Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

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ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, March 9-10.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


Police: Man punches juvenile in face during road-rage incident in St. George

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ST. GEORGE — An Ivins man faces a charge of child abuse after allegedly punching a minor in the face during a road-rage incident in St. George Thursday.

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Suspected porch pirate, companion face multiple theft charges

St. George Police believe the man in this photo to be a porch pirate who stole a package shortly after it was delivered outside someone’s doorstep, St. George, Utah, Feb. 7, 2019 | Photo courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — An alleged porch pirate and his companion are facing multiple theft and other charges following their arrests earlier this week.

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California man learns he’s about to die from doctor on robot video

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ernest Quintana’s family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe.

But they were devastated when a robot machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient by video call he would likely die within days.

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Woman testifies against ex-boyfriend in killing of Utah teens

The bodies of Riley Powell and Brelynn “Breezy” Otteson, both 18, were recovered from the Tintic Standard Mine in Dividend, Utah, undated | Photos of Powell and Otteson courtesy of Amanda Hunt, St. George News

PROVO (AP) — The former girlfriend of a Utah man accused of killing a teenage couple testified that she witnessed their deaths and the hiding of their bodies in a mine shaft.

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Kolob Canyons day; legends of Zion National Park’s most accessible section

View of what have become known as the Kolob Fingers from near New Harmony, Utah, a view that entreated New Harmony residents past and present but also a view I-15 drivers cannot see from the freeway, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Sam El Halta, St. George News

FEATURE — Previous to 1968, the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park was one of the most difficult scenic areas to access in Southern Utah, but after a road was completed that year, it became one of only three national parks in the country with direct access from a major interstate. While these fingers of Zion may be lesser known than the main park, the area has its own rich history.

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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