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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Washington County crews undertake 7-hour rescue after hiker bitten by rattlesnake

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Washington County crews undertook a seven-hour rescue after a hiker was bitten by a rattlesnake. 

Elderly couple killed in St. George single-vehicle crash

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An elderly couple were killed Thursday morning in a single-vehicle crash in St. George. 

Washington County Search and Rescue crews respond to 5 call outs in one day

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Washington County Search and Rescue crews responded to five call outs Sunday, including one in which a mountain biker passed away. 

Utah Shakespeare Festival cancels 2020 season

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The Utah Shakespeare Festival announced Tuesday it will cancel its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boaters warned of thunderstorms approaching southwest Utah Sunday

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Boaters on Lake Powell and other lakes in southern Utah are being warned of thunderstorms approaching Sunday afternoon. 

Zion National Park to reopen select areas May 13

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Zion National Park has announced it will reopen select areas of the 229 square mile park starting May 13.

Law enforcement agencies pursue vehicle-theft suspect through Washington City, St. George, Hurricane

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One or more suspects remain at large Friday after an overnight police chase that involved three Southern Utah law enforcement agencies and at least three stolen vehicles.

All branches of Washington County Library System close amid COVID-19 pandemic

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All eight branches of the Washington County Library System are closed as of Thursday in response to COVID-19 pandemic.

Update: St. George police say missing woman found, safe

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St. George police were searching for a woman who had been missing since Saturday night.

Southern Utah University brings students, staff back early from study abroad in Italy

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Southern Utah University in Cedar City said Tuesday it has brought home 33 students and three staff members early from a study abroad program in Italy due to coronavirus concerns. 

Update: Police ID man fatally injured in St. George auto-pedestrian accident

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Police have identified a man fatally injured early Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle near 700 East and 100 South in St. George. 

St. George police conducting training exercises in area of Dixie State University Wednesday

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St. George police will be conducting training exercises in the area of Dixie State University Wednesday. 

Update: Man, woman extricated, flown to hospital after Jeep hit by semi on I-15...

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Two people were flown to the hospital by medical helicopter Monday night after a crash on northbound Interstate 15 near milepost 48 in southern Utah.

Update: Man critically injured when car plows into In-N-Out Burger in southern Utah passes...

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A man who was inside an In-N-Out Burger when a car plowed into it Saturday afternoon in Washington City has died, officials said.

UHP troopers near Cedar City stop cars, find 42 pounds of contraband, including meth,...

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Utah Highway Patrol troopers stopped two cars for equipment failure on Friday, and ended up finding illegal drugs.

Winter storm warning, flash flood watch issued for parts of Southern Utah

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A winter storm warning and flash flood watch have been issued for parts of southern Utah after some five months with no rain.

Ringleader of group accused of bilking vulnerable St. George woman out of $264K arrested...

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The suspected ringleader of a group accused of cheating an endangered St. George woman out of at least $264,500 has been arrested in California.

St. George caretaker arrested after allegedly taking $200K from elderly man

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A St. George woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly taking more than $200,000 from an elderly disabled man she was caring for.

Officials ID man killed in paragliding accident near Moab airport

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Officials have identified a paraglider who died Sunday when he crashed in Grand County, about a mile west of Canyonlands Field Airport, in Moab.

Police: Driver, 20, charged after fleeing Hurricane police, striking Washington City patrol cars

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A 20-year-old woman has been booked into the Washington County Jail after police say she left the scene of an accident, then pulled over for police twice before again fleeing, then hitting police vehicles in another city.

2.9 magnitude earthquake hits Southern Utah

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A 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit Southern Utah Sunday night. 

Southern Utah’s Mile Marker 122 Fire is fully contained

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The Mile Marker 122 Fire, which was burning about 10 miles north of Beaver, is now fully contained as of Saturday evening.

Utah Attorney General warns sex trafficking major issue in Southern Utah

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The Utah Attorney General's Office is warning Southern Utah residents that sex trafficking is a "major concern" in their area.

Paramotor pilot fatally injured in Washington County crash

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The body of a missing paraglider was recovered Tuesday morning in Washington County.

Milford man dies after 2-vehicle collision in Southern Utah

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A 61-year-old man died Friday after a two-vehicle accident in Enoch.