George Diepenbrock

George Diepenbrock is a staff writer at the Lawrence Journal-World.

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Bonner Springs man, 34, dies after argument in vehicle traveling from Eudora to Kansas City
August 23, 2012
Lenexa police said a Bonner Springs man who died early Wednesday morning after he was involved in a roadside fight on Interstate 435 had been traveling in a minivan from Eudora to the Kansas City area.
Saturation patrols, DUI checkpoints on tap this weekend in Douglas County
August 18, 2012
DougSgt. Steve Lewis, a sheriff’s spokesman, said deputies starting at 7 p.m. Saturday will be targeting speeding, impaired driving, seat-belt use and compliance with all Kansas traffic laws.
Alcohol use suspected as factor in fatal Baldwin Hill wreck
June 27, 2012
Douglas County Sheriff’s investigators suspect a Lawrence man who died in a crash last Friday north of Baldwin City was under the influence of alcohol when he lost control of his vehicle.
Douglas County district attorney reviewing complaints about home security company’s door-to-door tactics
May 25, 2012
Prosecutors have received information that solicitors said to be representing Devcon Security were claiming to be with a resident’s current security company to try to gain access inside people’s homes
Douglas County sheriff to run for third term
May 17, 2012
Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern filed paperwork Thursday to seek a third term in office.
Rural Baldwin City women taken to hospital after car chase, wreck
March 22, 2012
DUI and reckless driving were listed as contributing factors
Woman involved in accident Jan. 3 on U.S. Highway 56 near Worden dies
January 30, 2012
A 47-year-old Overbrook woman who was injured in a head-on crash Jan. 3 on U.S. Highway 56 has since died, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Investigation continues into cause of head-on crash on U.S. Highway 56
January 5, 2012
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers Wednesday were still investigating the cause of a head-on collision Tuesday that injured five people, including two Baldwin City children, on U.S. Highway 56 in southwestern Douglas County.
Head-on collision reported along U.S. Highway 56; highway re-opens
03:13 p.m., January 3, 2012 Updated 05:20 p.m.
Two Overbrook women, a Missouri woman and two Baldwin City children were injured in a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 56 in southwestern Douglas County.
Child molester Scott Bivins sentenced to 11.5 years in prison for crimes against two girls east of Baldwin City
November 29, 2011
A Douglas County judge on Tuesday sentenced a 46-year-old Edgerton man to serve 11.5 years in prison for molesting two girls, ages 5 and 6, east of Baldwin City in 2010.

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