ST. GEORGE - With a new year right around the corner, it is customary to look back on the top stories of the previous year. What incident impacted readers the most? Which topic fired up their interests? Was it good news, or was it bad news?
St. George News looks back on the top 11 stories covered in 2011. Do the readers agree? Or was something left out?
Here are stories 11 through 8 from the most read to the least:
11. Beekeeper en route to round up bees after accident on I-15 stops traffic – Oct. 23, 2011
ST. GEORGE – A beekeeper is en route to St. George after a semi truck rolled on Interstate 15. Officer Ken Childs said the driver was carrying 25 million bees when he was traveling southbound on I-15 just after 5 p.m. today… Read more
10. Bicycle Accident on Sunset Boulevard – Dec. 5, 2011
ST. GEORGE – A 17-year-old boy was life-flighted to Las Vegas after a bicycle crash on Sunset Boulevard. According to press releases from the St. George Police Department, Francisco Flores crashed his bicycle on Sunset Boulevard near Tuweap Drive… Read more
9. Philanthropist Jeremy Johnson Arrested by IRS on New Charge of Mail Fraud – June 12, 2011
PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Jeremy Johnson was arrested in Phoenix this weekend on an additional charge of mail fraud. The new charge stems from allegations that Johnson committed mail fraud by sending software to clients for a risk-free trial… Read more
8. St. George Woman Shoots Herself in ER Parking Lot – July 15, 2011
ST. GEORGE – A 57-year-old woman was pronounced dead this afternoon after calling 911 and telling dispatch that she was at the Dixie Regional Medical Center Emergency Room and wanted to donate her organs… Read more
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