita Eagle, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]


E. Thomas McClanahan
Gun bans can't stop wackos bent on murder
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2008
Associated Press
Sebelius signs bill criminalizing hallucinogenic herb salvia
Lawrence Journal World, 4/27/2008
Alan Bavley and Laura Bauer
Medical missteps spur change in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 4/27/2008 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
Kansas bill criminalizes hallucinogenic herb
Wichita Eagle, 4/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Unruh
Machine guns in Salina
Salina Journal, 4/28/2008 [Newsbank article]
Phil Anderson
Stunned family tries to cope
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2008
Stan Finger
City to hold seminars to stem dogfighting increase
Wichita Eagle, 4/29/2008 [Newsbank article]
Barbara Hollingsworth
Car thefts spike in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Teacher gets jail sentence
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2008 [Newsbank article]
Courier Views
The big guns are in
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/30/2008

Stalking bill passed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2008


Rhonda Holman
Prevent child deaths a worrisome trend
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
The News Staff
Hearing is set for teacher in sex case
Hutchinson News, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]
Glenda Patterson
Budget cuts would harm crisis center [letter to the editor]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/1/2008

Sophia Maines
KBI agent honored
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2008


Tim Hrenchir
Crashed copter log released
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Barbara Hollingsworth
Sex case costs teacher's license
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Statehouse Notebook
Stalking bill goes to governor
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
The Capital-Journal
Readers give their 2 cents
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/2/2008
Peter Ninemire
Harsh sentencing isn't the answer
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]
Amy Bickel
Getting away with metal
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brandon Lohman
Legislature succumbed to fear in criminalizing salvia divinorum [letter to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Stalking bill goes to governor
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/2/2008


David Allen Seaton
Bill hit political bumps in the road
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/2/2008


Jessica Self
Fighting back
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2008 [Newsbank article]
Candace Anderson Dixon
Proposal helps victims
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Reason takes a shot [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ann Marie Bush
Dad: Shootings connected
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/6/2008
Mike Corn
Kansas' longest-serving police chief retires
Kansas City Star, 5/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Richard Hodson
Righting the record
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Deadline to post bond missed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2008
Mike Hall
Copter deal remains unresolved
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/7/2008
Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2008
Phil Anderson
Services will honor fallen officers
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Feds broadening investigation of Schneider
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Murder trial jury shaped by death penalty issue
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Prosecutors' investigation of 'pill mill' broadens
Hutchinson News, 5/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Benita Y. Williams
Man charged with trying to murder his wife
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Law enforcement memorial for those who served
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kevin McGinty
Room 235
Metro News, 5/9/2008
Peg Williams
Service honors fallen officers
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2008
Ron Sylvester
Impact of stalking law spurs debate
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark McCormick
Prostitutes don't need a public shaming
Wichita Eagle, 5/11/2008 [Newsbank article]
Crime prevention make a mark [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008
David Klepper
Kansas anti-stalking bill becomes law
Kansas City Star, 5/14/2008
Diane Carroll
FBI agent testifies about potential second suspect
Kansas City Star, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mark McCormick
Let's revisit local safe surrender programs
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Burnett jury selection set to finish
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Joe Rodriguez
Fallen heroes, never forgotten
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
Hugoton will not reappoint police chief
Hutchinson News, 5/14/2008
Mike Belt
Trial set in battery, kidnapping case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/16/2008
Diane Carroll
Kline refuses to rule out run for DA
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Teen's relationship worried friends, mom
Wichita Eagle, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Rachel Davis
Garden City police appeal racial profiling allegation
Hutchinson News, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]
Tim Hrenchir
D.A. has reports regarding tasing, but unsure of next step
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2008
John Hanna
Death sentence is overturned
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2008
Roxana Hegeman
Nurse in pill case sought fake ID, inmate says
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2008
Mike Belt
'Strange' ID theft case has local ties
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2008
Associated Press
High court reverses death sentence
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Hurst Laviana
Sheriff releases details of e-mails
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Detective tells of body discovery, confession
Wichita Eagle, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Barta to seek third term as Sheriff
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2008
John Hanna
Court overturns death sentence in killings
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]
Jon Ruhlen
Proof isn't the only burden in a murder trial, cost is also a factor
Hutchinson News, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Kathy Hanks
The shadow of doubt
Hutchinson News, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hendricks
For lots of fun, just let Kline run for DA
Kansas City Star, 5/19/2008

Martin Hawver
Conceal carry bill for ex-cons gets ok
Junction City Daily Union, 5/19/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Schneider defense: Feds went too far
Wichita Eagle, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Ron Sylvester
Jurors hear details of 14-year-old's slaying
Wichita Eagle, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]
Stan Finger
Reno Co. unit pursues a killer
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Judge: Bullying testimony out
Kansas City Star, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Phelps family loses in court
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008
James Carlson
Motorist gets seven months now faces fatality case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008
Tim Hrenchir
Council negates copter deal
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Judge allows prosecution to subpoena Schneider settlements
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Pharmacist sentenced to 18 months
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Jury weighs Gentry testimony
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jon Ruhlen
Slain woman a past victim of sex assault
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
Federal charges filed in gun case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2008


Ron Sylvester
Killing of Chelsea Brooks Burnett guilty of capital murder
Wichita Eagle, 5/24/2008 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Suit against police too late
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/25/2008


Steve Fry
Staff numbers fluctuating throughout the year
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2008


Steve Fry
Topeka police feeling city's budget crunch
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/27/2008