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Crime & Law Enforcement

June through December 2009
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, 2009.

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, 2009

John Green
AG: Officers didn't use excessive force
Hutchinson News, 6/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Patrick S. Kelley
Long way around the problem [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 6/6-7/2009

Rethinking review [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 6/7/2009

Ron Sylvester
Craigslist rapist dies in jail; may be suicide
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Regional exercise planned to improve state's preparedness for disaster and terrorism response
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/12/2009

Janet Reid
Legislature breathes life into revision of Kansas DUI law
Lawrence Journal World, 6/15/2009

Joe Lambe
Less drama for the prosecutor
Kansas City Star, 6/15/2009

Taser trouble [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 6/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kansas urged to toughen DUI laws for all offenders
Leavenworth Times, 6/16/2009

County fees charges fair [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2009

Kevin Elliott
Drug probe targets 6 towns
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2009

Associated Press
Court upholds conviction
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/20/2009

Our View
Curbed threat [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 6/22/2009

Brandy Nance
County commission decides no guns in courthouse
Emporia Gazette, 6/26/2009

Erin Mathews
Death penalty sought in double homicide
Salina Journal, 6/26/2009

Carl Manning
Kansas high court narrows scope of vehicle searches
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/27/2009

Joe Lambe
Nothing funny about cartoon-shaped pills
Kansas City Star, 6/28/2009

Deb Gruver
Clients say surrogate agency kept their money
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bobbi Mlynar
High court upholds suppression of evidence
Emporia Gazette, 6/29/2009

Martin Hawver
That constitutional feeling
Junction City Daily Union, 6/30/2009

Staff Reports
Campaign focuses on awareness of domestic violence
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2009

Country roads should take you home, not to the hospital
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/3/2009

Mary Clarkin
State cuts endanger house arrest
Hutchinson News, 7/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
DUI panel takes sober look
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/12/2009

Joe Lambe
KBI marks 70 years
Kansas City Star, 7/13/2009

Marijuana legalization just say no [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2009

Steve Six
Working for justice
Hays Daily News, 7/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Broken system DUI reform [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/18/2009

Eric Swanson
KDHE kills meth cleanup program
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/18/2009

Jim Sullinger
'In the prime of her life'
Kansas City Star, 7/19/2009

Martin Hawver
Meth cleanup program first to fall
Hays Daily News, 7/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ryan Christner
Meth cleanup gets ax
Hays Daily News, 7/22/2009

Patrick Lowry
Concealed carry [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sentence set aside
Iola Register, 7/25/2009

Erin Mathews
AG will review off-duty officer fight
Salina Journal, 7/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Sex crime sentence tossed out
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Elliott
KDHE cuts meth cleanup
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Jesse Fry
State leaders close loophole in crime law
Lawrence Journal World, 7/28/2009

Brett Dalton
Two area meth labs seized
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/28/2009

Methamphetamine labs inherited costs [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2009

Associated Press
Kansas gets fraction of federal COPS funds
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/29/2009

Tim Carpenter
DUIs may rise if funds trimmed
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/7/2009

Tim Carpenter
Data: Repeat DUIs common
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Lisa A. Flam
DUIs among women increase
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Meth labs up in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/15/2009

Probable cause open affidavits [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/16/2009

Joe Lambe
Police money taken away
Kansas City Star, 8/22/2009

Joe Lambe
States gain ally against meth cooks
Kansas City Star, 8/27/2009

Rachael Gray
Meth still an issue, though number of labs down, Bascue says
Garden City Telegram, 8/27/2009

John Green
A new era for training center
Hutchinson News, 8/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Social workers pressured
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/30/2009

Fighting crime burglars busy [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2009

John Hanna
'Safe haven' law boosted
Salina Journal, 9/10/2009

Life-saving effort [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/11/2009

Steve Fry
Cisneros resentencing postponed
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2009

Associated Press
Kansas Highway Patrol issues fewer tickets in July
Garden City Telegram, 9/14/2009

Tim Carpenter
DUI history is panel topic
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2009

Jonas Hogg
Guns and the law: a day in court
Manhattan Mercury, 9/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe
Lifesaving law goes unused
Kansas City Star, 9/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Offender list duties tie up resources
Hutchinson News, 9/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Duane Schrag
Public officials not so high on legalizing pot
Salina Journal, 9/20/2009

Grant to help Cowley, other counties to enforce safety
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/24/2009

Whittle the list [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/24/2009 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kansas probe of possible Medicaid fraud sought
Kansas City Star, 9/25/2009

Tim Potter and Jeannine Koranda
KU, K-State students are warned about serial rapist
Kansas City Star, 9/28/2009

The Capital-Journal
Six announces meth initiative
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/30/2009

Tribune Staff
Grant funds drug prosecutor for SEK
Chanute Tribune, 10/2/2009

George Diepenbrock
Students warned of rapist
Lawrence Journal World, 10/3/2009

Ashley Knecht Walker
Raising awareness [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 10/8/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
New meth recipe lands men in prison
Emporia Gazette, 10/9/2009

John Hanna
AG says state DNA backlog hurts
Salina Journal, 10/21/2009

Methamphetamine drug wars [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2009

Tom Bell
Death penalty costly [editorial]
Salina Journal, 10/22/2009

What others are saying [editorial
Salina Journal, 10/24/2009

Kevin Elliott
DNA tests slow-going
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/26/2009

Budget cuts hamper KBI [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 10/28/2009

Ashley P. Anstaett
Authorities 'bust' aircraft transporting drugs
Junction City Daily Union, 10/30/2009

Anne Kazmierczak
AG funding critical for Hope Unlimited
Iola Register, 10/30/2009

Tim Carpenter
Child abusers not tracked
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/1/2009

Iola Register
DNA testing [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 11/2/2009

Iola Register
Legislature shirking its duty [other views]
Hutchinson News, 11/2/2009

David Klepper
A legal pot gets attention of police
Kansas City Star, 11/4/2009

Associated Press
Legal marijuana substance in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2009

Shaun Hittle
'Wichita 8' governor pardons defendant convicted in 1969
Lawrence Journal World, 11/15/2009

Matthew Ade
Community action
Leavenworth Times, 11/20/2009

Tim Potter
State's concealed-carry law causes few controversies
Hays Daily News, 11/29/2009

Adrielle Harvey
Domestic violence parents fight for Jana
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2009

Drunken driving a deadly act [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Emporians nabbed in Id theft sweep
Emporia Gazette, 12/11/2009

Scott Rothschild
Parents of slain student seek changes in law
Lawrence Journal World, 12/11/2009

Associated Press
Deady year for Kansans
Iola Register, 12/14/2009

Ann Marie Bush
Domestic violence deaths rise
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/14/2009

Associated Press
Study finds alcohol-related accidents high in Kan.
Hutchinson News, 12/15/2009



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