WYANDOTTE  COUNTY,  KANSAS

Newspaper  Items  Index 
 

Wyandotte Gazette ~ October 9, 1869

Two Days Married and Then A Corpse ~ September 3, 1875

Sunday Schools in Wyandotte County ~ October 22, 1875

The Blind Asylum ~ October 22, 1875

A Phantom Train on the Kansas Pacific ~ August 17, 1878

Two Brutal Crimes ~ July 28, 1881

Prisoners In Wyandotte Jail Attempt Escape ~ September 6, 1883

Chastine Hughes is a Printer ~ August 29, 1885

Burned to Death ~ August 25, 1886

A Destructive Fire ~ April 27, 1887

Two Breaks For Liberty ~ February 16, 1888

Butchery (John Gilley) ~ May 12, 1889

The Last Roll Call ~ May 15, 1889

Detective Gilley's Remains ~ May 16, 1889

A Turbulent Passenger ~ December 28, 1889

Buried His Baby ~ May 6, 1890

Frank Stevens Buried Beneath Tons of Brick at Vance ~ September 15, 1890

Laura Bond Sues her Husband, Martin Bond, for Divorce ~ January , 1891

Reunited After Many Years ~ February 4, 1891

Nine-Year-Old Bank Robber ~ March 12, 1892

A. W. Harris -- Killed On A Train ~ Sept. 10, 1892

Peculiar Murder and Suicide ~ October 30, 1892

Cashier Kills Lawyer ~ July 20, 1893

Prominent Attorney of Kansas City, Kan., Shot Down ~ July 21, 1893

A. W. Little, Cashier, Shot and Killed Benjamin Johnson ~ July 22, 1893

Damages for a Drowning ~ July 31, 1894

Richard Hogan's Body To Be Returned To Its Grave Today ~ November 26, 1894

How Philip Crow Killed His Wife and Blew Out His Own Brains ~ December 14, 1894

Daring Grave Robbers Caught in Oak Grove Cemetery ~ November 23, 1894

Richard Hogan's Body to be Returned to it's Grave Today ~ November 26, 1894

Grave Robbers Believed to be Still Committing Depredations ~ December 10, 1894

War Over Pauper Dead ~ January 26, 1895

To Stop Grave Robbing ~ February 25, 1895

Miss Alma Buesche of Kansas city, Kas., Drowns Herself ~ July 26, 1895

Two Tragic Deaths in one Day in a A Little Suburban Town ~ September 18, 1895

Captain I. G. McKibben Comes Back to Wyandotte County to Live ~ December 5, 1895

Young Skaters Hiram and Charley Ferguson Nearly Drowned ~ January 7, 1896

Kansas Postmaster Commits Suicide to Avoid Prosecution ~ March 16, 1896

Arthur Foster Drowned ~ May 27, 1896

Fireman McDonald Killed ~ August 11, 1896

Seese Deserted His Family ~ October 20, 1896

Crushed by Elevator ~ April 23, 1897

Neck Broken in a Scuffle ~ April 23, 1897

William Forkner Given $8,000 for the Loss of An Arm ~ June 5, 1897

Insane Man Kills Himself ~ January 5, 1898

Suicide of a Physician (Dr. E. Y. Baker) ~ December 21, 1898

Rev. Bodwell Asked to be Buried in Kansas ~ April 2, 1899

A Woman Drowns Herself ~ June 7, 1900

Third Murder Mystery in Kansas City Kansas in 3 Weeks ~ September 6 1900

Soldier and Recluse Murdered and Robbed ~ Febuary 8, 1902

Policeman Murdered (J. William Morris) ~ September 2, 1902

Death Came to Former Kentucky Editor And Sister ~ February 10, 1903

Kansas Sanitarium Burns ~ July 17, 1903

Preacher Kills Wife ~ July 30, 1903

Lightning Kills Two ~ October 7, 1903

Negros Ask Court To Take Action At Bonner Springs Schools ~ September 28, 1904

A "Jim Crow" School in Kansas - February 24, 1905

Planned Suicide Days Ago (Mabel Gates & George Jobe) ~ June 10, 1905

JohnTinnell Sought Death By Laudanum ~ June 15, 1905

Arthur D. Cozad Turned On Gas In His Room~ June 15, 1905

Sisters Hurt In A Runaway (Mary and Margaret Small) ~ September 9, 1905

V. J. Lane Objects to Bodies of Family Being Disturbed ~ February 5, 1906

Old Indian Cemetery in Kansas City To Go ~ June 1, 1906

Number of Dead Unknown in Kansas City Fire ~ October 25, 1906

Three Bodies Today ~ October 29, 1906

Drunken Man Kills Hotel Landlord ~ November 26, 1906

Cement Works At Bonner ~ March 9, 1907

Indians Guard Graves ~ July 26, 1907

Two Candy Arrests (Sarah Morasch) ~ February 24, 1908

Story of the Santa Fe Wreck ~ July 31, 1908

Laughs at her Sentence (Sarah Morasch) ~ August 2, 1908

Tried Twice to Burn Bonner Springs School House ~ November 24, 1908

A Youthful Suicide (Wayne Fulton) ~ December 1, 1908

New Hotel at Bonner Springs ~ July 10, 1909

Y.M.C.A. Worder Drowns when Canoe Capsizes ~ July 23, 1909

Awful Suffering of Innocent Babe ~ December 6, 1909

Indian Woman Argues Case in Supreme Court ~ January 16, 1910

A Baby's Grave Saved ~ June 24, 1910

Heat Drives to Suicide ~ July 30, 1910

Bonner Springs Cement Plant Back To Owners ~ November 2, 1910

Actor Murray Tells Another Story To Detective ~ February 23, 1911

Mary Hood Arnold Tanner Escapes From Sanitarium ~ April 11, 1911

Is Drowning A Murder? (George Bratchi death) ~ June 17, 1911

Boys, Gun, Death ~ December 1, 1911

Died in their House of Sand ~ December 2, 1911

Lucette Dorsett Murder & Trial ~ February 3, 1912

Bruce M. Priddy Suicide ~ December 2, 1912

Struck Woman at Her Door ~ December 2, 1912

A Girl Shot in the Dark ~ December 4, 1912

Died Shielding His Slayer ~ December 6, 1912

Shot A Boy From Ambush (Ecton) ~ December 7, 1912

Baby Dies at Graveside ~ August 31, 1913

Kills Self and Woman in Kansas City Park ~ November 4, 1913

Drowns in River he Memorialized ~ March 26, 1914

Parking an Old Cemetery ~ April 12, 1914

Shot Wife - Kills Self ~ July 1, 1914

A River Tragedy, Almost ~ July 17, 1914

Two-year Old A Lifesaver ~ July 20, 1914

Shot Financee by Accident ~ March 28, 1915

Trolley Collision was Fatal ~ June 14, 1915

No Blame for Motor Death~ December 4, 1915

A Baby Burned to Death ~ December 4, 1915

Toothless Wards Eat Gumdrops? ~ January 3, 1916

Cigarettes Break up A Home ~ April 3, 1916

Cemetery Vandals Still Free ~ April 23, 1916

Move Blind School Where Wyandotte Poor Farm Is ~ December 5, 1916

Woman Spurns Love, Calls Police, He Kills ~ July 12, 1917

Pair Leap From Boat in Kansas City Amusement Park Lake ~ July 16, 1917

Coroner "Investigates" Tom Lewellyn's Killing ~ July 19, 1917

Look Into Deaths at Armour's ~ August 13, 1917

Tragedy Ends Marital Troubles of Kansas Side Man ~ May 25, 1918

Galvin Smith Drowned in "Swimmin' Hole" ~ May 31, 1918

Prominent Scout Master Drowns in the Kaw ~ August 9, 1918

Warrant for A Policeman ~ September 14, 1918

Three Injured in Accident on kansas Side - Car Escaped ~ October 16, 1918

Motor Car Struck A Woman (Mrs. Henry A. Boyd) ~ October 21, 1918

An Accident Victim Dies (Edward J. McGregor) ~ October 24, 1918

Fainted While in Bathing ~ July 10, 1919

Youth Drowns at Park ~ August 4, 1919

Consecrate Lives to Care of Dumb Animals ~ June 20, 1921

Drowns as Children Watch ~ August 20, 1922

Killed on Burgler Call (Elmer Biggs) ~ September 1, 1922

Two Policemen Die in Fight with Thugs ~ September 1, 1922

Bandit Admits Part in Slaying Two Policemen (Biggs, Wheeler, Damron) ~ September 8, 1922

Murder of Leon Harrington ~ November 8, 1922

Mother and Babe Believed Drowned ~ October 9, 1923

Daring Escaped Convict Eludes Arkansas Posse (Ben Casey, Charles O'Keith, David Burns) ~ December 17, 1923

Former Waco Man's Daughter Dies in Blast ~ December 30, 1924

Big City Has Heart (Harry V. Hurtt daughters) ~ November 11, 1929

Flames Drive Out 146 At Wyandotte Poor Farm ~ December 11, 1930

Shock of Hitting Girl with Car Kills Driver ~ December 1, 1932

Missing Child Found Dead in Kansas Woods (Nadine Love Vogel) ~ May 1, 1933

Burris Fatally Shot in Fight ~ November 24, 1933

Boy Pleads Guilty ~ October 10, 1937

Girl Kills Self ~ April 29, 1938

Boy Refuses Aid From Juror ~ April 21, 1939

'Tired of Mush', Boy Kills Self as Feast Nears ~ March 1, 1940

Two Sisters Murdered New Years Day (Pokie King & Alice Reed) ~ January 10, 1941

Charge Attendant With Manslaughter When Man Dies After Taking Bath ~ December 18, 1942

Fire Kills 4 Elderly Women ~ January 24, 1944

Two Kansas Murderers Hanged in 18 Hours ~ April 16, 1944

Air Student Drowns ~ April 25, 1944

Jimcro Strikes; Men Walk Off Kansas Job ~ May 11, 1945

Ax Killer Sentenced but Must Complete 50 Year Texas Term~ March 14, 1947

Hospital Patients - Staff terrorized by Enraged Maniac ~ December 26, 1947

Praise in Pistol Fight ~ August 25, 1950

Teen-Age Boy (Charles Alfred Thomas) Held For Man's Murder (Mearl Goff) ~ July 20, 1952

Three Slain After An $11 Robbery ~ August 30, 1954

Train Derails in Arkansas; Five Killed ~ August 19, 1955

Explosion Kills 3 at Plant ~ April 24, 1959

Mrs. Hughes Bryant Revisiting Taos ~ July 30, 1959

Mr. & Mrs. Theo Sittler Guests ~ July 30, 1959

Johnny Davis Visiting Turners ~ July 30, 1959

Law Professor Enters Lowell Andrews Case ~ March 9, 1961

Lake Kahola Claim First Life Sunday (Merle Dene Harms) ~ June 25, 1962

Court Sets Nov. 30 for Execution of Lowell Andrews ~ November 2, 1962

'Model Boy is Hanged in Kansas ~ November 30,1962

Air Crash Kills 5 Businessmen ~ March 6, 1965

Hot water Kills Boy, Scalds Twin Sister ~ October 13, 1966

Crash Kills Three ~ May 19, 1975

The Late Peter Fopeano Known As A Natural-Born Actor ~ December 7, 2008 
 

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