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Utah Adult Amateur Baseball League all-star game at Elks Field, St. George, Utah, July 6, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Old school hardball: Adult amateur baseball league wraps up spring season 

ST. GEORGE — Who says an athlete has to let go of his favorite sport, just because he’s not a youngster anymore? The 35 or so baseball players in the St. George division of the Utah Adult Amateur Baseball League wouldn’t listen anyway. They’re too busy getting their game on. Monday night, the league wrapped […]

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Two people killed in rollover, 1-year-old child left behind 

WELLS, Nev. — A 1-year-old girl is in the custody of the Department of Child Family Services after the two people she was traveling with Sunday died from injuries sustained during a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 80 near Wells, Nevada. At approximately 1:10 a.m., a man, identified as 38-year-old Richard Beaumont, of Logan, Utah, lost control […]


Welfare check on mother, daughter leads to their arrest for drugs, assault 

ST. GEORGE – A welfare check on a mother and daughter in a parked car near 80 N. River Road in St. George Wednesday led to their arrest after the mother allegedly assaulted police officers, who found a wide array of drugs and drug paraphernalia in their car. While officers were responding to a welfare […]

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National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Warning for Kane County 

Kane County – The National Weather Service has issued a “Flash Flood Warning” for southwestern Kane County in effect until 11 p.m. Monday. At 6:55 p.m., a trained weather spotters reported flash flooding moving downstream along Johnson Wash. This flood is a result of heavy rainfall which fell earlier over the headwaters of Johnson Wash. Flash […]

Gold Cross Ambulance responds to a possible secondary drowning incident, St. George, Utah, May 30, 2015 | Photo by Nataly Burdick, St. George News

Gold Cross employees call for better work conditions 

ST. GEORGE – Claiming they are overworked, underpaid and dealing with other poor working conditions, employees of Gold Cross Ambulance in St. George joined the Teamsters labor union and have been in talks with Gold Cross for several months now. Gold Cross employees voted to join the Utah Teamster’s Union in September 2014, and engaged […]

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was injured Monday afternoon after stopping to help a motorist near milepost 58, Cedar City, Utah, July 6, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Utah Highway Patrol trooper injured in accident on I-15 

CEDAR CITY – A Utah Highway Patrol trooper is in serious condition after being struck by a car while responding to an accident on Interstate 15 Monday. Trooper David Schiers was investigating an accident near milepost 58 in Cedar City which occurred around 3 p.m. A white Ford passenger car had hydroplaned and struck a cable […]

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Southern Nevada’s 37th fatal accident 2015: Man killed when ejected from truck 

LAKE MEAD, Nev. — A man was killed Saturday when he was ejected from the vehicle he was riding in. At approximately 7:10 p.m. PDT, Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a Nissan pickup truck that had rolled in Lake Mead National Park, according to a statement issued by Nevada Department of Public Safety. The Nissan pickup was […]

"In Spite of Ourselves," Maggie Hollinbeck and Larry Bull at The Grind Coffee House, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of the REACH Facebook page, St. George News

Late night festival offerings include the ‘Reach Cabaret’ 

CEDAR CITY — Actors of the Utah Shakespeare Festival come together once again to put on weekly Cabarets as part of “Really Eager Actors Crying Hire” fundraising efforts. These company members sing, dance and perform to raise money to bring artistic directors and casting agents from across the country to Cedar City to audition festival […]

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Man cops-a-feel in elevator, arrested for sexual battery 

ST. GEORGE – A hotel employee was arrested for sexual battery Wednesday after allegedly touching the buttocks of two female juveniles as they exited a hotel elevator. Officers responded to the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel at 144 W. Brigham Road in St. George on a report of a sexual assault on two girls, according to […]

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Flash Flood Warning issued for Zion National Park 

ZION NATIONAL PARK – The National Weather Service has issued a “Flash Flood Warning” for eastern Washington County, including Zion National Park, in effect until 6:30 p.m. Monday. At 4:53 p.m., Zion National Park rangers reported flash flooding in Clear Creek from earlier rainfall. This runoff is moving downstream and will impact Pine Creek Slot Canyon […]

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Police find homemade pipe bomb near Pine View High School 

ST. GEORGE – St. George Police found what appeared to be an unexploded pipe bomb Sunday morning near Pine View High School located at 850 E. 750 North in St. George. At about 10:30 a.m., an officer was following up on a call received Saturday night about some juveniles lighting fireworks in a field on the […]

An accident near milepost 58 in Cedar City temporarily closed down all lanes of travel on Interstate 15, Cedar City, Utah, July 6, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Traffic advisory: Interstate 15 shut down through Cedar City 

UPDATE 4:40 p.m. | One northbound lane has been opened and traffic is no longer being diverted through Cedar City. CEDAR CITY –  The northbound lanes of Interstate 15 have been closed due to an accident near milepost 58 following a heavy rainstorm in Cedar City. According to the Utah Department of Transportation via Twitter, a traffic accident […]

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